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2011-10-13, v0.7
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NEW FEATURES:
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    UI:
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        * From the ground-up rebuilt, refactored MVC-based UI (#1443)
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        * Document all settings introduced due to UI refactoring (#1447)
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        * UI asset files versioning (#1460)
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        * Improve feedback on completed steps during machine creation (#1461)
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    Images:
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        * Completely re-engineered image deployment mechanism based on
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          snf-image Ganeti OS provider, in isolated helper VM
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        * Support public and private images (#555)
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        * Support handling of VM filesystem, injection of arbitrary files
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          on VM creation (#491)
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        * Implement file injection as a task in snf-image (#1095)
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        * Remove all-host based processing of (potentially user-provided)
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          Images (#969)
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    API:
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        * Implement <personality> tag in OpenStack Compute API
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          for file injection (#985, #1093)
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        * Update API implementation for server/image metadata based on latest
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          draft version of spec (#1403)
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        * Support deletion of Flavors, support servers referring to
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          inexistent (deleted) Flavors (#1157)
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    Admin:
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        * Addition of --meta option to snf-admin image for easy setting
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          of image metadata values on image creation (#1107)
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    Deployment:
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        * Initial iteration of a system test suite, snf-burnin,
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          for end-to-end testing of Synnefo deployments (#1155)
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        * Re-engineered logging mechanism, for finer-grained control (#1033)
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        * Add init script for snf-ganeti-eventd, fix Debian packaging (#1323)
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        * Document removal of Flavors from circulation (#1472)
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        * Add generic service unavailable template (#1359)
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FIXES:
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    UI:
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        * Fix problems when reusing the Create machine wizard with IE8 (#997)
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        * Fix problematic update of the networks tab and minor fixes (#861)
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        * Fix "Connecting" and "progress" gif in networks tab (#863)
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        * Fix inconsistencies on machine transitions between views (#917)
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        * Fix IE rendering mode (#975)
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        * Fix UI machine/network creation overlays style clutter (#979)
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        * Have UI should reset action confirmations after state change (#981)
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        * UI barfs due to exception on "New Machine" wizard (#1473)
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        * UI throws exception on single-server view (#1483)
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    API:
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        * Fix incomplete constraints in ImageMetadata Model (#1255)
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    Deployment:
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        * Split initial_data.json to work around South "feature" (#1263)
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        * Fix missing snf-ganeti-instance-image package dependency (#1319)
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    Kamaki:
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        * The kamaki client lib uses the root logger (#1337)
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        * The kamaki client lib fails to set server metadata (#1399)
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    Invitations:
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        * FIx bug causing HTTP 500 error on /invitations/login (#1407)
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        * Fix sort order of flavors, sort by actual characteristicts (#1429)
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        * Fix display of error modal boxes, do notrefresh or display another
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          error (#1433)
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        * Fix positioning of machines in "Destroying" (#1437)
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        * Fix Metadata button shown as clickable while it's not (#1441)
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    Images:
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        * Missing dependency on 'qemu-img' in snf-image-helper (#1484)
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    Logic:
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        * Fix messages left in the queue due to unknown Ganeti opcodes (#1492)
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2011-09-15, v0.6.2
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FIXES:
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    UI:
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        * Fix handling of Images in state=DELETED,
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          allow sorting and categorization of Images in the UI (#823)
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        * Fix the "Create New wizard" does not honor selection of
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          "small/medium/large" images (#1129)
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    Admin:
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        * Fix the admin interface throws exception on the
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          Invitations tab (1105)
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    API:
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        * Make API responses uncacheable (#1091)
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    Logic:
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        * Fix The dispatcher leaving messages unprocessed for
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          unknown Ganeti opcodes(#1111)
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NEW FEATURES:
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    Admin:
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        * Support filtering based on state, support image registration
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          with mandatory type argument, make all deletion operations
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          set state to DELETED (#849)
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    API:
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        * Allow marking flavors as removed, honor deleted flag (#1055)
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2011-09-13, v0.6.1
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FIXES:
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    UI:
