Katello 3.18 Documentation

Katello 3.18 Release Notes

For the full release notes, see the Changelog.


  • Pulp 3 updated to 3.7
  • Debian content can now be managed with Pulp 3
  • System Purpose can now be set in bulk from the Content Hosts list
  • Repositories within custom products can now be associated with an OS version for better control over default enablement on Content Hosts (currently Red Hat Enterprise Linux only)
  • Content host Traces can now be resolved with Hammer CLI
  • hammer host traces resolve –help
  • The ability to export content to disconnected environments has been added to support Pulp 3 repos. See the API documentation and these new Hammer commands:
    • hammer content-export full library –help
    • hammer content-export full version –help
    • hammer content-export incremental library –help
    • hammer content-export incremental version –help
    • These commands do not support Pulp 2 repositories


  • katello-agent will be removed in a future Katello release. Consider migrating to use the Remote Execution plugin for managing content on your hosts
  • Puppet and OSTree repository types will no longer be available in Katello 4.0
  • Background download policy will be removed in Katello 4.0
  • Pulp 3 will replace Pulp 2 in Katello 4.0
    • MongoDB will be removed in Katello 4.0
    • The Foreman installer MongoDB Storage Engine Migration Hook will be removed for Katello 4.0


  • Katello 3.18 cannot be deployed on EL8 systems.

Bug Fixes

Over 30 bugs fixed in this release! Check out the release tracker.


  • Adam Růžička
  • Amir Fefer
  • Bernhard Suttner
  • Chris Roberts
  • Ian Ballou
  • James Jeffers
  • Jan Bundesmann
  • Jeremy Lenz
  • John Mitsch
  • Jonathon Turel
  • Justin Sherrill
  • Leos Stejskal
  • Markus Bucher
  • Ondrej Prazak
  • Ondřej Ezr
  • Partha Aji
  • Ranjan Kumar
  • Samir Jha

The 2021 community survey is now live! Please take a few minutes to fill it out and help us make Foreman better!

Foreman 3.0.0 has been released! Follow the quick start to install it.

Foreman 2.5.3 has been released! Follow the quick start to install it.

Foreman 2.4.1 has been released! Follow the quick start to install it.