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Tru64 UNIX V5.1B-4 continues to deliver stability, quality, and dependability to Tru64 UNIX AlphaServer customers

Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-4 provides a stable platform which improves the business value of your Tru64 UNIX installation. This release provides quality improvements and enhanced features which continue to meet the needs of our customers.

Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-4 combines several resiliency code enhancements along with the latest patch kit onto one physical media called the Version 5.1B-4 CD-ROM. The Version 5.1B-4 kit has undergone full product qualification testing as a single entity on multiple configurations and is binary compatible with all previous Version 5 stream releases.

In addition to updating the base Tru64 UNIX operating system, TruCluster Server Logical Storage Manager (LSM), Advanced Sever for UNIX (ASU), Internet Express, and several other Tru64 UNIX products and components have also been updated.

The following table provides an overview of some of the highlights of the enhancements included in Tru64 UNIX V5.1B-4. See the Release Notes for a complete list of enhancements and new features.

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Product Functionality with enhanced robustness Your payback from upgrading
Operating system Standards conformance, AdvFS, collect utility, storage handling, new kernel tunable parameters, updated versions of BIND and sendmail. Portability, faster performance, added protection against unwanted downtime, increased capability
TruCluster Server software Enhanced distance cluster interconnect.Cloning offers an alternative to no roll patching. Clusters can now span longer distances.The new dupclone command enables you to duplicate clones.
Logical Storage Manager (LSM) The volwatch command has been updated to improve hot spairing, along with other quality improvements. Improved manageability and usability.
Advanced Server for UNIX (ASU) Ability to store file and directory ACLs directly in file system metadata, ability to use port 445 for SMB connections, full support for the NTLMv2 protocol. Improved security and improved interoperability with Windows NT and Windows 2000 clients
Internet Express New components, such as, MySQL, Thunderbird, Seamonkey, sendmailX, and updated components The latest in open software for your Tru64 UNIX system.

Tru64 UNIX continues to provide a stable, dependable platform for those customers who choose to stay on AlphaServer platforms.