Up2Date 7.002 released [Middle]

ASG V7.002 improves the accounting backend and fixes several issues.  A new ISO image with version 7.002 is also available for download via FTP, HTTP or BitTorrent. 


  • Middleware will be restarted
  • Active IP and VPN connections will be restarted
  • Existing configuration will not be changed
  • Accounting data for the day the Up2Date is applied will get lost
  • You need to relogin to WebAdmin after the Up2Date has been applied


  • This is a bugfix release
  • Accounting database backend has been improved


(please refer to the known issue list on http://www.astaro.com/kb)
5239 Some IM/P2P protocols won't be blocked
5451 File extension filter blocks file only after download is complete
5603 Changing the name of ContentFilter categories not working correctly
5631 Downloaded Up2Date package may not get unpacked
5637 SMTP domains are case-sensitive when used in profiles
5649 “Re-generate WebAdmin certificate” may fail
5651 Whitelist mode in HTTP Proxy Profiles not working
5657 Interface Name in reporting graphs is 'Unknown' for PPP-Interfaces
5660 HTTP Proxy Profiles sorting
5666 Wrong status for added networks of a ipsec-tunnel and listview
5669 Global HTTP Settings – Allowed Networks can not be changed
5682 Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) is incompatible to WebAdmin
5683 File extension filter blocks file after complete download
5686 Not possible to set GoogleTalk/Jabber “Block file transfers only”
5694 Executive Reporting showing more than 5 entries in TOP5 lists
5698 Content filter mangles SMTP addresses
5709 Confidential footer applies on incoming mails only
5732 Static Usergroups don't work in the Packetfilter
5740 No space left on device due to too many tmpLFI* files
5765 Network groups in DNS allowed networks not allowed
5766 Incoming/outgoing e-mails are truncated if they contain a 'dot'

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: 4d40a7df9c1b64ba4c4e375aef9896f7 Size : 54,128,049 bytes)
    HTTP:  Astaro USAstaro US2Astaro GermanyAstaro Germany2Australian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    FTP: Astaro USAstaro US2Astaro GermanyAstaro Germany2Australian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror

Download ISO image asg-7.002-070302-1.iso

Size: 417 MB (417,738,752 Byte)  
md5sum: 1a78a9d11411ad512bc9bf3e8118459f
FTP server: – Germany  – Germany2  – US  – US 2  – Austria Mirror  – Japanese Mirror
HTTP server: – Germany  – Germany2  – US  – US 2Austria Mirror  – Japanese Mirror
BitTorrent: http://download.astaro.de/ASL/v7.0/iso_i386/asg-7.002-070302-1.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. “[7.002] Site-to-Site compatibility success story”). There is also a demo server to check the new GUI: http://demo.astaro.com

Your Astaro R&D team


You Can Learn More About the Astaro Internet Security Product Line By Going to www.FirewallShop.com/Astaro.

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