Foreman 1.19.0-RC3 has been released


#1

Foreman 1.19.0-RC3 is now available for testing, big thanks to everyone who contributed and especially to @ekohl who has been handling most of the technical work of building this release.

Please help by testing and getting it release-ready. Unless any significant issues are discovered, we expect 1.19.0 to be released next week.

This release candidate includes fixes for several issues that have been discovered during RC testing. Thank you to everyone for testing and reporting them!

Please let us know below if you hit an issue with this RC.

Installation quick start:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.19/quickstart_guide.html

Upgrade instructions:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.19/index.html#3.6Upgrade

Release notes:
https://theforeman.org/manuals/1.19/index.html#Releasenotesfor1.19

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/1.19/index.html#Upgradewarnings

Packages may be found in the 1.19 directories on both deb.theforeman.org and yum.theforeman.org, and tarballs are on downloads.theforeman.org .

The GPG key used for RPMs and tarballs has the following fingerprint:
CE31 59AA C3EC 09E5 1614 7754 4602 0A10 694F A479


1.19 Schedule
#2

It appears the GPG checking issue for the plugins repo is still not resolved. To install plugins please modify the /etc/yum.repos.d/foreman-plugins.repo file to enable the repo and disable gpg checking.


#3

A rebuild of RC3 has been published with the fix to the repo file. The updated package containing the fix is foreman-release-1.19.0-0.3.RC3.el7.noarch.rpm.