[389-users] Announcing testing release of 389 1.2.4
rmeggins at redhat.com
Wed Nov 4 16:39:01 UTC 2009
The 389 team is pleased to announce that the 389 Directory Server
version 1.2.4 is available for testing. The packages are available from
the testing repositories, not the official release repositories yet. We
are seeking feedback. There is one new package available for testing:
NOTE: The best way to provide feedback is through the Fedora Updates
System. If you have a Fedora Updates account, go here:
***** Your Feedback is Important! *****
The best way to provide feedback is via the Fedora Update system. If
you have an account, go here:
* scroll down to the bottom of the page, and click on the Add a comment
* select one of the Works for me or Does not work radio buttons, add
text, and click on the Add Comment button
If you are using a build on another platform, just send us an email to
389-users at redhat.com.
If you find a bug, or would like to see a new feature, you can enter it
here - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=389
Instructions for installing these from the testing repositories:
yum install --enablerepo=updates-testing 389-ds # Fedora new install
yum upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing 389-ds-base # Fedora upgrade
yum install --enablerepo=dirsrv-testing --enablerepo=idmcommon-testing
389-ds # new install
yum upgrade --enablerepo=dirsrv-testing --enablerepo=idmcommon-testing
389-ds-base # upgrade
See http://port389.org/wiki/Download for more
information about setting up yum access.
Release Notes: http://port389.org/wiki/Release_Notes
Install Guide: http://port389.org/wiki/Install_Guide
=== Notes ===
NOTE: If using the FC6 (EL5) packages, _you must update your yum repo
files_ - the URLs have changed. See
http://port389.org/wiki/Download for more information.
NOTE: Fedora versions below 10 are no longer supported. If you are
running Fedora 9 or earlier, you should upgrade.
NOTE: This release is branded as '''389'''. All of the RPMs have been
marked as obsoleting their Fedora DS counterparts. When upgrading via
yum, you must use yum '''upgrade''' (not update) so that the obsoletes
will be processed.
NOTE: If you are using the console, after installing the updates, you
must run '''setup-ds-admin.pl -u''' to refresh your console and admin
server configuration with the new version information. 1.2.4 fixes some
bugs related to update - it will remove old Fedora servers from the
console, and will preserve TLS/SSL configuration. See the buglist below.
NOTE: '''389-console''' is the command to run the console. This
=== New features ===
* Support for Salted MD5 (SMD5) passwords - primarily for migration - do
not use SMD5 for new passwords - use SSHA256 and higher
=== Bugs Fixed ===
This release contains a couple of bug fixes. The complete list of bugs
fixed is found at the link below. Note that bugs marked as MODIFIED
have been fixed but are still in testing.
* Tracking bug for 1.2.4 release -
** [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=221905 221905] Add SMD5
** [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529258 529258] upgrade
should remove duplicate and obsolete schema from 99user.ldif
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