[Middle] Up2Date 5.024

Networkup2date

Urgency: Middle(low, Middle, HIGH)
Size: 33MB (33,858,039 bytes)
md5sum: 29c946e3c6ab0ef18c375b62e5565d44

Urgency: Middle(low, Middle, HIGH)
Size: 33MB (33,858,039 bytes)
md5sum: 29c946e3c6ab0ef18c375b62e5565d44

Up2Date 5.024

Remarks

  • Required previous version is 5.023
  • Existing configuration will not be changed
  • Middleware will be restarted
  • Active IP and VPN connections will be restarted
  • Depending on the speed of the CPU the Up2Date installation will take a few minutes

New/Changed/Improved

  • Improved HTTP Proxy performance for persistent connections
  • when using HTTP/1.1, transparent mode, user authentication

Bugfixes

(please refer to the known issue list on http://docs.astaro.org)
ID938 Middleware restarts when applying new Intrusion Protection pattern
ID1092 USB keyboards not working
ID1399 Selecting English (UK) during installation causes failure
ID1673 Selfmonitor restarts POP3 Proxy very often
ID1703 HTTP Proxy does not work with IE6 on Windows NT 4.0 SP6a

Download Information

All Up2Dates are GNUPG-signed! The Astaro Up2Date technology makes it easy to upgrade your installed Astaro Security Linux to the latest version. There are three ways to apply an Up2Date package to the system:

  1. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to "System -> Up2Date Service" and start a "Update now" in "System Up2Date. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date process and the System Administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  2. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to "System -> Up2Date Service" and enable "Prefetch Up2dates". The System Administrator will receive a Notification email after an Up2Date package has been succesfully fetched and can install the Up2Date by clicking "[install]" on the now available menu item "Unapplied Up2Dates". An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  3. Download the Up2Date package from our HTTP or FTP Server:
    HTTP: Astaro USAstaro GermanyAustralian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    FTP: Astaro USAstaro GermanyAustralian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to "System -> Up2Date Service", start "Import from file" and import the downloaded Up2Date package. After a successful upload click "[install]" on the now available menu item "Unapplied Up2Dates". An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System Administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.

To install Astaro Security Linux, you need the installation ISO image, available on our download page.

Hardware Requirements

(Hardware Calculator):

  • CPU: PII > 400MHz
  • RAM: 128 MB (256 recommended)
  • CDROM: IDE or SCSI (see HCL for supported SCSI controller)
  • Harddisk: > 5GB IDE or SCSI (see HCL for supported SCSI controller)
  • NIC: at least 2 PCI NICs (see HCL for support chipsets)

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