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WSA + iWSA 1.5.1 Updates Available (Beta)

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#1 Tanushree Chellam

Tanushree Chellam

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Posted 10 July 2015 - 05:28 PM

What's New in Version 4.4.0 for Windows


Improved User Experience

  • Silent installations do not prompt for an update
  • Anonymized version reporting for product planning
  • Opt out functionality for anonymous data reporting

Enhancing Security

  • Policy lookup requests to Barracuda Web Filters are now encrypted
  • Enforced some best practices from Microsoft
  • Other security fixes that include verifying signature of installers and improved encryption of data between WSA and the Barracuda Web Filter 

Host Fallback Fixes (Barracuda Web Security Service)

  • Existing connections do not drop when changing service host or when ranking hosts
  • After switching service hosts, existing connections continue to use the previous host while new connections are switched to the currently selected host

The EXE (Bootstrapper) can be downloaded here and the MSI (for GPO deployment) can be downloaded here.



What's New in Version 1.5.1 for Macintosh


This update is recommended for all users of WSA for Macintosh.

  • Local and network security improvements
  • Updated default administrative handshake
  • Anonymized version reporting for product planning

It can be downloaded here.


You can see how to configure your WSA client settings by checking our techlib here.

Tanu Chellam

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