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Use of forums and case tracker ...

Use of forums

We've made some changes regarding support offerings: Customers can now issue a private support request by using a dedicated form. Case tracker is replaced by existing user forums which are now opened again for public use. All case tracker items are also migrated to user forums.

Nagwin is updated with Nagios Core 3.4.1

Nagwin - Nagios for Windows


  • Added service_check_timeout_state configuration variable (Bill McGonigle)
  • Permanently remove sleep on run_event == FALSE in main loop (Max <>)
  • Reduce notification load by moving notification viability check into notification list creation (Opsview Team)
  • Added code to apply allow_empty_hostgroup_assignment flag to host and service dependencies (Daniel Wittenberg)
  • Users can now see hostgroups and servicegroups that contain at least one host or service they are authorized for, instead of having to be authorized for them all (Ethan Galstad)
  • RSS feed boxes fallback if an error occurs (Ethan Galstad)
  • RSS feeds no longer block main page load (Mike Guthrie)

Cwrsync client with OpenSSH 6.1

Cwrsync - Rsync for WindowsVersion 5.0.3 of the cwRsync client comes with OpenSSH binaries updated to version 6.1. It contains also the correct version of OpenSSL (1.0.1c) as announced before.

Existing customers can download the latest version from their customer page at

Copssh 4.4.0 with OpenSSH 6.1 ...

Copssh - OpenSSH for Windows

OpenSSH version 6.1 is primarily a bugfix release.


  • sshd(8): This release turns on pre-auth sandboxing sshd by default for new installs, by setting UsePrivilegeSeparation=sandbox in sshd_config.
  • ssh-keygen(1): Add options to specify starting line number and number of lines to process when screening moduli candidates, allowing processing of different parts of a candidate moduli file in parallel
  • sshd(8): The Match directive now supports matching on the local (listen) address and port upon which the incoming connection was received via LocalAddress and LocalPort clauses.
  • sshd(8): Extend sshd_config Match directive to allow setting AcceptEnv and {Allow,Deny}{Users,Groups}
  • Add support for RFC6594 SSHFP DNS records for ECDSA key types. bz#1978
  • ssh-keygen(1): Allow conversion of RSA1 keys to public PEM and PKCS8
  • sshd(8): Allow the sshd_config PermitOpen directive to accept "none" as an argument to refuse all port-forwarding requests.
  • sshd(8): Support "none" as an argument for AuthorizedPrincipalsFile
  • ssh-keyscan(1): Look for ECDSA keys by default. bz#1971
  • sshd(8): Add "VersionAddendum" to sshd_config to allow server operators to append some arbitrary text to the server SSH protocol banner.

Cwrsync 5.0.2 with many updates

Cwrsync 5.0.2 has an rsync binary with two additional patches: the official ignore-case patch and an unofficial patch removing permissions checks on the password file. In addition, the installers have updated versions of OpenSSH (6.0), OpenSSL(1.0.1c) and Cygwin (1.7.15). The Server installer is now made UAC-aware, requiring admin privileges for proper installation on Vista or later. Rsyncd.conf sample contains uid=0 and gid=0  directives for error-free operation.

Existing customers can download the latest version from their customer page at

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