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IPAv2 rc2

Release date Released Feb 28 2011

Overview of FreeIPA v2 Release Candidate 2

The FreeIPA project team is pleased to announce the availability of the Release Candidate 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 2

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

  • Make Indirect membership clearer.
  • Input validation fixes.
  • WebUI improvements.
  • Created default Roles.
  • IPv6 support
  • Documentation updates

Focus of the Release Candidate Testing

  • There was a Fedora test day for FreeIPA on Feb 15th. These tests are still relevant and feedback would be appreciated.
  • The following section outlines the areas that we are mostly interested to test.

Significant Changes Since RC 1

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.