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Release date Released 2020-12-10

The FreeIPA team would like to announce FreeIPA 4.9.0 release candidate 3!

It can be downloaded from http://www.freeipa.org/page/Downloads. Builds for Fedora Rawhide will be available from the official repository soon.

Highlights in 4.9.0

No major changes since release candidate 2, only fixes to regressions found in Rawhide and RHEL 8.4 development builds.

Bug fixes

FreeIPA 4.9.0 release candidate 3 is a stabilization release for the features delivered as a part of 4.9 version series.

There are 6 bug-fixes since FreeIPA 4.9.0 release candidate 2 release. Details of the bug-fixes can be seen in the list of resolved tickets below.


Upgrade instructions are available on Upgrade page.


Please provide comments, bugs and other feedback via the freeipa-users mailing list (https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/freeipa-users@lists.fedorahosted.org/) or #freeipa channel on Freenode.

Resolved tickets

  • #8595 Allow ipa-ca as a name for an IPA server
  • #8596 (rhbz#1895197) improve IPA PKI susbsystem detection by other means than a directory presence, use pki-server subsystem-find
  • #8613 mod_auth_gssapi cannot create unique ccache as it runs under apache and not ipaapi
  • #8615 ipa-rewrite.conf upgrade is failing due to missing variable definition
  • #8616 xmlrpc tests test_user_plugin failure
  • #8617 systemd: enforce en_US.UTF-8 locale in systemd units

Detailed changelog since 4.9.0rc2

Alexander Bokovoy (6)

  • Become FreeIPA 4.9.0rc3 commit
  • systemd: enforce en_US.UTF-8 locale in systemd units commit #8617
  • upgrade: provide DOMAIN to the server upgrade dictionary commit #8595, #8615
  • Allow mod_auth_gssapi to create and access ccaches in /run/ipa/ccaches commit #8613
  • Correct SELinux policy requirements commit
  • Back to git snapshots commit

Florence Blanc-Renaud (3)

  • ipatests: add test for PKI subsystem detection commit #8596
  • Improve PKI subsystem detection commit #8596
  • xmlrpctests: remove harcoded expiration date from test_user_plugin commit #8616