[h323plus] GNU Gatekeeper 5.8 released

Jan Willamowius jan at willamowius.de
Thu Jul 22 05:15:53 EDT 2021

Dear community,

GNU Gatekeeper version 5.8 has been released.

Download: https://www.gnugk.org/h323download.html

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This new release includes

New features:

- experimental support for Avaya's non-standard version of H.323
  (./configure --enable-avaya) thanks Konstantin Prokazov!
- consider RFC 6598 shared network space ( and Zeroconf
  ( as private IPs
- new switch [Proxy] AllowSignaledIPsFrom= to skip auto-detect for messages
  received directly from certain IPs when IgnoreSignaledIPs=1
- new switch [Proxy] AllowAnyRTPSourcePortForH239From= to handle incorrect
  RTCP addresses in H.239 OLC (EdgeProtect interop)
- new switch [RoutedMode] MatchH239SessionsByIDOnly= to never attempt to
  match a H.239 reverse channel by type for improved interoperability
  with EdgeProtect
- new switches to set the HTTP Content-Type header in HttpAcct,
  HttpPasswordAuth and Routing::Http
- new switch [Routing::Http] JSONResponse=1 to send more flexible routing
  data in the HTML reponses
- many new status port shortcuts (see manual section for details)

Bug fixes:

- fix H.460.18/.19 on multi-homed servers
- fix race condition when handling H.460.19 multiplex IDs
- fix media loop on half port-detected channel when media is very early
- fix Net-SNMP query for total bandwidth
- save RTCP address from OLC for port-detection
- always check AllowSignaledIPs= before applying IgnoreSignaledAllH239IPs
  or IgnoreSignaledPrivateH239IPs
- handle extensions and CSRC in RTP header with H.235 half-call media
- better endpointIDs on Windows when compiling without OpenSSL


Jan Willamowius, Founder of the GNU Gatekeeper Project
EMail  : jan at willamowius.de
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