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                          GB-OS FIREWALL SOFTWARE
                            VERSION 5.1.2
                            RELEASE NOTES

Author:     Global Technology Associates, Inc.
Product:    GB-OS version 5.1.2
Date:       8 September 2008

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GB-OS version 5.1.2 includes updated versions of the following GTA
products and utilities:

    GB-OS                       5.1.2

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.  NETWORK

4.  SERVICES

5.  THREAT MANAGEMENT

6.  CONSOLE

7.  OPERATING SYSTEM

8.  RELEASE NOTES HISTORY

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1.  INSTALL NOTES

    1.1 Entering New Activation Codes
    
        If upgrading from 5.0.x or below, new activation codes must be
        entered. GB-OS version 5.1.2 is available at no charge to
        customers with a GTA support contract or annual maintenance
        agreement. Other users should contact their local GTA channel
        partner or email sales@gta.com for information and pricing of
        upgrade options.

        
    1.2 Upgrade Notes   
        
        1.2.1 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 5.1.2. If the error messages persist, clear your
            browser's cache.
            

    1.3 SSL Certificate Replacement

        GB-OS version 5.1.2 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.
    
    
    1.4 Mail Sentinel Anti-Virus 
    
        With the release of GB-OS version 5.1.2, Mail Sentinel Anti-Virus will 
        no longer be available as a separate subscription option. Mail Sentinel 
        Anti-Virus will be a included as a standard feature with vaild support 
        contracts.


2.  SYSTEM

    2.1 Modifications
    
        2.1.1  Updated IPS engine.
               GBOS5120007136
               
        2.1.2  Updated bind to 9.4.2-P2.
               GBOS5120007131
               
        2.1.3  Runtimes are now downloaded and stored by the firewall until
               installation. Only on GB-250/e, GB-800/e, GB-2000/e/x, and
               GB-3000 firewall appliances.
               GBOS5120005082
               
        2.1.4  Test configuration data is reset to defaults when runtimes are 
               upgraded.
               GBOS5120007256

    2.2 Bug Fixes

        2.2.1  Licenses now remain valid for systems utilizing a key block with 
               GB-Ware.
               GBOS5120007041
               
        2.2.2  System usage percentage is now correctly reported.
               GBOS5120006986
               
        2.2.3  Connection no longer times out before completing download of 
               runtime update.
               GBOS5120007226
               
        2.2.4  Bandwidth limiting is properly supported when traffic shaping is 
               enabled.
               GBOS5120007051

    
3.  NETWORK

    3.1 Modifications
    
        3.1.1  Incorrectly configured default routes are now supported in bridge
               mode. 
               GBOS5120007176
               
        3.1.2  Remote VPN gateway now only allows user defined IP addresses.
               GBOS5120006891
    
    3.2 Bug Fixes
        
        3.2.1  Inbound tunnels now edit correctly.
               GBOS5120007006
               
        3.2.2  Packets are now correctly routed for bridged connections.
               GBOS5120006991
               
        3.2.3  Upgrading from version 3.7.3 to later versions is now correctly 
               performed with source port policies.
               GBOS5120006846
               
        3.2.4  Dynamic network interfaces are no longer restarted upon saving 
               of the gateway policies section.
               GBOS5120007151
               
        3.2.5  Static routes are now correctly written to the OSPF configuration
               file. 
               GBOS5120007436
               
        3.2.6  OSPF remains operational with bridged interfaces and pass through
               policies.
               GBOS5120007446


4.  SERVICES

    4.1 Bug Fixes
    
        4.1.1  High Availability duplicate function now correctly performs.
               GBOS5120006616

        4.1.2  High Availability auto policy option is now properly imported and
               exported.
               GBOS5120006831
               
        4.1.3  SMS messaging remains operational with High Availability state 
               change notifications.
               GBOS5120007391
               
        4.1.4  When in High Availability mode, routing is no longer reconfigured
               on the master when updating the slave.
               GBOS5120007421
               
        4.1.5  Saving of static routes, BGP, OSPF, or RIP now only starts 
               dynamic routing services when the firewall is the High 
               Availability master, or High Availability is disabled.
               GBOS5120007486

         
5.  THREAT MANAGEMENT
    
    5.1 Modifications
    
        5.1.1  Improved display of Surf Sentinel blocked content page.
               GBOS5120007241
 
    5.2 Bug Fixes   
        
        5.2.1  Surf Sentinel servers are now properly upgraded and imported.
               GBOS5120006886
               
        5.2.2  IPS properly logs all dropped connections.
               GBOS5120007091, GBOS5120007141
        
        5.2.3  Alarms no longer cause spikes in CPU usage if emailing fails.
               GBOS5120007236


6.  CONSOLE

    6.1 Modifications
         
        6.1.1  Improved display of security policy preferences in the Console 
               interface.
               GBOS5120005791
               
    6.2 Bug Fixes
    
        6.2.1  Remote Administration section now properly saves when using the 
               Console interface.
               GBOS5120006781


7.  OPERATING SYSTEM

    7.1 Modifications
    
        7.1.1  Removed copy/paste function from the DNS domains section of the 
               Web interface.
               GBOS5120006681
               
        7.1.2  Improved system configuration verification.
               GBOS5120007146, GBOS5120007326
               
        7.1.3  SNMP traps are no longer enabled by default.
               GBOS5120007321
               

    7.2 Bug Fixes
    
        7.2.1  The notification section now properly upgrades from GB-OS 5.0.x 
               to GB-OS 5.1.x.
               GBOS5120007251
               
        7.2.2  VPN keep alives are properly converted from GB-OS 5.0.x to 
               GB-OS 5.1.x.
               GBOS5120006896
               
        7.2.3  XML configurations are now properly converted to GB-OS 5.1.
               GBOS5120006726


8.  RELEASE NOTES HISTORY

    8.1   Previous Release Notes
          These notes cover the 5.1.2 release of GB-OS. Release notes for 
          previous versions can be found at GTA's Web site, http://www.gta.com.

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