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Unified Changelog file for Synnefo versions >= 0.13
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Since v0.13 most of the Synnefo components have been merged into a single
repository and have aligned versions.
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Released: UNRELEASED

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* Replace accumulative projects with pool projects:

  * Projects are now viewed as a source of finite resources. A member can
    reserve a part of these resources up to a specified limit.

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  * Base quota are now offered through a special purpose user-specific system
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    project, identified with the same UUID as the user.

  * Each actual resource (Cyclades VM, network, floating IP and Pithos
    container) is now also associated with a project besides the owner.

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  * In resource creation, project defaults to the user-specific system
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    project, if not specified otherwise. It is also possible to change the
    project assignment of an existing resource.

  * All existing resources have been assigned to the respective
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* Logging mechanism for Synnefo management commands

  * Log all stdout and stderr output of every invocation of snf-manage,
    on unique filenames under a given directory.

  * Add a new setting in the snf-common package, namely 'LOG_DIR', which
    specifies the directory to be used by Synnefo components to write
    their log files.

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Astakos
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* Decouple projects from applications:

  * Support project creation (by the system) and modification (by a
    privileged user) without the need to submit/approve an application.

  * View applications as modifications. When a project is uninitialized
    (e.g. an application for a new project is pending), no further
    modification is allowed.

  * Applications are removed from the API. A project's last application is
    only accessible as part of the project details.

  * Decouple project state from application state; they can be combined by
    an API client, if needed.

* Changes concerning quota and pool projects:

  * A project must provide limits for all registered resources. On project
    activation, resources missing are automatically completed using a
    skeleton.

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  * Field `uplimit' of registed resources is exposed as `system_default' and
    provide the skeleton for user-specific system projects. A new field
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    `project_default' is introduce to act as a skeleton for conventional
    projects.

  * The quotaholder now also records project quota besides user quota. The
    two types of holders are distinguished with a prefix: `user:' and
    `project:'.

  * The quota API is extended to make project quota available.

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  * Removed setting `ASTAKOS_PROJECTS_VISIBLE'; we now always display
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* Projects can be set `private', making it accessible only to its owner and
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Cyclades
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* Fix minor problem in network stats plugin of collectd
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* Fix small issue in the 'stats-cyclades' command arising when Ganeti cannot
  communicate with a node.
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* Check max size of server metadata
* Add support for Ganeti 2.10

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* Fix oraclelinux icon name
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* Documentation: New CentOS installation guide.
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* Handle Unicode issue in proxy requests.
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Astakos
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* Change statistics API to expose statistics for all users and for users
  per authentication provider (users that are exclusively using a provider).
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* Fix minor problem in weblogin, which could lead to unexpected exception
* Fix Authenticate Identity API call with trailing slash, which used to fail
  with 405 (Method not allowed)

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* Fix bug in snf-dispatcher that could result in unsynced NICs between
  Cyclades and Ganeti.
* Support queries by IPv6 address in helpdesk app.
* Extend statistics API with detailed information about Ganeti clusters,
  virtual servers and networks, public IPv4 pools and images.
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* Allow creation of ports with existing floating IPs from networks that are
  marked as drained.
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* Include icons for Oracle Linux OS (oraclelinux)
* Include a null gateway IP when creating subnets for private networks to
  override the default gateway IP of Neutron API.

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Pithos
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* Support selectable storage backend

  * new settings:
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   - PITHOS_BACKEND_STORAGE: Possible values are 'nfs' and 'rados'.
   - PITHOS_RADOS_CEPH_CONF: The Ceph configuration file.
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* Remove unused variable PITHOS_RADOS_STORAGE
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* Add 'pithos-sync-rados.sh' shell script in Pithos tools,
  a Pithos object synchronization tool from NFS to Rados.
* Fix missing Content-Disposition header in object response, which caused
  publicly shared objects to be saved with a meaningless name
  (without extension)
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* Integrate Pithos tests in continuous integration.

