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Spacewalk 1.6 Release Notes

Hello world,

we are happy to announce the release 1.6 of Spacewalk, platform for management of Linux systems.

The download locations are

with client repositories under

If you want to do fresh installation, use steps from

If you plan to upgrade from older release, the following page can be useful:

Features & Enhancements in Spacewalk 1.6

  • IPv6 support: management and provisioning capabilities
  • Support for Fedora 16 (server and client)
  • Kickstarting via Spacewalk Proxy with a CNAME
  • spacewalk-repo-sync supports --include and --exclude options
  • New API calls:
    • channel.software.getRepoSyncCronExpression
    • channel.software.listChannelRepos
    • channel.software.setDetails
    • channel.software.syncRepo
    • configchannel.deleteFileRevisions
    • configchannel.getFileRevision
    • configchannel.getFileRevisions
    • kickstart.disableProfile
    • kickstart.isProfileDisabled
    • kickstart.keys.update
    • system.custominfo.updateKey
    • system.deleteGuestProfiles
    • system.deleteTagFromSnapshot
    • system.getScriptActionDetails
    • system.provisioning.snapshot.addTagToSnapshot
    • system.tagLatestSnapshot
  • OSAD improvements
  • Security fixes for following CVEs:
    • CVE-2011-1594
    • CVE-2011-2919
    • CVE-2011-2920
    • CVE-2011-2927
    • CVE-2011-3344
  • rhn-virtualization supports RHEV 3 hosts
  • spacewalk-reports supports --where- option to filter records
  • spacecmd enhancements and bugfixes
  • Preliminary support for cobbler 2.2

Contributors

Our thanks go to the community members who contributed to this release:

  • Andy Speagle
  • Aron Parsons
  • Christian Berendt
  • Colin Coe
  • David Nutter
  • Ionuț Arțăriși
  • Johannes Renner
  • Jonathan Hoser
  • Joshua Roys
  • Luca Villa
  • Marcelo Moreira de Mello
  • Martin Osvald
  • Michael Calmer
  • Pierre Casenove
  • Satoru SATOH
  • Steve Hardy
  • Sven Mueller
  • Tasos Papaioannou
  • Uwe Gansert

https://fedorahosted.org/spacewalk/wiki/ContributorList

Some statistics

In Spacewalk 1.6, we've seen

* 177  bugs solved 
* 1025 changesets committed 
* 1515 commits done 

Thank you for using Spacewalk! Keep the patches flowing!