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New Firmware for Fritz!Box 7390

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mervl:

--- Quote from: FritzBox on Mar 05, 2012, 09:47:44 ---My online meter's not working as it should either

--- End quote ---

I've always found the FB meter runs about 10% ahead of IDNet's recorded usage, which at least is the helpful way round. The apparent latest beta firmware improvement in the the usage recording through a LAN1 connection hasn't made any noticeable difference for me.

Ardua:
A 'minor' firmware update v. 84.05.20 has been released for the Fritz!Box 7390:

EDIT:  I have just checked and the update is not yet downloadable from the Firmware Update in the FB - nor can it be downloaded from Fritz AVM. Our cousins 'down under' seem to have access via a FTP link.

EDIT 2:  Downloaded from ftp://ftp.avm.de/fritz.box/fritzbox.fon_wlan_7390/firmware/english/


New with version 84.05.20:

DSL: New DSL-version with improvements for ADSL2+ and VDSL lines
DSL: improved VDSL-interoperability and performance
DSL: optimised display of DSL data-rate on annex J lines
DSL: improved interop for Globespan cabinet mode lines
DSL: improved interop for various lines by deactivating PTM

Internet: New- use MyFRITZ! to safely access your FRITZ!Box from abroad
Internet: New- use WLAN instead of DSL or LAN to connect to the Internet
Internet: New- optional possibility to manually configure DNS server
Internet: New- UMTS-fall-back in case of a problem with the Internet connection over DSL
Internet: New- display of line speed for Internet access via LAN added in the online-monitor
Internet: New- configurability of Exposed host and ping6 in the IPv6 settings
Internet: New- configurability of other IPv6-routers in your home-network
Internet: New- IPv6-support for UPnP, UPnP-AV and TR-064
Internet: New- DynDNS-support for IPv6 with dyndns.org and namemaster.de
Internet: New- possibility to deactivate NetBIOS-filter
Internet: redesign of internet-account information pages
Internet: completed support for DNSSEC
Internet: improved error handling with DynDNS refresh
Internet: Internet-page loading accelerated with active child-protection

WLAN: New- integrated possibility to send feedback per WLAN-device
WLAN: New- active MAC-filter now automatically deactivated during WPS pairing
WLAN: New WLAN module
WLAN: WLAN-start and changes in the configuration accelerated
WLAN: improved interoperability with Logitech Squeezebox Radio
WLAN: Mouse over display of WLAN device name and IP-address in the system log
WLAN: reduced WLAN events with WPS for Windows7 and Windows Vista clients
WLAN: display of WDS-devices improved
WLAN: display of link-speed added for connections to Apple MacBook
WLAN: added configurability for WLAN connects and disconnects messages in the syslog
WLAN: added "new WLAN device first connect" message in the syslog
WLAN: additional syslog entry in case the 5Ghz channel is used by systems with priority (radar)
WLAN: to improve Windows-compatibility space at the beginning or end of a WLAN key are filtered

Telephony: New- Prioritise phone calls in your WLAN with FRITZ!App Fon
Telephony: Menu option "Own Telephone Numbers" combines internet- and fixed-line numbers with a status overview
Telephony: display-name now also configurable for remotely managed Voip-accounts
Telephony: transmit the number of messages on the answering machine to IP-telephones (MWI)
Telephony: display-name of the own number now possible to transmit to IP-telephones
Telephony: simplified email-setup for fax-reception
Telephony: improved the behaviour for the sip-registration with alternative providers
Telephony: added IMS-support for "implicit registration"
Telephony: fixed a possible problem when taking over a call from the answering machine
Telephony: improved import of telephone book
Telephony: improved signalling on analogue extensions in some scenarios
Telephony: improved caller line detection for some analogue lines
Telephony: improved Internet telephony setup
Telephony: stability improvements

