Astaro Security Linux 2.0 BETA3 (1.930)

We are pleased to announce the beta3 version of the next major release of Astaro Security Linux. There are quite a few new features and system improvements included – we would appreciate
your test feedback to help us bringing out a rock stable 2.0 soon! Please post your feedback in the therefore specific board at – thanks.

New in Astaro Security Linux 2.0 Beta:

  • SCSI Hardisk support
  • Road warrior-VPNs via PPTP
  • WebAdmin allows to kick open sessions
  • TCP port of WebAdmin is configurable
  • Handling of infected emails via WebAdmin
  • Portscan detection configurable via WebAdmin
  • Beeps after booting or halting
  • Separate virus pattern updates
  • Backup-files can be emailed (Attention: unencrypted!)
  • Different keyboard layouts
  • Selfsigned SSL certificate generation
  • Remote Syslog/SNMP (no WebAdmin so far)
  • Remote syslogd support
  • Proxy ARP
  • Alias Interfaces

Additional new in Astaro Security Linux 2.0 Beta3:
Backup emailing (with correct mimencoding)

Thats the final set of features for Astaro Security Linux 2.0, we will only add documentation and bugfixes for the final relaese.

We changed our Up2Date policy:
Up2Dates for upgrading from 1.8 will be provided for the stable 2.0 and for upgrading from 1.9 beta versions to 2.0 final!
The upgrade to 2.0 is free of charge for all 1.8 customers! Backup will work for 1.8 -> Beta -> 2.0 migration.

Non-commercial users please note that it will not be possible to activate SMTP virus protection without a valid license key anymore – Astaro sublicenses the virus scanner from Kapersky Labs.
We will announce a special virus protection-pricing for non-commercial users with the 2.0 release.

Download Information

Astaro Security Linux 2.0 BETA via HTTP:Astaro, Australian Mirror
Astaro Security Linux 2.0 BETA via FTP: Astaro, Australian Mirror

MD5sum/Size compressed:
md5sum: a8a0545d29ec0f36554666d22be56a97
size: 59966689 bytes

MD5sum/Size uncompressed:
md5sum: 2350e9cd48cf733940b1af8fbbb09194
size: 153583616 bytes


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