ByteBlower Server 2.6 changelog
Posted by Tom Ghyselinck, Last modified by Wouter Debie on 22 September 2017 01:27 PM


2.6.6 (2017-06-27)

Enhancements

Server environment

  • byteblower-configurator: Generate a less dramatic Message of the Day.

Fixes

Server

  • When renewing DHCPv6, take the unicast option into account.

Server environment

  • byteblower-configurator
    • Fixed IP parsing when a very bad syntax was given.
    • Adding hostname syntax validation.
    • Fixed an issue where the ByteBlower interfaces could not be configured correctly
    • When the network configuration is invalid, suggest a correct fix
    • Updating messages and labels to be more clear.
  • Updater:
    • A restorepoint can now be correctly be restored
    • Removed outdated functionality
    • The factory reset resets to the Excentis Factory defaults
    • Updating feedback messages


2.6.4 (2017-05-31)

Enhancements

Server environment

  • byteblower-configurator: Make it less verbose at some points.

Fixes

Server

  • Fixed assertion failure when receiving IGMPv3 Group-Specific Membership Query in (IGMPv1/IGMPv2) host compatibility mode.
  • Fixed accepting IPv4 address with trailing string.

Server environment

  • byteblower-configurator
    • Fixed processing unavailable network interface in network configuration file.
    • Fixed issue with parsing (static) network configuration.
    • Fixed crash when ByteBlower server configuration file did not exist.
    • Updated some button labels.
  • Updater:
    • Fixed issue with parsing (static) network configuration.

2.6.2 (2017-04-21)

Enhancements

Server

  • Add "log rotation" of collected (filter) statistics to limit the total file sizes over time.

Server environment

  • More up-to-date status information in login prompt and "Message Of The Day" (MOTD):
        - Updated during boot
        - Updated after running byteblower-configurator
  • Update environment
    • The proxy configuration is now applied immediately, logout is not required anymore.

Fixes

Server

  • Fixed collecting filter statistics

Server environment

  • byteblower-configurator
    • Fixed running on systems with non-standard NICs.
    • Fixed some issues with (static) network configuration.
    • Added extra user input validation.
  • Updater:
    • Updating from ByteBlower GUI did not work.
    • Fixed some issues with network configuration related to static IPv4 addressing.

2.6.0 (2017-04-06)

Enhancements

Server

  • Collecting filter statistics for later filtering improvements.
    • This can be opt-out using the byteblower-configurator.
  • The server uses the new capability system to announces its capabilities (latency: tagged packet generation / receive-side processing, out-of-sequence, etc.).

Server environment

  • The server environment now supports management via IPv6.
  • Configurator redesign. It allows to configure:
    • IPv6 address configuration
    • proxy server configuration
    • root password
    • Opt-out for collecting filter statistics
  • The server login prompt now shows the active management IPv4/IPv6 addresses.
  • After login at the server, a service status overview is shown (message of the day).
    • Current version
    • Whether or not the service is active
    • What the current and latest version of the server environment are
    • Whether network configuration is fine (gateway, DNS and update server reachable)
  • The updater now shows progress bars during download of the updates.

Fixes

Server

  • PPPoE header length field was not updated with frame size modifier.
  • 2x00/4100 series: Fixed issue incorrect processing of Ethernet Flow Control / PAUSE frames which causes transmission slow down in some test scenarios.
  • 2x00/4100 series: Fixed unstable TCP performance on ''back-to-back'' tests.

Server environment

  • Fixed static routing configuration in byteblower-configurator.
  • Fixed very long timeout in byteblower-support-tool when the update server is not reachable.
  • Fixed issue with persisting network configuration in update environment.
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