OCLC releases EZproxy 5.0

Apr 04, 2008


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OCLC, a nonprofit library service and research organization, has released a new version of EZproxy, a software solution for serving library patrons remotely, that offers new features as well as support from OCLC, which acquired EZproxy in January. EZproxy 5.0 software enhancements allow libraries to: View enhanced audit details that incorporate the location associated with the source IP address; Search across audit data to identify suspicious activity, including options to search based on location; Alter user access based on location, including the ability to block access or require additional information for access; Display a summary of database conflicts to identify and correct configuration issues; and Develop advanced user authentication and authorization configurations using a new administration page.

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