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OPNsense 21.7.5 released

nov 11, 2021

Hello, FreeBSD security advisories and an issue with Intel-based ixgbe driver with “ifconfig -v” stalls keep this release rolling.  Also note that OpenSSH was updated to version 8.8 which deprecates ssh-rsa usage which is mainly an issue for client access from the OPNsense system to the outside and can be amended as per the suggestions […]

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OPNsense 21.7.4 released

nov 02, 2021

Howdy, This update features three new major things: optional receive side scaling (RSS) support in the kernel, asynchronous DNS resolving for aliases and configuration support for advanced LAGG settings. RSS is disabled by default but may be switched on by adding a tunable “net.inet.rss.enabled” with value “1” and rebooting the system.  While RSS can improve […]

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OPNsense Business Edition 21.10 released

okt 14, 2021

The OPNsense business edition successfully transitions to this 21.10 release with a new installer including ZFS support, improved central management and Intel network driver updates amongst others. Download link is as follows.  An installation guide[1] and the checksums for the images can be found below as well. https://downloads.opnsense.com/ This business release is based on the […]

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OPNsense 21.7.3 released

sep 23, 2021

Hi there, This release finally brings in Suricata version 6 as well as OpenVPN tls-crypt support, automatic user creation on LDAP-based logins and more. As a general note the Realtek vendor driver currently bundled with the base system will be moved to a plugin-based kernel module in version 22.1 and the original re(4) driver inside […]

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OPNsense 21.7 released

jul 28, 2021

Hi there, For more than 6 and a half years, OPNsense is driving innovation through modularising and hardening the open source firewall, with simple and reliable firmware upgrades, multi-language support, fast adoption of upstream software updates as well as clear and stable 2-Clause BSD licensing. 21.7, nicknamed “Noble Nightingale”, is one of the largest iterations […]

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OPNsense 21.1.9 released

jul 28, 2021

Hi there, This is the end of life release for the 21.1 series with 21.7 being released tomorrow.  The upgrade path will be added later on said release day as soon as we have confirmed that everything is fine. See you on the other side. Here are the full patch notes: o system: prevent excessive […]

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OPNsense 21.1.8 released

jul 28, 2021

Hi there, The code moves to PHP 7.4 as previously announced.  Shipped alongside are a few updates and fixes that still make sense for the 21.1 series. We are happy to note our community contributions regarding the Norwegian translation and Fetchmail plugin. Later today, 21.7-RC1 is going to be released as well and you can […]

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OPNsense 21.1.7 released

jun 17, 2021

Hello, hello! Today we move to Phalcon version 4 along with new FreeBSD security advisories and fixes for firewall live log as well as new features such as shell timeout and TLS remote syslog. Here are the full patch notes: o system: add shell inactivity timeout feature for csh/tcsh o system: add Syslog-ng TLS transport […]

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OPNsense 21.1.6 released

mei 27, 2021

Hi there, With a bit of delay we bring to you the usual mix of security and reliablilty updates.  It is of note that the OpenVPN advisory tracked as CVE-2020-15078 does not affect the provided version 2.4.11, but the security audit will falsely flag it as vulnerable because the source of the audit is FreeBSD […]

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OPNsense 21.1.5 released

apr 21, 2021

Good day everyone, This is mainly a security and reliablility update.  There are several FreeBSD security advisories and updates for third party tools such as curl. The historic bsdinstaller has been replaced by a scriptable alternative based on the readily available bsdinstall bundled with the base system. And, yes, this brings ZFS installer support into […]

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