Fedora 18 Update: cobbler-2.4.0-beta3.fc18.1

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-0429
2013-01-08 20:08:28
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Name        : cobbler
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 2.4.0
Release     : beta3.fc18.1
URL         : http://cobbler.github.com/
Summary     : Boot server configurator
Description :

Cobbler is a network install server.  Cobbler supports PXE,
virtualized installs, and re-installing existing Linux machines.  The
last two modes use a helper tool, 'koan', that integrates with
cobbler.  There is also a web interface 'cobbler-web'.  Cobbler's
advanced features include importing distributions from DVDs and rsync
mirrors, kickstart templating, integrated yum mirroring, and built-in
DHCP/DNS Management.  Cobbler has a XMLRPC API for integration with
other applications.

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Update Information:

- fix configuration for httpd 2.4
- own /usr/share/cobbler

New upstream release
New upstream release
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Jan  8 2013 Remi Collet <rcollet at redhat.com>  2.4.0-beta3.1
- fix configuration for httpd 2.4, #871383
- own /usr/share/cobbler
* Wed Dec 12 2012 James Cammarata <jimi at sngx.net> 2.4.0-beta3
- New release 2.4.0-beta3
* Thu Oct 11 2012 James Cammarata <jimi at sngx.net> 2.4.0-beta2
- Modified spec version/release to be 2.4.0-beta2 (jimi at sngx.net)
- fixing up a bad commit merge (jimi at sngx.net)
* Thu Oct 11 2012 James Cammarata <jimi at sngx.net> 2.4.0-beta1
- Beta Release 1 of 2.4.0
- BUGFIX - Issue #329 - Systems no longer allow an add with an image for a
  parent (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #327 - revert 5afcff7 and fix in a more sane way
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Removed some duplicates created by reapplying a patch (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #267 - old python-virtinst does not support --boot
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Revise install_post_puppet.py to use newer puppet syntax
  (stephen at esstec.co.uk)
- Get rid of deprecated Puppet syntax so that cobbler works with Puppet 3.0
  (stephen at esstec.co.uk)
- Added ubuntu to dist check for named.conf location
  (daniel.givens at rackspace.com)
- Expanded automatic determination of tftpboot path, isc dhcp and bind service
  names and config files based on distro. (daniel at givenstx.com)
- Make the service name for DHCP and DNS restarts configurable for better
  portable between distros. (daniel.givens at rackspace.com)
- Serial based on formatted date and revision number (alevy at mobitv.com)
- Correct undefined variable name (jbd at jbdenis.net)
- fix merge Issue #252 BUGFIX and #262 (daikame at gmail.com)
- Add check for valid driver_type before executing qemu-img (jimi at sngx.net)
- fix mistake remove import. (daikame at gmail.com)
- move exec method to utils.py, and catch unexpected exception.
  (daikame at gmail.com)
- not check driver type on create method. (daikame at gmail.com)
- BUGFIX - Issue #305 - Incorrect Kickstart file when gPXE enabled
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #304 - Cobbler does not store values correctly for ksmeta
  Objects were getting flattened improperly, so it was losing escapes/quoting
  for values with spaces (jimi at sngx.net)
- add vmdk and raw file create support. (daikame at gmail.com)
- BUGFIX - Issue #267 - old python-virtinst does not support --boot
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Modified spec version/release to be 2.4.0-beta-1 (jimi at sngx.net)
- Initial commit for mysql backend support (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #277 - move webroot to /srv/www for debian/ubuntu
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- FEATURE - adding 'zonetype' variable for DNS zone rendering (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #278 - cobbler import fails for ubuntu images due to rsync
  args (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #285 - update cobbler man page for incorrect options
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #241 - adding distro with blank name via XMLRPC should not
  work (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #272 - allow anamon to log entries when building systems based
  on profiles (no corresponding system record) (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #252 - fuzzy match on lvs name returns a false match
  preventing LV creation (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #287 - patch to allow templar to work without a config, which
  was breaking the tftpd.py script (jimi at sngx.net)
- add qcow2 driver type (daikame at gmail.com)
- fix koan qemu-machine-type param test. (daikame at gmail.com)
- Only cosmetic cleanup - removed commands that were commented out, added
