Up2Date 7.001 released [HIGH]

7.001 is a bugfix only Firmware Up2Date. It fixes a serious bug in the reporting und Up2Date, a small HA/Cluster sync problem and some other smaller issues. It is recommended to update your unit to ASG 7.001 as soon as possible. 

In ASG version 7.000, the automatic firmware download function is impaired. As a workaround, you can specify passwords for loginuser and root, which is to be configured on the Management >> System Settings >> Shell Access tab in WebAdmin. There is no need to enable the “ssh shell access”, Astaro recommends keeping this features disabled. However, it is recommended to update your unit to ASG 7.001 as soon as possible, which is a bugfix maintenance release fixing the problem described above as well as several minor issues. You can also upload the Firmware Up2Date manually via WebAdmin Management >> Up2Date >> Advanced.Get the 7.001 package here: http://download.astaro.de/ASL/v7.0/up2date/u2d-sys-7.001.tgz.gpg or from on official mirror listed below.


  • Required previous version is 7.000
  • Existing configuration will not be changed
  • Middleware will be restarted
  • Active IP and VPN connections will be restarted
  • You need to relogin to WebAdmin after the Up2Date has been applied
  • Bug ID5592 was also responsible for some backend misbehaviors


  • This is a small bugfix release only


(please refer to the known issue list on http://www.astaro.com/kb)
4920 Interfaces that are part of a LAG are not shown in dashboard
5495 Link Aggregation on 425 does not work correctly
5540 Awkward Real Names in From and To fields in POP3 Log
5564 NTP synchronization does not work on slave nodes
5569 Error while trying to update group membership
5572 PPTP shuts down if no user or group is set
5574 Additional interface menu not reachable after editing primary interface
5576 Blank HTTP Profiles/Proxy Profiles page after deleting objects
5579 Release symbol is shown in Quarantine Manager when prefetch is off
5580 Up2date Overview page: Unable to complete backend request
5592 Up2Date and Reporting may not work after installation

Download Information

All Up2Dates are GNUPG-signed! The Astaro Up2Date technology makes it easy to upgrade your installed Astaro Security Linux to the latest version. There are two ways to apply an Up2Date package to the system:

  1. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to Management >> Up2Date >> Overview and use Update to latest version now to install the Firmware Up2Date. Click on then Watch Up2Date Progress in new window and an extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  2. Download the Up2Date package from our HTTP or FTP Server and install it under Management >> Up2Date >> Advanced:
    (MD5sum: e3152d1a7f7d55cdbe1cc7a498b3b011 Size : 26,130,105 bytes)
    HTTP:  Astaro USAstaro US2Astaro GermanyAstaro Germany2Australian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    FTP: Astaro USAstaro US2Astaro GermanyAstaro Germany2Australian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror

ISO image asg-7.001-070130-2.iso

size: 412 MB (412,203,008 Byte)
md5sum: 8c276a4baa256b77852dc0468e74860e
FTP server:  Germany  – Germany2  – US  – US 2  – Austria Mirror  – Japanese Mirror
HTTP server:  Germany  – Germany2  – US  – US 2  – Austria Mirror  – Japanese Mirror
BitTorrent:  http://download.astaro.de/ASL/v7.0/iso_i386/asg-7.001-070130-2.iso.torrent

(If you are not familiar with BitTorrent, please check out this detailed description: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bittorrent). Search for “how to burn” on our Knowledge Base if you have trouble to burn a CD from the ISO image.


If you want to provide feedback or want to discuss any of the ASG V7 features you should post it on our User Bulletin Board. Please take care to add always(!) the version you refer to (e.g. “[7.001] POP3 prefetch question”). There is also a demo server to check the new GUI: http://demo.astaro.com

Your Astaro R&D team


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