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* Change astakosclient to accept AUTH_URL instead of BASE_URL
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  ASTAKOS_BASE_URL settings has been removed from Pithos and Cyclades
  and has been replaced with ASTAKOS_AUTH_URL. Both Pithos and Cyclades
  proxy the Astakos services under ASTAKOS_PROXY_PREFIX path.
  ASTAKOS_PROXY_PREFIX by default has a value of '_astakos'.
  More specifically, Astakos' identity service is proxied under
  '_astakos/identity', Astakos' account service is under '_astakos/account'
  and Astakos' ui service is under '_astakos/ui'.
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* Add 'mail_admins' handler to 'django.request' logger in order to send email
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  notifications to users listed in 'ADMINS' setting about unhandled exceptions
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  in the code.

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* Extend astakosclient to request and validate OAuth 2.0 access tokens

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* Change response status code from 400 (Bad Request) to 405 (Not allowed
  method) in case of an unexpected request method.

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* Changes in project schema:

  * A Project entry is created when submitting an application for a new
    project, rather than on approval. Its state is dependent on the state
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    of its `reference' application (current definition). Lock Project rather
    than Chain (the latter is semantically obsolete).
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  * Project states "Active - Pending" and "Suspended - Pending" have been
    removed. In management command `project-list', the existence of a pending
    modification is indicated by a non-blank `Pending AppID'.

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  * Improve recording of project, application, and membership actions.
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* Implement API calls for projects.
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* Store the base URL of a component. Deployer should provide it when adding
  a new component. Service endpoints originating from a component are
  expected to match its base URL; otherwise, a warning is issued.
  Re-registration with `snf-component-register' affects both the base and
  the ui URL.
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* Changes in resource and quota handling:

  * New resources are registered with unlimited default base quota,
    represented by 2**63-1.
  * Each newly accepted user copies the default value for all resources
    as their own base quota. A base quota is considered 'custom' if its
    value differs from the default.
  * Changing resource's default quota affects the base quota *only* of
    future users.
  * Resource definition got flags 'api_visible' and 'ui_visible',
    replacing flag 'allow_in_projects'. They control whether a user can
    access these resources. The system internally always accounts for
    all resources, and a user can get off quota even for a resource that
    is not visible.

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* Remove API call GET /account/v1.0/authenticate in favor of
  POST /identity/v2.0/tokens.
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* Export basic statistics about Astakos service at the '/admin/stats/detail' API
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  endpoint. Access to this endpoint is only allowed to users that belong to
  the Astakos groups that are defined in the
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  through the 'snf-manage stats-astakos' management command.
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* Implement OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code Grant
  Add API calls for authorization code and access token generation
* Add API call for validating OAuth 2.0 access tokens
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* **Shibboleth module** Extract unique identifier from the
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  ``REMOTE_USER`` header.
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* Automatically fill third-party signup form fields when available by the
  the third-party provider.
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* Management commands:
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  * Introduced new commands:
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    * component-show
    * quota-list (replacing quota, supports various filters)
    * quota-verify (replacing quota)
    * oauth2-client-add (register OAuth 2.0 client)
    * oauth2-client-list (list registered oauth 2.0 clients)
    * oauth2-client-remove (remove OAuth 2.0 client)

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  * Changed commands:
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    * component-add got options --base-url and --ui-url
    * resource-modify --limit became --default-quota
    * user-modify can operate on multiple users with --all and --exclude
    * user-modify --set-base-quota became --base-quota

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  * Removed commands:
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    * quota
    * resource-import (subsumed by service-import)
    * resource-export-astakos (subsumed by service-export-astakos)

* Fix request authorization code failures due to Unicode issue:
  https://code.grnet.gr/issues/4971
* Omit validation issues for non-required metadata values received from the
  third-party authentication provider.
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* Major changes to Cyclades networks:

  * Implement 'cyclades_network' service, containing the /networks, /ports,
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    /subnets and /floatingips API endpoints under '/network/v2.0'. The old
    /networks API of 'cyclades_compute' (under /compute/v2.0) is
    removed.
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  * Implement `snf-manage subnet-{create, list, modify, inspect}' management
    commands for handling of subnets.
  * Implement `snf-manage port-{create, list, remove, inspect}' management
    commands for handling of ports.
  * Add two new settings, 'CYCLADES_FORCED_SERVER_NETWORKS' and
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    'CYCLADES_DEFAULT_SERVER_NETWORKS' to control the networks that newly
    created servers will be connected.
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* Implement Floating IP addresses, which are IPv4 addresses that can be
  dynamically added and removed to a running server.

