Foreman 2.1.0-rc2 is ready for testing

Foreman 2.1.0-RC2 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.

There are likely still some updates needed in the installation instructions and other parts of the documentation. 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

This is the first release including packaging and installer support for EL8, so testing installation on EL8 would be especially helpful - the instructions are still not up to date, so here’s another opportunity to contribute!

This release also changes the webserver used by Foreman from Passenger to Puma. Users of SELinux should note that Puma currently runs in unconfined mode, as we are still working on the required changes to the SELinux policy for properly securing it. We expect those changes to be ready before the final release.

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 2.1 directories on both and, and tarballs are on

The GPG key used for signing RPMs and tarballs has the following fingerprint:
0F71 D9EA C889 A0F2 C2CD 8190 6280 05A4 B6F0 8CCF

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