GNU Gatekeeper Changelog

New in version 3.5

January 3rd, 2014
  • New features:
  • implement H.460.22 to negotiate the use of TLS
  • language based routing (using the upcoming H.323v8)
  • new command line switch -mlock to prevent GnuGk from being swapped out
  • new section [ModeVendorSelection] to set proxy mode based on endpoint vendor
  • support for challenge/response authentication using DES-ECB, eg. from Avaya endpoints
  • new switch [RoutedMode] FilterEmptyFacility= (Avaya interop)
  • new switch [RoutedMode] ProxyHandlerHighPrio=0 to avoid setting the proxy handler to high priority; needed to run GnuGk on certain virtualization platforms
  • print number of proxied calls and peak number of calls in statistics on status port
  • new switch [RoutedMode] H46023ForceNat
  • new switch [RewriteSourceAddress] TreatNumberURIDialedDigits
  • more detailed codec descriptions in %{codec} and Radius attribute
  • process multiple terminal-alias VSA from Radius
  • extend [GkStatus::Message] for URQ
  • Configuration changes:
  • changed default call signaling port from 1721 to 1720
  • replace H235HalfCallMediaStrength= switch with H235HalfCallMaxTokenLength= switch
  • disable use of SHA1 for TLS by default, the new switch [TLS] CipherList= can be used to customize the cipher selection
  • Bug fixes:
  • BUGFIX(GkStatus.cxx) disable ssh compression to avoid libssh bug, fix memleak, implement cmdline command execution
  • BUGFIX(Neighbor.cxx) fix H.460 VendorInfo in LCF without TLS or NAT Support
  • BUGFIX(Routing.cxx) fix DNS policy to allow calls by IP:port to endpoint on same IP as gatekeeper
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) fix RTCP forwarding with EnableRTCPStats=1
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) fix race condition in call failover
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) fix use of RTP multiplex port for non-multiplexing calls
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) offer H.245 tunneling for H.460.18 calls when translation switch is on
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) fix removal of h245Address in H.245 tunneling translation
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) fix H.245 tunneling translation when H.245 connection is actively established by the gatekeeper and there are pending H.245 messages
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) don't send a ReleaseComplete for Status messages outside of calls
  • BUGFIX(ProxyChannel.cxx) use Facility with reason transportedInformation for H.245 tunneling translation for H.225 version >= 4
  • BUGFIX(RasSrv.cxx) fix port detection for traversal clients
  • BUGFIX(RasTbl.h) fix translation of 2nd CallProceeding to unregistered endpoint
  • BUGFIX(yasocket.h) fix TLS with LARGE_FDSET

New in version 3.4 (September 20th, 2013)

  • This version brings support for H.460.26 (RTP over TCP) and many new crypto features, as well as LDAP/ActiveServer support.

New in version 3.3 (May 14th, 2013)

  • Ths new version support H.460.18/.19 between parent and child gatekeepers as well as pre-granted ARQs.
  • It also has a number of interoperability fixes and bugfixes.

New in version 3.2 (January 16th, 2013)

  • This release allows multiple instances of routing policies and supports additive registrations.
  • It also has many bugfixes for high load situations.

New in version 3.0.2 (May 5th, 2012)

  • This version fixes two bugs in the stable release.

New in version 3.0.1 (January 30th, 2012)

  • This bugfix release fixes three rare bugs.

New in version 3.0 (January 5th, 2012)

  • Full support for IPv6 and gatekeeper-to-gatekeeper traversal zones are the most important features.
  • RTP multiplexing allows all calls to work on a total of 2 sockets, H.235 password support was improved, and firewalls can now be notified when new ports need to be opened.

New in version 2.2.8 (January 10th, 2009)

  • This release includes new database drivers for ODBC and SQLite, an auto-reconnect feature for all database drivers, and support for using stored procedures when using MySQL.
  • The extended 'sql' routing policy now supports setting multiple failover routes.