Foreman 2.0.0-rc1 is ready for testing

Foreman 2.0.0-RC1 is now available for testing, big thanks to everyone who contributed and taken part in making this release ready.

Please help by testing and getting it release-ready, and let us know if you hit any issue when upgrading or installing the release candidate either here or on our issue tracker. We will also be doing a concentrated test week soon, please follow the development category for further details.

The client repository for EL8 is still a work in progress, so not all packages have been released in it yet.

As this release includes some major architectural changes, there are likely missing updates that still need to be done in the manual before the general availability of the release. Contributions to the manual are greatly appreciated and do not require coding skills - the manual is written in Markdown, and the source code for it can be found at

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

Lastly, do take note of the upgrade warnings in this release:

Packages may be found in the 2.0 directories on both and, and tarballs are on

The GPG key used for signing RPMs and tarballs has the following fingerprint:
06AB EFE2 6C19 97E0 C9E5 6508 926E A010 0579 BAEE


Huge changelog, dozens of deprecations, great work everyone.