18 Diciembre 2021

Release Notes for Wanguard 8.1

Tags: Announcements, Changelog, Press Releases

December, 18 2021 - 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 8.1 brings new features and improvements, including:

  • Support for Console redundancy and fault tolerant setups
  • InfluxDB is now the default graphing engine on new installations
  • A new option in ExaBGP Connector for obtaining Flowspec counters from Juniper MX routers
  • A new option in ExaBGP/Quagga Connector for monitoring the health of BGP peers
  • A new Hardware Offload option for filtering packets in hardware with Mellanox NICs
  • A faster and more reliable PDF generator backend
  • IP Zone data can be imported, exported or transferred between Consoles
  • A new Retention Policy for InfluxDB in Configuration » Data Retention
  • A new Preconditions Policy selector in Response actions which allows changing the way multiple preconditions are evaluated
  • A few new comparison operators for preconditions
  • A new "prefix" data type for Conditional Parameters which can be used to verify subnet membership
  • SNMP Sensor can import Flow Sensor interfaces automatically
  • A new option in Configuration » Graphs & Storage which can restrict the storage of any class of graphs
  • Dashboards can be configured with a default time range
  • Support for Debian 11. Removed support for Debian 7
  • Support for PF_RING 8.0
  • Updated Netmap to git master from November 2021
  • Compatibility with DPDK 21.11. Compatibility with Mellanox ConnectX-4/5/6 when using DPDK. The DPDK Capture Engine requires a separate license on new installations
  • Many other small improvements and bug fixes
  • Updated and improved User Guide, available only in HTML format from now on. The PDF format is no longer maintained

To upgrade from 6.x or 7.x or 8.0, 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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