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 For an overview on NetModule Router Software (NRSW) see the [[documentation:​feature-list|NRSW factsheet]]. For an overview on NetModule Router Software (NRSW) see the [[documentation:​feature-list|NRSW factsheet]].
  
 +
 +===== Overview =====
 +
 +==== Active Releases ====
 +
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 +^ Branch ​    ^ State       ^ Current Version ​ ^ Current Date        ^ First Release ​          ^ End-Of-Support ^
 +| 4.4 | STS      |[[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​|4.4.0.104]] |2020-05-15 ​   |2019-10-31|2020-10-31|
 +| 4.3 | LTS      |[[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.106/​|4.3.0.106]] |2020-05-08 ​      ​|2019-10-31|2022-10-31|
 +| 4.1 | LTS      |[[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.110/​|4.1.0.110]] ​  ​|2020-05-08 ​    ​|2018-02-06|2021-02-06|
 +
 +
 +==== Deprecated Releases ====
 +
 +
 +^ Branch ​    ^ State       ^ Current Version ​ ^ Current Date        ^ First Release ​          ^ End-Of-Support ^
 +| 4.2 | EOL (STS)      |[[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.105/​|4.2.0.105]]|2019-07-17 ​    ​|2018-11-19|2019-07-17|
 +| 4.0 | EOL      |[[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​4.0/​4.0.0.111/​|4.0.0.111]] ​ |2018-11-19 ​     |2016-08-03|2018-11-19|
 +| 3.8 | EOL      |[[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​3.8/​3.8.0.114/​|3.8.0.114]] ​ |2018-11-19 ​     |2015-04-2|2018-11-19|
 ===== Downloads ===== ===== Downloads =====
-You find all releases and accompanying release notes on our [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/router/​public/​system-software/​ |FTP server]].+You find all releases and accompanying release notes on our [[http://​share.netmodule.com/​public/​system-software/​ |File server]].
  
 [[http://​www.netmodule.com/​netmodule-home/​mailing-signup.html|Subscribe to our NetModule Insights mailing if you wish to be informed about new releases.]] [[http://​www.netmodule.com/​netmodule-home/​mailing-signup.html|Subscribe to our NetModule Insights mailing if you wish to be informed about new releases.]]
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 [[this>​_media/​pictures:​release_process.png|{{:​pictures:​release_process.png?​600}}]] [[this>​_media/​pictures:​release_process.png|{{:​pictures:​release_process.png?​600}}]]
 ===== Release History ===== ===== Release History =====
 +==== New in Version 4.4 ====
 +^ Feature ^ First introduced ^
 +| **GUI improvements:​** It is now possible to configure whether status messages should appear on the login page of the web interface. The system log level settings can now be changed more convenient in the web interface. It is now possible to import IPsec expert mode files with encrypted keys via the web interface. Routers with Toby-L2 LTE modules now show LTE band information on the WWAN status page. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **SDK improvements:​** NB800 and NB1601 can now be set to a low power sleep mode from SDK. New SDK functions were introduced to scan for probing WLAN clients. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **WLAN: 8 SSIDs:** It is now possible to configure up to 8 SSIDs in AP-Mode for following routers: NB3800, NB3700 series, NB2800 series, NB2700 series, NB1600. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **New Services available for ITxPT and FMStoIP Feature:** The services ITxPT and FMStoIP are available under two separate service licenses. Please contact sales for any inquiries. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **STP and RSTP for soft-bridges:​** BR1 and BR2 support STP and RSTP settings. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **Improved user access rights:** The access right management for users was improved. It is now possible to grant native shell access to additional admin users or to disable shell access for a user. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **Active GNSS antenna for NB1800 and NB1810:** New HW releases of NB1800 and NB1810 support active GNSS antenna. It can be configured via GNSS settings now.  | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **Additional GRE tunnel parameters:​** It is now possible to configure tunnel keys for GRE to allow a gateway to distinguish between GRE packages from different connected end devices. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **Additional settings for BGP:** The BGP setup now allows to configure additional parameters for time-out, hold-time and weight. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **ETH2 on NB1810 can now be enabled:** NB1810 now allows to disable the SFP port in favor of ETH2 as an additional Ethernet port. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **Increase maximum number of static DHCP hosts:** It’s now possible to configure up to 70 static DHCP host entries. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.104/​ | 4.4.0.104]] |
