Release notes 7 Final

NethServer release 7 Final

This release is based on CentOS 7.3: https://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7

Relevant changes since RC4:

  • Installer: added new manual installation method
  • Account providers: “administrators” group has been replaced by “domain admins” group (Server Manager access)
  • Mail server: fix pseudonym expansion for groups
  • Mail server: enable user shared mailbox by default (User shared mailbox)
  • Mail server: specific per-domain pseudonym now override generic ones
  • OpenVPN: start VPN clients on boot
  • Web filter: fix group-based profiles
  • Firewall: fix selection of time conditions
  • IPS: update configuration for latest pulledpork release

Upgrading RC4 to Final

To upgrade a RC4 installation to Final, go to the Software Center page and follow Server Manager instructions.

Server Manager access

If you want to grant Server Manager access to other users than root, please add the users to the “domain admins” group and execute:

config delete admins
/etc/e-smith/events/actions/initialize-default-databases

User shared mailbox

If you want to enable user shared mailbox, execute:

config setprop dovecot SharedMailboxesStatus enabled
signal-event nethserver-mail-server-update

Changelog

NethServer Final changelog

Known bugs

Discontinued packages

The following packages were available in the previous 6 release and have been removed in 7:

  • nethserver-collectd-web: replaced by nethserver-cgp
  • nethserver-password: integrated inside nethserver-sssd
  • nethserver-faxweb2: see the discussion faxweb2 vs avantfax.
  • nethserver-fetchmail: replaced by getmail
  • nethserver-ocsinventory, nethserver-adagios: due to compatibility problems with Nagios, these modules will be mantained only on NethServer 6 release