[katello-devel] Katello 1.0 released

Miroslav Suchy msuchy at redhat.com
Tue Aug 7 19:52:18 UTC 2012


we are happy to announce the first release of Katello, a systems 
management solution.

The download locations are


with client repositories under:


For fresh installations, please use steps from


Features & Enhancements in Katello 1.0

  * Patch Management
    * Mirror content from external repositories into local Definitive 
Software Library.
    * Schedule recurring syncs of content.
    * Manage the content through multiple environments.
    * Use subscription model to associate content with machines which 
are registered to environments.

  * System Management
    * Inventory of systems which are registered, including installed 
software and system facts.
    * Assign subscriptions provided by Red Hat, and customer products.
    * Registration Macros with Activation Keys
    * Remote installation of packages over AMQP.
    * System Grouping for Batch Processing

  * General
    * LDAP integration.
    * Python based CLI.
    * REST APIacewalk.redhat.com/documentation/api/


Our thanks go to the community members who contributed to this

  * Brad P. Crochet
  * Jakub Steiner
  * Pep Turro Mauri

  * https://fedorahosted.org/katello/wiki/ContributorList

You can view the history of Katello from its start to 1.0 at

   * http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubBI-38qVqI

Some statistics:

In Katello 1.0, we've seen

     * 624  bugs fixed
     * 6011 changesets committed
     * 6596 commits done

Known issues:
  * registration with activation keys does not work:

Thank you for using Katello.

P.S. I sent this email yesterday, but for some reason it got lost.

Miroslav Suchy
Red Hat Systems Management Engineering

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