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Changes For v2.0.0

(Release Date: Sep. 9, 2013)

  • Enhanced Country and GNL granularity options by allowing selection on custom rules, triggers, and NAT configurations
  • Added anomoly-based Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
  • Added HTTP and SMTP interception functionality
  • Added Cancel changes functionality
  • Added ability to have multiple network bridges
  • Created entries for different excluded port inbound from outbound on country and GNL listings
  • Migrated web interface to a Responsive layout for better tablet and cell phone interoperability
  • Enhanced map functionality on NetCheck and country page
  • Enhanced country page layout and functionality
  • Added GNL and country notes
  • Ability to change GNL type from BLOCK to PASS and vice versa
  • Ability to set the trigger evaluation position
  • Added Invalid State drop option
  • Enhanced Connections listing including bandwidth usage
  • Added enhanced filter options for custom rules
  • Support for additional bypass cards
  • Various bug fixes
  • OS package updates

PacketViper 2.0.0 Upgrade Notes

  • Upgrade will take place during normal scheduled update periods.
  • Once upgraded, PacketViper will require a reboot for changes to take effect.
  • In certain instances PacketViper might reboot with no IP, simply login to the console screen, go to network, and re-enter the PacketViper IP address, subnet, gateway, dns, and hostname information.
  • Some customers have noticed higher than normal CPU usage after the install. This is normal while the data is being converted. This could take several hours depending on your system and the amount of data store in your PacketViper.
  • In certain instances, you might notice your PacketViper witll have to be re-registered. Simply go to Setup->System, and under subscription information, copy and paste the license key back into the registration block. Symptoms of this is a message appearing when NetChecking an IP address that your PacketViper needs to be registered.

Changes For v2.2.0

(Release Date: Feb. 27, 2014)

  • Added Monitor Mode functionality (PacketViper configured to passively monitor traffic without being placed in-line)
  • Improved console interface (almost all options are now accessible from the console)
  • Reset to factory default option (on 2.2 original PacketVipers only)
  • Support for PV50 hardware appliance
  • Improved disk space management
  • Numerous throughput and latency improvements and options
  • Performance enhancements
  • Various bug fixes
  • OS package updates