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        * Make all AJAX requests to the API uncache-able
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2011-09-12, v0.6
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NEW FEATURES:
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    Admin:
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        * Initial version of new Web-based admininstration panel, allows
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          management of Synnefo entities directly on the DB (#849)
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        * Allow setting https apiurl and token in cloud tool (#853)
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    Deployment:
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        * Overhauled reconciliation mechanism, unit tests (#1021, #811)
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    UI:
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        * Overhaul CPU/RAM/disk sliders in UI to be more intuitive (#843)
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        * Support setting of small, medium large flavors in UI (#815)
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        * Have the UI filter flavors, depending on image size (#817)
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        * Better, error-specific handling of error codes in UI (#971)
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        * Implement retrieval of authentication token from the UI (#977)
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        * Re-worked invitation UI is more vocal on errors, supports pagination
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          (#1039)
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        * Support a list of UI-specific metadata keys to be copied from Image
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          to newly-created Server (#847)
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    Images:
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        * Support dd-based deployment of Windows and Linux images, using only
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          dd-based sequential I/O, get rid of ntfsclone (#965, #1007)
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FIXES:
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    UI:
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        * Fix Opera failing with "too old changes-since value" when idle (#521)
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        * Fix UI problems with Firefox 3.5.x (#781)
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        * Fix server statistics not refreshing properly in the UI (#881)
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        * Machine rename icon not visible on IE (#909)
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        * Fix list view fail not updating machine state properly (#915)
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        * Fix colors in "Error" state (#953)
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        * Fix the confirmation bar disappearing at times (#955)
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        * Hide all actions when in state "Destroying..." (#957)
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        * Disable connect action when machine has no ip set (#983)
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        * Update image details on last vm creation step overlay on IE (#1011)
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        * Fix list view displays UI error when servers are updated on IE
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          (#1013)
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        * Make "Add invitation", remove invitation button appear clickable
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          (#1019)
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    Logic:
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        * Fix Logic layer complaining about certain Ganeti opcodes (#1031)
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2011-08-29, v0.5.5
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FIXES:
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    Logic:
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        * Bugfixes, reconnect to AMQP properly when connection drops,
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          added more DEBUG- and INFO-level logging messages.
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2011-07-27, v0.5.4
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FIXES:
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    UI:
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        * Numerous bugfixes, most in response to user feedback from
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          the Alpha deployment
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        * #813 (Minor UI issues), #857 (long machine names),
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          #865 (problem when user has zero invitations),
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          #873 (generic 404 template), #895 (default username in RDP file),
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          #897 (show spinner for the public network), 899 (allow Connect
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          from the network UI), #901 (cannot select password for copying
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          with Chrome), #893 (firewall profile selection behaves as a single
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          list for all servers), #903 (cannot copy paste IPv4 in icon view),
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          #905 (Javascript throws exception when left idle), #907 (similar
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          issue with #907), #913 (list view alert message)
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    Images:
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        * ntfsclone does not use all of the available space on the target (#879)
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    Deployment:
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        * Move fix_amqp_settings to queue system init code (#809)
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    Admin:
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        * snf-admin user invite is not non-ascii friendly (#943)
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        * snf-user should show email addresses, even without any arguments (#871)
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    UI:
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        * Show completion percentage when a machine is being built (#887)
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    API:
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        * Report percentage completion for machines in BUILD (#891)
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    Images:
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        * The image deployment layer should report completion to the API layer
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          (#889)
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    Deployment:
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        * Drop ganeti-eventd & snf-ganeti-hook synnefo dependency (#691)
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        * Split Synnefo Ganeti tools to separate project under snf-ganeti-tools/
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        * Import code for building Debian packages, refactor repository (#691)
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2011-07-19, v0.5.3.1
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FIXES:
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    API:
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        * Fix bug with firewall code using inexistent, removed setting
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    GUI:
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        * Fix bug with invitations UI (#859)
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        * Fix bug with feedback form submission raising HTTP 500
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    Deployment:
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        * Fix bug with error reporting by the invitations app
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2011-07-19, v0.5.3