 +| **QoS with bridged WLAN interfaces:​** QoS settings were not possible for WLAN access point mode if the WLAN interface was bridged. That has been changed. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **IPsec improvements:​** IPsec tunnels can be enabled and disabled individually now. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **Support for new router model NB2810:** Added software support for the new NB2810 router. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **GUI improvements:​** Mark WLAN 5 GHz indoor channels as indoor. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **Prevent down-grade to incompatible version:** If you want to downgrade to an older release, you may have to install intermediate releases. Normally that’s the latest release of the major version of the desired software. The Update process will detect the release number of the uploaded image and prevent installation of invalid releases.. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **IPsec:** The number of configurable IPsec tunnels was increased to 10. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **New NetModule CI** | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **Added support for passive CAN interfaces on NB800 and NB1601:** There is a new hardware extension providing passive CAN interfaces for NB800 and NB1601. These interfaces are supported now. Passive interfaces are designed so that they can only be used for listening on the CAN bus, while the software is unable to send anything on the bus. Also enabling termination resistors for the bus by software is not possible on the passive interfaces. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +| **Active GNSS antenna for NB1800 and NB1810:** New HW releases of NB1800 and NB1810 support active GNSS antenna. It can be configured via GNSS settings now. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.4/​4.4.0.103/​ | 4.4.0.103]] |
 +==== New in Version 4.3 ====
 +^ Feature ^ First introduced ^
 +| **Increase maximum number of static DHCP hosts:** It’s now possible to configure up to 70 static DHCP host entries. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.106/​ | 4.3.0.106]] |
 +| **ETH2 on NB1810 can now be enabled:** NB1810 now allows to disable the SFP port in favor of ETH2 as an additional Ethernet port. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.106/​ | 4.3.0.106]] |
 +| **Active GNSS antenna for NB1800 and NB1810:** New HW releases of NB1800 and NB1810 support active GNSS antenna. It can be configured via GNSS settings now. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.106/​ | 4.3.0.106]] |
 +| **Prevent down-grade to incompatible version:** If you want to downgrade to an older release, you may have to install intermediate releases. Normally that’s the latest release of the major version of the desired software. The Update process will detect the release number of the uploaded image and prevent installation of invalid releases. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.106/​ | 4.3.0.106]] |
 +| **Support for new router model NB2810:** Added software support for the new NB2810 router. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.105/​ | 4.3.0.105]] |
 +| **GUI improvements:​** Mark WLAN 5 GHz indoor channels as indoor. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.105/​ | 4.3.0.105]] |
 +| **Prevent down-grade to incompatible version:** If you want to downgrade to an older release, you may have to install intermediate releases. Normally that’s the latest release of the major version of the desired software. The Update process will detect the release number of the uploaded image and prevent installation of invalid releases. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.105/​ | 4.3.0.105]] |
 +| **New NetModule CI** | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.105/​ | 4.3.0.105]] |
 +| **Added support for passive CAN interfaces on NB800 and NB1601:** There is a new hardware extension providing passive CAN interfaces for NB800 and NB1601. These interfaces are supported now. Passive interfaces are designed so that they can only be used for listening on the CAN bus, while the software is unable to send anything on the bus. Also enabling termination resistors for the bus by software is not possible on the passive interfaces. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.105/​ | 4.3.0.105]] |
 +| **Active GNSS antenna for NB1800 and NB1810:** New HW releases of NB1800 and NB1810 support active GNSS antenna. It can be configured via GNSS settings now. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.105/​ | 4.3.0.105]] |
 +| **SDK improvements:​** New function usleep() provides sub second sleep intervals. New API function to nb_syslog_p() for logging to different log levels. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.104/​ | 4.3.0.104]] |
 +| **SNMP service improvements:​** System temperature is now provided on SNMP poll. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.104/​ | 4.3.0.104]] |
 +| **Added support for certificate chains for OpenVPN export mode configuration:​** It is possible now to install certificate chains for OpenVPN using the expert mode configuration process. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.104/​ | 4.3.0.104]] |
 +| **Netflow interface supervision for Ethernet and WWAN interfaces:​** Netflow was introduced for WLAN interfaces and is now available for other device types like Ethernet and WWAN as well. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.104/​ | 4.3.0.104]] |
 +| **Key-parameter support for GRE tunnels:** GRE tunnels now support the Key-parameter which is used to separate different GRE tunnels between two end-points. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.104/​ | 4.3.0.104]] |
 +| **CLI improvements:​** Time stamp of last reset of data counter will be displayed on cli status. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.101/​ | 4.3.0.101]] | 
 +| **Fix time stamp in NMEA stream:** Some GNSS chipsets are known to provide an invalid date in November 2019 due to the GPS-rollover issue. Time stamps in NMEA frames will be altered to fix this issue for all chipsets. This functionality can be disable. Please contact our support if you need unmodified data. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.101/​ | 4.3.0.101]] |
