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ClearOS Enterprise 5.1 Release Candidate 2 Release Candidate Information

Released: December 17, 2009

The final release of ClearOS Enterprise 5.1 is just around the corner! The console tool has been completed and you can now easily install/uninstall the graphical (X-based) plugin. Along with the usual bug fixes, we also tracked down the cause of the extreme slowness in some network configurations.

This second release candidate has all the features available and is ready for production use. The ClearCenter registration, ClearCARE support, and ClearSDN services are currently in beta and active in this release candidate.

If you have not already done so, please review the introduction to test releases.

Known Issues

  • A few little bumps, but no known showstoppers.

Changes

RC 1 to RC 2

  • Remedied most of the slowness caused by unnecessary DNS/hostname lookups
  • Completed graphical console implementation
  • Completed ClarkConnect upgrade implementation
  • Fixed text encoding on report page (with thanks to Piotr Smalira)
  • Fixed the network-multiwan missing group in the installer (gateway mode)
  • Improved network and user related pages are unacceptably slow
  • Fixed some minor cosmetic look and feel issues (notably in Internet Explorer)
  • Fixed time values on the intrusion prevention page has incorrect time values
  • Cleaned up some Samba implementation issues

Beta 2 to Release Candidate 1

  • System registration and ClearSDN capable (testing begins at a later date)
  • Completed webconfig menu system and template
  • Re-enabled the standard console tool; graphical console is now an option in the installer
  • Updated Samba to version 3.4.3 for improved Windows 7 support
  • Updated bandwidth manager version (IMQ)
  • Updated to latest CentOS/RHEL kernel
  • Added antiphishing feature
  • Mail quarantine fixed
  • The usual minor bug fixes

Beta 1 to Beta 2

  • Updated build to use CentOS/RHEL 5.4 sources (Linux kernel incomplete).
  • Updated Samba to version 3.4.2 in preparation for improved Windows 7 support.
  • Added new validation to make sure user, group and flexshare names do not overlap.
  • Fixed missing allusers Samba group mapping.
  • Added missing file (clearcenter-status.inc.php) that broke some webconfig pages.
  • Exposed the Domain Admins/domain_admins group in the web interface.
  • Re-added most of the missing reports, still a work in progress.
  • Fixed logo on web server start page (note: the old logo will still be seen for upgrades).

Feedback

Please post your feedback in the online forums!

Upgrade from Earlier Test Releases

To upgrade from the earlier ClearOS Enterprise 5.1 test releases, run:

yum upgrade
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