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Satellite 6.2.11 is released

Rich Jerrido published on 2017-08-10T20:57:13+00:00, last updated 2017-08-10T20:57:13+00:00

Satellite 6.2.11 has been released today. 6.2.11 introduces many fixes in the messaging infrastructure of Satellite 6. There is one erratum for the server [1] and one for the hosts [2]. The install ISOs will be updated next week at the earliest.

Customers who have already upgraded to 6.2 should follow the instructions in the errata. Customers who are on 6.1.x should follow the upgrade instructions at [3].

PLEASE NOTE: Customers who have received hotfixes should verify the list below to ensure their hotfix is contained in the release before upgrading. Their hotfixes may be overwritten if they upgrade. Please reach out to the Satellite team if you are unsure.

The list of bugs resolved in 6.2.11 include:

  • Updated QPID packages have been included to address performance and memory issues. (BZ#1367735, BZ#1443470, BZ#1431783, BZ#1449743, BZ#1468450, BZ#1368718)

  • Users can now manage a system without the use of gofer. (BZ#1445403)

  • Several search bugs have been resolved. (BZ#1392422, BZ#1462350)

  • The RBAC system has been updated to unlock behaviors for non-admin users and to suppress database errors. (BZ#1246865, BZ#1427282)

  • Manifest refreshes were not respecting proxy settings on the host. These settings are now respected. (BZ#1464881)

  • A batch job has been introduced to clean up repository metadata on Capsules. (BZ#1425691)

  • An error message from foreman-rake was causing confusion. The message has now been cleaned up. (BZ#1429418)

  • Deleting an interface was deleting the entire host record. The code will now correctly only delete the interface. (BZ#1285669)

  • Bulk Capsule syncs were causing a race condition which resulted in failed syncs. This case is now handled correctly. (BZ#1391298, BZ#1443213)

  • This release contains various memory and performance improvements. (BZ#1434040, BZ#1458857, BZ#1437150)

  • Users can now browse to /pub on Capsule Servers over HTTPS. (BZ#1432580)

  • Certain trends would show a database error. The query behind this trend has been resolved. (BZ#1375000)

Please reach out with any questions or concerns.

[1] https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2017:2466
[2] https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2017:2467
[3] https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en/red-hat-satellite/6.2/paged/installation-guide/chapter-6-upgrading-satellite-server-and-capsule-server

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Rich Jerrido

Rich Jerrido, Red Hat Product Manager, is a “doer-of-all-things Red Hat Satellite,” including training, integration, enablement, documentation, and helping to identify product requirements. He serves as a technology expert, frequently speaking in web seminars and at industry events. With mor...
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