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Title:    GTA Firewall Systems Release Notes 
Product:  GNAT Box System Software version 3.4.4
Date:     7 May 2004

                         
RELEASE NOTES HISTORY

These notes cover the 3.4.4 patch release of GNAT Box System Software.
Release notes for previous versions can be found at GTA's website,
www.gta.com.

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GNAT Box System Software version 3.4.4 includes the following versions of
GTA products and utilities:

     GNAT Box System Software      3.4.4
     GBAdmin                       3.4.4
     GBAuth (Windows only)         3.4.2
     GBAuth (Java)                 1.0.1                          
     GTAsyslog                     1.1.0
     DBmanager                     1.1.0
     LogView                       1.0.0
     
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                             UPGRADE NOTES
                                                              
       For more about upgrading, see individual product text files.
                                         

                              Netscape/Mozilla
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Version 3.4.4 installs a new default security certificate. Some browsers,
including Netscape and Mozilla, will not recognize the new certificate if
the original has never been replaced. If you are unable to log on to the
GTA Firewall after upgrading, delete the browser security certificate, then
exit and restart. 

                  Surf Sentinel Feature Activation Code
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Surf Sentinel customers moving to Surf Sentinel 2.0 must enter a new feature
activation code, available in the support center.

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Release Notes include following enhancements, modification and bug fix
sections:

1.   SYSTEM SOFTWARE 

2.   SERVICES 

3.   CFG LIBRARY

4.   ALL USER INTERFACES 
          
5.   GBADMIN (Windows Only)

6.   WEB
          
7.   CONSOLE

8.   CONTENT FILTERING

9.   INSTALLERS

10.  GTASYSLOG (Windows Only)

11.  DBMANAGER (Windows Only)

12.  GBAUTH (Windows Only)

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1.   SYSTEM SOFTWARE 
1.1  Enhancements
1.2  Modifications
1.3  Bug Fixes

     1.   Mitigated a TCP vulnerability that allows remote termination of
          network sessions. The system software will pass a TCP reset only if
          the sequence number is within the unacknowledged numbers, or is the
          same as the current sequence number. GB3442072
     

2.   SERVICES 
2.1  Enhancements     
2.2  Modifications
2.3  Bug Fixes

     NONE
     
     
3.   CFG LIBRARY
3.1  Enhancements and Changes
3.2  Modifications
3.3  Bug Fixes

     NONE
         
                    
4.   ALL USER INTERFACES 
4.1  Enhancements          
4.2  Modifications     
4.3  Bug Fixes
          
     NONE
     

5.   GBADMIN (Windows Only)
5.1  Enhancements
5.2  Modifications
5.3  Bug Fixes

     1.   Administration server port field now updates reliably when section
          is saved. GB3441328

6.   WEB
6.1  Enhancements
6.2  Modifications
6.3  Bug Fixes

     NONE


7.   CONSOLE
7.1  Enhancements
7.2  Modifications
7.3  Bug Fixes

     NONE


8.   CONTENT FILTERING
8.1  Enhancements
8.2  Modifications          
8.3  Bug Fixes

     1.   Added support for Surf Sentinel 2.0. GBSS3442083                      


9.   INSTALLERS
9.1  Enhancements 
9.2  Modifications
9.3  Bug Fixes

     NONE
     
                    
10.  GTASYSLOG (Windows Only)
10.1 Enhancements 

     1.   Support for MS SQL Server added to GTAsyslog and GTA Reporting
          Suite. SY1101186
          
10.2 Modifications

     1.   Firewalls are now identified by serial number instead of IP
          address. SY1101562
          
10.3 Bug Fixes

     1.   Unlicensed firewall error messages no longer trigger event logs.
          SY1101975    
          
     2.   All data is now being written when using a PostgreSQL database.
          SY1101873     

                   
11.  DBMANAGER (Windows Only)
11.1 Enhancements      

     1.   Created new facade for DBmanager. DB110897
     
     2.   Added "Unlock" feature to DBmanager to allow another syslog or
          GB-Commander server to connect and write to the database. DB110118
          
     3.   Add ability to convert 1.0.x databases to new 1.1.0 format.
          DB1101420  
     
     4.   DBmanager administrative functions now require a password when used
          with GB-Commander. DB1101664
          
11.2 Modifications

     1.   Backup and Restore status count moved to progress bar. DB1101586
     
     2.   Damaged databases can now be repaired or recreated. DB110887
     
     3.   DBManager will only import log entries for currently licensed
          firewalls. DB1102043
          
     4.   Simplified default paths for saving backups. DB1101300
     
     5.   GTAsyslog is no longer required for GB-Commander; menu item is
          removed from DBmanager. DB1101411
          
11.3 Bug Fixes
          
     1.   Backup and Restore now warns the user if a file is locked by another
          application. DB1102008
          
     2.   "Done" button is disabled while log data is being imported.
          DB1102042
          
     3.   Activation Code function now works correctly on multibyte OS's. 
          DB1101840
          
     4.   DBmanager can now overwrite previously saved incremental backup.
          DB1101668

     5.   Progress meter now resets after cancelling a purge or backup action.
          DB1101243
               
     6.   DBManager no longer sends the error message "GTA Firewall DSN does
          not exist" on closing the Activation Code window. 
          
     7.   DBmanager now notifies services about license changes so that users
          do not have to restart service. DB1101673

     8.   Full and Incremental Backups now read and write to their respective
          path keys in the registry. DB1101779
     
     9.   Filename is now correctly set when using the "browse..." function to
          back up data. DB1101707
   
          
12.  GBAUTH (Windows Only)
12.1 Enhancements   
12.2 Modifications
12.3 Bug Fixes

     NONE
     
                          
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