This is the official release announcement of IPFire 2.17 – Core Update 89. This one comes with some new features, many updates of software packages and various minor bug fixes.
Connection statistics of OpenVPN net-to-net connections are now collected and graphed. They show incoming and outgoing traffic of the VPN connections and compression ratios.
The dynamic DNS updater tool
ddns has been massively extended:
badagentresponse for all DynDNS2 protocol-compatible providers. ddns will respect if it has been blocked by the provider.
daq 2.0.4, ethtool 3.16, fcron 3.2.0, file 5.20, fuse 2.9.3, gnupg 1.4.18, grep 2.21, hdparm 9.45, libart 2.3.21, libassuan 2.1.3, libcap 1.6.2, libevent 2.0.21-stable, libffi 3.2.1, libpcap 1.6.2, ntfs-3g 2014.2.15, pcre 8.36, screen 4.2.1, smartmontools 6.3, snort 18.104.22.168, strongswan 5.2.2, sqlite 8.7.4, squid 3.4.9, tar 1.28, tzdata 2015a, wget 1.16, zlib 1.2.8
dnsmasq has been updated to a recent version with various fixes for DNSSEC and other bugs.
asterisk 11.15.0 + support for TLS and SRTP, clamav 0.98.6, NEW haproxy 1.5, htop 1.0.3, libdvbpsi 1.2.0, lynis 1.6.4, mc 4.8.13, NEW monit 5.11, miniupnpd 1.9, nginx 1.6.2, nmap 6.47, owncloud 7.0.3, samba 3.6.25, tcpdump 4.6.2
There were many contributions to this Core Update by Matthias Fischer, Dirk Wagner, Erik Kapfer, and Christoph Anderegg in addition to the usual IPFire Core Developers. Thanks for that.
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Published by Michael Tremer, April 21, 2015 at 6:45 pm