Monthly Release Notes - September 2019

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Core Network Insight

Version: 6.4.1
Enhancements
  • Threat Intel host and port configuration have been removed from user interface to ease the configuration. Now only the Threat Intel API key is needed.
  • Force parameter has been added to config_export command to force an export even if the information is incomplete.
  • LDAP field names and help tips have been improved.
New Features
  • Network Insight can run now on AWS and Azure.

  • All audit changes are now forwarded through SIEM integrations (login, account creation, account locking, and so on).

Other Fixes
  • Management Console does not connect to RADIUS server.
  • Internal Proxy IPs appear to be published as CnC IPs for Palo Alto Integration.
  • Error 500 while accessing the details for some assets from All assets page.
  • Error while accessing logs from Management Console User Interface (Settings > logs).
  • Memory management improvements on Distributed Configuration service.
  • Memory management improvements on Carrier sniffer service.
  • Performance and stability improvements.

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GoAnywhere


Version 6.2.2
  • Added a session timeout warning that appears one minute before a user's session expires. When a session expires, the user will automatically be redirected to the login page.
  • Added new options to the Write EDI X12 Task to reset RowSets, allowing loops and segments to repeat.

  • Added settings for EDI X12 loops and segments to evaluate a condition before a loop or segment is processed.
  • Fixed an issue with versions 002xxx and 003xxx of the EDI X12 transaction sets that was causing segment looping to fail.

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Halcyon


Advanced Reporting Suite

Version 11.0
Other Fixes
  • An issue with data processing has been fixed which caused missed data for some collections.

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IBM Partnership


Backup, Recovery, and Media Services (BRMS)

Version: PTF 7.4 SI70626, 7.3 SI70625, 7.2 SI70624
Enhancements

In version 7.2 and later:

  • BRMS has enhanced the way it processes job log messages to improve performance.
  • The STRRCYBRM command now orders *IBM and *ALLUSR libraries by ascending tape sequence order.
  • BRMS has been enhanced to provide turnkey virtual support when using media classes named QAVVRTTAP or QAVVRTOPT.
Other Fixes

In version 7.2 and later:

  • Using SAVSAVFBRM for several save file backups up with different media policy retentions may set the wrong volume expiration date.
  • Cloud backups using an IASP for the cloud transfer were not checking for enough space available for the virtual media and MSGBRM1799 did not show the correct IASP name.
  • BRMS restore commands that exceed 1000 characters fail with MSGCPD0013.

  • The BRMS GUI Restore Wizard "Browse" dialog box does not show contents of IASPs.
  • BRMS user media library device support is resolving the incorrect Deallocate device command parameter for the &DEVICE variable.

In version 7.4:

  • The old world call to set the cloud transfer ASP does not change the Cloud transfer ASP setting in the backup policy.

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Powertech

Event Manager

Version 6.3.1.30000
New Features
  • Powertech Event Manager now integrates the issues detected by Vityl IT and Business Monitoring. This provides high visibility of the consequences of a suspicious event on the systems and application operations.
  • AWS standard CloudTrail events are now integrated into Powertech Event Manager.
Enhancements
  • [CAS-0010162864] - System performance has been enhanced when retrieving events to show in Event Manager and Forensic Analysis grids.
  • System performance has been enhanced performance when retrieving possible values for the Events grid.
  • [CAS-0010159332] - The process to retrieve possible grid column values has been improved.
  • A new control has been added to self-monitoring to control the expiration date of the licenses.
  • [CAS-0010151330] - "Custom Event List" reports have been enhanced so that charts are sorted by occurrences and all group names are shown.
  • A new DataSource has been added to the IBMi 'out-of-the-box' template to retrieve the Powertech Exit Point Manager for IBMi events using the VMC technology.
  • Powertech Event Manager now provides the ability to consolidate your audit data from multiple time zones on a single, easy to-understand audit trail.
  • Express Setup is now available for a clean product installation. It includes an embedded version of SQL Server Express and the default configuration is now plug and play.
  • A new toggle has been added to Event Manager and Forensic Analysis to enable auto refresh on both grids.
Other Fixes
  • [CAS-0010166647] - A fix has been applied so that events with a valid Syslog CEF format are no longer lost.
  • EventLog Monitors no longer ignore a change in credential and now change the monitor status to error. Changing the DataSource/Monitor credential that was defined at point of creation, or assigning a new credential is no longer ignored. When a wrong user/password is defined because when using Automatic/Windows API recollection the monitor now errors as expected.
  • A fix has been applied to allow the export of the Event Manager or Forensic Analysis grid when filtering by a column containing values with non standard characters.
  • System performance has been enhanced when retrieving values of the Audited System column in the Event Manager and Forensic Analysis grids.
  • A fix has been applied to prevent an SQL error being produced when two or more monitored assets are deleted in the same operation.
  • When importing an asset, exported from a previous version of Event Manager, the default configuration (Standard DataSources) is immediately upgraded, and the changes applied to the asset monitoring.
  • Security controls created in a tenant no longer process events from a different tenant. Additionally, events generated from product auditing now have the correct Tenant applied.
  • A fix has been applied so that when auditing SQLServer 2000, an "[ODBC Driver] Dialog failed" error is no longer generated.
  • [CAS-0010158017] - The correct report alignment is now displayed when exporting the "Security Assets Configuration Summary" report to Excel.
  • [CAS-0010159462] - A fix has been applied so that regular expressions of MEP 'out-of-the-box' DataSources are correct. Also the capability to obtain events' date from the log file name has been implemented.
  • [CAS-0010153738] - Source and Destination IP addresses of events could arrive with leading zeros which could affect comparisons. The code has been amended to compensate for this.
  • [CAS-0010156572] - nicecfg.exe path has been added to the system path so SmartConsole alarms can now execute the AS400 alarm preview.
  • [CAS-0010154752] - A fix has been applied in order that when rendering reports, all values are correctly translated.
  • [CAS-0010151643] - Multiple white spaces are no longer displayed as a single white space in event columns.
  • [CAS-0010153381], [CAS-0010160356] - The Windows process WMIPrvSE.exe, used to retrieve WMI information from the local Windows system, was consuming a high volume of CPU. The number of handles used in our processes has been reduced.
  • [CAS-0010113484], [CAS-0010143686] - A fix has been applied so that Linux servers are now discovered automatically.
  • Creating an application such as an SQL server from a list of assets is now generated as expected and can be used in Vityl IT and Business Monitoring.