  * Add new 'cyclades.floating_ip' resource.
  * Implement 'snf-manage floating-ip-{create,list,remove,attach,detach}'
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    management commands to handle floating IPs.
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  * Add 'floating_ip_pool' attribute to networks to mark networks that can
    be used as floating IP pools.
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* Implement 'resize' server action.

  * Implement the 'resize' server action, to change the flavor of a server.
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    Only 'cpu' and 'memory' resizing is supported.
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* Compute quotas for CPU and memory of running VMs.
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  * Change 'cyclades.cpu' and 'cyclades.ram' resources to represent the CPU
    and RAM for running VMs. Total CPU and RAM usage is represented by new
    'cyclades.total_cpu' and 'cyclades.total_ram' resources.

* Refer to Ganeti NICs by their name instead of their index.

  * Make cyclades give a unique name to each Ganeti NIC. NICs are refered by
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* Support firewall profile for all NICs of an instance. Change firewall
  settings to be filled with the unique name of the NIC. The affected settings
  are the GANETI_FIREWALL_{ENABLED, DISABLED, PROTECTED}_TAG settings.
* Add accounting for public IP addresses that is accessible via `snf-manage
  ip-list` management command and via the helpdesk app.
* Implement IPv6 only networks.
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* Extend servers info API response with 'SNF:fqdn' attribute, and introduce
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  CYCLADES_SERVERS_FQDN to set the template for servers FDQN. Remove
  'UI_VM_HOSTNAME_FORMAT' setting.
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* Extend servers info API response with 'SNF:port_forwarding' attribute,
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  describing port forwarding rules (DNAT) that are applied to vms. The
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  description of such rules is done via the new CYCLADES_PORT_FORWARDING
  setting.
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* Speed up server reconciliation, by performing parallel reconciliation for
  each backend.
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* Change --dhcp option of network management commands from a flag to a boolean
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  that hosted only archipelago backends. Instead allocation is based on which
  disk-templates are enabled in each backend.
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* Implement 'snf-manage server-remove' management command.
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* Move reconciliation of IP pools from 'reconcile-networks' to
  'reconcile-pools'. The IP pool reconciliation does not reconcile the IP
  pools with Ganeti. Instead it checks if the pool is consistent with the
  IPs that are used by instances.
* Do not automatically release externally reserved IPs if they are released
  from a Ganeti backend. Management of externally reserved IPs must be
  performed from Cyclades with 'network-modify' command.
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* Export basic statistics about Cyclades Service at the '/admin/stats/detail'
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  API endpoint. Access to this endpoint is only allowed to users that belong
  to the Astakos groups that are defined in the 'ADMIN_STATS_PERMITTED_GROUPS'
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  setting.  Statistics are also available through the 'snf-manage stats-cyclades'
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  management command.
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* Support enforcing quota through command 'enforce-resources-cyclades'.
* Remove command 'resource-export-cyclades' subsumed by
  'service-export-cyclades'.
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* Obsolete PUBLIC_USE_POOL setting, since Cyclades manages IP pool for all
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* Encrypt / decrypt the instance id / hostname in the  stats URL in
  snf-cyclades-app and snf-stats-app, using the 'CYCLADES_STATS_SECRET_KEY'
  and 'STATS_SECRET_KEY' respectively.
* Add support for snf-vncauthproxy-1.5 and the setting
  'CYCLADES_VNCAUTHPROXY_OPTS', which configures the extra options / arguments
  needed by the newer version of snf-vncauthproxy. Support for older versions
  of snf-vncauthproxy has been dropped. See also the upgrade notes for Synnefo
  and snf-vncauthproxy-1.5.
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* Remove 'DEFAULT_ROUTING_TABLE' setting. If a link for an IP_LESS_ROUTED
