Changelog

PROVAIA v1.4.2

Published on: 19.06.2019

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • SMB/CIFS: Support for encryption (requires SMB version 3.0 or higher)
  • SMB/CIFS: Support for Kerberos authentication
  • SMB/CIFS: Support for versions >= 3.0
  • Support for VeraCrypt
  • Detection of Malware in boot sectors
  • Support for multiple file system layers on optical media
  • Improvements for managing MIME types and file extensions
  • Support for an additional USB Crypto flash drive: Support for Kanguru Defender 300
  • Performance improvements when scanning media
  • Proxy: Setting exceptions is now possible
  • Avira: Update to the latest version of SAVAPI
  • Avira: Preparations for supporting Avira Protection Cloud (APC)
  • Symantec: Update to the latest version
  • Update to openSUSE Leap 15.1 as Linux OS for the management system
  • Additionally SLES15 is supported as Linux OS for the management system.
    (Please note: openSUSE Leap will remain the reference system.)
  • Update to new versions of Ruby and Rails.
  • Numerous other improvements and bug fixes.

Management system manual 1.4.2: German, English

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PROVAIA v1.4.1-p2

Published on: 05.04.2019

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Compatibility update for "Remote Update" for upcoming version 1.4.2
    IMPORTANT: In order to be able to transfer ISOs generated with 1.4.2 via Remote Update to the appliance, the appliance must have been booted with at least version 1.4.1-p2.
  • Performance improvement for Sophos Scanner
  • Workaround for problem when scanning Windows shares with the Symantec Scanner

Management system manual (1.4.1)

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PROVAIA v1.4.1-p1

Published on: 09.12.2018

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Avira: Update to the latest version of SAVAPI
  • IMPORTANT: Without this update Avira will stop functioning as of 1.1.2019.
  • Corrected error when sending mails from the appliance
  • Corrected problem when accessing iOS devices
  • Corrected problems when accessing network shares
  • Several other bug fixes

Management system manual (1.4.1)

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PROVAIA v1.4.1

Published on: 05.08.2018

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Support for the "Data Protection" endpoint protection software by EgoSecure.
    Once checked, the medium is signed with a cryptographic signature. Data Protection can thus decide whether or not to authorize the medium at the workstation.
  • Configurations and appliances in the management system can now be filtered
  • Mass operations for configurations and appliances in the management system are now possible
  • Configurations and appliances can be exported from (and imported to) the management system
  • Sophos: Optional support from Live Protection ("Cloud Scanning")
  • Improvements to reports (such as additional information regarding Host or CIFS users)
  • FAT data volumes are now integrated with the correct (local) time zone
  • Support for an additional USB Crypto flash drive: Support for Kanguru Defender 200
  • Reports can now be automatically printed (in multiple copies) as needed
  • Improvements in the file browser (such as sorting by name/size/date)
  • Improvements to iOS support (particularly for devices with iOS 11.x)
  • Improved recognition of multi-session DVDs with UDF
  • Improved handling of Alternate Data Streams (ADS)
  • Extended attributes of various file systems (such as ext4) are now explicitly examined
  • AV scanners are started more rarely for each workflow
  • Improvements to Remote Update
  • As an option, individual AV scanners can now be temporarily disabled in the maintenance menu
  • Update to openSUSE Leap 42.3 as the underlying Linux operating system
  • Basic configuration of the internal processing engines
  • Numerous other improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.4.1)

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PROVAIA v1.4

Published on: 10.07.2017

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Support for MTP and PTP
    With this feature, newer Android devices in particular, but also many digital cameras or MP3 players are now supported.
  • Improvements to iOS support (particularly for devices using iOS 10.x)
  • Remote update is now possible by PULL (appliance-initiated connection) as well as PUSH (Management System-initiated connection).
  • Passwords can now be displayed during input upon request.
  • Time stamps for files can now be optionally inherited during copying and converting.
  • New "Local Quarantine" feature
  • Network drives: CIFS version can now be selected.
  • Network drives: Automatic detection of the CIFS security mode is now possible.
  • Support for additional USB Crypto flash drive: Kingston Data Traveler DT4000 G2.
  • Support for new versions/variants of USB Crypto flash drives that are actually already supported.
  • Configurations in the management system can now be copied.
  • Name and reason can now be optionally recorded for each workflow and output in the report.
  • When operating your own management system: Local mirror servers for Avira and Sophos signatures can be optionally set up.
  • Update to openSUSE Leap 42.2 as the underlying Linux operating system
  • Update to new versions of Ruby and Rails.
  • Sophos: Update to new version.
  • Numerous other improvements and bug fixes.

