Release date: February 11, 2021
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Kiwi CatTools 3.11.8. 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.
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|SSH v1 protocol||
As of KCT 3.11.8, releases no longer support the SSH v1 protocol as a device connection method.
Existing devices currently using the SSH v1 protocol will not be affected. However, new devices and new configurations of existing devices will not have the option to use SSH v1.
New features and improvements
Kiwi CatTools 3.11.8 offers new features and improvements compared to previous versions of Kiwi CatTools.
TLS 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 Support
Kiwi CatTools now supports TLS 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 for outgoing email from within the CatTools application, allowing for more secure connections.
New customer installation
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.
KCT 3.11.8 fixes the following issues.
|N/A||The WoD client is not updated to the latest version.|
|N/A||The KiwiCatToolsLicensor.exe application is not signed.|
|00671761||Cisco NXOS devices do not display an interface when a user runs the Report.Error info table report.|
|00617346||User cannot run the Device.Backup.Running Config activity on Aruba switches.|
|00581521||The Report.Version table activity does not display model information for Cisco switches in the stack.|
|N/A||An incorrect version of KCT is displayed in the Error Log.|
|00466770||In the Licensor tool, there is a typo in the dialogue box after clicking Restart CatTools.|
|00610331, 00254843, 00642848||Pinging devices in the Devices panel results in no response.|
|00619527, 00609353, 00618237, 00618091, 00618091, 00639400, 00639400, 00608907||CatTools_Manager.exe does not properly manage all processes without administration rights, resulting in connectivity issues with the database.|
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