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[Spacewalk-announce-list] Spacewalk 1.6 has been released



Hello world,

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

The download locations are

    http://spacewalk.redhat.com/yum/1.6/RHEL/5/$basearch/
    http://spacewalk.redhat.com/yum/1.6/RHEL/6/$basearch/
    http://spacewalk.redhat.com/yum/1.6/Fedora/15/x86_64/
    http://spacewalk.redhat.com/yum/1.6/Fedora/16/x86_64/ 

with client repositories under

     http://spacewalk.redhat.com/yum/1.6-client
     http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/systemsmanagement:/spacewalk:/1.6/openSUSE_11.4/
     http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/systemsmanagement:/spacewalk:/1.6/openSUSE_Factory/
     http://miroslav.suchy.cz/spacewalk/debian 

If you want to do fresh installation, use steps from

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

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

     http://fedorahosted.org/spacewalk/wiki/HowToUpgrade 

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-<column-id> 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! 

Regards
-Milan Zázrivec


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