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9.2.4

June 19th, 2019

Men & Mice announces the release of Version 9.2.4 of the Men & Mice Suite.

This is a maintenance release containing various fixes and improvements. 

Bug fixes

  • An issue was fixed where the installer for the Web Application wrongly removed preferences.cfg during an upgrade.
  • An issue was fixed where it was not possible to create PTR records with multiple labels in the Web Application.
  • An issue was fixed where adding a new zone to the Akamai list of zones in cloud services the new zone would not get synchronized properly.
  • An issue was fixed where non MAC address clientIdentifiers would be formatted as MAC addresses 

Appliances

  • BIND on the appliances has been patched to address the issues in the following vulnerabilities
    • CVE-2019-6471
  • Multiple vulnerabilities, CVE-2019-11477, CVE-2019-11478 & CVE-2019-11479, were found in the Linux kernel that is used on the Men & Mice appliances.
    The software on the appliances has been updated to handle the vulnerabilities. 

9.2.3

June 11th, 2019

Men & Mice announces the release of Version 9.2.3 of the Men & Mice Suite.

This is a maintenance release containing various fixes and improvements. 

Bug fixes

  • An issue was fixed where  changing a DHCP server name could result in an unexpected error
  • An issue was fixed where newly created ranges did not have usage calculated for previous claimed addresses
  • An issue was fixed where an error "IP Range not found" would be displayed when creating reservations inside of ISC DHCP pools
  • An issue was fixed where it was not possible to delete NAPTR records on the BIND DNS server
  • An issue was fixed where error handling on zone updates was not handled properly
  • An issue was fixed where cloud discovery would add duplicate accounts after an upgrade
  • An issue was fixed where zones promoted from a slave to master was not being updated accordingly

Improvements

  • High availability functionality was improved
  • The importing feature for IP address ranges in the Web Application was improved
  • Ability to sort by "Next run" and "Scheduled" for reports in the Web Application was added. 
  • Information on DHCP pools is now shown in the inspector of the Web Application
  • A new report template has been added to the Web Application which allows to create a report on IP addresses and the respective custom fields

New features

  • Support for LDAP authentication in the Men & Mice Suite has been added
  • Support for SQL Server when Men & Mice Central is running on Linux has been added

 

9.2.2

April 24th, 2019

Men & Mice announces the release of Version 9.2.2 of the Men & Mice Suite.

This is a maintenance release containing a bug fix in a 3rd party software on the Men & Mice appliances. 

Appliance

  •  BIND on the appliances has been patched to address the issues in the following vulnerabilities
    • CVE-2018-5743

Improvements

  • The TTL of the SOA record is now used as the default TTL when creating DNS records on NS1

9.2.1

March 20th, 2019

Men & Mice announces the release of Version 9.2.1 of the Men & Mice Suite.

This is a maintenance release containing various fixes and improvements. 

Bug fixes

  • An issue where Men & Mice Central would crash under very specific circumstances, was fixed
  • An issue when adding a slave copy of a zone in the Management Console in an environment with a large number of DNS servers, was fixed
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where new DNS records always had a TTL of 1D
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where it would crash when applying certain quickfilters in DHCP scopes
  • An issue where the DHCP Server Controller was unable to parse certain ISC DHCP configurations, was fixed

9.2.0

March 5th, 2019

Men & Mice announces the release of Version 9.2 of the Men & Mice Suite. 

This version will be supported for 2 years or until March 5th, 2021. 

Please note that all upcoming major releases are supported for 2 years. 

New Features and Improvements

Web Application

New features have been added to the new Men & Mice Web Application, first released with v.9.1.

  • Workflow module, see below
  • Reporting module, see below
  • It is now possible to import IPAM data
  • The history for all objects is now available as a task
  • Reporting management has been improved
  • The usability of the Quick Command feature has been improved
  • The usability of the filtering sidebar has been improved and active filters are better indicated
  • Typeahead is now available in various places
  • Save comments are now required when saving data in the web application
  • When creating a network, the selected network is now populated in the wizard
  • Thread safety of exceptions was improved
  • Various improvements regarding user experience
  • Various improvements regarding look and feel
  • It is now better indicated when a filter is active in the Web Application
  • It is now more easy to manage date and time in various places
  • The quick command now better indicates the instance of a zone
  • Better management of multiline TXT records
  • DHCP pools are now being indicated more clearly.
  • Quickfilter usability was improved
  • It is now possible to properly copy data from the grid
  • Vendor information is now shown for IP addresses in the inspector
  • Hierarchical custom properties are now supported
  • The "create network" wizard's usability was improved
  • Support was added to create DHCP scopes on ISC DHCP, Kea and Cisco DHCP servers
  • User experience for the network tree view was improved
  • The MAC address field in the Create reservation window is now populated with the last known MAC address

New Workflow module

The workflow modules allows you to handle the management of DNS changes as requests which can be approved or rejected. The requests can also be scheduled. For more information, see Workflow Management.

