BizNAS Software Release Notes

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Ver. 2.5.9 27 Oct, 2014 Click to Expand/Collapse

Change List
Version v2.5.9.20141005-142526
Security Update
Fix to address the "Shellshock" vulnerability.

Ver. 2.5.8 5 May, 2014 Click to Expand/Collapse

Change List
Version v2.5.8.20140417-091741
Security Update
Fix to address the Heartbleed OpenSSL security bug.
Power Management
Added support for UPS monitoring via USB or SNMP. The BizNAS can be configured to automatically shutdown when the UPS is running on batteries. Includes options to shutdown based upon duration or battery capacity.
Backup / Restore
Fixed "Recreate RAID" option for System Recovery
Corrected error message when built-in backup cannot read remote CIFS share as the backup source.
Corrected error messages when backup fails due to locked encrypted volume
Fix problem causing UI to become unresponsive when editing backup job to change destination
Fixed issue where email notification not sent after a backup job fails due to manually ejecting the RDX cartridge
Fixed rsync backup security, so backup will work if remote host removes the rsync credentials requirement
Dropbox
Fixed problem where Dropbox status would display "Connection error" instead of "Lack of local space" when the local volume is full.
Fixed problem where inability to synchronize Dropbox was not being reported
Fixed issues with Dropbox synchronization
Corrected issues with Dropbox and locked encrypted volumes
Fixed dropbox synchronization problem when special characters appear in file and folder names
Volume Encryption
Issue error message if encryption passphrase is over 255 character limit
Added option to cancel volume encryption before it completes. Cancelling the encryption will delete the volume and any data on the volume will be lost.
External Disk
Failure to format an external disk did not always report an error.
File Manager
Corrected File Manager permissions dialog to display "Unspecified" instead of "No Access"
GUI
Added sorting to Groups and Users Permissions pages
Added link from the system -> email config page to the user notification settings page
Fixed date/time translation formats
Fixed display problems with Internet Explorer browser
Fixed problems with Internet Explorer 11 compatibility
Fixed problems with German language screen formatting
Fixed problems with Safari browser compatibility
Changed to show locked encrypted volumes as full on the System -> Disk Usage screen
Completed Chinese translations
iSCSI
Fixed problem that prevented the iSCSI "Host Connection Detected" warning dialog from closing
Fixed editing iSCSI host access restrictions, so they become effective without rebooting the BizNAS
Logging
Fixed problem downloading large event logs
Corrected error message logged when a disk is removed from a RAID-5. Previously, the BizNAS would report a "Spare disk was removed" message.
Eliminated redundant log events
Fixed issue where email addresses were not always preserved across reboot
Fixed a problem with event log retention after log rotation
Access
Added groups "Builtin_Administrators" and "Builtin_Users" corresponding to Windows well-known BUILTIN\ADMINISTRATORS and BUILTIN\USERS groups
Fixed problem where removing the last user with access to a private share could cause the share to become publicly accessible
Miscellaneous
Implemented updates to the Online User Guide.
Improved error reporting on manual setip script.

