[Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

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[Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:42 am

Took a wild shot with this new release as the previous one was practically unusable on my tower consistently with build — decided to go with a full and clean install.

You have defaulted to the good old redistributable installer . . . . . . nice — the online installers were such a PITA. :thumbsup :thumbsup

The protocol has been changed from UDP to TCP. :thumbsup

The remote port has been changed from 8080 to 1080. :|

The whole apparatus being minimalist — notwithstanding, the internet speed displays encouraging speeds with a very reduced hit. :thumbsup :thumbsup :thumbsup

The naming of the HideAway directory is not intuitive:—
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Firetrust\HideAway2.0 :thumbsdown :thumbsdown
Looking forward to the introduction of the bells and whistles — bring it on.

Bottom line: HideAway (for me) has become usable, once again. :mrgreen:
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:46 am

Great, it's definitely seeming to integrate better, once we have the actual rules in place it will be nicer to test with.
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:44 pm

G'day just come on board for V2 beta

definitely seems to be a tad faster via Paris/ London.

using whole pc as I'm utorrenting.

looking good and even better when rules etc in place.

thanks

tres useful as it is. :D

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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:25 pm

Went for the beta since the various versions of 1.4 now seem to crash after a few minutes. Seems a lot more stable. Any idea when it will be formally released.

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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:48 pm

No I've got no definitive timeline just yet. We did just post an updated 1.4 that may be more stable too http://forum.firetrust.com/viewtopic.ph ... 51#p108651
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:27 am

Thanks,

but as with the other versions a pop up now appears during install asking to "insert the disc labelled Hideaway Lightweight Filter into drive D:"
I point it to the driver store on C: and it seems to accept it.

It also crashed after a couple of minutes. I've tried a complete uninstall and re install to no effect ....
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:27 am

Mine is shouting for the user Key Gang. Chris has been advised and hopefully will be sorted soon.
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Fri Sep 16, 2016 1:49 pm

watsonm wrote:Thanks,

but as with the other versions a pop up now appears during install asking to "insert the disc labelled Hideaway Lightweight Filter into drive D:"
I point it to the driver store on C: and it seems to accept it.

It also crashed after a couple of minutes. I've tried a complete uninstall and re install to no effect ....
Bugger.
We've got some work to do still on some TCP aspects of the new HideAway, then we'll be adding encryption and releasing another build. Time wise I wasn't given any details, but hopefully not too far off.
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Sun Sep 18, 2016 4:17 am

"Bugger.
We've got some work to do still on some TCP aspects of the new HideAway, then we'll be adding encryption and releasing another build. Time wise I wasn't given any details, but hopefully not too far off. "


Rustic, just to clarify the crash was with the updated version you pointed me to not the v2 beta.

V2 beta seems to hang on in there! :-)
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Sun Oct 16, 2016 11:23 pm

For the past couple of days of trying the beta, I have not been able to get through the system.

Tried several different servers but when I try GRC to check if shields are up I get a secure connection failed message. (screen grab attached)
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Sun Oct 16, 2016 11:30 pm

Of course I try again and it works for the USA servers but not the UK or Switzerland servers.. :shock:
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:04 am

Showing the page above again for the past couple of days on all servers in the list. (on two machines)
Tried setting up different DNS to no avail.

Secure connection failed

Is this working for anyone?
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:05 pm

Sorry about this, we don't currently have notifications or auto-restart on these but I've restarted them now so they're working again. Also, we'll have a new beta version out shortly
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:27 am

nick.bolton wrote:Sorry about this, we don't currently have notifications or auto-restart on these but I've restarted them now so they're working again. Also, we'll have a new beta version out shortly

Working, thanks.
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Re: [Beta 2.0.0]: "First Impressions"

Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:28 am

Here's a new version

http://cdn.firetrust.com/downloads/hide ... 3Setup.exe

Old version won't work anymore cos of new server software. All locations working.

This vesion should be waaaay faster :) Seeing 2-3x increase on downloads and upto 10x on uploads. (New Zealand --> LA on 100/20mbit fibre connection)

UDP is next to do, then improvements to the client as this version only includes improvements to the server. We should see more improvements with a new client.

Fibre (100/20)
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ADSL (my suffering parents)
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Testing with a 500m/b connection, speeds were a bit slower but that should be resolved with new client code when it comes.

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