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IPAv2 rc1

Release date Released Feb 14 2011

Overview of FreeIPA v2 Release Candidate 1

The FreeIPA project team is pleased to announce the availability of the Beta 2 release of freeIPA 2.0 server.

  • Binaries are available for F-14 and F-15.
  • Please do not hesitate to share feedback, criticism or bugs with us on our mailing list: mailto:freeipa-users@redhat.com

Main Highlights of Release Candidate 1

This beta has a set of significant improvements across all areas of the project. Modifications include but are not limited to:

  • Installation fixes.
  • Changes in the DIT structure.
  • WebUI improvements.

Focus of the Release Candidate Testing

  • There is a Fedora test day for FreeIPA coming on Feb 15th. Please join us in testing FreeIPA.
    The exact instructions will be provided later and will be available off the link on the page.
  • The following section outlines the areas that we are mostly interested to test.

Significant Changes Since Beta 2

To see all the tickets addressed between the two beta releases see the following link.

Repositories and Installation

  • Use the following repository to install the release candidate packages.
  • On Fedora-14 FreeIPA relies on the latest versions of the packages currently available from the updates-testing repository. Please make sure to enable this repository before you proceed with installation.

Known Issues

  • Installation on F-15 with dogtag fails due to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676330. Installing with the --selfsign option works.
  • Server-generated error messages are not translated yet.
  • IPv6 support is not complete.
  • The 'ipa help' command does not support localization.

We plan to address all the outstanding tickets before the final 2.0 release. For the complete list see the following link.