Ver. 2.4.16 27 Jan, 2014 Click to Expand/Collapse

Change List
Version v2.4.16.20140121-155707
Security Update
Fixed issue where the user password could be written to the system log files if a user adds or edits Rsync server credentials while importing an SSH key.
User would need to manually delete lighttpd logs or wait for log file rotation to occur.
Implemented Samba patch that addresses two security issues CVE-2013-4408 & CVE-2013-4475.
Access
The User Interface now displays the BizNAS Host Name and Registration Code below the Tandberg Data logo.
Fixed issue where a BizNAS with only LAN2 connected was no longer accessible after network settings were applied via an USB device.
Fixed issue where a Host Name change could cause an "Operation Failed" error message.
Implemented fix to make permission changes apply instantly rather than requiring the user to disconnect from the share.
Fixed issue where a user could not change the permissions of a file or folder that is located in a folder with name that contains spaces.
Fixed issue where a user name that included "[" or "]" characters cannot be made an Administrator user through the User Interface.
Fixed issue where editing user or groups that contain "[" or "]" symbols in their names results in an "Operation Failed" message.
Fixed issue where attempts to access CIFS shared folders after the BizNAS hostname was changed resulted in "Access Denied" message. Required a system reboot.
Backup
Fixed issue where lower backup performance occurred when using external disks that were formatted by the BizNAS.
Fixed issue where CA ArcServ verification fails after a backup job completed successfully.
Implemented change to RDX backup jobs that complete with status "Fail" or "Aborted". The RDX cartridge will not eject regardless of the setting "Eject destination backup cartridge when backup completes".
Dropbox
Fixed issue where not all Dropbox data was synchronized after a System Recovery operation is executed.
Fixed issue where user cannot mirror data from a local BizNAS shared folder to different Dropbox folders in a single Dropbox account. All links would appear to have synchronized, however synchronization would only occur on the last link created.
Fixed issue where not all files download to BizNAS when synchronizing a Dropbox folder that contains a very large quantity of files.
Fixed issue where synchronizing greater than 100K files causes Dropbox to hang and the BizNAS User Interface to constantly display 'Synchronizing' status.
Fixed issue where synchronization did not occur for all files after connecting to a Dropbox Pro account. Resulted in a "Connection Error" status in the User Interface.
Network Settings
Fixed issue where iSCSI targets could not be reconnected after the IP address of the BizNAS was changed even if initiators were disconnected. A system reboot was required to reconnect to iSCSI targets.
Implemented fix to ensure that ethernet configuration files created by the web tool are compatible with down-level versions of BizNAS software.
Storage
You now have the option to configure encryption on volumes.
Updated RAID Consistency Check setting in User Interface.
Implemented fix to ensure Eject is enabled in User Interface when RDX cartridge has Unknown Format.
Implemented fix to ensure that all files or folders are displayed in File Manager according to the sorting condition when user opens a folder with more than 30,000 files or folders.
Fixed issue where a shared folder with long path and name cannot be opened in File Manager using IE8.
Fixed a Restore issue where the RAID could not be recreated. Occurred when the user added a disk to the RAID, then created a system restore file, then attempted to restore the system using this system restore file and software versions prior to v2.4.
Fixed issue where an attempt to remove a failed 3 disk RAID results in error message "The BizNAS has failed. This can happen if all the disks fail". The User Interface was no longer accessible and required a system restart using the power button or ssh reboot command, then could remove the RAID using the UI.
System
You can now view, search and sort Event logs in the BizNAS User Interface.
You can now download all Event logs in one file.
You can now set up email notifications for Error Alerts, Warning Alerts, Informational Alerts, and Events.
Implemented fix to ensure that system logging does not fill up the BizNAS root filesystem partition.
Implemented improvements to Event logging.
The Performance Log download file was changed to a text file from a zip file.
Implemented a User Interface dialog that advises user when an unsupported web browser is used.
Fixed issue where the User Interface crashes with "Argument Error Invalid byte sequence" or "Operation Failed" message when the browser settings force a non UTF-8 encoding and a non-latin character is entered.
Fixed issue where attempts to send test emails from the User Settings page failed with "Operation Failed" message, even when email was configured properly.
Implemented fix to ensure that the identify disk LED does not flash indefinitely. Will stop after two hours or when system is rebooted.
Fixed issue where user can experience a large delay in User Interface response when creating/editing local users in large domain environments.
Implemented improvements to Event logging.
Fixed issue where the BizNAS requires a manual reboot after reporting a "System Problem" error message.