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FIXES:
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    GUI:
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        * Add separate LOGOUT_URL setting
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          fixes bug with URL in invitations mail
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    Deployment:
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        * Recode invitations email in UTF-8
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        * Use DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL Django setting as From: header
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          for all emails
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2011-07-18, v0.5.2
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FIXES:
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    GUI:
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        * Improve IPv6 support in UI (#839, #841)
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        * Improve Connect messages, propose username (#801)
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        * Add "tag"/"value" headers in Modify tags popup (#845)
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    API:
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        * Support arbitrary arguments to RAPI CreateInstanceCall() (#835)
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    Admin tool:
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        * Support creation and modification of users, flavors, images (#827)
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        * Support sending invitations from the command line
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2011-07-14, v0.5.1
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FIXES:
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    GUI:
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        * non-standard dpi settings (#343)
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        * many minor bugs (#717)
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        * remove "Login again" button from Java VNC viewer (#731)
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        * Fix no firewall settings shown for newly built machines (#753)
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        * Fix handling of transitional "Destroying" state (#771)
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        * Use well-formed, client- and server-specific messages
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          for the Connect operation (#801)
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        * Fix misaligned action labels in IE (#821)
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          generic cross-browser compatibility fixes (#341)
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    Logic:
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        * fix dispatcher flushing AMQP queues (#719)
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        * Support asynchronous VM deletion (#721)
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        * Add backend prefix to all AMQP queues (#723)
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        * Document workarounds for dispatcher daemonization problems
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          when logging to stdout (#779)
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    Images:
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        * Fix ntfsclone causing excess I/O load due to verbose output (#729)
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    API:
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        * Have API use the flavor-defined disk sizes (#759)
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        * Make backend disk templates (plain, drbd) configurable (#77&)
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        * Work around Ganeti bug with getting VNC console info (#783)
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        * Set serial_console=False explicitly on Ganeti backend (#785)
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        * Allow exception info to propagate when VNC console allocation fails
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          (#789)
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        * Handle deletion of machines in ERROR when no Ganeti instance exists
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          (#799)
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    Backend:
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        * Synchronize contrib/kvm-vif-bridge to agree with the API on the tags
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          to use for firewall profiles (#789)
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NEW FEATURES
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    GUI:
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        * Add themed form for invitations, integrate with UI (#439)
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        * Add themed feedback form, integrate with API error window
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          (~okeanos #7)
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    Admin tool:
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        * Add initial version of snf-admin tool for user, VM and image
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2011-07-01, v0.5
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NEW FEATURES
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    GUI:
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        * Overhauled icon and single-server view, updated color set
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          (#651, #653, #667, #669, #673, #675, #677, #443, #631)
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        * Added statistics, retrieves pre-processed PNGs from backend (#527)
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        * Added buttons for modifier keys, custom theming to Java VNC client
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          (#545)
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        * Support single-click RDP-based connection to Windows VMs (#673)
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        * Allow setting network firewall profiles on public interfaces (#661)
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    Images:
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        * Complete set of Linux distribution Images (Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu)
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          (#493, #509)
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        * Complete support for Windows machines (create, customize, boot)
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          (#495)
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    Logic:
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        * Support centralized logging, logging.conf-based setup (#547)
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    AAI:
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        * Allow per-user setting of number of outgoing invitations (#439, #705)
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        * Support "switch-user"-type functionality for helpdesk users (#665)
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        * Support user logout in the UI, delete relevant tokens (#663)
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        * Supports retrieval of statistics (#527)
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        * Support maximum number of VMs per user (quota) (#703)
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        * Extend API to support distinct firewall profiles, update backend (#659)
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        * BSD 2-clause Licensing (#581)
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        * Initial translation of UI to Greek (#689)
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        * Drop Django dependency in snf-ganeti-eventd and snf-ganeti-hook (#691)
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          Synnefo dependency remains, already patched by ops, to be committed
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        * Split settings.py to distinct files under settings.d/ (#693)
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        * Use the Django email framework (#697)
