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Release Announcement for Micro Focus Voltage SecureMail Server v7.0

Micro Focus announces the general availability of the Voltage SecureMail Server v7.0. Please contact Micro Focus Support or visit your software maintenance support portal for further download details.

 Overview

Voltage SecureMail Server v7.0 adds support for CentOS 7 64bit OS, and for Microsoft Windows 64bit platform. SecureMail Server v7.0 release with CentOS 7 support resolves multiple security vulnerabilities that had been found in earlier versions of CentOS that have now been mitigated in CentOS 7.4 (e.g., Spectre, Meltdown).

This release also features updates to the brand manager and full Micro Focus re-branding of the server, documentation and add-ons.

 Notable updates include the following: 

  • Support for CentOS 7 64bit OS mitigates critical vulnerabilities reported in CentOS 5.11 (e.g., Spectre, Meltdown). 
  • Support for Microsoft Windows 64bit platform. 
  • This release requires a clean installation and restore a previous backup, no upgrade available. 
  • Brand Manager updates – Earlier brands (v6.x onwards) can be imported/migrated in the Brand Manager tool. 
  • Full Micro Focus rebranding for the Server, documentation and add-ons. 
  • Rsyslog has replaced Syslog server with the advantage of listening to TCP/UDP connections. 

Installation and updates

Please check the product’s software for installation instructions, release notes and user manuals.  This documentation can also be downloaded from My Support (select Dashboards>>Manuals). Customers are encouraged to move to the SecureMail Server v7.0. 

For further Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Appliance updates, please visit the Software License and Downloads Portal.  To receive product specific update alerts, select the ‘Email Signup’ link under “Customer Resources” at the bottom of the Software License and Downloads Portal homepage.  Note that for some of these portals you are required to login with your Passport account that is linked to your Support Agreement ID(s).  If you do not yet have a Passport account, click on ‘Register for Software Passport’ on My Support. 

Support

We are here to advise and help with the installation process.  In the unlikely event that you encounter an issue, please check My Support which includes a knowledge base (select Dashboards>>Search Knowledge) for self-service help, as well as additional support information.  If you are unable to resolve your issue, please open a Service Request (select Dashboards>>Service Requests) and one of our engineers will contact you. 

To optimize your software throughout its lifecycle, a portfolio of support services is available; check the Software Support Offerings page for more information. 

Community

As a valued Micro Focus customer, we recommend you to take advantage of the free Software Customer Community Program, which can help you optimize the returns on your software investment.  Within the community, we have entitled support customer forums that are staffed by our support engineers, who will be actively monitoring posts, prepared to answer your questions.  Since access is determined by valid Support Agreement ID (SAID) numbers, users will be able to discuss topics in a secure environment, once logged in.  We encourage you to try this method of getting help with technical product issues first, rather than placing a telephone call or logging an online support ticket.  Your discussions and posts will help all community users. 

Join the forums to:

  • Discuss product-specific topics
  • Get access to best practices, support tips, and tricks
  • Discuss technical issues
  • Connect with your peers in the industry to share best practices
  • Participate in our product-related Expert Days
  • Learn more about product events 

It is fast and simple to register for membership at the Micro Focus Software Community homepage.  Please visit the Support Customer Forums page for more information. 

Services

Complementing our Support services, Micro Focus’ Professional Services and Education Services are available at any point in the software lifecycle.  Whether you need help with planning deployment, implementing software or ensuring that it is continuously delivering against your objectives, please visit our Services page for the IT services portfolio we offer, or for how to contact us for a no-obligation chat. 

Learn more at

https://software.microfocus.com/

 

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