New Reporting module

A new reporting module is now being introduced. For further information, see Reports Management.

Various features have been added as well as general enhancements. 

  • It is now possible to scavenge reports
  • It is now possible to schedule reports to be generated
  • It is now possible to save reporting definitions
  • List of saved reports are shown in the inspector for reporting

Multiple account support for Cloud services

It is possible to connect the Men & Mice Suite to multiple AWS accounts using single credentials. See Configuring and AWS multi-account for more information

Azure Marketplace

Improvements

  • Optimisations were done regarding time outs when communicating with cloud services
  • Handling of RPC connections was improved
  • Various performance enhancements

  • The TTL of the SOA record is now used as the default TTL when creating DNS records in Akamai's Fast DNS

  • The new trust anchor for the root zone is now added if any trust anchors are defined on the Caching appliance
  • BIND running on the DNS & DHCP Appliance now runs version 9.11.5-P4

Bug Fixes

  • An issue was fixed where mmxmlint component could crash in specific circumstances
  • An issue was fixed where a deadlock could occur when calling the AddRange API command
  • An issue was fixed on the Men & Mice appliances which prevented the web server to start up correctly
  • An issue was fixed where not all active leases on an ISC DHCP server would be parsed correctly
  • An issue was fixed where users wrongly needed access to delete a range to delete IP addresses within the range
  • An issue where Men & Mice Central would crash under very specific circumstances, was fixed
  • An issue was fixed where in certain circumstances during a DHCP synchronization, a deadlock could occur
  • An issue where the DHCP Controller would get an error about The RPC server being unavailable, was fixed
  • A performance issue was fixed on the Men & Mice Caching appliance
  • An issue was fixed where subnet discovery would always update the default address space and not the expected address space
  • An issue was fixed where not all regions in an AWS account were not being listed when creating a cloud network
  • An issue, where Men & Mice Central would crash in case of communicating with cloud services, was fixed
  • An issue was fixed where editing a reservation on a Cisco DHCP server could in specific circumstances crash the DNS controller
  • An issue was fixed where in certain cases DHCP reservations would not get purged when expected.
  • An issue was fixed where changing zone options for forward zones on window server 2016 would always return an error
  • An issue was fixed for the Men & Mice Web services installer where it would not correctly handle specific properties of the init scripts on RHEL 6.8
  • An issue was fixed for the GetDNSRecords SOAP command where it was not possible to have a nillable targetRef
  • An issue was fixed with authentication on the Web application where in the case of a failed login, an external authentication dialog would be shown. 
  • An issue was fixed where in some cases for xDNS zones, an additional record would be created
  • An issue was fixed on the Men & Mice appliances regarding SNMP trap behavior
  • An issue was fixed with the Web application installer where it would in some cases not uninstall properly
  • An issue was fixed where disabled DHCP scoped where not being shown as disabled
  • An issue was fixed for the DNS Remote installer where the parsing of the configuration would fail in case of server statements containing a TSIG key 
  • An issue was fixed where converting a range to a container would not be persisted correctly to the database
  • An issue was fixed where it was not possible to create A records that had the same name as the DNS zone for AD integrated zones
  • An issue was fixed where a user could select an option to sign a DNS zone on BIND while the option should have only been available for Windows DNS servers
  • An issue was fixed in the installer for the Web Application where the installation could fail in specific circumstances
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where the selection would jump around when changing options in drop downs
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where the sidebar filter would be cleared when the filter sidebar was collapsed
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where the quickfilter for values in the AD Site column was not working as expected
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where some mandatory custom fields were not being marked properly as mandatory
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where the filtering sidebar would not expand properly when certain items were selected
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where the 0.0.0.0/24 subnet was being wrongly indicated as invalid
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where in some cases the last know MAC address was not being shown
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where editing a SOA record from the inspector was not being handled properly
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where checkboxes did not work as expected for multiple selections
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where revealing a record did not work as expected
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where it was not possible to have a blank CNAME target
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where an error could occur when running the IP reconciliation report
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where an unexpected error could appear during login
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Interface where the page would not load properly in Internet Explorer 11
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Interface where DNS records would not be shown in the IP address properties as expected
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where running the installer without the correct parameters would result in a wrong message being displayed
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where the related DNS data was not being displayed properly on Internet Explorer 11
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where leased IP addresses would wrongly show up as free
  • An issue was fixed in the Web Application where creating a DHCP scope would return an error, but the DHCP scope would be created



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