  network is not specified, the link will be uniquely named
  'snf-link-$network_id'.
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* Extend flavors with 'allow_create' attribute. Flavors that have this
  attribute unset cannot be used by users to create new servers.
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* Store each image property(metadata) as a separate Pithos metadata and check
  that the size of each property is valid.
* Fix a few occurrences of HTTP 500 errors being triggered due to insufficient
  validation of incoming requests in the Network API
* Speed up some API calls by fixing the relevant DB queries
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- Retrieve all networks information from the introduced cyclades network
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- New IPs pane from which user can manage floating IPs.
- Redesign public keys overlay as an additional pane view.
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- Display forced networks and choices of the available floating IPs which will
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  be assigned to the created machine.
- Support for machine resize action. Explicit handling when machine is started
  by displaying an utility shutdown button within the resize overlay.
- Machine IPs toggling subview in icon/single views.
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- Replace IPv4/IPv6 with machine's FQDN in icon/single view. When no FQDN can
  be resolved display a message. Message can be configured using the introduced
  ``UI_NO_FQDN_MESSAGE``. Setting ``UI_VM_HOSTNAME_FORMAT`` has been removed
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  and no longer used.
- Respect ``SNF:task_state`` machine attribute in order to improve machine
  status display.
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- Append software version as a url parameter in HTML static files in order
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  to force browser cache invalidation between versions.
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- Configurable Google fonts base url. Fonts base url can be changed usint the
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  ``SYNNEFO_FONTS_BASE_URL`` setting.
- Regression fix: Display reboot required notification on machine firewall
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  subview.
- Fix image ordering in machine create wizard.
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- New setting ``UI_SSH_SUPPORT_OSFAMILY_EXCLUDE_LIST``. A list of image OS
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- Group public networks by name if setting ``UI_GROUP_PUBLIC_NETWORKS`` is set 
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- Maximum allowed length of ssh key content. Configurable from the 
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* Rewrite tests.
* Performance optimizations in object listing.
* Introduce backend method decorator for handling transaction management if no
  transaction is initiated from the frontend.
* Fix Internal Server Errors https://code.grnet.gr/issues/4501 &
  https://code.grnet.gr/issues/4502.
* Fix REQUEST ENTITY TOO LARGE request failure during move operations
  https://code.grnet.gr/issues/4154.
* Fix FORBIDDEN request failure while listing implicitly shared objects
  https://code.grnet.gr/issues/4131.
* Fix issue with the computed size of an updated object.
* Reply with the Merkle hash in the ETag header if MD5 is deactivated.
* Reply with FORBIDDEN (403) to public listing requests performed by non path
  owners.
* Change response status to NOT FOUND (404) while trying to delete an
  already deleted object.
* Change SQLAlchemy version to 0.7
* Change view authorization
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  The pithos views do not use the cookie information for user authentication.
  They request (from Astakos) and use a short-term access token for a
  specific resource.
* Remove PITHOS_ASTAKOS_COOKIE_NAME setting, since it is no longer useful
* Add PITHOS_OAUTH2_CLIENT_CREDENTIALS setting to authenticate the views with
  astakos during the resource access token generation procedure
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* Add PITHOS_UNSAFE_DOMAIN setting to restrict file serving endpoints to a
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* Added new 'file-show' management command
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* Remove command 'resource-export-pithos' subsumed by 'service-export-pithos'.
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* Extend API to optionally enforce a specific content disposition type
  in view and public requests: https://code.grnet.gr/issues/5019

* Fix bulk operation (delete/copy/move) failures in overpopulated
  containers/folders: https://code.grnet.gr/issues/5119

