Odd Vibe 4 build number

Have been meaning to patch our Vibe 4.0.0 installation at least to HP4 but we seem to have an odd build number installed, see below:

Novell Vibe Administration
Release: Novell Vibe 4.0.0
Build: 4199 / 18 September 2015

Yet in the HP4 patch notes I find the pre-requisites are:

System Requirements:
This patch is provided as a complete Novell Vibe 4.0 installer and can be used for:
(a) Patching an existing Vibe 4.0 installation
(b) Setting up a new Vibe 4.0 installation
(c) Updating an existing Vibe 3.x or a Teaming 2.x installation

For (a), please ensure that your site is currently running ANY one of the following builds:
Novell Vibe 4.0.0 (Build 4193 / April 5, 2015)
Novell Vibe 4.0.0 (Build 4207 / June 11, 2015)
Novell Vibe 4.0.0 (Build 4217 / July 13, 2015)
Novell Vibe 4.0.0 (Build 4218 / July 27, 2015)

and for the java update:

This patch must only be applied to a site that is currently on
Novell Vibe 4.0.0 (Build 4225 / September 18, 2015)

Which I'm assuming is the build of HP4?

The file we installed from and downloaded from the Novell Website was:
novell-vibe-4.0.0-linux.tar on 9th December 2015 - MD5: e9349610321e5982dea26f952550aac6

So two questions: what version are we really running? and is it safe to upgrade to HP4 and the java updates thereafter?

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Hi Mark,

I saw this problem too and it's really annoying. My suspicion is: there was actually two HP4 releases, both on the same day but with different build numbers. The first HP4 release (what you have and I have it too) was quietly replaced with the second one HP4 release on Novell page.

I'm quite sure (but didn't tried!) it's secure to install Patch on your installation. But if you want to be conform with requirements, just update your Vibe to 'second' HP4 release (or direct to Vibe 4.0.1).

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