Monthly Release Notes - May 2021

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Halcyon


Advanced Reporting Suite

Version 11.2

May 5, 2021

  • Resolved a data collection issue whereby the last date and time value was incorrectly using a different collection's values. This will mainly affect data collections from devices in various time zones.

Code Uploader

Version 11.2

May 5,2021

Enhancements
  • License codes can now be uploaded to multiple environments on the IBM i when using the Code Uploader utility.

Network Server Suite

Version 11.2

May 5, 2021

Enhancements
  • Enterprise Console: The System Monitor within Enterprise Server Options has been enhanced to make it multi-threaded.

  • Enterprise Console: The Ping Monitor within Enterprise Server Options has been enhanced to make it multi-threaded.

  • CCM: An option has been added to allow the setting of Enterprise Server and CCM Server for all defined agents with a single click.

  • AIX/Linux Agents: Long running actions can now run asynchronously by adding a new command line option (-X) to the /usr/bin/halsum.sh file.

  • Linux Agent: A Linux Agent for Ubuntu has been made available.

Other Fixes
  • NSS: The copyright information has been updated for all applications.

  • Enterprise Console: Fixed an issue with alerts being closed on the IBM i but remaining open on the Enterprise Console.

  • Enterprise Console: Closing a forwarded alert will now close the alert on the Enterprise Console device which originally sent the alert.

  • Enterprise Console: Users can now purge alerts from UNKNOWN devices that are no longer defined in Device Manager.

  • Enterprise Console: Users can now delete alerts from UNKNOWN devices that are no longer defined in Device Manager.

  • Enterprise Console: Fixed an issue in Enterprise Console where the alert status was not updating.

  • Enterprise Console: A fix has been applied to the System Monitor to send the correct command syntax to Windows and Unix agents.

  • Enterprise Console: Enterprise Console Clients that are disconnected from the server without logging off, no longer receive an access violation when logging back on.

  • CCM: The actions and criteria sequencing for rules didn't load correctly, causing unforeseeable results. This has been fixed in this release.

  • CCM: When defining criteria for a TCP/UDP Generic rule, you were unable to use the 'Execute Command' option due to a form validation issue. This has been fixed.

  • Instant Alert: Instant Alert message processing has been improved to avoid 'Out of Memory' errors.

  • Log Viewer: Users are now able to close multiple log files.

  • Windows Agent: The reading of large event logs no longer fails with an error code of 87.

  • Windows Agent: A new setting has been made available against Windows agents to reset the held and release statuses against a rule on start-up. This is only applicable to rules that were held or released by means of a "Hold Rule" and/or "Release Rule" action.

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Powertech


BoKS Control Center

Version 8.0.0.2

May 3, 2021

  • Updated Jetty dependency fixing the following reported vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-28165, CVE-2020-27218, CVE-2020-27223, CVE-2020-27216.

  • Strict-Transport-Security header included in root redirect page (enforce strict transport security).

  • Added enhanced protections to prevent the ability to download certificates from BCC without an active session (enhanced access control).

  • Added replacement of session ID every time a user logs in and deletion of old session IDs to provide enhanced security (session fixation).

  • Added response header "X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff" for enhanced security (content sniffing not disabled).

  • Updated the default session ID name to "id" to provide enhanced security (session ID fingerprinted).

  • Removed cache for downloadable resources (host and ca certificates) to provide enhanced security (cacheable HTTPS response).

Version 7.2.0.1

May 3, 2021

  • Fixed problem where some GUI operations (for example managing "User SSH Public Keys") not working when running the server with Java 1.8.0 update 282 or later.

  • Updated Jetty dependency fixing the following reported vulnerabilities: CVE-2021-28165, CVE-2020-27218, CVE-2020-27223, CVE-2020-27216.

  • Strict-Transport-Security header included in root redirect page (enforce strict transport security).

  • Added enhanced protections to prevent the ability to download certificates from BCC without an active session (enhanced access control).

  • Added replacement of session ID every time a user logs in and deletion of old session IDs to provide enhanced security (session fixation).

  • Added response header "X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff" for enhanced security (content sniffing not disabled).

  • Updated the default session ID name to "id" to provide enhanced security (session ID fingerprinted).

  • Removed cache for downloadable resources (host and ca certificates) to provide enhanced security (cacheable HTTPS response).

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Robot


RBTSYSLIB

Version 2.04 (210416)

May 14, 2021

  • Updated RSLSHUTDWN command.

Robot HA

Version 13.02

May 4, 2021

New Features
  • Reduced impact from Robot HA on the production system performance when processing private authorities.

  • Increased success and confidence in role swaps with improved visibility and simplified recovery for authority related errors.

  • A new system type sync attribute has been added. *PVTAUT will be used to sync authorities.

  • New Private Authority Status Report provides a way to see the status of authorities being synchronized.

Enhancements
  • Updated licenses agreement.

  • QSYS* libraries can no longer be synchronized.

  • INZRSFHA command has been changed to no longer have the CLNDIRRSF command run by default.

  • When new sync attributes are created, the parameter “Sync Authorities” has been changed to default to *YES.

Other Fixes
  • Fixed *file object refresh issue when journal images parameter is changed.

  • Fixed issue with sync attribute parameter "SAVACT record change wait" changing from *NOCMTBDY to *NOCMTBOD.

  • Elevated authority issue resolved when an IFS sync attribute fails to be deleted.

  • When creating a new IFS directory sync attribute, the job name correctly shows as the directory name and does not include _IFS.

  • Fixed issue with SETICOLRSF command failing when there is a file with no member.

  • Fixed issue with Audit History Report submission.

  • Fixed issue with cursor placement on RHA3005.

  • SAVDTAQRSF, RSTDTAQRSF, and CPYSYSRSF commands will no longer be available in future releases. Any existing CL programs that use these commands may require modification

Robot Reports

Version 7.73

May 10, 2021

  • Updated license agreement.

Robot Schedule

Version 13.10

May 12, 2021

  • Fixed issue with RBTCLNUP using high CPU %.

  • Fixed issue with normally completed job showing a T completion code instead of a C.

  • Schedule environment successfully able to import with initial ASP group of *NONE.

  • Fixed issue with GUI not seeing valid job queue.

  • iASP no longer locked when using RSLSHUTDWN.

  • Fixed issue with GUI unable to connect to database.


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