iNODE™ v1.9.0 Released

04 August, 2017

iNODE version 1.9.0 has just been publicly released after extensive beta testing. This release includes many new features, security enhancements and bug fixes.

The most noticeable new features and enhancements includes the following:
  1. Better Virtualization Support
  2. iNODE has been tested to run as guest on most hypervisor platforms known today. It is able to run optimized on VMware, HyperV, XenServer and KVM.

  3. OpenVPN SSL VPN support
  4. We are enhancing existing or new customers with VPN Server and VPN Client license by including OpenVPN SSL technology support. SSL VPN is an alternative VPN connection technology using SSL encryption. Users can connect to VPN safely with easy deployment. iNODE can be used as an OpenVPN client to connect a local LAN to a remote central network.

  5. Full Support for SSD disks
  6. iNODE is fully supports SSD disks by utilizing TRIM command increasing drive life and preventing performance degradation.

  7. CalDAV and CardDAV support on Email Server
  8. iNODE Email server can be used as a CalDAV and CardDAV server backend for personal AddressBook and Calendar sharing amongst user's devices.

  9. Mailbox undelete option
  10. iNODE Email server's default behavior is to retain deleted mailboxes on Recycle bin giving the option for Admins to undelete them if needed.

  11. Cisco Umbrella dynamic DNS client
  12. iNODE can be used as a dynamic DNS client for Cisco Umbrella (former OpenDNS). This allows Administrators to apply a central security and content filtering policy to their local network even if they are behind a dynamic IP Internet connection.

  13. 64-bit hardware architecture
  14. Since 1.9.0 iNODE can only be run on 64-bit x86 systems. 32-bit x86 system support has been dropped.

All customers with active support contracts are kindly asked to upgrade their installation to version 1.9.0.

Upgrade Note: In order to upgrade your system you need to check if your system has 64-bit CPU. All modern x86 CPUs using 64-bit architecture. During upgrade or new installation it is checked if the system is 64-bit capable. If it is not capable the installation or upgrade procedure will abort.

You can find more details on iNODE v1.9.0 Release Notes document.