BoKS Web Services Interface

Version 7.2.0.1
  • Added the ability to map a digital certificate to a user by setting the user UUID attribute. This attribute has been added to the functions getUser, createUser and modifyUser. Note that this function also requires that you apply hotfix HFBM-0313 on the BoKS Master.

  • Jetty library has been updated to version 9.4.20. The Jetty version used in Web Service Interface 7.2 is vulnerable to two reported vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-10247 and CVE-2019-10241).

  • The HTTP OPTIONS method is disabled. It is recommended to have this method disabled for security reasons.

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Tango/04


Vityl IT & Business Monitoring

Version 6.3.1.30000
New Features
  • The default IT Operators' views have been added to allow you to jump to tickets you work on everyday instead of having to apply filters each time. You can create custom views to keep track of pending tickets, tickets assigned to each Operator and so on.
Enhancements
  • A new control has been added to self-monitoring to control the expiration date of the licenses.
  • A Minimum Threshold for Consumer Count (Topic and Queues) has been added to Active MQ Consumer Count.
  • Express Setup is now available for a clean product installation. It includes an embedded version of SQL Server Express and the default configuration is now plug and play.
Other Fixes
  • Online Business Services metrics analysis tables (for Real User Experience data) now show values for Last 60 Minutes columns, when the environment has a time zone using Daylight Saving Time.
  • The "Filtered SNMP Datasource" has had a fix applied so that events are now raised, regardless of the health status of the monitor.
  • A fix has been applied so that the loading of SmartCards in the Compact View of Vityl IT and Business Monitoring home page no longer uses an infinite scroller.
  • [CAS-0010160868] - Using PRTG Assets auto-discovery no longer impacts performance when integrating the health status.
  • [CAS-0010159590] - A fix has been applied so that changing the calendar name in OBS Monitors no longer causes an error.
  • [CAS-0010157961] - The subsystem name of IBMi systems now appears correctly in the monitors.
  • Deleting a monitoring node on Vityl could leave it in an inconsistent state. In some cases, after deleting a Monitoring Node, the Orchestrator Service didn't restart anymore. This has been fixed.
  • [CAS-0010157786] - A fix has been applied so that the Vityl IT Infrastructure Applications grid no longer has a poor response time.
  • It is no longer possible to clone Self monitoring Devices or Applications. Security Controls and Categories can still be cloned however.
  • [CAS-0010156572] - nicecfg.exe path has been added to the system path so SmartConsole alarms can now execute the AS400 alarm preview.
  • [CAS-0010156083] - Reports are now scheduled correctly, regardless of the browser and server timezone.
  • [CAS-0010156202] - An error is no longer generated when monitoring PRTG with the UserPassHash.
  • Issues of an asset using an out of activity calendar are now just issues of this asset rather than any other asset having this asset as a dependency.
  • [CAS-0010154949] - Saving General Settings no longer causes an error.
  • [CAS-0010153381], [CAS-0010160356] - The Windows process WMIPrvSE.exe, used to retrieve WMI information from the local Windows system, was consuming a high volume of CPU. The number of handles used in our processes has been reduced.
  • [CAS-0010153573] - If the latest activated asset (using "Start monitoring") or changed (using "Edit Attributes") is a self-monitoring asset, errors are no longer generated.
  • [CAS-0010143934] - A fix has been applied so that assets can no longer have an unknown or undefined status.
  • [CAS-0010126346] - A fix has been applied so that asset SmartCards no longer show an incorrect health or activity status.
  • [CAS-0010113484], [CAS-0010143686] - A fix has been applied so that Linux servers are now discovered automatically.

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TeamQuest


TeamQuest Manager

Version 11.4.2

There are no updates for this release.

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