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        * Implemented statistics-gathering mechanism at the backend (#527)
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FIXES:
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    GUI:
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        * Too many bug fixes to mention (#403, #429, #465, #473, #557, #589,
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          #599, #605, #607, #609, #611, #613, #619, #621, #623, #625, #627,
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          #629, #633, #635, #637, #639, #641, #643, #645, #647, #649, #655,
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          #657, #681, #687, #699, #701, #707, #709)
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        * Better cross-browser compatibility (#341)
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        * Should work with relative URLs (#421)
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    Images:
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        * Set hostname in Linux VMs appropriately (#603)
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    Logic:
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        * Include EUI-64-derived IPv6 address in ganeti-net-status notifications
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          (#615)
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    Deployment:
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        * Do not set nodes explicitly, use iallocator at Ganeti backend (#617)
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2011-06-06, v0.4
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NEW FEATURES:
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    GUI:
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        * Support displaying info on and handling of public and private networks,
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          with differential updates (#407, #469)
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        * Support create new private network (#541), add machine to
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          private network (#543)
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        * Design and implement a completely revamped blue and orange
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          color theme (#529, #531)
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        * Implement improved add/edit metadata dialog with suggested values for
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          keys (#535, #537)
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        * Implement list of suggested keys in add server metadata dialog (#537)
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        * Add full-screen Console window, themed as the rest of the UI (#497)
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        * Implement single-machine view in the UI (#573)
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        * Add user notification (spinner) on button clicks performing
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          API actions (#471)
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        * Full IE support, differential updates (#461)
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    AAI:
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        * Each token has its own expiration date, fix expiration of
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          development test token (#483)
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        * Support adding new users to the DB by invitation (#439)
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    API:
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        * Extend networks API, support differential updates for private nets (#569)
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        * Support XML replies for the /networks API namespace (#553)
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        * Implement mechanism for reconciliation of DB state with Ganeti backend
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          state in case of AMQP failure (#505)
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        * Support Ganeti link pooling for management of private networks (#513)
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        * Support reception and processing of NIC configuration notifications
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          from Ganeti over AMQP (#513)
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    IMAGES:
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        * Implement generic API<->Ganeti mechanism for passing custom VM parameters (#487)
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        * Support selection and handling of OS images for VM customization (#489)
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        * Support random selection and enforcement of root password on Linux VMs (#485)
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    GANETI BACKEND:
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        * Design and implement mechanism for handling network connection requests,
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          based on link ids of virtual NICs (#411)
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        * Support handling of public and private networks,
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          based on NFDHCPD and custom KVM ifup scripts (#407, #411)
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    GUI:
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        * Remove extraneous GET /server/id/meta requests (#463)
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        * Fix location of the "Create New" wizard in IE (#467)
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        * Make numerous hardcoded strings translatable (#473)
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        * Fix alignment of step names in "Create New" wizard (#475)
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        * Fix OS icons not appearing in Opera (#477)
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        * Fix correspondence of OS icons to icon URIs (#481)
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        * Fix console action inoperable in list view (#497)
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        * Fix HTTP errors from backend not reported correctly (#523)
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        * Fix handling of API "UKNNOWN" status for servers (#571)
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        * Add SVG-derived icons for Fedora in multiple resolutions (#587)
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        * Various minor UI glitches (#583, #585, #591)
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    API:
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        * Fix entering Greek characters in fields failed (was due to
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          problem with db creation parameters in MySQL) (#499)
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        * Fix return erroneous 304 NOT MOTIFIED for GET /servers if only
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          server metadata modified (#525)
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        * Fix return erroneous "UNKNOWN" status under specific circumstances (#573)
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        * Remove private network connections when a server is deleted (#579)
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KNOWN DEFECTS:
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    GUI:
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        * Does not work with relative URLs (cannot deploy under subdir) (#421)
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        * UI breaks if "Create New" called twice in quick succession (#609)
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        * Esc/Enter keys do not work in edit metadata window (#605)
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        * No spinner icon on outstanding requests for updates to private networks (#607)
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        * Error window overflows in case of longer-than-usual traceback in
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          "Details" field (#611)
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        * Single-server view does not update properly (#613)
