Appliance ISO 5.1.0 Release Notes

What is included

  • Nexthink ISO v5.1.0
  • Nexthink Web Console v5.1.0
  • Nexthink EULA v5.1.0

What's New

New features

  • New ISO v5.1.0 based on CentOS 6.5, please find the full release note here:, the changes listed as Major are:
    • The Precision Time Protocol - previously a technology preview - is now fully supported. The following drivers support network time stamping: bnx2x, tg3, e1000e, igb, ixgbe, and sfc. 
    • OpenSSL has been updated to version 1.0.1. 
    • OpenSSL and NSS now support TLS 1.1 and 1.2. 
    • KVM received various enhancements. These include improved read-only support of VMDK- and VHDX-Files, CPU hot plugging and updated virt-v2v-/virt-p2v-conversion tools. 
    • Hyper-V and VMware drivers have been updated. 
    • Updates to Evolution (2.32) and Libre Office (4.0.4).
  • The ISO contains a new version of the End User License Agreement (only for CentOS).
  • Removed weak ciphering for SSH server: The new configuration no longer accepts CBC and RC4 ciphering.

Fixed Issues


  • [SRC-610]: Keep folder permissions when decompressing migration package.

Reboot after installation

Since this release includes a new version of the OS, it is necessary to reboot the Appliance after an update.

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