Important: This firmware is only for InvizBox VPN enabled InvizBox hardware which is pictured below:
This new Firmware for the original InvizBox hardware addresses an issue with memory consumption due to changes on the Tor network. It also supports the use of a specific DNS source when your home router fails to deliver a consistent DNS service. Make sure you follow the upgrade procedure very carefully when installing it.
- MD5sum checksum: 2bfd18111eb96343439e70cfa5a2863e
- sha256sum checksum: 8cd3d36ff55c21c8f3d1cb3e5f81fe44a7497117d97ca5e1037230e02aae4e79
- Upgraded OpenWRT to 18.06.8 (with luci and packages) - linux kernel 4.14.171
- Upgraded Tor client to version 0.4.3.5 to address the failures seen following recent changes on the Tor network
- Handle missing VPN credentials in wizard
- Introduced support for multiple OpenVPN settings (TCP/UDP)
- Improved the VPN Location selection
- DNS source is now configurable to use alternatives to the ones provided by the home router (Expert Mode, InvizBox/DNS)
- Built support to migrate from 3.0.5 upwards and keep the current configuration (no reset)
- Added the ability to add packages using opkg (limited set of supported packages)
- Consolidated the network monitoring daemon and simplified the firewall management when changing Privacy Mode
- Made the calls to check Tor is up lighter to avoid hangs in the Administration Interface
- Made firewall changes atomic to avoid traffic being dropped during DHCP renewal (and other events that reload the firewall configuration)
- Fixed an issue where the DHCP leases were not all displayed in the Status page
- Important: if you flash this new firmware on a version older than 3.0.5, make sure you untick (deselect) the "Keep Settings" checkbox.
- Download the linked firmware file below
- Flash that firmware using instructions here: How do I flash a new firmware on my InvizBox?
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