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        * Image deployment mechanism does not set Linux hostname properly (#603)
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        * No IPv6 reported from the Synnefo Ganeti hook to the API
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          (backend, API and UI can all handle IPv6 though) (#615)
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        * All VMs currently allocated to the first Ganeti node, since no
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          allocator has been installed in the development Ganeti yet (#617)
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    Deployment:
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        * No rigorous testing of data migration, migrations in real-world
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          conditions will probably fail (#503)
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2011-05-10, v0.3
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FIXES/NEW FEATURES:
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    GUI:
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        * Report connection failures correctly, instead of a bogus 503 error (#427)
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        * Support rename Virtual Machines using a nifty pencil icon (#429)
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        * Fix complete failure of site with IE (starts, has known defects) (#431)
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        * Support expanding box in icon view, containing metadata info (#375, #435, #441)
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        * Support providing X-Auth-Token headers for authentication (#455)
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        * Support Java applet-based popup for VNC console access (#391)
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        * Initial implementation of "networks" tab interface mockup, no actual functionality (#415)
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    AAI:
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        * End-to-end Shibboleth support (#345)
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    API:
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        * Support creation, management and removal of private L2 networks (#409, #457)
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        * Fix API implementation does not return unAuthorized cloud faults (#459)
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        * Merge support for X-Auth-Token based authentication (#423)
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    Logic:
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        * Re-engineer messaging layer, migrate from 0mq to an AMQP-based infrastructure (#393)
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        * Extended dispatcher, provides the context for executing business layer functions (#393)
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        * Extended Ganeti event daemon, publish notifications over AMQP (#393)
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        * Support a generic Synnefo hook in Ganeti, publish notifications over AMQP (#393, #397)
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        * Extend logic layer, process NIC configuration notifications, update VM info in DB (#397)
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    Deployment:
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        * Add improved version of README.deploy, detailing node types in a Synnefo deployment
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KNOWN DEFECTS:
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    GUI:
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        * Inoperative console action in list view (#497)
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        * Various UI glitches under Chrome/Safari (wizard)
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        * Serious functionality glitches with IE (no auto-refresh, no machine rename)
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        * Serious UI glitches with non-standard dpi settings (#343)
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        * Does not work with relative URLs (cannot deploy under subdir) (#421)
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    API:
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        * No Greek characters allowed in server names with the MySQL backend (#499)
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    Deployment:
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        * No rigorous testing of data migration, migrations in real-world conditions will probably fail (#503)
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2011-04-19, v0.2.2
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Bug fix release:
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    GUI:
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        * Fix start operation breakage due to extra argument in API call (#433)
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2011-04-19, v0.2.1
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Bug fix release:
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    GUI:
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        * Fix shutdown operation breakage due to extra argument in API call (#433)
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2011-04-19, v0.2
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FIXES/NEW FEATURES:
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    GUI:
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        * Show transitional state when command is in progress ("Starting", etc) (#401)
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        * Allow only "destroy" for machines being built (#399)
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        * Show nice icons for the icon, list and single view (#389)
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        * Show the VM configuration (flavor) in list view (#387)
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        * Add Destroy action in icon view (#381)
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        * Show spinner when action is in progress (#379)
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        * Handle OS icons properly for Images and machines, user-controlled (#257)
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        * Support modification of VM metadata (currently: only addition, removal) (#375)
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        * Support machine rename (#307)
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        * Show welcome screen when no VMs defined (#279)
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        * Revamped "Create New" wizard (#83)
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    API:
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        * Return buildInProgress properly (#351)
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        * Loads of new unit tests (#417)
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        * Support OOB console access over VNC using vncauthproxy
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            - Run as daemon, support automatic port selection (#419)
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        * Refactor ganeti-0mqd
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            - Run as daemon, receive messages from Ganeti hooks, publish over 0mq
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    Deployment:
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        * Add initial version of README.deploy, detailing service dependencies
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        * Add support for database migrations, using Django South (#371)
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        * Install continuous integration platform (Jenkins), run tests automatically (#383)
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    GUI:
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        * Minor visual problems with Firefox 3.5 (#403)
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        * Major cross-browser compatibility problems (no IE support) (#431, #341)
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        * Requires installation under /, does not work with relative URLs (#421)
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        * Incorrect 503 return code when server is unreachable (#427)