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.
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.
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