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 +====== New Features in OpenSER 1.3.x ======
 +
 +===== New in OpenSER core =====
 +
 +* [b]pseudo-variable (PV)[/b] refurbishment -- modules can add now writable PVs
 +* [b]SCTP[/b] protocol support
 +* [b]AVPs and HDRs[/b] can be accessed via dynamic index
 +* [b]while[/b] statement support
 +* [b]modules[/b] can register to core to fork new processes for own usage, cleaner server initialization
 +* [b]modules[/b] can fork their own timer process for better performance
 +* [b]cleanups[/b] in utility functions and database API -- integrate common functionality into the core, removal redundant code
 +* [b]bugs[/b] -- more then 160 bugs reported from the community were fixed
 +* [b]patches[/b] -- more then 60 community created patches were integrated
 +* [b]GNU/kFreeBSD support[/b] for systems with a FreeBSD kernel and a GNU userland
 +* [b]redesign of logging functions[/b] -- the debugging output has a more consistent and syslog-like format even for stderror
 +* [b]documentation[/b] -- many errors in module documentation and code comments were fixed
 +* [b]new assign operator for avps ":="[/b] -- $avp(name) := value will overwrite the value of any exiting $avp(name), resulting in a new single $avp(name) (delete all $avp(name), add $avp(name)). In addition, $avp(name) := null will delete all existing $avp(name)
 +* [b]configurable debug level[/b] at runtime
 +* [b]unix socket server[/b] implementation removed; the functionality is now provided by the [b]mi_datagram[/b] module
 +* [b]several new pseudo variables[/b]
 +
 +===== New OpenSER modules =====
 +
 +* [b]benchmark[/b] - config file benchmarking
 +
 +* [b]carrierroute[/b] - routing extension suitable for carriers
 +
 +* [b]cfgutils[/b] - config file utilities
 +
 +* [b]db_berkeley[/b] - Berkeley DB backend support
 +
 +* [b]h350[/b] - H350 LDAP implementation
 +
 +* [b]ldap[/b] - LDAP connector
 +
 +* [b]mi_datagram[/b] - datagram transport for management interface (MI)
 +
 +* [b]perlvdb[/b] - Perl virtual database engine
 +
 +* [b]presence_mwi[/b] - Extension to Presence server for Message Waiting Indication
 +
 +* [b]presence_xml[/b] - SIMPLE Presence extension
 +
 +* [b]pua_bla[/b] - Brigded line appearance extension for PUA
 +
 +* [b]pua_xmpp[/b] - SIMPLE-XMPP Presence gateway 
 +
 +* [b]rls[/b] - Resource List Service implementation (beta -- not fully released)
 +
 +All modules in OpenSER 1.3: http://www.openser.org/docs/modules/1.3.x/
 +
 +
 +===== New in OpenSER modules =====
 +
 +* [b]auth[/b]
 +** ability to perform authentication taking username and password from pseudo-variables
 +** together with LDAP module can perform now user authentication against LDAP servers [[http://www.openser.org/dokuwiki/doku.php/tutorials:openser-auth-ldap|see here]]
 +
 +* [b]dbtext[/b]
 +** ability to reload content from files if this has changed
 +
 +* [b]dialog[/b]
 +** the module stores many more details specific for dialogs, making possible to build requests in dialog
 +** support for dialog persistence across openser restart
 +
 +* [b]dispatcher[/b]
 +** ability to use database as backend for the destinations list
 +** ability to auto-detect recovered destinations
 +** new selection algorithms
 +
 +* [b]lcr[/b]
 +** many parameters can be given as pseudo-variables, allowing dynamic values at runtine
 +
 +* [b]mi_xmlrpc[/b]
 +** ability to work with both 0.9.x and 1.0.x versions of libxmlrpc
 +
 +* [b]mysql[/b]
 +** allows MySQL stored procedures and multiple statements calls from OpenSER
 +** extension to return the last inserted ID of
 +
 +* [b]nathelper[/b]
 +** ability to do load balancing within a set of RTPProxies
 +** ability to spoof source IP of NAT ping packets
 +** SIP NAT pings follow PATH array
 +** NAT pings sending is distributed over the natping interval, instead of sending all at once
 +** usage of special timer process to send NAT pings
 +** new flag in force_rtp_proxy() to force a symmetric rtp session
 +** removed the "rtpproxy_disable" string - you can achive the same by either not defining "rtpproxy_sock" (default NULL) or setting it to empty string
 +
 +* [b]pdt[/b]
 +* ability to define the set of characters allowed in prefix
 +* support to reload rules from database via MI command
 +
 +* [b]siptrace[/b]
 +** intercept and store hop-by-hop ACK
 +** coherence for source and destination IP addresses
 +
 +* [b]tm[/b]
 +** new error code E_NO_DESTINATION was added to report when there are no available branch to forward to.
 +** t_relay returns now:
 +<code>
 +  -1 : generic internal error
 +  -2 : bad message (parsing errors)
 +  -3 : no destination available (no branches were added or request already cancelled)
 +  -4 : bad destination (unresolvable address)
 +  -5 : destination filtered (black listed)
 +  -6 : generic send failed
 +</code>
 +
 +* [b]uac[/b]
 +** ability to do qop authentication
 +
 +* [b]xlog[/b]
 +** color PV moved in xlog module
 +
 +===== New in additional tools =====
 +
 +*[b]database setup[/b] is done from one source for all databases
 +*[b]openserdbctl[/b] integrates now the different db specific scripts for database maintainance 
 +*[b]cleanups[/b] in openserdbctl and openserctl -- removal of redundant code
 +*[b]tests[/b] for basic functionality in the core and essential modules
 +