DECT/FRITZ!Fon: New- configurable background image with date/time
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: New- new start screen for FRITZ!Fon MT-F
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: New- display incoming calls with bigger font
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: New- new midi-ringtones
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: fixed sporadic loss of connection to DECT-base
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: improved interop with other DECT phones
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: corrected text display in podcasts
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: accelerated menu speed for podcasts and internet-radio
DECT/FRITZ!Fon: improved error handling in case of missing pictures

Homenetwork: New- Change your FRITZ!Box name: for WLAN SSID, SMB, DECT and more
Homenetwork: New- Internet access for guests connected to LAN4
Homenetwork: New- improved display of guest-devices in the network-overview
Homenetwork: New- network devices with an http interface can now be clicked in the networking-overview
Homenetwork: New- automatic wake on LAN for devices reachable from the internet (including IPv6)
Homenetwork: New- display of FRITZ!Powerline-devices in the network-overview
Homenetwork: New- details of network devices now shows extended information including IPv6 addresses

System: New - smartphone optimised web-pages for fritz.box and myfritz.box
System: New - name of FRITZ!Box and FRITZ!OS displayed on main-page
System: New - setup simplified (new passwords will now be initially shown in plain text at configuration)
System: New - simplified change between normal and expert view
System: New - push mail now contains more detailed DSL information
System: New - push-mail now displays current IP-address and missed phone calls
System: New - possibility to activated automated sending feedback in case of a crash
System: New - automatically synchronise WLAN night-settings between multiple FRITZ! products
System: improved stability
System: added POP3 SLL support for web.de
System: DNS-server of FRITZ!Box enhanced (DNS over TCP)
System: corrected loss of APIPA-address 169.254.1.1
System: DOS-robustness of https-access towards the thc-ssl-dos-tool improved
System: fixed problems of displaying username and SMTP server in the push mail service
System: fixed possible problem with using IP-cameras with real time streaming-protocol

USB: multifunction printers now only need the activation of "printer" device type with USB remote connection
USB: Interop with EnOcean USB device improved
USB: improved write performance for USB memory
USB: improved stability when disconnecting USB memory

Memory/NAS: New- name of workgroup changeable
Memory/NAS: accelerated scanning of memory for internet-sharing
Memory/NAS: accelerated FTP connection for LAN-access to USB memory
Memory/NAS: improved handling of USB memory disconnects while scanning media-files
Memory/NAS: improved picture handling and search with Internet explorer 9

Mediaserver: New- playlist support added
Mediaserver: improved interop (Sony TV, Kathrein-receiver, Xbox360 ...)
Mediaserver: performance-improvements
Mediaserver: improved handling of Umlauts in MP3-Album covers and jpg files

UMTS: added support for some UMTS devices with CSV function
UMTS: added support for new UMTS devices (ZTE K4505-Z, Sierra USB 309, 4G Systems XS Stick P14)

Important details regarding this update:

[1] Automatic priorisation of Voice data using FRITZ!App phone requires at least version 1.6.0 for iOS and 1.56 for Android.

[2] Automatic synchronisation of the WLAN-night-settings will require an upcoming update of the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater software.

[3] With the current IPv6-implementation AVM already follows the current IETF-suggestion, to not establish a 6to4-tunnel automatically, as long as the Internet provider does not support IPv6 natively.
Please explicitly configure 6to4 as connection type if you wish to use 6to4 for your IPv6 connection.

[4] The energy consumption values have been recalibrated in this release. Due to this they will differ from the displayed valued of the former release version.

[5] To be able to use all new DECT features, please make sure to also update the firmware of your FRITZ!Fon to the latest available version.


FritzBox:
Just getting now from your linky Ardua, thanks

mervl:
Anyone using this latest version 84-05-20 on an existing VDSL2 (FTTC) connection and who is seeing some benefit, please let us know; before I bother!  :whistle:

FritzBox:
Had at least four instances of it clearing connection since I put it on, if I get many more I'll be going back to beta

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