New OPNsense Release

OPNsense business edition 21.10.2 released

January 13, 2022

This business release is based on the OPNsense 21.7.7 community version
with additional reliability improvements.

A new plugin called OPNWAF[1] is being added to this release to offer Apache
web server for simple setup of load balancing and reverse proxy scenarios.
It also offers ACME protocol support for Let's Encrypt with a single click.

Here are the full patch notes:

o system: move logging remnants of Relayd/HAProxy to plugin code
o system: support XMLRPC authentication using API keys
o system: system log widget auto-refresh (contributed by kulikov-a)
o system: fix /etc/ssl/cert.pem permission on backend call
o interfaces: make is_linklocal() properly detect all link-local addresses (contributed by Per von Zweigbergk)
o firewall: properly translate "any" port to upper or lower port bound
o firewall: support any-to-X ranges for rules port input (contributed by kulikov-a)
o firewall: drop policy based routing validation on interface rules
o firewall: typo in direction for session diagnostics (contributed by kulikov-a)
o firewall: fix address direction for states diagnostics (contributed by kulikov-a)
o firmware: added generic configuration support via opnsense-update.conf
o firmware: modify the launcher to support -r and -s options
o firmware: fix upgrade prompt hint
o firmware: simplify repo file flush
o captive portal: missing tooltip in session window
o captive portal: "connected since" malformed due to datetime already being converted
o dhcp: add current IPv4 address to static lease creation (contributed by Taneli Leppa)
o intrusion detection: switch to ET-Open Suricata 5 rulesets
o intrusion detection: support multiple policy property in metadata
o intrusion detection: update severity of ruleset download skipped log message (contributed by kulikov-a)
o intrusion detection: update embedded classification.config
o ipsec: inline only caller of get_configured_vips_list()
o ipsec: avoid VTI device recreation when using hostnames
o backend: add configctl "-d" and "-q" options for future use
o backend: configd profiler call fix
o ui: prevent browser auto-fill for username/password (contributed by NOYB)
o src: axgbe: fix I2C timeouts by reissuing command on errors
o src: axgbe: fix possbile link instabilities
o src: axgbe: log GPIO signals on EEPROM read fails
o plugins: os-OPNWAF 1.0[1]
o plugins: os-acme-client 3.6[2]
o plugins: os-dyndns 1.27[3]
o plugins: os-etpro-telemetry 1.6 switches to Suricata 5 rulesets
o plugins: os-fetchmail removed due to licensing restrictions
o plugins: os-firewall 1.1 adds "Do not NAT" option
o plugins: os-frr 1.24[4]
o plugins: os-haproxy 3.8[5]
o plugins: os-nginx 1.24[6]
o plugins: os-telegraf 1.12.3[7]
o plugins: os-wireguard 1.9[8]
o plugins: os-zabbix-agent 1.10[9]
o plugins: os-zabbix-proxy 1.6[10]
o ports: curl 7.80.0[11]
o ports: dnsmasq fixes multiple regressions
o ports: nss 3.73[12]
o ports: php 7.4.26[13]
o ports: phpseclib 2.0.35[14]
o ports: suricata 6.0.4[15]

Stay safe,
Your OPNsense team