Foreman 1.13.0-RC2 available for testing

Our second release candidate, Foreman 1.13.0-RC2, is now available for

This includes fixes for a couple of host/host group UI issues and both
an error and performance regression are fixed in fact imports. Current
known issues in RC2 are errors using the config_groups API, bad
formatting of pxe_kernel_options in templates, and an exception for
non-admin users on the OS list.

These will be addressed in the next release - either 1.13.0 itself in a
week or a further release candidate in two weeks, if it's necessary.
Please help us out by testing and ensuring it's ready to release. Thanks
to those who have already tried RC1 and filed issues or patches.

Installation quick start:

Upgrade instructions:

Release notes:

This is also a good time to improve translations for existing locales to
ensure full coverage. Help out at

Changes in this release

··· ======================= This release contains many varied changes, including:
  • Support for IPv6 subnets, addresses and orchestration on hosts
  • Parsing performance improvements in ISC DHCP smart proxy module
  • UEFI boot loaders and TFTP boot files configured
  • Puppet facts importer supports Facter 2+ structured facts
  • OpenStack Liberty, server groups and scheduler support

Lots more features can be found listed in the release notes by
category, please have a look through for anything that you might rely
on and give it a test:

Do take note of the upgrade warnings and deprecations in this release:


Packages may be found in the 1.13 directories on both
and, and tarballs are on

The GPG key used for RPMs and tarballs has the following fingerprint:
84E7 90DF FB1D 2EAE C429 C6CD 4EA2 F7E7 7DFE 6FC2
(Foreman :: Security)

Bug reporting

If you come across a bug in your testing, please file it and note the
version of Foreman that you’re using in the report.

Foreman: Foreman
Proxy: Foreman

Dominic Cleal