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Sophos UTM up2date 9.404-5 soft released

Martin 24/06/2016

Yesterday Sophos released 9.404-5 for their UTM firewall, it is a big fix this time. I mainly appreciate they fixed the errors in Internet Explorer ,about the security of the VPN client, when downloading fro the User Portal 🙂   Download here: ftp://ftp.astaro.com/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.403004-404005.tgz.gpg Relase notes: Up2Date 9.404005 package description: Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix… Sophos UTM up2date 9.404-5 soft released

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VEEAM: ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 6 breaks CBT and InstantVM recovery!

Martin 21/06/2016

Here we go again! VMWARE has released ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 6: Link This apparently breaks CBT, under the following conditions: Only VMs with Operating System Server 2008 or newer (Linux VMs are unaffected.) All HW Versions (7, 8, 9, 10 and 11) and all VMware tools versions are affected The issue occurs with both thick and thin provisioned disks. The issue only occurs when the backup software uses quiesced snapshots, and it is enabled in… VEEAM: ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 6 breaks CBT and InstantVM recovery!

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Lenovo/IBM Storwize firmware 7.7.0.0 released

Martin 14/06/2016

IBM/Lenovo has released version 7.7.0.0 og the Storwize firmware, there are really some nice things to look forward to: Release notes: https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/san/sanvc/release_notes/770_releasenotes.html New Features The following new features have been introduced in the 7.7.0.0 release: Encrypted DRAID iSCSI virtualisation Host Port fabric port virtualisation (NPIV) Compression for IPLINK Improved 10G IP Replication Support for 12 slot LFF expansion Support for more CPU cores Offloaded IO Throttling GUI support for IP Quorum GUI support for Compressimator ECDSA… Lenovo/IBM Storwize firmware 7.7.0.0 released

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Vestacp: Fix the PHPMYADMIN errors

Martin 26/05/2016

Vestacp is a great free web panel https://vestacp.com/ When you install it from scrath through the installation found here: https://vestacp.com/#install all looks good, but when you access PHPMYADMIN, you get errors like: =============================================================================================== Warning in ./libraries/Util.class.php#516 file_exists(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(doc/html/index.html) is not within the allowed path(s): (/usr/share/phpmyadmin/:/etc/phpmyadmin/:/var/lib/phpmyadmin/:/usr/share/php/php-gettext) Backtrace ./libraries/Util.class.php#516: file_exists(string ‘doc/html/index.html’) ./libraries/Util.class.php#540: PMA_Util::getDocuLink( string ‘index’, string ”, ) ./libraries/plugins/auth/AuthenticationCookie.class.php#171: PMA_Util::showDocu(string ‘index’) ./libraries/common.inc.php#872: AuthenticationCookie->auth() ./index.php#12: require_once(./libraries/common.inc.php) =============================================================================================== They have done a script that should fix phpmyadmin… Vestacp: Fix the PHPMYADMIN errors

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Sophos Central (Cloud): Wireless in the cloud

Martin 25/05/2016

Sophos will soon provide “Wireless in the Cloud”, which means you can use Sophos Accesspoints: https://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/secure-wifi.aspx, with the Cloud, instead of only using Sophos UTM. For now, only the “new” AP models are supported (AP55(C)/AP100(C,X)/AP15) This is great if you have many company sites and you are not using UTM in your environment, and you just want to send out an access point to a branch office, and make them connect the access point to their… Sophos Central (Cloud): Wireless in the cloud

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Sophos UTM 9.403-4 released

Martin 24/05/2016

Up2Date 9.403004 package description: Remark: System will be rebooted News: Security Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-3775]: [Access & Identity] IPsec Remote Access with backend group doesn’t work after update to 9.401 Fix [NUTM-3979]: [Access & Identity] SSL VPN will not add route(s) to Local networks Fix [NUTM-3813]: [Basesystem] Remove SSH weak algorithms Fix [NUTM-3973]: [Basesystem] OpenSSL security update 1.0.1t Fix [NUTM-3696]: [Network] Security Patches for BIND (9.4) RPM packages contained: libopenssl1_0_0-1.0.1k-362.g81ee15e.i686.rpm libopenssl1_0_0_httpproxy-1.0.1k-362.g81ee15e.i686.rpm openssl-1.0.1k-362.g81ee15e.i686.rpm ep-branding-ASG-afg-9.40-17.g4ba2928.noarch.rpm ep-branding-ASG-ang-9.40-17.g4ba2928.noarch.rpm ep-branding-ASG-asg-9.40-17.g4ba2928.noarch.rpm… Sophos UTM 9.403-4 released

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Sophos UTM 9.402-7 released

Martin 12/05/2016

News Maintenance Release Remarks System will be rebooted Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade Bugfixes NUTM-1955 [Access & Identity] 35658: VLAN Interface on top of a bridge disappears from Slave after Reboot NUTM-1958 [Access & Identity] 34242: Communication error with Amazon AWS server NUTM-2129 [Access & Identity] 36050: File Copy from network share over RED50 does not work in one direction NUTM-2234 [Access & Identity] 35592: Backup from… Sophos UTM 9.402-7 released

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