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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Beta 1.2b1
 Date:  Sat, 25 Sep 2004 17:28:50 +0200
Here's the first beta version of the 1.2 branch. Thanks to everybody
who has contributed!


Changes since 1.1:

- captive portal HTTPS login support

- captive portal custom redirection support

- CPU/memory usage display on main webGUI page

- IPsec kernel fix to prefer newer SAs over older ones after 30
seconds (dead SA problem), racoon proposal_check changed from obey ->
claim, auto-establishment option (ping)

- console speed is no longer fixed to 9600 bps for
net45xx/net48xx/WRAP; instead, the value that was set by the BIOS is
used, so it should work at whatever speed the BIOS is set to

- IDE hard disk standby option for generic-pc (System: Advanced page)

- last configuration change timestamp is recorded and displayed in
- full interface names displayed for optional interfaces on
Interfaces: Assign page

- new advanced setup option: "Keep diagnostics in navigation expanded"

- added more Ethernet drivers (esp. Gigabit Ethernet) for

- netgraph protocol field compression fix

- set kernel HZ to 1000 for smoother traffic shaping

- webGUI anti-lockout rule on LAN can be disabled (System: Advanced

- static routes can now be defined on the WAN interface

- "earlyshellcmd" tag in config.xml is now supported (such commands
are executed before most of the system configuration is done)

- VLAN parent interfaces are now always configured "up"

- default hash algorithm for IPsec is now SHA1

- ping option in console menu

- hidden DHCP options (config.xml only): gateway, domain,
next-server, filename
- fixed turning off PPTP VPN (NAT rules)

- the webGUI now checks user input for control characters that are
not allowed in XML