27 December 2022

Release Notes for Wanguard 8.2

Tags: Announcements, Changelog, Press Releases

December 27, 2022 - https://www.andrisoft.com - Andrisoft, a world leader in traffic monitoring and DDoS mitigation solutions, announces a new release of the award-winning Wanguard software platform.

Wanguard 8.2 brings new features and improvements, including:

  • A brand new permissions system that permits fine-grained access control over reports and configuration objects (e.g. guests can manage thresholds and responses for specific subnets)
  • Improved compatibility with some Netflow v9 and IPFIX flow exporters. Speed optimizations for flow listings and flow tops. A few new Flow Filtering Expressions and Top Types (e.g. country codes, nbar IDs, payload regex). NBAR support for flow listings and tops
  • A new monochrome SVG-based icon set optimized for high-resolution displays
  • A new option in Configuration » General Settings » Data Retention that allows a distinct retention value for Console Events
  • In the UI, is displayed as /0 when it includes IPv6 addresses (::/0 matches any IP used in IPv6 addressing)
  • A new toggle button in Configuration » Servers that disables the monitoring of offline servers
  • Add 95th percentile values to InfluxDB and the ability to obtain the value via the REST API
  • Users can change the description of manually-defined firewall rules
  • A new Flow Collector option that enables Flow Sensor to analyze only the flows matching a specified criteria
  • A new Deduplication option that invokes a custom script to validate the creation of each anomaly
  • Support for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, removed support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Support for Rocky Linux 8.x, a successor of CentOS 8 which reached EOL and it's no longer supported
  • Support for Rocky Linux 9.x, AlmaLinux 9.x, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
  • Support for PF_RING 8.2 and PF_RING 8.4
  • Support for DPDK 22.11
  • Updated Netmap to git master from November 2022
  • Improved the layout of several configuration windows
  • Many other small improvements and bug fixes
  • Updated User Guide

To upgrade from any previous version, please follow the instructions listed here.

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

About Andrisoft

Andrisoft was founded in 2006 with a strong business focus on software development, implementation and support for applications needed by Network Operation Centers. It provides complete solutions for traffic monitoring and accounting, DDoS protection and policy enforcement 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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