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  •  25 Mar 2014 23:38
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Release Notes: The sessionid handlers "src+tag" and "dst+tag" have been implemented together with the "sessiontag" server and target directives. This functionality allows to group multiple ports being handled together by the same sessiontable entry. The manual has been updated accordingly.

  •  21 Dec 2013 07:56
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Release Notes: IPv4 path MTU discovery (PMTUD) support has been implemented for non-DSR setups. An extra syslog message is generated when a target is placed into softdisabled mode.

  •  21 Jun 2013 16:47
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Release Notes: The output of "show threads" is now included in the snapshot information. A new command "show maxbucket" has been implemented. The display of the length of the largest bucket list has been moved from the command "show stinfo" to the new "show maxbucket" command.Some unnecessary warning messages in the mutithreading scheduler are now supressed.The license revocation list has been updated. The manual has been updated accordingly.

  •  20 May 2013 21:51
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Release Notes: A new multithreading scheduler has been implemented (activated by "set multithreading 1"). The new directive "interface N threads" controls the number of threads per interface (if the multithreading scheduler is active). A new informational command "show threads" shows thread information (if multithreading is activated). A minor bug has been fixed, server "-1" is no longer reported when there's no 1:1 server/target relationship. A new module "crossover" allows the implementation of a virtual crossover cable (Linux only). The manual has been updated accordingly.

  •  20 Feb 2013 00:35
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Release Notes: Outdated session table entries are now reclaimed very quickly on an idle BalanceNG system. The rate per second is controlled by the new parameter "sessiongclimit".

  •  30 Jan 2013 22:39
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Release Notes: "ICMP Fragmentation Needed" packets are now forwarded to all associated targets of a virtual server (DSR mode only).

  •  06 Jan 2013 00:50
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Release Notes: The command "rmt" now accepts a comma-separated list of targets. The server plugin implementation and protocol now support IPv6. A new parameter "vrrpstateplugin" has been introduced (if set to 1 (active), a VRRP state change is reported to all active server plugins). The default module chain is now "vrrp,arp,ping,hc,master,slb,tnat,nat,rt". To obtain BalanceNG V2 backwards-compatibility, the module chain "vrrp,classic" needs to be set explicitly. Running BNG V3 on TKLB legacy hardware now requires an additional action and a valid support contract (BNGSUP or BNGHPS).

  •  27 Nov 2012 04:47
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Release Notes: A fourth CLI command frontend has been added (bng imsctl). The command "rms" has been implemented, allowing the removal of one specific session table entry performing one single session table lookup. The command "rmt" has been implemented, allowing the removal of all session table entries belonging to a specific target. The manual has been updated accordingly.

  •  10 Nov 2012 01:25
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Release Notes: The pthread stacksize is now initialized to be 200KB for each helper thread. As a result, lowering the "ulimit -s" settings is no longer necessary on Linux.

  •  30 Oct 2012 16:33
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Release Notes: An automatic session table resync has been implemented. If the parameters "sessionautoresync" and "sessionsyncack" are both set to 1 (active), then the current VRRP master resyncs the session table automatically to a freshly started or restarted VRRP backup node. The manual has been updated accordingly.

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