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Patch Release Note

Patch 86222-06

For Rapier Switches and AR800 Series

Modular Switching Routers

Introduction

This patch release note lists the issues addressed and enhancements made in patch 86222-06for Software Release 2.2.2 on existing models of Rapier L3 managed switches and AR800 Series L3 modular switching routers. Patch file details are listed inTable 1.

Table 1: Patch file details for Patch 86222-06.

Base Software Release File

86s-222.rez

 

 

Patch Release Date

30-Aug-2001

 

 

Compressed Patch File Name

86222-06.paz

 

 

Compressed Patch File Size

226776 bytes

 

 

This release note should be read in conjunction with the following documents:

Release Note: Software Release 2.2.2 for Rapier Switches, AR300 and AR700 Series Routers, and AR800 Series Modular Switching Routers (Document Number C613-10313-00Rev A) available fromwww.alliedtelesyn.co.nz/documentation/documentation.html.

Rapier Switch Documentation Set for Software Release 2.2.1 available on the Documentation and Tools CD-ROMpackaged with your switch, or fromwww.alliedtelesyn.co.nz/documentation/documentation.html.

AR800 Series Modular Switching Router Documentation Set for Software Release 2.2.1 available on the Documentation and Tools CD-ROMpackaged with your switching router, or fromwww.alliedtelesyn.co.nz/ documentation/documentation.html.

WARNING: Using a patch for a different model or software release may cause unpredictable results, including disruption to the network. Information in this release note is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment on the part of Allied Telesyn International. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within this document and the features and changes described are accurate, Allied Telesyn International can not accept any type of liability for errors in, or omissions arising from the use of this information.

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Features in 86222-06

Patch 86222-06includes all issues resolved and enhancements released in previous patches for Software Release 2.2.2, and the following enhancements:

PCR: 01188

Module: SWI

Network affecting: No

The power supply voltages of the base board PHYs on a Rapier G6 are controlled by a PHY register value, which was incorrectly set. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01190

Module: PIM

Network affecting: No

In PIM Dense Mode, if a data stream started before PIM hello messages were exchanged, the receiver did not get the data stream. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01192

Module: SWI

Network affecting: No

The Rapier G6 base ports sometimes experienced spurious link up or link down events. This issue has been resolved.

Features in 86222-05

Patch file details for Patch 86222-05are listed inTable 2.

Table 2: Patch file details for Patch 86222-05.

Base Software Release File

86s-222.rez

 

 

Patch Release Date

24-Aug-2001

 

 

Compressed Patch File Name

86222-05.paz

 

 

Compressed Patch File Size

223728 bytes

 

 

Patch 86222-05includes all issues resolved and enhancements released in previous patches for Software Release 2.2.2, and the following enhancements:

PCR: 01148

Module: SWI

Network affecting: No

A39 copper uplink modules in the Rapier G6 sometimes experienced spurious link up or link down events. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01157

Module: CORE

Network affecting: No

The enterprise MIB now supports objects for power supply monitoring.

PCR: 01162

Module: PKI

Network affecting: No

Certificates containing GeneralisedTime with the year in YYYY format are now parsed correctly. ThekeyUsage field of certificates is now parsed correctly when only one byte has been specified. TheCRL update time is now displayed correctly in hours. If theusername andpassword parameters are present thelocation parameter must be present and appear before theusername andpassword parameters. Certificates with signatures of 257 bytes are now correctly parsed. Certificates added from a configuration script are now processed correctly.

Patch 86222-06for Software Release 2.2.2C613-10319-00REV F

Patch 86222-06For Rapier Switches and AR800 Series Modular Switching Routers

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PCR: 01170 Module: IPv6 Network affecting: No

A fatal error occurred if an IPv6 interface was deleted while packets were being transmitted. The number of current interfaces was not being updated correctly when a new IPv6 interface was added. As a result, after multiple additions and deletions, no more IPv6 interfaces could be added. These issues have been resolved.

PCR: 01176

Module: PKI

Network affecting: No

The CREATE CONFIG command now adds PKI certificates to the script in the same order that they were originally added to the certificate database.

PCR: 01177

Module: PKI

Network affecting: No

PKI certificates are now periodically checked (once per hour) to verify that they are still valid.

PCR: 01178

Module: IPSEC

Network affecting: No

IPCOMP SA’s which have the reserved CPI “3” are no longer deleted by

ISAKMP delete messages.

PCR: 01179

Module: SWI

Network affecting: No

When a VLAN was created and then destroyed on the G6 or G6F, the

VTABLE was corrupted. This has been fixed.

PCR: 01181 Module: DHCP

Network affecting: No

DHCP failed to send request messages when it was in a rebinding or renewing state. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01185

Module: SWI

Network affecting: No

In some extreme traffic conditions the switch could lock up, preventing switching of any traffic. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01186

Module: FIREWALL

Network affecting: No

When large numbers of sessions were being handled the firewall would become overly aggressive in restricting new sessions. The Active TCP Opens field in the output of the SHOW FIREWALL POLICY would show a very high number (42× 108). This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01187

Module: IPG

Network affecting: No

If the IGMP table was empty and a timeout was set, a fatal error occurred.

This issue has been resolved.

Patch 86222-06for Software Release 2.2.2C613-10319-00REV F

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Features in 86222-04

Patch file details for Patch 86222-04are listed inTable 3.

Table 3: Patch file details for Patch 86222-04.

Base Software Release File

86s-222.rez

 

 

Patch Release Date

24-Aug-2001

 

 

Compressed Patch File Name

86222-04.paz

 

 

Compressed Patch File Size

220220 bytes

 

 

Patch 86222-04includes all issues resolved and enhancements released in previous patches for Software Release 2.2.2, and the following enhancements:

PCR: 01124

Module: PKI

Network affecting: No

Message protection validation failures would occur intermittently. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01136

Module: ISAKMP

Network affecting: No

ISAKMP now interoperates with other vendor’s products in aggressive mode exchanges.

PCR 01138

Module: CORE, SWI

Network affecting: No

Support has been added for the 8624XL-80switch with-48VDCpower supply.

PCR: 01152

Module: FIREWALL

Network affecting: No

In a dual policy configuration, the firewall would lock up under load. The firewall would also mistakenly report SYN attacks. These issues have been resolved.

PCR: 01159

Module: PIM

Network affecting: No

The CREATE CONFIG command generated duplicate PIM interface configuration command lines. This issue has been resolved.

PCR: 01162

Module: PKI

Network affecting: No

Certificates containing GeneralisedTime with the year in YYYY format are now parsed correctly. ThekeyUsage field of certificates is now parsed correctly when only one byte has been specified. TheCRL update time is now displayed correctly in hours. If theusername andpassword parameters are present thelocation parameter must be present and appear before theusername andpassword parameters.

PCR: 01165 Module: DHCP

Network affecting: No

The DHCP server now correctly allocates addresses to clients running

Apple Open Transport 2.5.1 or 2.5.2.

PCR: 01166

Module: FIREWALL

Network affecting: No

Both public and private access could be configured on the same interface on a policy. This issue has been resolved.

Patch 86222-06for Software Release 2.2.2C613-10319-00REV F