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Firmware version 7.9 EA

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#1 Neeraj

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Posted 20 June 2014 - 06:00 AM

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall team is pleased to announce the availability of firmware version 7.9 as an early access release. This release introduces many new features including completely new reporting and notifications, a powerful new templates module, PFS ciphers (ECDHE as well as ECDSA), URL Encryption, multi-domain LDAP, dual authentication (e.g. LDAP + RSA SecurID) and RBA password policies among other things. 


EA releases are made available to a small percentage of the install base are increased gradually till the GA version. 


If you would like to deploy or test the EA version, but do not see it on your units yet, please contact support. 

#2 Neeraj

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Posted 02 July 2014 - 07:33 AM

The 7.9 firmware release is now available to 100% of the install base as Early Access release. The detailed release notes, that lists all the new features, enhancement and bug fixes can be found at:




One thing we forgot to mention above - the product now sports a spiffy new UI. We are very excited about it and hope you will be too. 

#3 Greg B

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 12:21 PM

Hopefully testing is going well.  When do you anticipate the 7.9 firmware will go to GA?

#4 Ambrosino

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Posted 07 December 2019 - 02:22 AM

Haha..That's a never ending debate. Expecting soon though