- Fixed an issue that caused the Tools > Policy Audit Logto not load correctly and display the following error "there was a problem while loading the logs".
- Fixed an issue that existed when attempting to delete LAN subnet from Relay in the Dashboard. Now when you navigate to Deployments > Relays > Manage > Subnet you can delete a subnet as expected.
- Fixed an issue when editing multiple sites and an action is taken, those sites are no longer selected. The selected sites will be retained after an action is taken.
- Fixed an issue when multiple sites when multiple sites were deleted both success and failure banners were presented. Now when a failure occurs with multiple deletes only the failure banner will be presented.
The Chrome Extension Roaming Client 2.1.0 will start being released on July 26th 2022 at 9:15am (eastern, UTC -5). This new release includes:
Automatic User Creation
Currently, the Windows RC automatically creates a user under Deployments, Users when a new roaming client is deployed, allowing owners and admins to assign the user to a collection and apply a corresponding policy.
Without this functionality, owners/admins/edit policy users must rely on machine names alone to identify Users for policy assignment. This release adds automatic user creation to the Chrome Extension RC
Note:User creation will only occur if the user is logged into the Chrome browser with Sync either turned OFF or ON. If a user is not logged into the Chrome browser, User Creation will not occur since the user can't be identified.
Currently, the Windows, iOS RC allows for adding domains/DNS suffixes that will be sent to the local DNS resolver instead of DNSFilter. This is often used to support corporate intranet or other LAN local tools. This release adds Local Domains to the Chrome Extension RC.
Windows Roaming Client
Windows RC v 1.7.15 had several issues with the auto update mechanism. This update sets out to correct those, introduces improved testing plus a slow roll out schedule to catch bugs before they affect DNS resolution for you and your clients.
- improved test environments for quality assurance
- canary release schedule
- output logging for auto update
- low level library updates for .NET tools
- Error messaging and handling of data from form input fields
- Usability improvements to Domains search on the Overview page
For organizations with large numbers of sites:
- Bulk edit improvements
- Access control limited to admins only)
- Bulk delete API endpoint
- Decouple User from Collection after deleting a Collection
- Number of requests now displays properly on the Overview Geo Activity map
- Some customers reported issues with our support ticket pop up not loading under certain scenarios that are now corrected
- Navigation issues from the MSP dashboard to get started with the new Data Export feature
Domains which have been registered in the last 24 hours, which have a high probability of serving malicious resources can now be blocked with the Very New Domains threat category. Currently, New Domains blocks domains created in the last 30 days, which sometimes will include valid domains. The Very New Domains helps in protecting against malware, as C&C domains are often associated with them and generally have a life of 6-12 hours before they are taken down, and it would have a low impact for false positives as domains would expire quickly.
Windows Roaming Client
- Introducing bulk site delete for large deployments for admin and owner permissions, an asynchronous background job with active user check prior to delete
- Introduced local domain checkin for the Windows Roaming Client every 30 minutes
- Implemented responsive design on the billing page to help with readability of long Organization and Sub Organization names on smaller screens
- Fixed an issue where Query Log and Top Domains export csv file fails to deliver via email with certain filters applied
- Fixed issue where site selection in Query Log persists to other site selection drop-downs
- Corrected a GDPR violation on Insights reporting that displayed user names and device names on supplemental pie charts
Windows Roaming Client
Here's what's new in Windows version 1.7.15
This initial release is only available to new installs. The release to support organizations enrolled in auto upgrade is anticipated to launch June 28th.
Fixes from the March 23rd, v1.7.13 Release
This release corrects bugs which were associated with the 1.7.13 release:
1. Fix for Local Domains not working
- This release ensures if a customer has configured Local Domains, they will work as intended.
2. Fix for Local Domains not loading on initial install
- This release ensures that if Local Domains are configured, they will appear the first time the Windows RC is run, post install.
3. Fix for DNS severs not reverting to default after service stop
- This release ensures that if the Windows RC services stops, it will revert back to the original settings, ensuring no interruption in DNS resolution.
With this release, customers can now export query log data to be utilized by a Security Information and Event Management (
SIEM) or other tool of their choice. Exporting DNSFilter data allows an organization to aggregate relevant data from multiple sources and then take action.
DNSFilter's Data Export supports Amazon S3 buckets and also Splunk. Many SIEMs are able to pull data from an S3 bucket enabling many tools to access the exported data from DNSFilter.
To configure this new option, user's navigate to:
Configure Data Export
Feature Add On
Data Export is DNSFilter's first feature add-on product. It is available in all packages for $0.25 per month per user and $1.25 per AP for Guest Wifi.
- New time filters in Query Log, last 30 minutes to last 1 minute. Default is 30 minutes.
- Integrationspage now includes quick links to administer the new Data Export feature and Single Sign-On (SSO).
- It's now simpler to leave Cisco Umbrella behind and onboard with DNSFilter. Our Allow/Block List bulk import feature now supports Umbrella's export format natively.
- Adding an invalid or already used IP address now notifies the user of the issue.
- Site column was not populated when managing Roaming Clients.
- Category display for Block Requests on Insights now fixed.
iOS Roaming Client
Default DNS-over-TLS (DoT)
DNSFilter currently supports DoT as an optional configuration for the majority of DNSFilter roaming clients. DoT is now enabled by default on the iOS roaming client, no longer requiring the end-user to configure manually. More roaming clients to follow.
Local Domain Fallback
If no Local Resolvers return a valid response, the iOS roaming client will now request an IP address from DNSFilter resolvers as a last attempt to resolve the domain.