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                         GB-OS FIREWALL SOFTWARE
                              VERSION 6.1.5
                              RELEASE NOTES

Author:     Global Technology Associates, Inc.
Product:    GB-OS version 6.1.5
Date:       5 November 2013

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GB-OS version 6.1.5 includes updated versions of the following GTA
products and utilities:

    GB-OS                       6.1.5

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.  USER INTERFACE

5.  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 6.1.5 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. 
              
                 3. 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 6.1.5. If the error messages persist, clear your
              browser's cache.                         
              
              
        1.2.4 IPSec Object Upgrade 
        
              When upgrading to GB-OS 6.1.2 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.
              
        1.2.5 Web Filtering Upgrade Notice
      
              GB-OS 6.1.3 and above includes enhancements to the Web Filtering
              category listings. The Web Filtering categories will be modified 
              when your GTA firewall is updated to GB-OS 6.1.5. Existing Web 
              Filtering categories will be automatically mapped to the enhanced 
              categories included in GB-OS 6.1.4. Please review the Content 
              Filtering Feature Guide for details on the Web Filtering 
              category mapping.
            
              GTA strongly recommends reviewing the settings for all (new and 
              automatically mapped) categories and making any necessary 
              revisions to your Web Filtering settings and policies to ensure 
              they meet your corporate Internet Access Policy.
               
               
    1.3 SSL Certificate Replacement

        GB-OS version 6.1.5 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 Bug Fixes
    
        2.1.1   Improve certificate support for iOS 7 IPSec VPN client. 
                GBOS6150027011

        2.1.2   Virtual cracks are properly created when using pass through.
                GBOS6150026981

3.  SERVICES
                
    3.1 Modifications 
    
        3.1.1   Remove listen queue diagnostic message.
                GBOS6150027021
                
    3.2 Bug Fixes
    
        3.2.1   DNS is properly resolved upon boot allowing proper license
                checking for services. 
                GBOS6150023766

        3.2.2   Web proxy redirects function properly for Linux and Mac
                clients under Firefox and Safari.
                GBOS6150026986
                
4.  USER INTERFACE

    4.1 Modificatons
    
        4.1.1   Removed RC4 from available encryption algorithms.
                GBOS6150026886

        4.1.2   Add support for Safari 7.
                GBOS6150026971

        4.1.3   Add support for SHA2 algorithms to the Windows IPSec client.
                GBOS6150027071
                
    4.2 Bug Fixes
    
        4.2.1   Firewall interface properly maitains log in status according
                to configured keep alive.
                GBOS6150024031

        4.2.2   Editing interfaces on the Console no longer improperly
                creates duplicate interfaces.
                GBOS6150026851

        4.2.3   Mail reports properly show to and from email addresses.
                GBOS6150027036

        4.2.4   IPSec client configuration created through the SSL Browser
                properly supports the configured DH group policy.
                GBOS6150027041

        4.2.4   IPSec setup wizard properly creates an IPSec configuration
                when the keep alive feature is enabled for a single IP
                remote network.
                GBOS6150027061
                
5.  RELEASE NOTES HISTORY

    5.1   Previous Release Notes
          These notes cover the 6.1.4 release of GB-OS. Release notes for 
          previous versions can be found at GTA's website, http://www.gta.com.

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