Ver. 2.3.9 14 Oct, 2013 Click to Expand/Collapse

Change List
Version v2.3.9.20131007-180132
Access
Fixed issue where BizNAS cannot join a domain if the hostname is longer than 15 characters. When a hostname is specified which is greater than 15 characters, the NetBIOS name will now consist of the first 15 characters of the hostname.
Fixed issue where the BizNAS may fail to join the domain when a AAAA (IPv6) record exists for the domain controller in the DNS.
Fixed issue where a domain user with BizNAS administrator rights cannot edit local user access rights and an Operation Failed message was displayed.
Fixed issue where a domain user with BizNAS administrator rights cannot login to User Interface.
Fixed issue where a domain user on Mac OS host cannot access an AFP public share.
Fixed issue where user cannot connect a BizNAS unit to a private CIFS share located on a second BizNAS in the same domain.
Fixed issue where Local Users and Administrators groups are not displayed properly to mapped names in Windows Explorer.
Fixed issue where network settings changes to/from DHCP take several minutes to apply.
Fixed issue where attempts to connect to an AFP share with a Mac host fail with error message "There was a problem connecting to the server"
Implemented change to ensure that share folder ACLs and volume permissions are successfully recovered after a System Recovery operation.
Implemented change to ensure that a non-administrator domain user cannot login to the BizNAS through SSH.
Fixed issue where a CIFS shared folder mount point does not change when updated by user. It still references the original host and share name.
Backup
The Setup section in the User Interface Home page now includes a "Create a backup" link.
Fixed issue where large Backup Jobs lead to out of memory errors which cause the User Interface to hang with error message "BizNAS Software is Loading".
Improved backup transfer rate performance. You must use an EXT formatted disk target for best performance.
Fixed issue in the Backup Job Settings window where the Rsync target connection status incorrectly displays "Not Connected"
Fixed issue where the "Eject destination cartridge when backup job completes" checkbox in the Backup Job Settings window will not stay checked when the user edits the job.
Fixed issue where multiple Backup Jobs with Verify option selected cannot run at the same time.
Fixed issue where a System Recovery operation will fail with no error message. The operation would fail to any target BizNAS unit which had been reset to original factory settings or did not have a system recovery backup job previously executed.
Implemented improvements to Backup and Restore logging.
Implemented change to ensure that a Backup Job to a remote CIFS shared folder destination with "Read only" permission will fail.
Fixed issue where a System Recovery does not restore iSCSI volumes and LUN's.
Fixed issue where Backup or Dropbox job status are not updated in the User Interface when using Chrome browser.
Fixed issue where user cannot download a very large Backup job log file.
Fixed issue where iSCSI connections and CHAP configuration are not restored correctly after a System Recovery operation.
Implemented fix to ensure that all Backup and Restore operations are complete and the latest log files are available before the BizNAS User Interface displays a final status for a Backup or Restore job.
Fixed issue where the verify step in a backup job fails due to source folder name containing spaces.
Dropbox
You can now create a folder on the BizNAS while configuring the Dropbox connection.
Fixed issue where user cannot delete a Dropbox link while synchronization is in process.
Fixed issue where Dropbox will not start synchronizing a folder that contains a very large quantity of files.
Fixed issue where BizNAS cannot synchronize with a Dropbox Pro account and Connection Error status is displayed.
Fixed issue where a Dropbox link cannot be created when using Internet Explorer 8 browser.
Storage
You can now format external disks via the External Disks page.
Fixed issue where the User Interface would hang with a "BizNAS Software is Loading" message. This happened when the user created a non-public share containing a non-latin character in the share name, then assigns group or user permissions for a local or domain user or group to any share. When the BizNAS was rebooted the User Interface would hang.
Fixed issue where a cancelled Check RAID operation restarts after a system reboot.
Implemented change to ensure that a new inserted disk is automatically added as a spare to a RAID5 + Spare array with spare disk removed.
Fixed issue where a RAID failure with existing iSCSI connections may result in iSCSI LUN's that cannot be deleted.
If this occurs with software version v2.2 or older then follow these steps to resolve:
Complete a Factory Reset operation
Manually remove /usr/share/corgi-nas/middleware/config/iscsi-manager.yml
Update to version v2.3 and remove iSCSI LUNs.
Fixed issue where after a RAID failure the iSCSI target connection status is "Error", but in VMware client the status is "Mounted". RAID configuration and volumes cannot be deleted while the initiator is connected to BizNAS, however iSCSI targets may be deleted. A "Raid deletion error - Can't destroy raid" warning message appears when trying to delete RAID.
Fixed issue where a volume cannot be deleted when BizNAS with AFP enabled share is connected to Mac host.
System
You can now check for the latest software update by selecting the "Check for Update" button on the Software Updates page.
You can now access a web based tool on the Tandberg Data findmynas web site that will generate and download an Ethernet configuration file for your BizNAS.
You can now manually initiate NTP server synchronization by selecting Synchronize button on the Time page
All time displays in the User Interface have been converted to the same 24 hour format
Fixed issue where the time zone setting is changed after Software Update is completed.
Implemented improved User Interface performance in large domain environments.
Fixed issue where an out of memory condition requires a manual system reboot. When an out of memory condition occurs the BizNAS will now recognize the problem and restart automatically. After the BizNAS restarts the user will be notified of the action via error message.
Implemented updates to the Online User Guide.
Fixed issue where Rsync Server is enabled after a Restore to Factory Settings operation even when 'Enable rsync server' is unchecked.
Fixed issue where email is not sent on initial enabling of SMTP even though the User Interface message says the email was sent.
Implemented improvements to Event Logging.
Fixed issue where User Interface hangs due to out of memory condition. Implemented change in File Manager to limit the number of files and folders that will be displayed.

