1.18.0-RC2 has been released


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Foreman 1.18.0-RC2 is now available for testing, big thanks to everyone who contributed. Please help by testing and getting it release-ready.

Installation quick start:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.18/quickstart_guide.html

Upgrade instructions:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.18/index.html#3.6Upgrade

Release notes:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.18/index.html#Releasenotesfor1.18

This is also a good time to improve translations for existing locales to
ensure full coverage. Help out at
https://www.transifex.com/foreman/foreman/dashboard/

Lastly, do take note of the upgrade warnings and deprecations in this
release:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.18/index.html#Upgradewarnings

Packages may be found in the 1.18 directories on both deb.foreman.org and yum.theforeman.org, and tarballs are on downloads.theforeman.org.

The GPG key used for RPMs and tarballs has the following fingerprint:
6973 3EEC D1AE 1E23 71FA 04EA 4C3D D0B3 57CE F41F

The following fixes were added in RC2:

#23709 - Fix ajaxRequestAction failure dispatch
#23813 - Allow searching audits by type=auth_source
#23628 - fix BreadcrumbBar actions test failure
#23690 - update react to 16.3
#23930 - PXELinux loader is now preferred
#23952 - Include all asset paths when precompiling plugins (#5699)
#23132 - stabilize bookmark test (#5693)
#23932 - Fixes failing application job tests for some plugins
#23487 - support namespaced controllers
#23629 - Fix redirect parameters on hosts page
#23387 - FOREMAN_RSS_LATEST_POSTS option now works
#23377 - audit external group membership changes (#5555)
#23611 - Provide helper method to run “service” active jobs
#23764 - Ensure proper plugin asset generation for SCSS
#23142, #23503 - telemetry improvements
#23818 - Update fog-openstack to save OpenStack OSP 12
#23843 - Exclude requests to local host from proxying
#23521 - BreadcrumbBar nested name_field
#23364 - add search input in breadcrumbs switcher