New Release Candidate

OPNsense 20.1-RC1 released

Hi there,

For over 5 years now, OPNsense is driving innovation through modularising
and hardening the open source firewall, with simple and reliable firmware
upgrades, multi-language support, HardenedBSD security, fast adoption of
upstream software updates as well as clear and stable 2-Clause BSD licensing.

We thank all of you for helping test, shape and contribute to the project!
We know it would not be the same without you.

Download links, an installation guide[1] and the checksums for the images
can be found below as well.

o Europe:
o US East Coast:
o US West Coast:
o South America:
o South-East Asia:
o Full mirror list:

Here are the full patch notes against 19.7.9_1:

o system: support for manually removing static route entries
o system: migrated logging to MVC
o system: regenerate default DH parameters
o system: randomize session ID in test cookie
o system: remove legacy XMLRPC push on changes
o system: deprecate the use of
o system: opt-out on "Allow DNS server list to be overridden by DHCP/PPP on WAN" for selected interfaces
o system: increase PHP memory limit to 512 MB
o system: opnsense-auth can now respond with extended properties in JSON on successful authentication
o interfaces: loopback device support
o interfaces: VXLAN device support
o interfaces: first steps toward fully pluggable device infrastructure
o interfaces: remove default load of netgraph framework on bootup
o interfaces: interfaces: move description into top block and rename titles
o interfaces: only trigger newwanip event for affected interfaces
o firmware: revoke 19.1, trust 20.1 fingerprint
o firmware: new mirror in Zurich, CH contributed by ServerBase AG
o firmware: add live search to mirror selection
o dhcp: add OMAPI configuration support (contributed by Yuri Moens)
o ipsec: add configurable dpdaction (contributed by  Marcel Menzel)
o ipsec: refactor tunnel settings page
o unbound: add options for logging queries and extended statistics (contributed by Flightkick)
o mvc: BaseListField ignoring empty selected field
o ui: jQuery 3.4.1
o plugins: os-dyndns 1.19 adds dynv6 and Azure DNS support (contributed by Ralf Zerres and martgras)
o plugins: os-haproxy 2.20[2]
o plugins: os-zabbix-agent 1.7[3][4]
o ports: ca_root_nss 3.49.1
o ports: curl 7.68.0[5]
o ports: openssl 1.1.1d[6]

Known issues and limitations:

o HardenedBSD 12.1 has been postponed to the next major release
o Nano growfs does not work on this release candidate, but a fix for 20.1 already exists
o Installer still advertises 19.7, but a fix for 20.1 already exists
o Legacy MPD5 plugins os-l2tp, os-pppoe and os-pptp have been deprecated and will no longer receive updates
o i386 has not been deprecated for the time being 😉

The public key for the 20.1 series is:

-----END PUBLIC KEY-----

Please let us know about your experience!

Stay safe,
Your OPNsense team


SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-dvd-amd64.iso.bz2) = fed43e5cc5092da5adcfcb2ccdddf51a1cea6a69f06b764fcd9c3d36e0705d4a
SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-nano-amd64.img.bz2) = bf825455cc09e2a410cbe702a0c1c5b454546c476c7e90ae87ab64fc3eee6a78
SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-serial-amd64.img.bz2) = 906103fb4cc3e573a9e2d560a6365baa7162077b8933a253bb45fd23a154dd87
SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-vga-amd64.img.bz2) = 3308412597f5b95f9b9e854ddbeb5f49735109d846af553dbe2553dedf73cb9b

SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-dvd-i386.iso.bz2) = a110e2ed48228d918909daca5d93d8acafccdc4426e3e928d8561f7ad4180289
SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-nano-i386.img.bz2) = 201b757b0d719e8f3c4aa473b414005a5544a4b1553ca9d79c1743610d67b460
SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-serial-i386.img.bz2) = 74a8f6bc5cdf885f5ff906ad2dfd05584f8e217212f90cd2e3a3269a5a9b604a
SHA256 (OPNsense-20.1.r1-OpenSSL-vga-i386.img.bz2) = 1779ca5aeb37d2d97bd7e053421d64206b27189db74711600b93e458d858caff