Firmware Version 5.0.1B
Note: New ABR-4400 routers are now shipping with Version 5.0.X firmware. Updating from 5.0.X does not require a factory default.
Note: If you are running any 4.0X firmware and if your installation would benefit from the below-mentioned enhancements, please “contact support” to request this firmware.
Note: Updating from 4.0.X to 5.X requires a factory default and configuration backup/restore functionality is not supported.
New Features and Settings:
|1.||Class B Subnet Support|
|2.||Class B DHCP Support|
|3.||Self-Assigned IP Addresses dropped at Router. (Will help with MoCA and DirecTV Deca devices)|
|4.||Inter-VLAN Routing improvements|
|5.||Improvements to Multi-WAN UI
Note: Multi-WAN Failover recovery can take up to 1 hour depending on network stability.
|1.||Inbound VPN works with WAN Acceleration|
|1.||WAN Acceleration is not compatible with QoS, WAN Redirect, Multi-WAN (Enabling Multi-WAN automatically turns off WAN Acceleration now).||2.||VLANs with Class B DHCP Enabled will use the subnet chosen in Network>DHCP, selecting a different subnet for a given VLAN and then saving does not save, goes back to Network>DHCP subnet.||3.||VLANs with Class B DHCP give out 3rd octet subnet one lower than they should if on any subnet other than x.x.0.x||4.||QoS, Ports field will not accept ‘All’ as a value after a rule has been added without first Saving.||5.||Multi-WAN Policies>Rules>Rule Name field is not accepting underscore as a valid character.||6.||There are a few Help Info typos or incorrect word usages.||7.||Software Policy has some incorrect characters in it.||8.||Clients connected to the router can’t VPN out if WAN Acceleration is on.|
Firmware Version 4.0.8
New Features and Settings:
|1.||New/updated Multi-WAN functionality|
|2.||IPSEC and L2TP added to VPN|
Note: You must factory default the Router after upgrading the firmware.
|1.||UPnP issue with Xbox and PlayStation resolved|
|2.||WAN Redirect issue resolved|
|3.||General and minor bug fixes|
|1.||Inter-VLAN routing Enable/Disable between added VLANs in some cases may not function correctly. We are currently working to resolve this issue.|
Firmware Version 4.0.7
|1.||Updated UPnP to resolve Xbox Live connection issues|
|1.||Web Filtering via Open DNS Family Shield, Open DNS Home and Open DNS Home VIP.|
|2.||Added an Advanced submenu in Administration with the following settings;
WAN Acceleration: Enable/Disable WAN Acceleration
WAN Ping: Enable/Disable WAN response to ping packets
IPv6: Enable/Disable WAN IPv6 support
PPTP Passthru: Enable/Disable PPTP Passthru support to allow connection to a PPTP Server on the local network instead of the Router itself
|3.||Increased the number of supported VLANs to 16|