 +| **WLAN fast roaming:** Fast Transition (802.11r) and pre-authentication is now supported. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **WLAN band steering:** It is now possible to steer WLAN clients from one frequency band to another. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **L2TPv3 support:** L2TPv3 tunnels can be configured and bridged to local interfaces. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **Update of 3rd party software packages:** Linux Kernel was updated to LTS release 4.19. curl was updated to version 7.64.0. OpenSSL was updated to 1.0.2r. OpenVPN was updated to 2.4.6. Busybox was updated to 1.28.4 | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **Allow multiple VRRP instances:​** You can now setup up to 4 instances of VRRP for different networks. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **Disable low data rates as WLAN access point:** It is now possible to disable low data rates in WLAN 2.4 GHz frequency band to avoid sticky clients and decrease airtime utilization. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **Improved voice call quality:** On NB1601 the voice quality was improved by better software sound processing. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **Support for new hardware:** The CanGI shield providing a GNSS receiver and a CAN interface is now supported for NB800. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **Wireless regulatory:​** The wireless regulatory database has been updated to version 2019-04-23. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +| **DIO Support:** Support of new DIO Extension Module for NB2800 and NB3800. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.3/​4.3.0.100/​ | 4.3.0.100]] |
 +
 ==== New in Version 4.2 ==== ==== New in Version 4.2 ====
 ^ Feature ^ First introduced ^ ^ Feature ^ First introduced ^
 +| **Improved voice call quality:** On NB1601 the voice quality was improved by better software sound processing. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.105/​ | 4.2.0.105]] |
 +| **GNSS epoch rollover:** Several GNSS modules from different vendors will face an unsigned integer overrun in November 2019. This will result in a time offset of about 20 years. Our system software will handle this issue. No action is needed (apart from updating to latest NRSW software) as long as your application does not derive time stamps directly from the GNSS NMEA stream. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.104/​ | 4.2.0.104]] |
 | **More status information on SWI interface for QMI based WWAN modules:** The WWAN status information was extended to show information on SWI status. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.104/​ | 4.2.0.104]] | | **More status information on SWI interface for QMI based WWAN modules:** The WWAN status information was extended to show information on SWI status. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.104/​ | 4.2.0.104]] |
 | **IPSec now supports certificate chains:** You can now upload certificate chains for IPSec connection establishment. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.104/​ | 4.2.0.104]] | | **IPSec now supports certificate chains:** You can now upload certificate chains for IPSec connection establishment. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.2/​4.2.0.104/​ | 4.2.0.104]] |
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 ==== New in Version 4.1 ==== ==== New in Version 4.1 ====
 ^ Feature ^ First introduced ^ ^ Feature ^ First introduced ^
 +| **Fix time stamp in NMEA stream:** Some GNSS chipsets are known to provide an invalid date in November 2019 due to the GPS-rollover issue. Time stamps in NMEA frames will be altered to fix this issue for all chipsets. This functionality can be disable. Please contact our support if you need unmodified data. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.109/​ | 4.1.0.109]] |
 +| **SDK improvements:​** New API function to nb_syslog_p() for logging to different log levels. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.108/​ | 4.1.0.108]] |
 +| **GNSS epoch rollover:** Several GNSS modules from different vendors will face an unsigned integer overrun in November 2019. This will result in a time offset of about 20 years. Our system software will handle this issue. No action is needed (apart from updating to latest NRSW software) as long as your application does not derive time stamps directly from the GNSS NMEA stream. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.105/​ | 4.1.0.105]] |
 | **More status information on SWI interface for QMI based WWAN modules:** The WWAN status information was extended to show information on SWI status. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.105/​ | 4.1.0.105]] | | **More status information on SWI interface for QMI based WWAN modules:** The WWAN status information was extended to show information on SWI status. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.105/​ | 4.1.0.105]] |
 | **IPSec now supports certi1cate chains:** You can now upload certi1cate chains for IPSec connection establishment. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.105/​ | 4.1.0.105]] | | **IPSec now supports certi1cate chains:** You can now upload certi1cate chains for IPSec connection establishment. | [[ftp://​share.netmodule.com/​router/​public/​system-software/​4.1/​4.1.0.105/​ | 4.1.0.105]] |