Highly Reliable Systems: Removable Disk Backup & Recovery


NetSwap & RAIDFrame Series Firmware Change Log

Release 2.16 (December 12, 2018)

  • Added support for Intel I219V network interface
  • Linux kernel security updates: CVE-2017-5753 (Spectre V1), CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre V2), CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown V3), CVE-2018-3639 (Spectre V4), CVE-2018-3665 (LazyFP), CVE-2018-3693 (BCBS), and others
  • Samba security updates: CVE-2018-14629, CVE-2018-16481, CVE-2018-16851, CVE-2018-10851, CVE-2018-10858, CVE-2018-0919, CVE-2018-1050, CVE-2018-1057

Release 2.15f (March 15, 2018)

  • Fixed S3 replication job large file (>100GB) issue

Release 2.15e (December 6, 2017)

  • Added support for using disk storage for analysis phase of replication jobs to reduce memory usage
  • Fixed unicode folder name issue for S3 replication jobs
  • Updated NTFS driver to fix file fragmentation issue
  • Added support for using the ‘sparse’ option when mounting an NTFS volume
  • Added support for using the standard Linux user space NTFS driver (NTFS-3G)
  • Fixed log rotation issue
  • Fixed replication job empty log issue
  • Samba security updates: CVE-2017-14746, CVE-2017-15275
  • OpenSSL security updates: CVE-2017-3735, CVE-2017-3736

Release 2.15d (October 17, 2017)

  • Fixed issues with S3 replication jobs
  • Fixed issues with incoming FTP replication jobs
  • Added support for ShareFile FTP service for FTP replication
  • Added support for setting the FRS (File Record Segment) size when formatting NTFS volumes to better support large files (>500GB)
  • Changed replication jobs from local disk to local disk to only warn when there is not enough free space but allow the job to be created or modified

Release 2.15c (August 15, 2017)

  • Fixed timing issue with creating encrypted volumes on single disks
  • Fixed errors relating to logging Unicode file/folder names when running replication jobs
  • Fixed error caused by missing AWS S3 ‘folder’ files

Release 2.15b (July 26, 2017)

  • Changed Windows networking default settings to set strict-allocate to ‘no’ to correct sparse file issues with Acronis backup software
  • Corrected problem with replication when using the ‘Ignore partial transfers’ advanced option

Release 2.15a (January 17, 2017)

  • Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, Linux kernel version 4.4
  • Upgraded to Samba 4.3.11
  • Updated NTFS filesystem driver
  • Fixed detection of filesystem for encrypted RAID disks
  • Removed support for SSLv2, SSLv3, TLSv1.0, and TLSv1.1 from NetSwap replication encryption

Release 2.15 (December 6, 2016)

  • Added support for configuration of SSL protocols and ciphers
  • Added support for specifying NFS export options
  • Added option to enable/disable SSH support

Release 2.14c (February 22, 2016)

  • Added support for HTTPS/SSL only mode
  • Fixed problem with DeltaSync continuous mode where it would stop syncing in certain situations
  • Updated GLIBC to fix DNS vulnerabilty: CVE-2015-7547
  • Updated OpenSSH to fix vulnerabilties: CVE-2016-0777, CVE-2016-0778

Release 2.14b (October 7, 2015)

  • Fixed support of encryption for NetSwap to NetSwap replication jobs
  • Reverted Windows Networking “server signing as mandatory” change from 2.14a

Release 2.14a (September 1, 2015)

  • Fixed support for non-SSL connections to NetSwap Dashboard
  • Updated SSL configuration to disallow SSL protocol versions 2 and 3 and remove RC4 support
  • Added feature to Admin screen to allow disabling the HTTPS web interface
  • Updated the SSL certification generation to include the hostname and generate a new certificate each time the hostname is updated
  • Updated SSH server configuration to disallow CBC ciphers and weak MAC algorithms
  • Set SMB server signing as mandatory by default and disallow guest browse access

Release 2.14 (August 10, 2015)

  • Added support for RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10
  • Added support for N-Way mirroring (i.e. RAID 1 with multiple active disks)
  • Added support for NetSwap Dashboard
  • Added ‘Quick DeltaSync’ button for a quick one-time copy from disk to disk
  • Fixes to DeltaSync continuous mode
  • Added a log per disk (including RAID disks) to allow easy identification of problems without parsing through the entire NetSwap log
  • Added option to disable READ-ONLY hr-info and hr-status shares
  • Added “Action URL’s and Programs” to facilitate starting and stopping DeltaSync operations and Replication jobs
  • Added more network and file based status and flag files to support remote monitoring of Replication and DeltaSync operations
  • Updated documentation on monitoring with LabTech
  • Updated to RealTek driver r8168-8.040.00

Release 2.13b (June 1, 2015)

  • Improved DeltaSync error handling and reporting
  • Updated UI to default to using temporary files with DeltaSync
  • Removed gateway from default STATIC network settings that may interfere with DHCP settings
  • Updated Linux kernel to fix possible CPU stalling problem
  • Updated NTFS driver for better compatibility and speed
  • Added warnings to export configuration before updating device
  • Fixed alarm setting for ‘Alert on Low Disk Space’
  • Fixed loss of configuration on power failure
  • Changed DHCP timeout from 5 minutes to 30 seconds

Release 2.13a (April 1, 2015)

  • Reverted Realtek network driver to Linux standard driver
  • Updated openssl to version 1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.11 to fix several security issues

