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Spacewalk 2.6 Release Notes

Hello everyone,

We are proudly announcing release of Spacewalk 2.6, a systems management solution.

The download locations are

with client repositories under

SUSE Linux client packages can be found here

For fresh installations, please use steps from

If you plan to upgrade from older release, search no more -- the following page will guide you:

Features & Enhancements in Spacewalk 2.6

  • Spacewalk now supported on Fedora 24
  • Spacewalk supports Fedora 24 clients
  • spacewalk-repo-sync improvements:
    • now it can sync channels with several repositories
    • it can update Kickstart Tree in a repository
    • add possibility to sync Debian/Ubuntu apt repositories
  • improved Python 2/3 compatibility for all tools
  • New API calls:
    • system.listSuggestedReboot
    • actionchain.addErrataUpdate

The up-to-date API documentation can be found at http://www.spacewalkproject.org/documentation/api/2.6/

Contributors

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

  • Dario Leidi
  • Frantisek Kobzik
  • Jakub Jankowski
  • Johannes Renner
  • Marcelo Moreira de Mello
  • Mark Hlawatschek
  • Michael Calmer
  • Michael Mraka
  • Silvio Moioli

see Contributor List for all contributors list

Some statistics

In Spacewalk 2.6, we've seen

* 59 major bugs fixed
* 496 changesets committed
* 740 commits done

Github repo for commits since Spacewalk 2.5

* [Spacewalk 2.5 to 2.6](https://github.com/spacewalkproject/spacewalk/graphs/contributors?from=2016-05-26&to=2016-11-18&type=c)

User community, reporting issues

To reach the user community with questions and ideas, please use mailing list spacewalk-list@redhat.com. On this list, you can of course also discuss issues you might find when installing or using Spacewalk, but please do not be surprised if we ask you to file a bug at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Spacewalk with more details or full logs.

Thank you for using Spacewalk.