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Re: [Fedora-directory-users] Announcing Fedora Directory Server 1.1.0



On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 08:53:50AM -0700, Rich Megginson wrote:
> Fedora Directory Server 1.1.0 is now available.

Cool.

> See http://directory.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Release_Notes for details 
> about new features and new installation procedures.
> 
> What's new?
> * Auto UID and GID number generation with the libdna plugin - 
> Distributed Numeric Assignment
> * Separate packages - each main component is in its own package - uses 
> yum for installation
> * Filesystem Hierarchy Standard file/path layout (e.g. log files are 
> under /var/log/dirsrv)
> * Init scripts!
>  service dirsrv {start|stop|restart} [instance name]
>  service dirsrv-admin {start|stop|restart}
>  edit /etc/sysconfig/dirsrv or /etc/sysconfig/dirsrv-admin to set 
> environment
> * Many of the components are now built into Fedora
> * The setup command is now /usr/sbin/setup-ds-admin.pl
> * startconsole is gone - use /usr/bin/fedora-idm-console instead
> * Migration from version 1.0 and earlier is fully supported by the 
> /usr/sbin/migrate-ds-admin.pl script provided with the package
> * IcedTea Java runs the console on Fedora 8 and later - proprietary Java 
> no longer required
> 
> Known Issues
> * Binary packages are provided only for Fedora 6, 7, 8 and 9 - The 
> Fedora 6 packages should run on EL5.1 (not 5.0)

Are there any plans to support RHEL4?

Cheers.
-- 
Jonathan Barber
High Performance Computing Analyst
Tel. +44 (0) 1382 386389


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