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Announcing the release of Spacewalk 2.7

Avi Miller
Product Management Director, Oracle Linux

Spacewalk 2.7 Server is now available for both Oracle Linux 7 and Oracle Linux 6 with client support for Oracle Linux 7, Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 5 (Extended Support customers only).

In addition to numerous fixes and other small enhancements, the Spacewalk 2.7 release includes the following significant features:

  • Addition of the taskotop utility, which monitors taskomatic daemon activities. The taskotop utility is included in the spacewalk-utils package.
  • The jabberd daemon, which supports the Open Source Architecture Daemon (OSAD), now uses a SQLite database for improved reliability.
  • Deprecated jPackage libraries and packages have been replaced with standard packages and libraries.
  • Improved kickstart profile support.
  • New channel.listManageableChannels API call added.

For more details on this release, including additional new features and changes, please consult the Spacewalk 2.7 Release Notes.

For installation and upgrade instructions, please consult the Spacewalk 2.7 Installation Guide for Oracle Linux.

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