Whats New in Watch Guard SSL v 3

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What’s New in Watch. Guard SSL v 3. 1. 1

What’s New in Watch. Guard SSL v 3. 1. 1

Watch. Guard SSL v 3. 1. 1 q Access Client improvements to diagnostics q

Watch. Guard SSL v 3. 1. 1 q Access Client improvements to diagnostics q Access Client can be used by a standard user (a user without administrator rights) after it is installed by an administrative user q Support for SECUREMATRIX authentication q Ability to delete multiple backup configurations at one time q Ability to “lock” a saved configuration file so that it is not auto-deleted Watch. Guard Training 2

Access Client — Diagnostics q Changes to client diagnostics: • • • Diagnostics tab

Access Client — Diagnostics q Changes to client diagnostics: • • • Diagnostics tab has separate diagnostics settings for Access Client, Assessment and Abolishment. You can set the diagnostic file, and diagnostic log level separately for each application. Click Export to export all diagnostics log files to a zip file. Trace log level is enabled – to include detailed log messages about the status of the application processes. Watch. Guard Training 3

Access Client — Standard User Support q Access Client v 3. 1. 1 allows

Access Client — Standard User Support q Access Client v 3. 1. 1 allows Windows standard users (users without administrator privileges) to use the Access Client. q Administrator privileges are still required for the initial installation of the Access Client software. q The Access Client v 3. 1. 1 installer installs a new component, called the Watch. Guard Access Client Helper Service, which performs the tasks that require elevated access privileges. This what allows a user without administrator privileges to use the Access Client. q After the Helper Service is installed and running, a standard user can use either the installed or on-demand Access Client to connect to tunnel resources on the Application Portal. Watch. Guard Training 4

Access Client — Standard User Support q To install the Access Client for a

Access Client — Standard User Support q To install the Access Client for a standard user, an administrator must complete these steps: • • • Install the Access Client (. exe or. msi) on the client computer Install the Active. X control on the client computer Add an exception for “Access. Client. exe” to the Windows Firewall If the standard user uses Internet Explorer 7 or 8 in Protected Mode, add the Application Portal as a trusted site in the Internet Options For more information, see the Knowledge Base (article #2901) q Limitations • • The Access Client software must be installed by an administrative user prior to use by a standard user. Active. X Controls cannot be installed in Internet Explorer 7 or 8 if Protected Mode is enabled. A standard user can only update Access Client components if the Helper Service is running. Access Client cannot be run in low-integrity mode. Watch. Guard Training 5

Ability to Delete Multiple Backup Configuration Files q Improved user interface in Manage System

Ability to Delete Multiple Backup Configuration Files q Improved user interface in Manage System > Restore Configuration q Can now select multiple backup configuration files and delete all at once Watch. Guard Training 6

Ability to Lock or Unlock Saved Configuration Files q New feature in Manage System

Ability to Lock or Unlock Saved Configuration Files q New feature in Manage System > Restore Configuration q Works together with Managed Published Configurations settings q You can lock a saved configuration file to make sure it is never automatically deleted because it exceeds the maximum number of saved configuration files you have set in your SSL device configuration Watch. Guard Training 7

Summary

Summary

Summary: Watch. Guard SSL v 3. 1. 1 Features q Access Client improvements to

Summary: Watch. Guard SSL v 3. 1. 1 Features q Access Client improvements to diagnostics q Access Client Helper Service allows standard users to use the Access Client q Support for SECUREMATRIX authentication q Ability to delete multiple backup configurations at one time q Ability to “lock” a saved configuration file so that it is not auto-deleted Watch. Guard Training 9

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