Management system manual (1.4)

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PROVAIA v1.3.1-p5

Published on: 19.01.2017

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Improvements in the file browser dialog (copy and convert workflows):
    • Faster selection
    • Sorting function
    • Undo for selection
  • Provision of additional options for the handling of source media after copying (optional deletion/overwriting)
  • Support for BitLocker with XTS-AES (from Windows 10, Version 1151)
  • Support for additional file system (OS/2 HPFS)
  • Reports now contain start and end time
  • Error correction while scanning UDF data volumes
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3.1-p5)

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PROVAIA v1.3.1-p4

Published on: 17.10.2016

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Symantec: Update to new version
    CAUTION: This is a security update for Symantec! An update is urgently recommended if Symantec is used as a scanner. Further information: Symantec Advisory SYM16-015 dated 19.09.2016
  • Symantec: When using the Copy/Convert workflow and when a large number of files need to be checked, Symantec has failed to correctly detect infected files under certain circumstances.
    An update is urgently recommended if Symantec is used as a scanner.
  • Remote Update: The port used at the appliance can now be freely configured.
  • Formatting: The exFAT and ext4 (Linux) files systems are now also supported.
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3.1-p3)

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PROVAIA v1.3.1-p3

Published on: 06.07.2016

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Symantec: Update to new version
    CAUTION: This is a critical security update for Symantec! An update is urgently recommended if Symantec is used as a scanner. Further information: Symantec Advisory SYM16-010 dated 28.06.2016
  • Sophos: Termination of the workflow while copying a large number of files has been corrected
  • ADS: Correction while scanning and copying files with alternative data streams
  • Sophos: Update to new version
  • Update to new version of the Linux kernel
  • Support for new versions/variants of USB Crypto flash drives that are actually already supported.
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3.1-p3)

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PROVAIA v1.3.1-p2

Published on: 01.05.2016

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Support for Microsoft exFAT
  • Support for Microsoft BitLocker
  • Time zone for appliance now configurable
  • Remote Update: Log files can now be fetched from the appliances via network.
  • Format workflow: File system can be optionally selected at the appliance by the user
  • Support for additional CIFS security modes
  • Detection/processing of files using the MIME type now supports wildcards.
  • Support for separate download access
    In this way, the administration and distribution of the ISO images can be undertaken by separate roles.
    Only available if the management system is hosted by PRESENSE.
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3.1-p2)

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PROVAIA v1.3.1-p1

Published on: 27.11.2015

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Format new workflow
    Media can now be formatted directly at the appliance and securely overwritten.
  • Support for new appliance JAN-A3
  • Corrections for Internet Explorer
    With more recent versions of Internet Explorer, PROVAIA 1.3.1 could not be correctly operated.
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3.1-p1)

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PROVAIA v1.3.1

Published on: 09.11.2015

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Remote Update: Updating of appliances via network (requires SSD)
  • Unzip password-protected archives (requires SSD)
  • Update to openSUSE 13.1 as the underlying Linux operating system
  • Support for iOS devices
  • Support for additional USB Crypto flash drives:
    • SafeToGo 3.0
    • Data Traveler Vault Privacy 3.0
    • IronKey D200
  • Reports can now be sent via email
  • Copy/convert: Option of fewer directories on destination data volumes
  • DFS support
  • More robust handling of invalid file name encodings
  • Workflow is now automatically ended if the medium has already been removed and no problems have been found
  • Secure bootloader (troubleshooting for regression)
  • Sophos: Update to most recent version
  • Avira: Update to new SAVAPI version
  • Update to new Ruby version
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3.1)

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PROVAIA v1.3-p1-hotfix-2

Published on: 14.04.2015

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Symantec: Renewed customization for the greatly increased memory requirements for the Symantec AV signatures
  • Sophos: Acceleration of scans with Sophos
  • Sophos: Correction when displaying the time stamp

Management system manual (1.3)

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PROVAIA v1.3-p1

Published on: 06.10.2014

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • AV Scanner Symantec: Customization for the greatly increased memory requirements for the Symantec AV signatures
  • Avira: Error during copy workflow with certain SMB/CIFS remote stations corrected
  • Support for additional USB Crypto flash drives:
    • Kanguru Defender 2000
    • IronKey Basic D250
    • Kingston DT4000 FIPS140-2
    • G&D SafeToGo FIPS
    • IronKey F200 Bio
  • Support for SINA workstation
    Please contact Support if you have any questions.
  • Detection/processing of files using the MIME type
  • NTFS file system: Handling of files with ADS now configurable
  • Sophos: Update to most recent version
  • Avira: Update to most recent SAVAPI version
  • Maintenance menu: Touchscreen calibration possible during ongoing operation
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3)

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PROVAIA v1.3

Published on: 17.06.2014

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Integration of an additional AV scanner: Sophos
  • Conversion to new Avira engine (SAVAPI)
    Caution: The license files used up to and including version 1.2.3 no longer function with the new engine. Please contact Support if you have any questions.
  • Support of additional file systems: XFS, BTRFS, JFS
  • Internal conversion work for potentially improved support of SINA workstation
  • Improvements to the automatic touchscreen configuration
  • Convert workflow: Increase in the robustness
  • Error while switching language corrected
  • Localization improved and redesigned
  • Some encoding problems with UTF-8 corrected (Error class 1038)
  • Stricter screening of data volumes with multiple partitions
  • Improved feedback to the user while using USB Crypto flash drives
  • Numerous smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual (1.3)

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PROVAIA v1.2.3

Published on: 11.11.2013

New features / Improvements / Corrected problems:

  • Update to openSUSE 12.3 as the underlying Linux operating system
  • Update to new versions of Ruby and Rails
  • Change of the package manager from smart to zypper
  • Automatic detection and configuration of the touchscreen used
  • Problems while scanning HFS/HFS+ media corrected
  • Problems while scanning NTFS media with alternative data streams corrected
  • Various smaller improvements and bug fixes

Management system manual

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