  spaces for more clear code (flaks at bnl.gov)
- Modified sample.seed to make use kickstart_start and kickstart_done snippets
  for debian. As a result the following cobbler features work for debian:   -
  prevent net boot looping   - cobbler status reflects debian installations   -
  preseed file is downloaded a nd saved on the installed system as
  /var/log/cobbler.seed Also made download_config_files_deb snippet, make use
  of late_command New post_run_deb snippet allows to execute post installation
  script. (flaks at bnl.gov)
- Some changes for testing (jimi at sngx.net)
- Minor fix for urlparse on older pythons (>2.5) (jimi at sngx.net)
- FEATURE - Issue #253 - Use PEERDNS=no for DHCP interfaces when name servers
  are specified (jimi at sngx.net)
- install-tree for debian/ubuntu modified to take tree= from meta data. http,
  ftp and nfs remote tree locations supported (flaks at bnl.gov)
- add support of custom logical volume name (daikame at gmail.com)
- Partial revert of 87acfc8b, and a minor change to bring the koan extra-args
  inline with the PXE args (jimi at sngx.net)
- New default preseed, and a few minor changes to make ubuntu auto install work
  better (jimi at sngx.net)
- Add support for qemu machine type to emulate (option --qemu-machine-type).
  (isaoshimizu at gmail.com)
- Modern x86 kernels have 2048 char limit and this is needed to support
  configurations with kickstart+NIC kernel params. Otherwise koan refuses to
  accept the param list. (oliver at cpan.org)
- Allow koan's -S option to work for SuSE breed. Also remove -S for breed=None,
  as I assume "Red Hat" is not a sane assumption for all Distros without a
  breed. (oliver at cpan.org)
- Only add a udev net rule for an interface if the MAC is set. This fixes
  behaviour whereby a dummy udev rule at eth0 forces the first NIC to get eth1
  post-install. (oliver at cpan.org)
- Make the domainname setting be the full eth0 DNS Name, minus the first dotted
  part (and not the FQDN). (oliver at cpan.org)
- BUGFIX - Issue #252 - fuzzy match on lvs name returns a false match
  preventing LV creation (jimi at sngx.net)
- Added back in the filesystem loader. (oliver at cpan.org)
- BUGFIX - Issue #247 - Reposync does not work from the web interface
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- BUGFIX - Issue #246 - CentOS 5.x install fence_tools to /sbin/
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fix post_report trigger typo (jimi at sngx.net)
- Some fixes for koan running with an old virt-install (jimi at sngx.net)
- Define pxe_menu_items variable when creating PXE files for systems
  (jthiltges2 at unl.edu)
- Refactor PXE and GRUB menu item creation into a separate function
  (jthiltges2 at unl.edu)
- django 1.4 and later have deprecated the old TEMPLATE_LOADERS and replaced
  them with a new app_directories.Loader (oliver at cpan.org)
- Add support for UEFI boot to the subnet, but not for defined systems yet.
  (erinn.looneytriggs at gmail.com)
- Fix redhat import whitelist for Fedora 17 (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fix unittest on the case of haven't virt-install libs. (daikame at gmail.com)
- os_version for debian should be similar to ubunty for virt-install to work
  changed tree in app.py so that I can use debian mirror different from cobbler
  server (flaks at bnl.gov)
- fedora 17 changed the output of ifconfig command. This will make IFNAME set
  in snippets again (flaks at bnl.gov)
- remove edit for now (flaks at bnl.gov)
- Fixed snippets for bonded_bridge_slave and a few other fixes for koan/web GUI
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Initial support for bonded_bridge_slave type. TODO: modifying snippets to
  actually make it work... (jimi at sngx.net)
- The webui_sessions directory belongs only to cobbler-web
  (chutzimir at gmail.com)
- RPM: put cobbler*.conf files only in /etc/httpd/conf.d
  (cristian.ciupitu at yahoo.com)
- better fix for pull request #228 (jorgen.maas at gmail.com)
- make rpms failed because the misc/ directory containing the augeas lense
  could not be found. this simple diff fixes that. (jorgen.maas at gmail.com)
- Ubuntu actually requires auto=true in kopts See
  http://serverfault.com/a/144290/39018 (ekirpichov at gmail.com)
- Whitespace cleanup for the new openvz stuff (jimi at sngx.net)
- Remove dead code (useless imports) (cristian.ciupitu at yahoo.com)
- BUGFIX extra-args option problems (daikame at gmail.com)
- FIX koan virt-install tests. (daikame at gmail.com)
- added debian support to prevent net boot looping (flaks at bnl.gov)
- README.openvz: - added (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- scripts/ovz-install: - added support for "services" kickstart option -