Ver. 2.2.11 05 Aug, 2013 Click to Expand/Collapse

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Version v2.2.11.20130801-170233
Security Update
Fixed security issue in software release v2.1 where a password for external SMTP server authentication is logged in plain text.
Access
Fixed issue where unable to connect to Active Directory domain when using FQDN that is either:
    • Greater than 15 characters in length
    • Different from the NetBIOS name
If you don't have a properly configured Domain Name System which cannot look up the domain controller by domain name, you can now Configure Advanced Domain Options. Advanced options include specifying the Domain Controller IP and the Domain NETBIOS Name.

Note that when an AAAA (IPv6) record exists for the domain controller in the DNS, the BizNAS may fail to join the domain.
The workaround is to specify the domain controller IPv4 address in the "Domain Controller IP" field.
Updated BizNAS device information in the uPnP properties dialog.
Implemented default ACL permissions in a Mac environment to give full access to everyone. You can then restrict access on Mac to share level only.
Fixed issue where cannot log on via AFP and Time Machine, and a "CNID DB" error message is generated.
Removed limit on the maximum number of simultaneous Rsync connections.
Fixed issue where cannot direct connect an Apple Mac to BizNAS and a "CNID DB" error message is generated.
Backup
You can now set up encrypted backups to Rsync server.
File system volumes are now selectable as source folders in the "Backup Job Settings" window.
Implemented Backup Job log rotation.
Fixed issue where System Recovery does not restore all volumes and folders.
Fixed issue where backup job fails to copy files to destination folder on a GPT formatted external disk.
RDX cartridge will not be ejected at the end of a Verify or Restore only operation if the Backup Job setting "Eject destination cartridge when backup job complete" has been selected.
Fixed issue where RDX cartridge is ejected before a backup job is completed.
Implemented improvements to Backup Job log contents.
The Backup Job log file is now an uncompressed text file.
File restore will no longer delete new files/folders in backup source directories.
When the destination for a backup job is an RDX device the Destination field in the Backup job table will be "RDX" instead of "Ext. Disk".
Fix issue where backup job fails after RDX cartridge is manually ejected and then reinserted into dock.
Fix issue where a Backup Job can fail when only the Create System Recovery File option is selected in the Backup Job Settings menu.
Fixed issue where a large Backup Job may cause the BizNAS UI to hang with error message "BizNAS Software is Loading".
System Recovery files created with BizNAS software v2.1.2.20130507-145902 or earlier will not recover iSCSI targets.
If your configuration included iSCSI targets, then new System Recovery File backups should be created using software version v2.2.x.
Fixed issue in System Recovery which resulted in default permissions to be applied to restored Shared Folders rather than configured permissions. After upgrading to software version v2.2.x create a System Recovery File backup to ensure shared folder permissions will be restored properly.
Revised Backup Job processing to create the System Recovery File after the data portion of the backup completes.
Fixed issue where share permissions are not restored correctly after a System Recovery operation.
Fixed issue where iSCSI connections and CHAP configuration are not restored correctly after a System Recovery operation.
Dropbox
You can now share a file on Dropbox by using File Manager to create a web link to the file.
Network Settings
You can now make an IP Settings change to a fixed IP address without entering a Primary DNS address.
You can now see both IP addresses on the welcome message when a monitor is attached to BizNAS configured with Separate LANs.
Fixed issue where Port Configuration setting cannot be changed from Separate LANs to Balanced Mode if LAN1 is fixed IP and no cable is connected in LAN2.
SSH/SCP access is now only enabled for users who are selected as an "Administrator".
Fixed issue where long folder names cannot be selected as an Anonymous FTP Shared Folder.
Storage
You can now execute a surface scan of installed hard disk drives from the Disks window by selecting the Test Hard Disk option.
You can now cancel an active Check RAID operation.
Fixed issue were BizNAS UI hangs with error message "BizNAS Software is Loading" after a Volume Check File System operation is completed.
Disabled Check Raid function if only one drive installed in BizNAS.
Time remaining for RAID operations is now displayed in hours and minutes.
System
Fixed issue where email notifications are sent when 'Disable email notification' is selected.
Implemented improvements to Event Logging.
Improved cooling fan control to reduce BizNAS Desktop noise level.
Misc
Updated language translations in UI.
Implemented BizNAS UI improvements in browser IE8.
Fixed issue where the BizNAS UI does not respond if the connected Windows server and Domain Controller become inaccessible.
Implemented updates to the Online User Guide.

