Just released – RAIDiator 4.2.20 (x86)
April 25, 2012
NETGEAR is pleased to announce the release of RAIDiator 4.2.20 (x86), the latest firmware for the following ReadyNAS network attached storage products:
- ReadyNAS 1500
- ReadyNAS 2100
- ReadyNAS 3100
- ReadyNAS 3200
- ReadyNAS 4200
- ReadyNAS Ultra 2/Plus
- ReadyNAS Ultra 4/Plus
- ReadyNAS Ultra 6/Plus
- ReadyNAS Pro 2
- ReadyNAS Pro 4
- ReadyNAS Pro 6
- ReadyNAS Pro Business Edition
- ReadyNAS Pro Pioneer Edition
- ReadyNAS NVX
- ReadyNAS NVX Pioneer Edition
The simplest way to update is to use the System/Update/Remote tab in Frontview. If you prefer, you can choose to do a local update by first downloading the new image here: RAIDiator-x86-4.2.20. We recommend that you update your ReadyNAS to this latest RAIDiator release to ensure your ReadyNAS is running with all the latest bug fixes and enhancements.
WARNING: If you update to 4.2.20, you will NOT be able to go back to 4.2.15 or earlier due to the automatic change in the partition format to support 3TB+ hard disks.
The following are changes since RAIDiator 4.2.19.
New features and enhancements
1. Updated iSCSI service to work with VMware ESXi 5.
2. HTTP service configuration changes to be NESSUS scanner compliant.
3. Added alert subject to SNMP trap messages to help identify disk#.
4. Updated NTP service for more accurate clock syncs.
5. Allow passwords with ‘$$’ in them.
6. Enhanced CIFS service to provide better performance to some devices.
7. Updated ReadyDLNA to latest version (1.0.24).
1. Fixed issue where volume maintenance was performed weekly regardless of interval setting.
2. Updated AFP service to resolve misc bugs.
3. iSCSI work-around for Novell NetWare 6.5 clients that don’t follow spec.
4. Fix Route tab on Ultra systems not functioning.
5. Fix iSCSI UI issue on non-English clients.
6. Fix issue where layer2+3 teaming settings could be lost.
7. Fix possible system hang during upgrade from pre-4.2.16 releases to latest.
- Once you upgrade to this release, you cannot downgrade back to 4.2.15 or prior releases.
- IE 6 no longer supported. Please update to IE 7 or 8.
- Volume expansion will not work beyond 16 TB. To support 16 TB or greater, you’ll have to factory default with that capacity in place.
- Snapshot resizing is disabled in the release. We will re-enable this feature in a future update.