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                          GB-OS FIREWALL SOFTWARE
                              VERSION 6.1.2
                              RELEASE NOTES

Author:     Global Technology Associates, Inc.
Product:    GB-OS version 6.1.2
Date:       27 March 2013

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GB-OS version 6.1.2 includes updated versions of the following GTA
products and utilities:

    GB-OS                       6.1.2

Release notes are located on the installation CD and on GTA's Web site.

For more about upgrading related software, see individual product
release notes.

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CONTENTS
Release Notes sections are categorized first by feature addressed, then
by the type of change.

1.  INSTALL NOTES

2.  SYSTEM

3.  SERVICES

4.  REPORTS

5.  WEB INTERFACE

6.  RELEASE NOTES HISTORY

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1.  INSTALL NOTES

    1.1 Entering New Activation Codes
    
        If upgrading from 6.0.x or below, new activation codes must be
        entered. GB-OS version 6.1.2 is available at no charge to customers 
        with a GTA support contract or annual maintenance agreement. 
        Other users should contact their local Authorized GTA Channel Partner 
        or email sales@gta.com for information and pricing of upgrade options.

        
    1.2 Upgrade Notes   
        
        1.2.1 Upgrading to GB-OS 6.1.x
        
              Firewalls must be on GB-OS version 6.0.x or higher to properly
              upgrade to GB-OS 6.1.x. See the Upgrade Guide for more information.
              
              
        1.2.2 GB-250 Rev A Not Supported
                    
              GB-250 Rev A firewalls are NOT supported in GB-OS 6.1.0 and above.
              Determine GB-250 Rev A or Rev B by the following:
              
                 1. GB-250 Rev B firewalls have USB ports while GB-250 Rev A do
                    not have USB ports. 
              
                 2. GB-250 Rev B firewall serial numbers are:
                    Starting at S/N 65002101 and above 
                    Starting at S/N 65902101 and above
        
        1.2.3 Error Messages Upon Initial Reboot
    
              Upon rebooting after successful installation, the GTA
              Firewall UTM Appliance may display errors when accessed
              using the Web interface.  This is expected, these errors are
              generated because the browser's cache is trying to access
              files and locations that no longer apply. Click OK to any
              displayed errors and refresh the browser window to access
              GB-OS 6.1.2. If the error messages persist, clear your
              browser's cache.                         
              
              
        1.2.4 IPSec Object Upgrade 
        
              When upgrading to GB-OS 5.4.2 and above, all firewalls using 
              SHA-2, with keys larger than 128, will need to be upgraded. 
              If unable to upgrade, firewalls must be switched to a compatible 
              algorithm.
               
               
    1.3 SSL Certificate Replacement

        GB-OS version 6.1.2 will install a new default security/SSL
        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
        firewall after upgrading, delete the browser's cached security
        certificate, then close and restart your browser before
        reattempting remote access to your firewall.


2.  SYSTEM

    2.1 Modifications  
    
        2.1.1   Improved SIP support.
                GBOS6120025981       
              
    2.2 Bug Fixes
    
        2.2.1   SYN cookies connections properly function with SYN cookies 
                storing client info in syn ack.
                GBOS6120026041
                
        2.2.2   Firewall remains operational with ICMP tunnels from IPv6 to 
                IPv4 addresses.
                GBOS6120026146
                
        2.2.3   Large RAM configurations are properly supported. 
                GBOS6120026056

3.  SERVICES
                
    3.1 Modifications            
                
        3.1.1   Added ability to set advertised default route metric for OSPF.
                GBOS6120025951
                
        3.1.2   Updated IPS engine.
                GBOS6120025436, GBOS6120025841, GBOS6120026061, GBOS6120026176, 
                GBOS6120016411
                
        3.1.3   Improved HTTP error codes. 
                GBOS6120025961
                
        3.1.4   Default encryption algorithms are PCI compliant.
                GBOS6120025971
                
        3.1.5   Added ability to choose FIPS encryption algorithms for firewall 
                web administration, the SSL Browser, SSL Client, IPSec VPN, and
                firewall authentication service. 
                GBOS6120025426
                
        3.1.6   Updated Dropbox backup support.
                GBOS6120026096
                
        3.1.7   Added new encryption objects.
                GBOS6120026156

        3.1.8   Added new IPSec objects.
                GBOS6120026161
                
    3.2 Bug Fixes
    
        3.2.1   Contract status is properly identified before disabling 
                automatic updates upon startup. 
                GBOS6120025946
                
        3.2.2   Firewall properly closes TCP connections.
                GBOS6120026046

4.  REPORTS 
        
    4.1 Bug Fixes
    
        4.1.1   Downloaded reports properly display flag icons. 
                GBOS6120025936
                
5.  WEB INTERFACE

    5.1 Modificatons
    
        5.1.1   Improved system configuration verification.
                GBOS6120026066
                
        5.1.2   Improved configuration backup file naming convention. 
                GBOS6120026201
                
6.  RELEASE NOTES HISTORY

    6.1   Previous Release Notes
          These notes cover the 6.1.2 release of GB-OS. Release notes for 
          previous versions can be found at GTA's website, http://www.gta.com.

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