Katello 3.5 Documentation

Katello 3.5 (Schwarzbier) Release Notes

For the full release notes, see the Changelog.

Features

Additional Supported Database Deployment Options

Users may now specify full database options for candlepin and foreman databases. This allows use of remote databases. The following installer options are now available:

--foreman-db-manage                     if enabled, will install and configure the database server on this host
--reset-foreman-db-manage               Reset db_manage to the default value
--foreman-db-type                       Database 'production' type
--reset-foreman-db-type                 Reset db_type to the default value
--foreman-db-adapter                    Database 'production' adapter
--reset-foreman-db-adapter              Reset db_adapter to the default value
--foreman-db-database                   Database 'production' database
--reset-foreman-db-database             Reset db_database to the default value
--foreman-db-host                       Database 'production' host
--reset-foreman-db-host                 Reset db_host to the default value
--foreman-db-manage-rake                if enabled, will run rake jobs, which depend on the database
--reset-foreman-db-manage-rake          Reset db_manage_rake to the default value
--foreman-db-password                   Database 'production' password, default is randomly generated
--reset-foreman-db-password             Reset db_password to the default value
--foreman-db-pool                       Database 'production' size of connection pool
--reset-foreman-db-pool                 Reset db_pool to the default value
--foreman-db-port                       Database 'production' port
--reset-foreman-db-port                 Reset db_port to the default value
--foreman-db-root-cert                  Root cert used to verify SSL connection to postgres
--reset-foreman-db-root-cert            Reset db_root_cert to the default value
--foreman-db-sslmode                    Database 'production' ssl mode
--reset-foreman-db-sslmode              Reset db_sslmode to the default value
--foreman-db-username                   Database 'production' user
--reset-foreman-db-username             Reset db_username to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-host             Host with Candlepin DB
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-host       Reset candlepin_db_host to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-name             Name of the Candlepin DB
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-name       Reset candlepin_db_name to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-password         Candlepin DB password
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-password   Reset candlepin_db_password to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-port             Port accepting connections to Candlepin DB
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-port       Reset candlepin_db_port to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-ssl              Boolean indicating if the connection to the database should be over
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-ssl        Reset candlepin_db_ssl to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-ssl-verify       Boolean indicating if the SSL connection to the database should be verified
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-ssl-verify Reset candlepin_db_ssl_verify to the default value
--katello-candlepin-db-user             Candlepin DB user
--reset-katello-candlepin-db-user       Reset candlepin_db_user to the default value

Composite Content View Versions

Content view and composite content view versions along with their publication dates are now provided to the clients as a structured fact.

If you want a sample of why this might be useful: These facts are suitable for use in /etc/motd to provide end user feedback on the content accessible on a given host.

Deprecation Warnings

Contributors

  • Justin Sherrill
  • Walden Raines
  • Partha Aji
  • Brad Buckingham
  • Samir Jha
  • Andrew Kofink
  • John Mitsch
  • Jonathon Turel
  • Tom McKay
  • Daniel Lobato Garcia
  • Eric D. Helms
  • Marek Hulan
  • Dan Seethaler
  • Shimon Shtein
  • aagrawal
  • Chris Duryee
  • Nagoor Shaik
  • Ashish Humbe
  • Bryan Kearney
  • Ivan Nečas
  • Klaas Demter
  • Lukas Zapletal
  • Sean O'Keeffe
  • Tomer Brisker
  • Chris Roberts
  • Christine Fouant
  • David Davis
  • Matthias Dellweg
  • Ondrej Prazak
  • Pat Riehecky
  • Ranjan Kumar
  • Sebastian Gräßl


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