ASUSTOR releases ADM 4.2.3.RK91 update



ASUSTOR has released a new update for its NAS operating system. ASUSTOR Data Manager (ADM) runs on just about every enclosure from the company and today we’re looking at what’s new in update 4.2.3.RK91. This guide will run you through all the changes as well as how to install it on your ASUSTOR NAS.

What’s new in ADM 4.2.3.RK91

This update can be installed on the following ASUSTOR NAS: AS31, 32, 40, 61, 62, 63, 64, 52, 53, 54, Drivestor, Drivestor Pro, Lockerstor, Lockerstor Gen2, Lockerstor Pro, and Flashstor.

  • Fixed ADM potential vulnerabilities: CVE-2023-2910 (AS-2023-009), CVE-2023-3697, CVE-2023-3698 (AS-2023-010), CVE-2023-3699 (AS-2023-011), CVE-2023-4475 (AS-2023-012).
  • 1 on 1 folder synchronization can now be used for multiple folders for backup in an SMB backup job.
  • SMB scheduled backup tasks can now set a frequency of repeated backups during a set backup time.
  • Rsync server and SFTP are now disabled by default when initializing an ASUSTOR NAS with ADM 4.2.3.
  • Browsing folders and files in ADM File Explorer now can make system resources of the client web browser normally.
  • ADM now prevents users from creating system-reserved shared folder names such as “homes” or “printers” to reduce conflicts.
  • Libxml2 package updated to version 2.11.4 to fix potential vulnerabilities: CVE-2023-29469, CVE-2023-28484, CVE-2022-40304, CVE-2022-40303, CVE-2022-29824, CVE-2022-23308, CVE-2021-3541, CVE-2021-3537, CVE-2021-3518, CVE-2021-3517, CVE-2020-24977, CVE-2020-7595, CVE-2019-20388, CVE-2019-19956.
  • Newly supported PCIe NIC devices on ADM 4.2.3: Broadcom P210P – 2 x 10GbE SFP+. (Available on: Lockerstor 12R Pro, Lockerstor 16R Pro)
  • Fixed potential security issues in Web Center, EZ Sync and ADM File Explorer.
  • ADM File Explorer bug fixes.
  • ADM Backup & Restore bug fixes.
  • App Central bug fixes.
  • EZ Sync bug fixes.
  • Improved multilingual strings.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

How to install this update

ADM 4.2.3.RK91 update
ASUSTOR ADM 4. (Source: NM)

ASUSTOR ensures the process for updating an enclosure’s ADM OS is painless. We’ve compiled a short list of steps you can take to update the NAS, as well as set up automated update notifications. Here’s how to do it for this latest release on the best NAS:

  1. Back up all the data stored on your ASUSTOR NAS.
  2. Go to Settings > ADM Update.
  3. Make sure Enable update notifications is checked if you want to receive notifications when you log onto the NAS.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to start the update process.

You can also click on “Manual Update” to upload an OS update package downloaded from the ASUSTOR website.

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