Release Notes CSG 5.0.22

Collax Security Gateway
27.01.2011

New in this Version

E-Mail: Option Fetch All E-Mails for POP3 Accounts

Now the option is available for post office boxes, to fetch all e-mails at the provider’s server. This regards also e-mails, which are already marked with the seen-flag by another e-mail client (MUA) like Outlook.

Backup/Restore: Virtual Tape Library

The huge number of the backup targets became supplementedby a Virtual Tape Library. From partitioned storage media, like USB, eSATA-, iSCSI-to disk drives or logical volume the functions of a tape autoloader or tape library can be emulated.

Backup/Restore: Backup of Recovery Information to seperate Medium

Up to now the Recovery information was sent to the administrator by e-mail. From this update it is possible to save this information additionally on determined backup targets, like SMB/CIFS or NFS shares, USB, eSATA, or iSCSI disk drives.

Backup/Restore: File List Comparison (Accurate Mode)

Normally the decision, wether a file must be backuped within a incremental backup depends of the date of last modification. Thereby it cannot be ascertained which files were deleted since the last backup, or which have been added with an older modification date. With this new option such files are also backuped, while they are compared to a list of all files of the last backup.

Backup/Restore: Data Compression for Backup

From this update it is possible to compress the backup data This happens on file base. These are compression strengths between 1 and 9 eligible. Settings are made in the form Settings → System Operation → Backup → Basic Settings

Backup/Restore: Encryption of Backup Data

From this update it is possible, to encrypt the backup data with a certificate. Thus the data is made unreadable by third parties. Will the certificate be lost, data can be restored with a master certificate.

Issues Fixed in this Version

Backup/Restore: Spooling Option is not used

Since the version 5.0.20 the option Spooling activate had not been used any more. This is repaired with this software update. The option combined with tape drives it is correctly used again.

Backup/Restore: Import of Backup Catalog File

In the version 5.0.20 a new version of the data backup was installed. With that version it was not possible to import the catalogue files BackupCatalog.bsr from versions before 5.0.20. This is corrected with this update, catalogue files by all previous versions can be imported.

Misc: Further Improvements

This update offers also some more improvements which are listes here: *34847: Delete/Revoke Certs does not work correkt34870: Fetch email process does not evaluate right the fetchmailrc33744: Services are restartet without reason, update to Nagios 3.2.3*

Notes

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.