Omada Hardware Controller_v5.0.29 has been released on December 21, 2021

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Omada Hardware Controller_v5.0.29 has been released on December 21, 2021

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Omada Hardware Controller_v5.0.29 has been released on December 21, 2021
Omada Hardware Controller_v5.0.29 has been released on December 21, 2021
2021-12-21 12:47:02 - last edited 2021-12-24 04:36:44

This Article Applies to:

 

OC200_V1_1.14.2, OC300_V1_1.7.0 (Build-in Omada Controller v5.0.29)

 

Release Notes:

 

 

  • New Features & Enhancements

 

1) Added Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) feature for Cloud Access, Omada APP(4.0.X and above) and local web login with Cloud Users.

2) Changed the default port for adoption to TCP port 29814, please refer to FAQ3265.
3) Added DHCP Reservation in Services, allowing pre-configuration and support for reserving IP addresses outside the DHCP Range.

4) Add Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese languages support to the Portal.

5) Add Form Authentication type to the Hotspot Portal.

6) Remove the insecure WEP and WPA/TKIP algorithms from the wireless network.
SSIDs encrypted with these algorithms will be removed after upgrading.

7) Adjusted API for External Portal, please refer to FAQ3231.

8) Optimize the account structure and the privileges of accounts with different roles.

9) Add multiple languages for names of Controllers, Devices, and Clients.

10) Add pre-configuration for Internet during Quick Setup.
11) Retain the advanced feature settings when removing or replacing the Omada Gateways, such as VPN, Port Forwarding, etc.

12) Support to save the customized names for clients.

-> this can fix the alias missing issue. Related posts can be found Here and Here.
13) Optimized the SSID Override feature and allow disabling SSID.

-> this can meet the requirement for customizing SSID for specific APs without creating a new WLAN Group. Related posts can be found Here and Here​​​​​​.
14) Optimized the upgrading process for EAPs supporting PoE Out.
15) Optimized the export file names for Backup and Export Data functions.
16) Increased the number of “Limited IP Addresses” for Port Forwarding to a maximum of 24.

17) Modify some help text explanations.

 

  • Enhancement/Bug Fixed

 

1) Upgrade log4j version to 2.16.0 to fix the log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046). Mentioned Here.
2) Fix the bug that Speed Test Statistic will be cleared when the Omada gateway is disconnected from the Controller.
3) Fix the bug that the VPN status was not updated in time.

4) Fix the bug that the push notification of Omada APP on the iOS platform displayed the MAC addresses of the devices instead of their names. Mentioned Here.

5) Removed the limitation on the length of the Top-Level Domain Name.
6) Fixed the bug that IP addresses cannot be entered using the French keyboard.
7) Fix the bug that the bandwidth of clients can’t be limited correctly via WISPr-Bandwidth in Radius server.

8) Fix the bug that the blocked clients may still be displayed as AUTHORIZED status in Clients list.

9) Fix the bug that Controller shows General error when disabling the rate limit profile for the first time.

10) Fix the bug that Omada devices are in Provision status frequently in some cases.

11) Fix the bug that the Background Picture and Logo Picture uploaded via cloud access are not displayed in the preview page.
12) Fix the bug that Controller shows errors and local Administrator account may be lost after restoring backup with cloud users that didn’t accept invitation.
13) Fix the bug that the Viewer Account may disappear after the Administrator User create the Viewer Account and backup & restore the configuration.
14) Fix the bug that gateway is in Heartbeat Missed status in some cases.
15) Fix the bug that if the imported Customized Page is ZIP format, the browser responses 400 Bad Request when accessing static resources.

 

  • Notes

 

1) Omada SDN Controller can only manage certain devices running the supported firmware. Please confirm that your device is compatible with the SDN Controller.
2) If you are using an old Controller and plan to upgrade to this version, please follow the Omada Controller Upgrade Guide.

3) Once upgraded to this version of Omada Controller, you will be NOT able to downgrade to version 3.2.14 or below.

4) This version of the controller is applied to the Omada APP of version 4.0.X or above.

 

Download Link:

 

OC200(UN)_V1_1.14.2 Build 20211215  Full Release Note >

OC300(UN)_V1_1.7.0 Build 20211215  Full Release Note >

 

Kind Note: 

The progress bar doesn't reflect the actual upgrade process, it's just a reference. It may take a bit longer time than before to upgrade the firmware, please give the process ample time to ensure completion before you do further operation on the controller.

 

To get the latest firmware release for Omada Controller, welcome to subscribe to topic below.

https://community.tp-link.com/en/business/forum/topic/245226

 

Feedback:

 

If you have any further feedback on the new firmware, please feel free to start a new thread from HERE.

 

When reporting an issue, especially it's about firmware upgrade, it's suggested to include the following info:

-- Omada Controller version (previous and current)

-- Device Model(s) and Hardware

-- Device Firmware (previous and current)

 

Thank you in advance for your great cooperation and support!

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