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SafeHaven 5.2.0 Release Notes

Updated by Shi Jin on Jun 13, 2019
Article Code: kb/1231

Release Notes

  • SafeHaven Version: 5.2.0
  • Release Date: June 13, 2019

New Features and Enhancements

This is new minor released based on SafeHaven 5.1.5 with the following improvements:

  • New SafeHaven Replication Node (SRN) Linux kernel module for WAN replication (SBD) that fixes a rare data corruption case
  • New SRN base package that
    • uses an updated version of the Ansible library for automated driver installation or makestub
    • improves the sbd log rotation
  • Bug fix where a local replica protection group data replication does not resume automatically upon network interruption

Upgrade Path

  • Upgrade from SafeHaven-4 to SafeHaven-5 will be a fresh new installation.
  • SafeHaven-5.0.1 and SafeHaven-5.1.* can be upgraded to 5.2.0 using the GUI but the SRN kernel and base package needs manual upgrade
    • Note that even though it is possible to just upgrade the debian package using the GUI without updating the kernel and base package, it is highly recommended to update the kernel and base package to benefit from the bug fix and also avoid complications on technical support
    • It is recommended that customers obtain help from the SafeHaven support team to perform the kernel and base package upgrade. Please create tickets via
    • Only expert users may follow this Upgrade procedure for SafeHaven 5.2.0 on their own

SafeHaven Most Recent Releases

Please take a look at the link below to download the latest available release
Most recent Release updates

Download Links

Please note that you can check the md5 checksum against the file named MD5SUM-5.2.0.txt.


A hotfix was released on June 25, 2019 for the SafeHaven cluster management software that addresses a harmless network reconnection bug that may in some cases make the protection groups show as inactive too often. The two download links are


SafeHaven Inventory Sheet