Documentation forKiwi CatTools

Kiwi CatTools 3.11 Release Notes

Release date: May 24, 2016

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Kiwi CatTools 3.11. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

If you are looking for previous release notes for Kiwi CatTools, see Previous Version documentation.

New features and improvements in KCT

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KCT 3.11 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of KCT.

  • IPv6 Support
  • SSL/TLS Email support
  • Variations for HP.Switch.2500, RedHat Linux,Checkpoint VPN & Huawei General
  • HP Procurve Software Updates
  • Include the variations files (or folder) in the tech-support zip
  • ARP Report Support for Checkpoint Firewalls

New customer installation

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For information about installing Kiwi CatTools, see the Kiwi CatTools Installation Guide.

After installation, see the Kiwi CatTools Getting Started Guide for implementation and troubleshooting guidelines. The guide walks you through common configuration tasks to help you get up and running quickly.

How to upgrade

To upgrade from a previous version, see the Kiwi CatTools Upgrade Guide.


Fixed issues

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KCT 3.11 fixes the following issues.

Case Number Description
920173 Fixed the issue when backing up Fortigate over SSH.
741170 Fixed the error when trying to run the Report.Error Info Table against Cisco NX-OS 6001.
880734 %ctUM: EchoOff executed as command and not as %Meta Command issue has been fixed.
873537 Fixed the version table command update for Sonic OS version 5.9 and later.
343576 The issue with Dell PowerConnect switches connecting via SSH has been fixed.
581746 The issue in flushing the buffer to connect Cisco Wireless Controller devices via SSH has been fixed.
591095 The addition of 132 column to SSH2 and Telnet connection methods for F5 TMSH devices issue has been fixed.
616183 Fixed an issue with handling direct password prompt on SSH login for Dell switch.
618491 Fixed an issue with support stack data on Report version table for 3850 switches.
619804 Fixed an issue when adding variations for Enterasys.MatrixN.Switch device type.
624355 Fixed an issue when adding a provision to avoid config format in Palo Alto devices.
601927 Fixed an issue when handling FTP prompts in checkpoint VPN.
636753 Fixed an issue when adding ignore text provision for Enterasys MatrixN Switch.
620523 Handling the echo issues for backup command in HP devices has been fixed.
668816 Cisco.NXOS device script has been modified to read the non-numeric values in the Bytes conversion.
720828 Cisco.NXOS device script has been modified to avoid the duplicate entry of interfaces.
699280 Cisco.Switch.IOS device script has been modified to introduce an additional delay when determining the host name of the device and to avoid the error report email.
731055 SSH connection option has been added in Foundry.Switch.General device type.
739027 The column definition of a particular MAC Report format in Cisco.Switch.IOS script has been fixed.
741170 Fixed the issue with Cisco.NXOS script where it displays non-numerical values in fields which requires numeric values.
747998 Fixed the issue where checkpoint devices are adding additional backspace characters on paging prompts.
745093 Fixed the issue with Nortel.Switch.Ethernet where misplaced Line Feed and Carriage Return (Lf & Cr) characters show instead of CrLf.
748287 Connection via syntax for Telnet has been changed together with SSH in Fortigate devices.
773909 Fixed the issue where Cisco Nexus 9000 switches are having different text/label for IOS information than earlier versions.
795301 Fixed the issue with Cisco Nexus devices where the current system version gets overwritten by the older version in the report version table activity.
765693 Fixed an issue with Cisco Stack Switch where details are not shown in the Version Report in the latest OS.
819940 Fixed the issue where particular types of Cisco IOS Switches require a CR to be sent while connecting through another switch.
812578 Fixed an issue with the latest version of Iron Port devices that have a menu selection to get to the CLI mode.
840804 Cisco Firewall device script has been modified to avoid additional header information (serial number and hardware) in configuration.
828156 The issue with new HP devices (latest OS) requiring confirmation upon entering enable mode has been modified.
873537 The SonicWall Sonic OS command to get the version details has been changed together with the output format.

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