Official Release Omada Hardware Controller_V5.6.4 (Released On November 1st, 2022)
This Article Applies to:
OC200(UN)_V1_1.20.1 Build 20220921
OC200(UN)_V2_2.6.1 Build 20220921
OC300(UN)_V1_1.13.1 Build 20220921
Build-in Omada Controller v5.6.4
1. Added the following features to Omada Gateway, which requires a gateway firmware update to be released later.
- One-to-One NAT
- Setting port speed and duplex mode
- Port Mirroring
- Stateful and Time-Based ACL
- mDNS Repeater
- Non-Address mode for IPv6
- Displaying the Source IP address of large Ping attack packets
- Gateway Management Page as the destination for Gateway ACL, which prevents Omada Gateway from being accessed by guest clients
- VPN optimization, including the following:
- Added "Certificate + Account" mode for OpenVPN
- Added support to customize DNS server for VPN servers
- Added "Custom IP" type for Local Networks
- Added "IP Address Range" type to VPN IP Pool
- Added support for custom Local IP Address for L2TP/PPTP VPN Users
- Display VPN Tunnel names for VPN Clients; Auto IPsec optimization
2. Added the following features to JetStream Switch, which requires a switch firmware update to be released later.
- Jumbo Frame
- Flow Control (802.3x)
- Loopback Detection VLAN-Based
- LACP (802.3ad)
- DHCP L2 Relay
- Time-Based ACL
- MAC address format customization for 802.1X
3. Added support for Automatic Power Optimization, which you can enable via Settings > Wireless Networks > AI WLAN Optimization. For some EAP models, this requires to update the firmware to be released later.
4. Added support for setting 6 GHz Data Rate Control.
5. Added the "Export for Support" feature, which you can access via Settings > Maintenance, through which you can export desensitized Running Logs and Configuration Data and provide these files to TP-Link Technical Support for troubleshooting.
6. Added support to retain User info for Backup, which you can enable via Settings > Maintenance > Backup & Restore, with the feature enabled, local and cloud user information will be retained.
7. Improved the Port page for easy port configuration for switch models with 28 and 52 ports.
8. Added support to view and export the list of associated clients in the EAP Properties window.
9. Optimized some widgets in the Dashboard.
1. Removed the incorrect limit on the number of switch IP:Port ACLs. Note that the number of ACLs varies between switch models, and it will be up to the switch to determine and give whether ACL rules can be bound to the switch.
3. Adjusted the naming rules of backup files to fix the bug that the controller failed to read files from the Linux file server.
4. Updated some Java dependencies to enhance security.
5. Corrected some translation errors, as well as country code errors in the SMS configurations, reported Here.
1) This version of the controller is applied to the Omada APP of version 4.4 or above.
2) Omada SDN Controller can only manage certain devices running the supported firmware. Please confirm that your device is compatible with the SDN Controller.
3) If you are upgrading from controller v3.x, it's highly recommended to upgrade 3.x to v4.1.5 first, then v4.1.5 to the latest 5.x. Please follow the Omada Controller Upgrade Guide in the installation package before upgrading.
4) Once upgraded to this version of Omada Controller, you will be NOT able to downgrade to version 3.2.17 or below.
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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)
Note: if you decide to downgrade the firmware before contacting the TP-Link support team, we suggest you save a copy of the current Log file* and Backup Config file** before you do that, which might be helpful to address the issue you suffered from the new firmware.
With Omada Controller v5.6 or later version,
you can export desensitized Running Logs and Config file under Settings > Maintenance > Export for Support.
With Omada Controller v5.5 or previous version,
*the Log file of Controller can be exported under Settings -> Services -> Export Data -> Running Log.
** The Backup Config file of Controller can be exported under Settings -> Maintenance via local access.
Thank you in advance for your great cooperation and support!