Release Notes CSG 5.0.14

Collax Security Gateway

New in this Version

Backup/Restore: MySQL Backup uses Single-Transaction

From this update the backup of MySQL databases is optimized by the option –single-transaction. Using the table format InnoDB the database is not locked during the backup completely, further transactions can be executed by applications. For the standard table format MyISAM this has no consequences because SQL queries are always executed during a database backup.

Add-on Software: New Version of Collax Virus Protection

The virus scanner Collax Virus Protection offers comprehensive antivirus protection for email services. Within this Collax system update the scanner is updated to the newest version.

Hardware: Support of AVM GmbH Fritz!PCI v2.0 ISDN rev 02

With this update Collax Server support ISDN boards AVM GmbH Fritz!PCI v2.0 ISDN rev 02. The driver for the AVM Fritz!Card PCI/PCIv2/PnP controller has been enabled. ISDN boards by AVM GmbH Fritz!PCI v2.0 can be installed and run on Collax server.

Hardware: Support of IBM x3550 M2 Type 7946 und LSI MegaSAS 9260

With this update Collax Server support IBM x3550 M2 Type 7946. The driver for the LSI MegaSAS 9260 Raid controller has been rebuild. Collax Server can be installed and run on IBM x3550 M2 Type 7946.

Issues Fixed in this Version

Security: ClamAV

In the source code of the virus scanner ClamAV security holes have been discovered. These holes will be closed within this software update to the version 0.96.

After updating and the automatically reboot of your Collax Server you have to do a manual pattern update under Settings->Filter->Virus Scanner->ClamAV.

GUI: Warning within Source NAT Rules in Firewall Matrix

The Firewall matrix offers a unique visual representation of filtered network connections. If a rule of the type Source-NAT was saved or edited, a GUI warning was given in the form *Use of uninitialized value *. With this update this error is corrected.

E-Mail: Filtering E-Mails globally and per Domain

If e-mails were fetched via POP3 or IMAP from external servers, e-mails are delivered directly as user@FQDN. In this case e-mails can be filtered only if the option Global mail filter was set. If this option was not set, but was substituted with selective filtering per e-mail domain, e-mails hadn’t been neither stored into e-mail archives nor filtered on Spam or viruses. From this update the option Global mail filter needs to be set to archive e-mails or to filter fetched e-mails on Spam and viruses. If at least one of both functions is used, the update sets the option Global mail filter automatically.

Backup/Restore: USB Backup Targets

If an USB device should be setup as a backup target, the warning diskid:The object does not exist was displayed under certain circumstances and the USB device could not be used as backup target. This error is repaired with this update, USB devices can be set up as backup targets.

System Management: E-Mail Notification of Admin Login

Collax server inform the administrator about various events via e-mail. Under circumstances the notification could fail if the login on the administration gui is performed. This issue is repaired with this update.

System Management: Delegated Administrator can not manage all Forms

Administration roles are used to delegate individual rights to users who shall administer the system. Under circumstances not all forms were displayed in the GUI whithin such deligated administration. With this update the display of refered administration forms is corrected for users who are delegated for system administration.


Collax SSL-VPN: Behaviour change of objects

With the new version of SSL-VPN the network permissions of all objects will be checked. Thus, the corresponding networks should be added to the group permissions. The port or interface for the SSL-VPN service does not have to be configured with this version.