  corrected repos and installation source processing (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- cobbler.spec, setup.py: - added scripts/ovz-install (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- koan/openvzcreate.py, scripts/ovz-install: - changes in copyright notice
  (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- koan/app.py: - bug in koan: size of freespace on VG expressed as float with
  comma, but need fload with point (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- koan/app.py: - added type "openvz" (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- cobbler/collection.py: - openvz containers doesn't need to boot from PXE, so
  we prevent PXE-menu creation for such profiles. (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- cobbler/item_profile.py, cobbler/utils.py: - added "openvz" virtualization
  type (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- cobbler/item_system.py: - added openvz for virt_type (nvrhood at gmail.com)
- [BUGFIX] template errors can hit an exception path that references an
  undefined variable (jimi at sngx.net)
- If the call to int() fails, inum has no value, thus the reference to inum in
  the except clause causes an UnboundLocalError when it tries to reference
  inum. (joshua at azariah.com)
- Add new ubuntu (alpha) version to codes.py (jorgen.maas at gmail.com)
- Not all remove current ifcfg- post_install_network_config (me at n0ts.org)
- Update systemctl script to resolve some issues (jimi at sngx.net)
- More spec fixes (jimi at sngx.net)
- Removing replicate_use_default_rsync_options setting and setting
  replicate_rsync_options to existing rsync default.  Issue #58
  (john at julienfamily.com)
- Commit for RFE: Expose rsync options during replication.  Issue #58
  (john at julienfamily.com)
- Yet more HTML/CSS fixes, cleaning up some overly large inputs caused by other
  CSS changes (jimi at sngx.net)
- More HTML/CSS improvements for new weblayout (jimi at sngx.net)
- CSS improvements for the tabbed layout (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fix for settings edit using the new tab format (jimi at sngx.net)
- Added a cancel button to replace the reset button (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fix saving of multiselect fields (jimi at sngx.net)
- Modification to generic_edit template to use tabs for categories plus some
  miscellaneous cleanup (jimi at sngx.net)
- Adding an example line for redhat imports to the whitelist file
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Another minor fix for suse imports - fixing up name when using --available-as
  (already done in other import modules) - allowing multiple arch imports (also
  already done in other imports) (jimi at sngx.net)
- Some fixups for suse using --available-as (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fix for import when using --available-as - currently rsyncs full remote tree,
  changing that to only import files in a white list - some modifications to
  import modules to clean some things up and make available-as work better -
  fix in utils.py for path_tail, which was not working right and appending the
  full path (jimi at sngx.net)
- Run the same sed command on the default distributed config file to ensure
  consistent indentation (jimi at sngx.net)
- Add setting to enable/disable dynamic settings changes Adding
  cobblersettings.aug to distributed files, since we need a copy that doesn't
  insert tabs Added a "cobbler check" that checks if dynamic settings is
  enabled and prints a sed command to cleanup the settings file spacing/indents
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Change cli command "settings" to "setting" to match other commands (which are
  not plurarlized) (jimi at sngx.net)
- Removing commented-out try/except block in config.py, didn't mean to commit
  this (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fixed/improved CLI reporting for settings (jimi at sngx.net)
- Added support for validating setting type when saving Also fixed up the
  augeas stuff to save lists and hashes correctly (jimi at sngx.net)
- Fix for incorrect redirect when login times out when looking at a setting
  edit (jimi at sngx.net)
- Dynamic settings edit support for the web GUI (jimi at sngx.net)
- Added ability to write settings file via augeas (jimi at sngx.net)
- Initial support for modifying settings live Changed settings do not survive a
  reboot and revert to what's in /etc/cobbler/settings TODO:  * report --name
  show a single setting  * validate settings based on type (string, list, bool,
  etc.)  * web support for editing  * persisting settings after change
  (jimi at sngx.net)
- Branch for 2.4.0, updated spec and setup.py (jimi at sngx.net)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #871383 - Broken configuration for httpd 2.4
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871383
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