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This release is mostly a bugfix release with one new feature exception.

NOTE - If running on Windows 2012r2 there is an issue with scheduled tasks. This will be addressed in a future update.

Configuration options for device matching

Now in the configuration section, there are options for improved matching of a submitted device details and those already in the database. The options are quite self explanatory. If it's a single attribute and it matches, the devices are considered to be the same device. If the option is for multiple attributes, all specified attributes must match before the devices are considered to be the same.

Some points of interest.

The dus_id (under Linux) is supposed to be a unique field. Unfortunately when a Linux machine is cloned under VMware (and likely other hypervisors) this unique id is not recreated. System Administrators should do this, but it appears not many do and we end up with false positive matches occurring. This was not an option prior to 1.12.10, but now is.

VMware (at least on the desktop) can also provide issue's for us with Mac Addresses. If multiple desktops have VMware Workstation (or Fusion) installed, VMware tends to use the same bunch of Mac Addresses across machines. In theory this should be fine (for VMware) because these machines are on different networks. Obviously for Open-AudIT this presents an issue when we match machines based on Mac Address. hence the option for match_mac_vmware. Leave this at 'n' to prevent this occurring.

The available options for matching devices are: match_dbus, match_fqdn, match_hostname, match_hostname_dbus, match_hostname_serial, match_hostname_uuid, match_ip, match_mac, match_mac_vmware, match_serial, match_serial_type

OptionDefault

match_dbus

n
match_fqdny
match_hostnamey
match_hostname_dbusy
match_hostname_serialy
match_hostname_uuidy
match_ipn
match_macn
match_mac_vmwaren
match_serialy
match_serial_typey
match_uuidy

 

Change Log

Open-AudITBugBlessed Subnets doesn't work using IPv6
Open-AudITImprovementChange the default datetime to 2001-01-01 00:00:00 because of newer MySQL/MariaDB
Open-AudITBugCheck the database backup includes the stored procedure
Open-AudITBugClass not showing on Bulk Edit screen
Open-AudITImprovementDeprecate audit_subnet_windows.vbs and nmap_windows.vbs
Open-AudITImprovementFix JS for IE
Open-AudITImprovementFix SVG definitions for IE
Open-AudIT EnterpriseBugCheck the installer set permissions on other/scripts under Linux?
Open-AudITImprovementOAE mismatching devices on dbus identifiers
Open-AudITImprovementOSX Sierra disk changes breaking pre-Sierra
Open-AudITImprovementOpen Audit 1.12.8.2 DB upgrade (remove orphaned rows)
Open-AudITBugPartition Alert report error
Open-AudIT EnterpriseImprovementRemove Ubuntu 16.04 restriction from installer
Open-AudITImprovementRemove edit button from Queries list
Open-AudITImprovementRename some descriptors on the SNMP v3 fields
Open-AudIT EnterpriseRequestSchedule discovery form still includes completing credential details (remove)
Open-AudITBugSearch is broken
Open-AudIT EnterpriseImprovementChange the "System" menu in OAE to "Admin"
Open-AudITBugUnable to Add Groups
Open-AudITBugUnable to Manually Add Devices (IE JS)
Open-AudITBugView Devices button on network display page not working in IE 11
Open-AudITImprovementWeird SNMP result on Windows for Mac Address
Open-AudITImprovementWindows discovery fails with PHP error wmi_helper.php
Open-AudITImprovementaudit_osx.sh disk changes because of Sierra
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