Release notes for ClearBox TACACS+ RADIUS Server 5.0.5

May 14, 2024

  • 5.0.5: Fixed: Realm selection was lost in interactive ASCII logon sessions.
  • 5.0.3: Fixed: Database connection leaks.
  • Added 'Commands lists': allowed router commands (TACACS+ authorization) can be added to named sets and then assigned to users or groups.
  • New revised LDAP authentication interface.
  • Multiple authorization service profiles for a single user in 'Manage user accounts' console.
  • New Syslog reporting engine.
  • Added distributed tracing mechanism (via Jaeger integration) for tracking RADIUS requests as they flow from RADIUS clients to backend systems
  • All log files are now placed in C:\ProgramData\XPerience Technologies\ClearBox Server\Logs
  • New libraries and codebase
  • Removed support for Windows versions prior to Windows Vista
  • Removed 'Online logging' tool for better performance
  • Added extra logging options during setup
  • Debug messages are written only to one dedicated 'debug.log' file
  • Users sessions statistics is not loaded automatically for large volumes
  • Folder with server log files can be open from the 'Service control' window
  • Service startup errors are written to a simple list in the 'Service control' window

Older Releases

ClearBox TACACS+ RADIUS 4.9.4

  • Added: Support for client IP ranges using CIDR notation for RADIUS clients
  • Changed: RADIUS attributes database file raddict2k.mdb moved from \Program Files (x86)\ClearBox Server\RadDict to \Documents and Settings\Public\Documents\XPerience Technologies\ClearBox Server

ClearBox TACACS+ RADIUS 4.9.2

  • Changed: Legacy style for grouping regex ({} brackets) is not supported now. {} are now used for quantity quantifier {n}
  • Added: AD authentication may be extended with LDAP-based attributes checking
  • Fixed: long passwords for LDAP servers don't cause crashed
  • Added: RADIUS: User-Name may be converted from one to another MAC address form

ClearBox TACACS+ RADIUS 4.8.x

  • Added: Support for client IP ranges using CIDR notation
  • Added: TACACS+ performance statistics logging
  • Fixed: Bug with false-positive TACACS+ authentication
  • Fixed: Bug with ASCII authentication and message "Authentication type not allowed"

ClearBox TACACS+ RADIUS 4.7.x

  • Fixed: Bug with formatting date-time RADIUS attributes
  • Fixed: "Error creating file ..." messages occuring in midnight
  • Memory leaks fixed


  • Switched to the new advanced Regex library