ByteBlower Server 2.21 Changelog
Posted by Craig Godbold, Last modified by Vincent De Maertelaere on 27 November 2023 09:19 AM
ByteBlower Server/Meeting Point Changelog - 2.21
The ByteBlower 2.21 release includes a mjor new feature for Endpont testing: Real-time results
This allows users the option to receive results during the test in the realtime view in the GUI.
In order to use this feature, the server, Endpoint and GUI must be updated to 2.21.
Furthermore, the Endpoint must be allowed to communicate with the MeetingPoint during the test by enabling the "Heartbeat" mode in the project settings.
Accessing them is the same as with a regular ByteBlower Port object. Just call the Refresh() on the corresponding History objects.
Important to note:
We highly recommend updating all ByteBlower features to the latest versions as this improves performance and reduces the probabiltiy of unusual behavior arising from different versions.
ByteBlower Version 2.21.2 ensure no more communication hiccups. Here are some release highlights:
Endpoint Persistence Improved:
SSH Upgrade Hassle Resolved:
Alongside the real-time Endpoint results, we have made further improvements to the server in terms of performance and configurability.
The out-of-sequence trigger now also provides counters for packet loss detection. This means that packet loss can be detected from one trigger without having to compare to a Tx stream.
In addition, the performance of Frame Blasting flows with out-of-sequence detection has been improved.
When combined with a 2.21 ByteBlower Endpoint, the snapshot interval can now be configured. For older endpoints, this remains fixed at 1 second.
The meeting point information handling has been improved by reducing the amount information reset when an Endpoint re-registers
TCP will now correctly send an ACK in response to TCP Keep-Alive messages even if they have no payload.