Host Access Management and Security Server - Release Notes
Host Access Management and Security Server (MSS) 12.8.2 released April 2022.
Management and Security Server 12.8.2 released with Host Access for the Cloud 2.7.2 .
All MSS releases are cumulative, and contain the features introduced in earlier releases. For previous versions, see MSS Documentation.
Features and Fixes
Automated Sign-On for Host Access is a new feature that allows an end user to receive a one time, time limited passcode to sign on to back-end host systems. The passcode is associated with the end user's host userid and only issued if the host has authorized the connection. Note: This feature requires some changes on the host. (12.8.2)
Host Access for the Cloud sessions can be exported and imported using the MSS Admin Console. (12.8.2)
Support added for IPv6 in dual stack (IPv6/IPv4) environments (12.8.2)
Log4j library was upgraded to version 2.17.1 to mitigate multiple CVEs. (12.8.1)
Documented how to run the MSS Server as a dedicated non-adminstrator user with minimal privileges (12.8.1)
MSS Documentation was converted to Markdown. (12.8.1)
Changes in Behavior and Usage
IP address SAN entries are no longer added to generated self signed certificates. This change was made to avoid problems resulting from dynamic IP addresses. IP addresses can still be explicitly added during install if necessary. (12.8.2)
All servers in an MSS cluster must now be running on the same platform, for example either all Windows servers or all Linux servers. (12.8.2)
Due to Microsoft continuing to retire Internet Explorer 11, our ability to resolve IE 11 browser-specific issues will be limited after June 2022. We will continue to support IE 11 on versions of HACloud that currently support it, based on the Product Support Lifecycle, but will be removing support for IE 11 in MSS 14 and greater. (12.8.1)
If you encounter these or other issues with Management and Security Server, contact Micro Focus Support.
With the addition of Windows Authentication - Kerberos, support for NTLMv2 will be removed in an upcoming release.
Contacting Micro Focus
Check these online resources.
MSS Security Updates -- contact Micro Focus Support
Product information, including the MSS Add-On products and a Free Trial link
Support Resources, including Knowledge Base articles
For specific product issues, contact Micro Focus Support.
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