* Fix performance issue due to missing index
* Fix backend open hashfile bug:
  https://code.grnet.gr/issues/5011
* Fix GET request for public path with If-None-Match
  https://code.grnet.gr/issues/5168
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Cyclades
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* This is the first release to support Ganeti 2.8. Support for older versions
  of Ganeti is dropped.
* Use Ganeti opportunistic locking to achive parallelized instance creations
  in the same backend. Add setting 'GANETI_USE_OPPORTUNISTIC_LOCKING' to
  enable the use of this feature.
* Fix warning message while getting object permissions to appear only when
  path is None and the object has permissions
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* Astakos: Fix minor problems with logging in the Astakos module, which could
  lead to unexpected exceptions

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* This is the first release to support Debian Wheezy along with Squeeze. You
  can mix and match nodes freely.
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* Since this version, Synnefo ships an example Gunicorn configuration file
  that is automatically installed at ``/etc/gunicorn.d/synnefo.example``.
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* On VM creation, pass the hashmap of the image (pithosmap://) instead of the
  image URL (pithos://). Access to the Pithos DB by Ganeti nodes is no longer
  required.
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* Workaround race between server creation and server deletion. This will be
  fixed properly by updating Ganeti to support the 'depends' attribute for
  OP_INSTANCE_REMOVE.

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* For Shibboleth logins, store all attributes along with the user in the DB.
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v0.14.7
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Released: Wed Sep 18 17:50:12 EEST 2013

Cyclades
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* Fix bug in helpdesk view

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v0.14.6
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Released: Wed Sep 18 16:18:58 EEST 2013

Pithos
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* Substitute the PITHOS_BACKEND_QUOTA setting with two
  distinct settings: PITHOS_BACKEND_ACCOUNT_QUOTA &
  PITHOS_BACKEND_CONTAINER_QUOTA
* Set PITHOS_BACKEND_CONTAINER_QUOTA default value to 0 (unlimited)
* Fix bug that resulted in DB deadlocks.

Cyclades
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* Fix bug in snf-dispatcher that resulted in servers to be deleted from the
  DB even if the corresponding Ganeti job failed.

Branding
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* Add new BRANDING_FOOTER_EXTRA_MESSAGE setting.
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v0.14.5
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Released: Wed Aug  7 11:19:49 EEST 2013

Pithos
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* Fix security issue with handling Pithos versions.


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Released: Mon Jul 29 12:24:22 EEST 2013

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* Fix bug in reconcile resources management command.


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* Use the SYNNEFO_TRACE environmental variable to control whether the greenlet
  tracing code will get loaded or not.
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* Split the HIDDEN_COOKIES setting in HIDDEN_HEADERS and HIDDEN_COOKIES, and
  add the MAIL_MAX_LEN setting, to limit the mail size for unhandled
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* Add new setting PITHOS_BACKEND_POOL_SIZE, which configures the size
  of the pool of Pithos backends that are used by plankton.
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* Refactor metadata schema (table attributes) in Pithos DB to speedup current
objects by domain attribute. This is used by Plankton for listing VM images.
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* Create 'snf_django' Python package to hold common code for all Synnefo
  components.
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* Create a JSON-exportable definition document for each Synnefo Components
  (Astakos, Cyclades, Pithos, etc.) that consolidates APIs (services),
  resources, and other standardized properties (e.g. default URL prefixes).

* Standardize URLs for Synnefo Components, impose structure and naming
  conventions to related settings. Make each component deployable under
  a user-configurable <COMPONENT>_BASE_URL. Each API (compute, image, etc.)
  is deployable under a developer-configurable prefix beneath BASE_URL.

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* Deprecate CLOUDBAR_ACTIVE_SERVICE setting from all apps.
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* Common synnefo 404/500 templates (located in snf-webproject)

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* Redesign of the accounting system (quotaholder) and integration into
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  * Simplified the quotaholder model; removed tables Entity and Policy; now
    table Holding contains limit and usage for every holding.
  * Extended table Holding, so that we can keep track of quota for every
    valid combination of holder (e.g. user), resource, and source (e.g. the
    default system or some specific project).
  * Refactored code for issuing and resolving commissions for robustness;
    added a 'force' option to bypass the upper limit check when issuing a
    commission.
  * Simplified syncing to the quotaholder; removed fields from models
    Project and ProjectMembership, previously needed for syncing; removed
    state PROJECT_DEACTIVATED from ProjectMembership.
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  * Removed settings ASTAKOS_QUOTAHOLDER_URL, ASTAKOS_QUOTAHOLDER_TOKEN,
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* API-related changes:

  * Implemented API calls for quota, resources, and commissions.
  * Moved all API calls under '/account/v1.0'.
  * Implemented the keystone API call POST /tokens under '/identity/v2.0'.

