airOS 8.0 Has Been Released!

by Ubiquiti Employee on ‎12-19-2016 03:22 PM

airOS 8.0 for airMAX AC devices has been released. You can download it in the Downloads Section HERE.


airOS8 Firmware Revision History
Supported products
  * Rocket 5AC Lite, model: R5AC-Lite	
  * Rocket 5AC PTP AirPrism, model: R5AC-PTP
  * Rocket 5AC Multi-Point AirPrism, model: R5AC-PTMP
  * PowerBeam 5AC, models: PBE-5AC-500, PBE-5AC-620, PBE-5AC-300, PBE-5AC-400
  * PowerBeam 5AC 300 ISO, model: PBE-5AC-300-ISO
  * PowerBeam 5AC 400 ISO, model: PBE-5AC-400-ISO
  * PowerBeam 5AC 500 ISO, model: PBE-5AC-500-ISO
  * NanoBeam 5AC 19dBi, model: NBE-5AC-19
  * NanoBeam 5AC 16dBi, model: NBE-5AC-16
  * LiteBeam 5AC 23dBi, model: LBE-5AC-23
  * LiteBeam AC 16 dBi 120 degrees, model: LBE-AC-16-120 
  * Rocket 5AC Prism, model: R5-AC-PRISM

Version 8.0 (XC, WA) - Final Release (December 16, 2016)

- New: Compatibility with airMAX M stations (airOS v6.0 required.  Upgrade Stations if running old pre-RC 6.0)
- New: airOS8 WEB UI re-design/adoption for mobile
- New: airMagic: channel selection tool (available on Access Point mode only, not all AC models supports airView radio)
Access Point and Stations must run airOS8 and have dedicated airView radio. It takes few minutes to gather data after upgrade/reboot.

- New: Added "TDMA Filter" slider 
"TDMA Filter" allows the operator to specify how much the airMAX-ac scheduler should penalise poor performing clients from a scale of 0 to 9. 
Legacy prioity level on Stations will superceed this setting - New: MAC ACL support - New: Automatic Power Control - New: Hour Average & Minute Peak options in AirView (for better troubleshooting) - New: Audio Indicator to Antenna Align tool - New: Possibility to enable/disable Multicast enhancement feature - New: Remote provisioning functionality with airGateway - New: Indication of too high RX signal in Station List - New: Indication of compatibility mode wlanOpmode in mca-status - New: Indication of signal difference per chain when it exceeds recommended maximum of 5 dBm - New: Enable Block management access on WAN when switching to Router mode - New: Read-Only account support - New: HTTP login success/failures logging to system log - New: Crashlog reporting to Ubiquiti Networks for better troubleshooting - New: Noise Floor reporting in Dashboard - New: iptables modules allowing DSCP marking - New: Sensitivity Threshold on Wireless page - New: DHCP Reservation on Router mode - New: Option allowing LLDP packets to pass wireless bridge (see below) - New: Help file for Wireless Mode in Wireless Settings - New: Help file for Audio Indicator in Antenna Align Tool - New: miniUPnPd version update Regulatory updates: - LiteBeam 5AC 23: Added activation of Revised UNII band - 5GHz frequency list update for Italy: removed 5725-5875 MHz frequency range - 5GHz frequency list update for Germany: removed 5735-5755 MHz range - Removed 5.8 GHz band (EN 302 502) as not allowed for Czech Republic - Removed North America and Puerto Rico from country list for WORLD version products manufactured after 01/01/2017. Previous production data products are not affected. Fixes: - Fix: Select WAN interface for Port Forward rule by default - Fix: Optimise statistics collection (reduce CPU usage) - Fix: TX/RX counter does not reset at 4GB - Fix: Generate SSL certificate start date from firmware build timestamp - Fix: Ethernet link drops when connected to specific switch models - Fix: Don't check certificate start date if device date/time is before certificate start date (EAP TTLS/PEAP) - Fix: Ethernet RX packets drop when Flow Control is enabled - Fix: Increased Max MTU value to 2024 Bytes on WA products - Fix: Do not load NAT helpers modules when NAT is disabled - Fix: VOIP Group call doesn't work with 5 VOIP clients behind STA (Router) - Fix: Memory usage optimisation - Fix: RADIUS accounting stop frame on Client disconnect - Fix: Lower MTU fragmentation fix - Fix: DHCP on Multiple LAN interfaces separate DNS not working - Fix: PPPoE blank password sending - Fix: Enable Flow Control on Ethernet (LAN) after reset to factory defaults only - Fix: LAN port lockup on 10 Mbps-Half/10 Mbps-Full modes (WA series) - Fix: AP doesn’t broadcast new Device Name after change. Reboot is required - Fix: SSID length for SNMP increased up to 32 characters - Fix: Device Name with not allowed symbols breaks DHCP - Fix: Changed AP device name does not take effect until reboot - Fix: airOS security improvements - Fix: Stability fixes (random reboots, crashes) - WEB UI: Keep NAT helper modules disabled when enabling NAT - WEB UI: Automatically create BRIDGE interface for each new VLANs in AP-Router setup (due to the low performance when WLAN0.vlan_id isn't included in BRIDGE) - WEB UI: Added Output Interface selection in Firewall Rules - WEB UI: Check for uploaded firmware image on device



Additional notes:


- New: Added option allowing LLDP packets to pass wireless bridge

echo 16384 > /sys/class/net/<bridge_name>/bridge/group_fwd_mask

or via /tmp/system.cfg