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About EdgeView 16.3.1 Release Notes

This document describes new features, the latest hardware and software requirements, known limitations and other pertinent release information for the latest release of EdgeView 16.3.1 release.

Related Documentation

The EdgeView 16.3.1 documentation is located at the following Ribbon Wiki space: EdgeView 16.3.1 Documentation Home.

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Problems or Questions

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About EdgeView Service Control Center

EdgeView Service Control Center offers a multi-tenant approach for remote configuration and central management of Ribbon Communications Intelligent Edges. The Service Control Center also offers auto-provisioning of VoIP phones without the overhead of running a complex software on separate hardware.

Using the EdgeView software, enterprises and service providers can monitor and troubleshoot VoIP performance statistics from a central location, thus enhancing the support services provided to their customers. As a virtualized micro-services based appliance, EdgeView offers excellent scale, high performance, agility, and cost-effectiveness providing a solid secure foundation for those enterprises and managed service providers considering hosted or managed, premise cloud or hybrid UCaaS offerings.

EdgeView manages networks of all sizes. EdgeView can be deployed as a standalone system or in a high-availability virtualized micro-service configuration for carrier-grade environments.

Supported Platforms

Edgeview version 16.3.1 supports the following platforms:

  • 2900 Series
  • 6000
  • 4800 Series
  • 7000 Series
  • 300 Series

Refer to EdgeView and EdgeMarc Interoperability Matrix for a detailed EdgeView interoperability matrix.

New Features in This Release

The following new features are included in this release:


Feature ID

Feature

Description



1



SCC-8760

SAML Sign On support

A new panel named "Configure IDP" has been included in the System->Configuration General Settings tab for evadmin user that allows the users to configure Identity Provider and login to EdgeView with the external users.

For detailed information, refer Configure IDP.

Configuring SSO with Microsoft Azure AD

EdgeView supports Configuring SSO with Microsoft Azure AD and to use it inside EdgeView for Single Sign-on. 

For detailed information, refer Configuring SSO with Microsoft Azure AD.


Required Software Versions

The following software versions are required for this release and are available for download from the Customer Portal:

ProductDateSoftware/Update Package
EV 16.3.1 Software

 

Filename: cluster-install-ev.sh Filesize: 27980
Filename: install-ev.sh Filesize: 29040
Filename: ev-fullpkg.tar.xz  Filesize: 4009415010

How to Verify Currently Installed Software/Firmware Versions

Use the EdgeView SCC WebUI to verify the currently installed software version.

  1. Open the WebUI and click the Admin tab.
  2. On the Admin page, you can see the current software version under Software Version.

Upgrade Notes

This section contains specific upgrade notes for customers planning to upgrade to EdgeView 16.3.1. For details on supported releases and upgrades, refer to Upgrade EdgeView.

To download a software package from the Ribbon Support Portal, refer Ribbon Support Portal - Download Center.  


For an EdgeMarc Swap (eSWAP) use case, EdgeView can be configured to automatically import legacy EdgeMarc devices and collections from 14.x.x to 16.x.x. Once configured, any future 14.x.x modifications are automatically reflected on 16.x.x. To synchronize an EdgeView 14 with an EdgeView 16, refer to Synchronize EdgeView 14 with EdgeView 16.

Resolved Issues - Severity 1

There are no resolved issues with Severity 1 in this release.

Resolved Issues - All Other Severities


Issue IDCase No.SevProblem DescriptionResolution
1

SCC-8891

220128-428279

2

The port 8022 is using weak SSH algorithms and ciphers.

The weak SSH algorithm and ciphers are removed from the allowed list. 

Workaround: N/A.


Known Issues - Severity 1

There are no known issues of Severity 1 in this release.

Known Issues - All Other Severities

There are no known issues of other severities in this release.