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  * Specified a format for defining services along with the API endpoints
    and the resources they expose. Migrated internal resource name by
    prefixing it with service name (e.g. 'vm' becomes 'cyclades.vm');
    renamed registered service 'pithos+' to 'pithos'.
  * Specified a procedure to register a Synnefo component, its services and
    their resources in astakos and set the resources' default base quota
    limit. Removed resource definitions from settings.
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  * Moved service and resource presentation data out of the respective db
    models into a separate file of UI constants.

* Converted the limit on pending applications from a setting to a quotable
  resource. Converted the related user setting to a user-specific base quota
  limit. Deprecated model UserSetting; removed setting
  ASTAKOS_PENDING_APPLICATION_LIMIT.

* Changes in locking strategy:

  * Lock only project's chain for all project operations; lock user before
    syncing to quotaholder.
  * When locking multiple rows (e.g. users or holdings) include an ORDER BY
    clause in the query to impose ordering on locking.

* Changes in views:

  * Replaced custom transaction context with a simple decorator for managing
    transactions and a context 'ExceptionHandler', which logs and suppresses
    exceptions

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* Added fine grain user auth provider's policies.

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    user or group of users.
  * Optionally a user can be assigned to a list of groups, based on the
    authentication method he choosed to signup.

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* Email used in html/email tempaltes which prompt user to contact for service
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* Improvements in user activation flow

  * User moderation now takes place after the user has verified his email
    address.
  * User model enriched with additional user state fields
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    `user-modify --reject` commands.
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* Remove deprecated AstakosUser model fields: `provider`,
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  format in setting names: ``ASTAKOS_<PROVIDER_MODULE>_<MSGID>_MSG``

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* Removing authentication provider view is now CSRF protected.

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* Remove of ASTAKOS_*_EMAIL_SUBJECT settings. All email subjects are now
  defined in astakos.im.messages module. Overriding default values can be
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  achieved using custom gettext files or using astakos messages settings::
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	#change of greeting email subject
  	ASTAKOS_GREETING_EMAIL_SUBJECT_MESSAGE = 'Welcome to my cloud'

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* Remove ``ASTAKOS_ACTIVATION_REDIRECT_URL`` and ``ASTAKOS_LOGIN_SUCCESS_URL``
  from astakos .conf file. Settings are dynamically computed based on
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  * Introduced new commands:
     * authpolicy-{add, list, remove, set, show}
     * group-{add, list}
     * component-{add, list, modify, remove}
     * reconcile-resources-astakos
     * resource-{export-astakos, import, modify}
     * service-{export-astakos, import, show}
  * Renamed commands:
     * astakos-quota to quota
     * user-update to user-modify
     * full-cleanup to cleanup-full
  * Removed commands:
     * astakos-init
     * invitation-{details, list}
     * project-sync
     * resource-{add, remove}
     * service-{add, remove, token-renew, update}
     * user-invite
     * user-set-initial-quota (integrated its functionality in user-modify and quota)
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* Make 'type' attribute required for network create API request.
* Networks not created to all Ganeti backends upon creation, they are instead
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* Add 'CYCLADES_ASTAKOSCLIENT_POOLSIZE' setting which tunes the size of the
  http connection pool to astakos.
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* Remove CYCLADES_USE_QUOTAHOLDER, CYCLADES_QUOTAHOLDER_TOKEN,
  CYCLADES_QUOTAHOLDER_URL, CYCLADES_QUOTAHOLDER_POOLSIZE settings
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* Rename 'cyclades-usage-verify' management command to
  'reconcile-resources-cyclades'. Also, remove 'cyclades-usage-reset' command,
  which is equivalent to 'reconcile-resources-cyclades --fix'.
* Rename 'cyclades-reconcile-commissions' management command to
  'reconcile-commissions-cyclades'.
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* Remove obsolete 'MAX_VMS_PER_USER', 'MAX_NETWORKS_PER_USER',
  "VMS_USER_QUOTA" and "NETWORKS_USER_QUOTA" settings, since their usage
  is covered by Quotaholder.
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* Remove obsolete setting 'API_ROOT_URL', since it is being covered by
  the use of CYCLADES_BASE_URL* Remove obsolete setting 'API_ROOT_URL', since
  it is being covered by 'CYCLADES_BASE_URL'.
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* Display extend backend info in vm's view
* Fixed IP lookup