Release 2.13 (February 26, 2015)

  • Added DeltaSync feature as an alternative to using Mirror Disks – a smart synchronization technology that
    copies only changed data
  • Default IP Mode is now DHCP+STATIC which is a dual IP mode with DHCP plus a static IP
    that defaults to 192.168.1.50 for backwards compatibility
  • Added “Action URLs and Programs” to facilitate safe removal of disks without logging in
    to the web UI
  • Added network detection feature to allow NetSwaps to be automatically detected by the
    High-Rely NetSwap Locator software (available on website)
  • Updated Realtek network driver to version r8168-8.039.00 to fix possible network disconnections
    with some chips/motherboards
  • Added Tehuti Networks 10GE tn40xx-0.3.6.11.1 driver
  • Modified NAS share mode to minimize network disconnects when swapping disks
  • Updated Samba to fix code execution vulnerability CVE-2015-0240

 Release 2.12 (October 24, 2014)

  • Updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release
  • Updated to Samba 4 for better Active Directory integration
  • Updated security fixes
  • Clarified encryption interface
  • Added experimental support for Virtualization on selected devices
  • Added Disk Tools to Disk Properties screen to allow for bad block tests, erasing disks, and resetting permissions
  • Added Network Diagnostic tools ping, traceroute, and nslookup
  • Fixed alert email for Mirror Disk Rebuild Complete
  • Added support for new G2 MPac media
  • Updated the update support to allow checking for updates online and downloading and installing updates

Release 2.11 (June 6, 2014)

  • Added replication support for Dropbox, Amazon S3 (and compatible services), FTP, and SFTP
  • Added TrueCrypt compatible disk encryption support
  • Fixed timezone selection bug with Indianapolis and Louisville and added more timezone choices
  • Fixed problem with IE where no targets show up after clicking ‘Get Targets’ when creating/editing a replication job to/from a NetSwap

Release 2.10c (May 6, 2014)

  • Fixed problem where a mirror disk shared iSCSI that is repartitioned and formatted under Windows will show up after reboot as ‘Not Formatted’
  • Fixed problem on 1 bay NetSwap’s possibly causing the internal hard disk to not be detected as a member of a mirror disk
  • Removed warning messages on non-replication NetSwap’s about restarting Rsync and Stunnel
  • Fixed slow sparse file creation issue that caused large file copies to fail when using ‘strict allocate = yes’ when sharing in NAS mode

Release 2.10b (Febrary 24, 2014)

  • Removed Command Processing Watchdog

Release 2.10a (December 11, 2013)

  • Fixed problem where where the alarm would be triggered when the alert for mirror disk rebuild complete was checked
  • Removed display of admin password in log file when changing password
  • Added support for NM70-I2 motherboard
  • Added support for CSM-H87M-G43 motherboard

Release 2.10 (September 5, 2013)

  • Added replication from NetSwap to NetSwap with hard disk snapshotting and SpeedSeed
  • Added dynamic DNS support
  • Fixed ext4 format problem
  • Added drive bay status LED support
  • Added support for audio and visual alarm to indicate an alert has been triggered w/button to clear alarm
  • Added support for HW watchdog timer
  • Fixed problem on boot after power failure where device waits for user to press ‘Enter’ before booting
  • Removed automatic monthly rebuild of Mirror Disks
  • Added support for 5/8 bay NetSwap Plus

Release 2.09 (March 6, 2013)

  • Fixed crash when getting IP of non-existent NIC
  • Fixed nabd_dupip to correctly get NIC name
  • Updated Atheros ethernet drivers
  • Added support for ECS HDC-I2/E350D motherboard

Release 2.08

  • Added support for Active Directory Authentication
  • Fixed date bug on Date/Time Settings screen
  • Added indicator on Status/Disks screens to show when disk scan is in progress
  • Added crash debugging output to log
  • Updated RealTek driver to 8.035.00 (12/12/2012)
  • Added min/max sync speed to Mirror Disk properties

Release 2.07

  • Added support for Email notifications
  • Added Paragon NTFS kernel driver (speed improvement)
  • Updated RealTek driver to 8.034.00 (11/2/2012)
  • Improved handling of starting raids at boot
  • Fixed unclean shutdown of root fs
  • Added iSCSI “sliver” share for RAIDPac’s to allow access to RAIDPac by the JMicron HW RAID Manager (this requires all drives to be reformatted if upgrading!)
  • Added check to correct NIC IP’s in static mode if they do not match the IP they are set to

Release 2.06

  • Minor changes to support RAIDFrame Plus

Release 2.05

  • Added scheduled mirroring (option feature)
  • Added raid redundancy check
  • Fixed nabd crash caused by constant monitoring from web interface
  • Added more robust handling of starting and configuring raids
  • Better reporting of disk failure
  • Added SMART status to Status and Disks page
  • Added percentage bar for rebuilding and formatting

Release 2.04

  • Fixed SSL for web interface
  • Created new certificates for each install
  • Mirror disk display fixes
  • Added disk mapping to fix problem where Windows trashes raid information (this breaks backwards compatibility and disks must be reformatted and mirror disk recreated!)

Release 2.03

  • Change SMART status messages.

Release 2.02

  • Fix Windows Backup sparse files problem.

Release 2.01

  • Minor fixes.

Release 2.0

  • Added multiple disk support
  • Added disk mirroring support