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ORF 6.6 Change Log

Article was last updated on April 3, 2023. View products that this article applies to.

This article contains the complete list of changes implemented in ORF 6.6 compared to the previous 6.5 release.

Changes in version ORF 6.6

  • NEW: ARC Signing
    The new version adds support for ARC (Authenticated Received Chain) allowing ORF to sign the email's original authentication result and store it in the message header in a verifiable format. This enables subsequent ARC-enabled mails transfer agents to validate the email even if it fails the local SPF, DKIM and DMARC checks.
  • NEW: ARC Test
    Emails that would fail the SPF, DKIM or DMARC tests as a result of intermediate processing can be "rescued" by ORF by recycling the original email authentication results left in the message header by trusted ARC signers.
  • NEW: Exchange Transport Agent
    A third transport agent has been introduced which is responsible for adding digital signatures to incoming messages when ARC Signing is enabled.
  • CHANGE: Pending Submissions item handling
    Items sent from the Log Viewer to blacklists, whitelists and exception lists are no longer used by the ORF service immediately.
  • CHANGE: New category in the navigation bar
    The settings pages of the DMARC, DKIM and SPF tests have been moved to a new category called "Authentication".
  • BUGFIX: Unexpected SPF Test error
    Rather than ignoring the email, the SPF Test ended with an error when the following two conditions were met: the sender was excluded from the SPF check and the SPF Test was allowed to run at the Before Arrival filtering point.
  • BUGFIX: IPv6 scope-id parsing error
    Link-local (intranet) IPv6 addresses ending with a scope-id were not recognized as valid IPv6 addresses, which caused benign errors on systems where IP-based tests were allowed to run at the Before Arrival filtering point.
  • Further minor changes and improvements.

Applies To

The article above applies to the following products and versions:

  • ORF 6.6
hnp1 | hnp2