30 May 2017

Release Notes for Wanguard 6.3

Tags: Announcements, Changelog, Press Releases

May 30, 2017 - https://www.andrisoft.com - Andrisoft, developer of traffic monitoring and DDoS mitigation software, today announces a new major release of the Wanguard software platform.

Wanguard 6.3 brings the following new features and changes:

  • REST API support. To install it, execute "yum install WANrestapi" on CentOS, or "apt-get install wanrestapi" on Debian or Ubuntu. It requires PHP 5.6 or higher. To access the documentation, open http(s)://<console_ip>/wanguard-api-ui
  • Updated list of AS numbers and ISPs.
  • Packet tracer support for netmap monitoring mode
  • Add an option to show IPs in the IP Accounting dashboard widget
  • Graphs and tops for AS peers (PrevAdjacentAS and NextAdjacentAS in NetFlow v9)
  • A new IP/AS Validation Option for logging invalidated flows in the event log
  • Add a swap option to the direction selector in IP graphs which reverts the y-axis between inbound and outbound
  • Add an option to show IPs in the IP Accounting dashboard widget
  • Add selectors for traffic direction and Sensor stacking to the IP and Decoder Graph dashboard widgets
  • Log in using the URL /wanguard/login.php?username=restricted_user&password=pass
  • Support for generating graphs and tops for transit ASNs. Requires a MTR file exported by Quagga with AS path information
  • GRE traffic decapsulation
  • ICMP Type filtering rule
  • New option for Packet Filter that allows capturing packets on TUN/TAP interfaces
  • New option for Guests to view/download/delete Packet Traces, but not to capture packets
  • A new Duplicate option for Anomaly Detection, in the Sensor Cluster configuration
  • Packet Filter support for bridged interfaces
  • Suport for Huawei 16-bit MIB flow exporters
  • Packet Tracer support for PF_RING
  • Add automatically-generated Anomaly Graphs and enable them by default while still allowing IP Graphs to be generated in Anomaly Reports
  • New dynamic parameter for representing the link usage percent, named {latest_link_utilization}
  • The bug fixes listed on version changelog.
  • Updated User Guide.

For more information on Andrisoft Wanguard and its features, please visit https://www.andrisoft.com/software/wanguard.

To upgrade from 5.x, upgrade to 6.0 first. To upgrade from 6.0 or 6.1, follow the instructions listed here. To upgrade from 6.2, execute "apt-get update; apt-get upgrade" or "yum update".

About Andrisoft

Andrisoft was founded in 2006, and since then it has maintained a strong business focus on software development, implementation, and support of applications needed by Network Operation Centers. Andrisoft provides complete traffic monitoring and accounting, network protection and policy enforcement solutions for IP networks using the scalable, innovative, and high-performing Wanguard software platform.

Wanguard 8.3 was released! Changelog and upgrade instructions at: https://t.co/nDwGNJsmMw.
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