SputnikNet version new features and enhancements include:

  • Device management
    • Enabled remote flash update for the following router models:
      • Sputnik 720, 730 and 320
      • Cisco E2000 and E3000
      • Netgear 3500L
    • Added firmware update alerts for all other router models.
    • Added ability to remotely set timezone on router and to synchronize its clock with Internet time servers.
    • Enabled remote control over basic wireless scheduling (turn wireless signal on/off at certain times of day).
    • Enabled remote control over wireless client isolation.
    • Router local web admin password can now be changed from SputnikNet.
  • Sputnik Instant Setup
    • Added ability to set Sputnik Agent mode (e.g. NMS) before assigning the device to its SputnikNet server. This will streamline the deployment of managed range extenders running Sputnik Agent in NMS mode.
    • Added ability to detect and manually fix erroneous MAC addresses.
  • Captive portals
    • Added option to disable display of the session monitor window.
    • Added the ability to customize the post-authentication welcome page greeting text.
  • Prepaid authentication system
    • Improved performance when creating large prepaid code batches (e.g. 50,000+ codes).

Bug Fixes:

  • Device management: automatically apply walled garden rules that enable routers to connect to all Sputnik servers.
  • Reports: fixed axis labeling on certain bandwidth charts.
  • Various performance enhancements and minor bug fixes

For customers running Sputnik Control Center:

To upgrade to Sputnik Control Center, first upgrade to as described in the change log; then follow these upgrade instructions.

Important: if you are running Sputnik Control Center on White Box Enterprise Linux (WBEL), we strongly recommend that you upgrade to CentOS 4.7 before installing this release.