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The initial feature release of the 5.4 series of NAV is now out!

The source code is available for download at GitHub.

New packages for Debian 10 (Buster) and 11 (Bullseye) are available in our APT repository as usual.

Please be extra aware of config file changes. Look out for *.dpkg-dist files in /etc/nav and make sure to update your running config.

The virtual appliance will be updated shortly.


  • The changelog format has changed from the legacy format into one based on Keep a Changelog.
  • Transceivers are no longer classed as modules (#1154)
  • Generate more secure API tokens (#2366)
  • Remaining instances of “Uninett” in footer FAQ have changed to Sikt (#2367)
  • Upgrade to napalm 3.4.1 (#2403)


  • Support more recent AKCP environment probes (#2107
  • Collect and graph temperature readings from JUNIPER-MIB (#2342)
  • Add support for wildcards in report IN operator (a.k.a. (,,)) (#2347)
  • Get VLAN tag from Juniper chassis cluster redundant ethernet interface (“RETH”) names (#2357)
  • Collect and graph memory usage from JUNIPER-MIB (#2359)
  • Document NAV’s various command line utilities (#2368)
  • Add a contrib script to ship ISC DHCP server lease stats to NAV’s Graphite instance (#2371)


  • Don’t display JavaScript alert dialog box when generating links to the current Geomap configuration (#1016)
  • Optimize SeedDB prefix listing queries (#2156)
  • Fix broken deletion of quick links from “My stuff”-menu (#2334)
  • Display friendlier Juniper RPC error reports in Portadmin (#2362)
  • Get rid of warning: CacheKeyWarning: Cache key contains characters that will cause errors if used with memcached (#2379)
  • Get rid of warning: DeprecationWarning: Using or importing the ABCs from 'collections' instead of from '' is deprecated (#2381)
  • Get rid of warning: django.contrib.postgres.fields.JSONField is deprecated. Support for it (except in historical migrations) will be removed in Django 4.0. (#2382)
  • Rotate room image thumbnails correctly based on EXIF orientation tag (#2385)
  • Fix Django JSONField import deprecation warnings (#2396)
  • Fix broken documentation build environment in Read The Docs (#2399)
  • Optimize SeedDB room listing queries (#2400)
  • Optimize SeedDB netboxtype listing queries (#2401)
  • Optimize SeedDB vlan listing queries (#2402)
  • Fix broken deserialization of Rack data (#2407)
  • Remove unnecessary quotation marks in SeedDB (#2416)
  • Fix incorrect handling of stateless event posting in internal APIs (#2417)


  • Remaining Python 2 compatibility code (#2319)
  • Dependency on the six Python module

Release notes

We always advise you to have a look at NAV’s accompanying release notes before upgrading.

Happy NAVing everyone!