2014-07-01 - Firmware v2.15 for NAT-MCH and NATview v2.13 now available

Firmware Update for NAT-MCH family of products and improved and extended version of NATview

Today N.A.T. make version 2.15 of the firmware for the NAT-MCH-Family of products as well as the improved and extended version 2.13 of the well known JAVA based GUI NATview available to customers.

The NAT-MCH family of products consists of:

Both releases include both improvements as well as new technical features, such as
  • for the NAT-MCH firmware:
    • full support for N+1 redundancy and redundant load sharing by 4 power modules
    • support for unmanaged AMCs via configuration script
    • selectable new emergency shutdown policy
    • support for enabling/disabling PCIe Gen3 ports via e-keying
    • support for FULCRUM FM4224 switch on XAUI fat pip hub module
    • LED link status display for PCIe now supports ports 8-11
    • SNMP support through NAT-MIB
    • IPv6 support
    • Power Manager as an extension to the FRU Editor in order to allow an easy configuration of redundant and load sharing configurations
    • possibility to switch on/off payload power for a dedicated FRUs
    • extended chassis detection

Furthermore, the licensing model for NATview has been changed to accomodate the requests of our customers: 

  • NATview-EASY: the well-known free-of-charge version of NATview now contains the backplane viewer from the former NATview-PRO version.
  • NATview-HPM: add-on license for NATview-EASY containing the HPM-Update tool
  • NATview-FE: add-on license for NATview-EASY containing the FRU Editor and the new Power Manager

All NATview-PRO licenses which have been issued for previous NATview versions are compatible and include the versions "EASY", "HPM" and "FE". Moreover, N.A.T now hold available bundle and corporate licenses.

Customers who had registered for the firmware update service have automatically been notified by e-mail about the availability of the software updates. Customers who would like to benefit from this service for future updates are invited to register here