- Thin-provisioning and scalable snapshot capabilities
thin-pool, provide a device mapper device with thin-provisioning and scalable snapshot capabilities. This feature is available as a Technology Preview.
- Kernel Media support
The following features are presented as Technology Previews:
The latest upstream video4linux
Digital video broadcasting
Primarily infrared remote control device support
Various webcam support fixes and improvements
- Remote audit logging
The audit package contains the user space utilities for storing and searching the audit records generated by the
audit subsystem in the Linux 2.6 kernel. Within the audispd-plugins sub-package is a utility that allows for the transmission of audit events to a remote aggregating machine. This remote audit logging application, audisp-remote, is considered a Technology Preview in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
- Linux (NameSpace) Container [LXC]
Linux containers provide a flexible approach to application runtime containment on bare-metal systems without the need to fully virtualize the workload. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 provides application level containers to separate and control the application resource usage policies via cgroups and namespaces. This release includes basic management of container life-cycle by allowing creation, editing and deletion of containers via the libvirt API and the virt-manager GUI. Linux Containers are a Technology Preview.
Packages: libvirt-0.9.10-21, virt-manager-0.9.0-14
- Diagnostic pulse for the fence_ipmilan agent, BZ#655764
A diagnostic pulse can now be issued on the IPMI interface using the
fence_ipmilan agent. This new Technology Preview is used to force a kernel dump of a host if the host is configured to do so. Note that this feature is not a substitute for the
off operation in a production cluster.