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  'PITHOS_USER_LOGIN_URL' settings.
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  PITHOS_QUOTAHOLDER_TOKEN and PITHOS_ASTAKOSCLIENT_POOLSIZE
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.. _Changelog-0.13:

v0.13
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In v0.13 the code was very heavily refactored for increased uniformity since
most of the Synnefo components have been merged into a single repository. Thus,
**just for this version** we will not document a complete Changelog (features,
fixes, improvements, issues, setting changes), but rather just copy from the
`NEWS` file with minor additions wherever needed.

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* Support for pooling throughout Synnefo

  * Pooled Django DB connections, Pithos backend connections, HTTP
    connections using single `objpool` package

* Improved management commands

  * Unified codebase for output of tables in JSON, CSV

* Bring most of Synnefo code inside a single, unified repository

  * support automatic Python and Debian package builds for individual commits
  * with automatic version generation

* Overhauling of Synnefo settings: renames and refactoring, for increased
  uniformity (in progress)
* Deployment: Standardize on gunicorn, with gevent-based workers
  and use of Green threads throughout Synnefo
* Documentation: New scale-out guide, with distinct node roles,
  for mass Synnefo deployments

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* Support multiple authentication methods

  * Classic (username/password), Shibboleth, LDAP/Active Directory,
    Google, Twitter, LinkedIn
  * Users can enable/disable auth methods, and switch between them

* Introduce a UUID as a global identifier for users, throughout Synnefo

  * The UUID remains constant as the user enables/disables login methods

* Allow users to modify their email address freely
* Per-user, per-resource accounting mechanism (quotaholder)
* Full quota support, with per-user, per-resource quotas, based on quotaholder
* Projects: Users can create and join Projects

  * Projects grant extra resources to their members

* UI Enhancements for quotas and projects

  * distinct Usage tab, showing usage of individual resources
  * Project management UI
  * New Overview page
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  * view only allows redirects to `pithos://` scheme urls
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* Commission resources on quotaholder/Astakos
* Support mass creation of flavors
* Support for the ExtStorage disk template in Ganeti
* Query and report quotas in the UI
* Pass VM configuration parameters over a VM-side API (`vmapi`)

  * Do not pass sensitive data as Ganeti OS parameters
  * Keep sensitive data in memory caches (memcached) and
    never allow them to hit the disk

* Display additional backend information in helpdesk machines list
* Allow helpdesk users to search for an account using a known machine id
* Helpdesk actions are now logged using the synnefo's common login
  infrastructure
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* Removed feedback endpoint. Feedback requests delegate to astakos feedback
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  * new settings:
    PITHOS_PUBLIC_URL_SECURITY, PITHOS_PUBLIC_URL_ALPHABET

* Enable pithos backend to use external quotaholder component

  * new settings:
    PITHOS_USE_QUOTAHOLDER, PITHOS_QUOTAHOLDER_URL, PITHOS_QUOTAHOLDER_TOKEN,
    PITHOS_QUOTAHOLDER_POOLSIZE

* Moderated version debiting mechanism

  * new setting:
    PITHOS_BACKEND_FREE_VERSIONING

* Proxy Astakos user-visible services

  * new settings:
    PITHOS_PROXY_USER_SERVICES, PITHOS_USER_CATALOG_URL,
    PITHOS_USER_FEEDBACK_URL, PITHOS_USER_LOGIN_URL

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