In the BioStar 2.7.11, Suprema improved features which are related with security. Improved features are following in below.

  1. Added logic to check file extensions to limit malicious file uploads.
  2. Improved to select whether to allow simultaneous access using the same account.
  3. Limited to connect only when the IP information of the account and the IP information of the accessing PC match when logging in by adding an IP address item to the user information



Feature 1 > Added logic to check file extensions to limit malicious file uploads


    In the BioStar 2, you can upload files to edit, update or modify data in the BioStar 2 server and device configuration. In the table below shows which file extensions are only types which BioStar 2 allows.

MenuFeatureSupported File Extension
UserPhoto.png
DeviceHome Screen > Logo.tiff, .pjp, .pjpeg, .jfif, .webp, .tif, .bmp, .png, .jpeg, .svgz, .jpg, .gif, .svg, .ico, .xbm, .dib
DeviceHome Screen > Logo > Slide Show Enabled.tiff, .pjp, .pjpeg, .jfif, .webp, .tif, .bmp, .png, .jpeg, .svgz, .jpg, .gif, .svg, .ico, .xbm, .dib
MonitoringGraphic Map > Background.gif, .jpg, .png, .bmp, .jpeg



Feature 2 > Improved to select whether to allow simultaneous access using the same account

    From the BioStar 2.7.11, you can active or inactive the simultaneous connection with one BioStar 2 log in account. The default configuration is 'Active' and you can open multiple BioStar 2 sessions with one account. But if you set 'Inactive' the feature, then you cannot open multiple BioStar 2 sessions in one or multiple PC through  one user account.


    When you 'Inactive' the simultaneous connection feature and try to log in the BioStar 2 with multiple session, old log in session will be expired. If you click some place in old login session BioStar 2, you will meet 'Login Required' warning from the BioStar 2 and automatically logged out.



Feature 3 > Limited to connect only when the IP information of the account and the IP information of the accessing PC match when logging in by adding an IP address item to the user information


    In the BioStar 2.7.11, there was an improvement of configure limitation user PC IP.

  • In the User > (Selected User Page) > Information section, 'User IP' box is supported.
  • Unlike Name and Period, User IP is not a mandatory field. Whether you insert the user IP or not, you can enroll new user.
  • If you registered user PC IP, you can access the BioStar 2 through the registered IP only.

Caution

  • User IP format should be 'XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX' and number should be 0 ~ 255.
  • Only one User IP can be registered for one user.