Ver. 2.1.3 24 Jun, 2013 Click to Expand/Collapse

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Version v2.1.3.20130618-150544
Fix issue where backup job fails to copy files to destination folder on a GPT formatted external disk.
Fix issue where backup job fails after RDX cartridge is manually ejected and then reinserted into dock.
Fix issue where RDX cartridge is ejected before a backup job is completed.
Fix issue where unable to connect to Active Directory domain when using FQDN that is either:
  • Greater than 15 characters in length
  • Different from the NetBIOS name

Ver. 2.1.2 23 May, 2013 Click to Expand/Collapse

Change List
Version v2.1.2.20130507-145902
Implemented Dropbox service.
You can now enable Anonymous FTP access to a share folder.
Add option to the Backup job Create/Edit to execute a verify operation with the backup.
You can now create a backup with an RDX cartridge or external disk as the SOURCE and schedule a backup for any time that cartridge is inserted into an attached RDX dock or an external disk is attached to the BizNAS via USB or eSATA.
Fix to ensure that folder created in File Manager inherits permissions from parent share folder.
Fixed issue where GUI session does not expire after one hour and redirect to the login page.
Add support for Korean language.
The System Status page now displays the BizNAS unit's Registration Code.
You can now configure bonding mode or gateway address IP settings via any USB storage device.
Email settings page updated with option to specify a "From" email address for emails generated by the BizNAS.
You can now set Enable CHAP on a target basis instead of on a host basis.
On the IP settings page, the Gateway address can now be set for each port when Separate LANs port configuration is selected.
Update to FTP to only allow access to users who have full access on the share folder.
Fixed issue regarding iSCSI discovery of obsolete addresses.
Implemented improvements to Event logging.
Fix issue where OSX Time Machine cannot discover a network share.
Fix issue where a Backup job can fail when executing a backup which includes a system recovery file.
Fix issue where external disk partitions do not remain in 'unmounted' state after reboot.
Fix issue where HDD Capacity is not displayed correctly for European languages.
Fixed issue where Windows permissions are not preserved during backup from a BizNAS folder to another BizNAS folder.
Fix issue where the Volumes page and progress bar are not displayed during volume creation process.
Fix issue where a Backup Job Schedule cannot be changed.
Change implemented to default Backup Job Settings: "Delete removed files from destination folder" checkbox is not selected.
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
Model BizNAS D400 BizNAS D408 BizNAS R400 BizNAS R408
Part No. 5000-NAS 5001-NAS 5100-NAS 5101-NAS
Configuration Desktop, 0TB Desktop, 8TB 1U, 0TB 1U, 8TB
Description D400 Desktop, Driveless/0TB D408 Desktop, 4x2TB HDD, 8TB R400, 1U Driveless/0TB R408, 1U, 4x2TB HDD, 8TB

 

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