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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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* 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'
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* Add 'mail_admins' handler to 'django.request' logger in order to send email
  notifactions to users listed in 'ADMINS' setting about unhandled exceptions
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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
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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
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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
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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
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* Export basic statistics about Astakos service from '/admin/stats/detail' API
  endpoint. Access to this endpoint is only allowed to users that belong to
  the Astakos groups that are defined in the
  'ASTAKOS_ADMIN_STATS_PERMITTED_GROUPS' setting. Statistics are also availble
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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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  * Introduced new commands:
     * component-show
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     * quota-list (replacing quota, supports various filters)
     * quota-verify (replacing quota)
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	 * 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:
     * component-add got options --base-url and --ui-url
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     * 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
  * Removed commands:
     * quota
     * resource-import (subsumed by service-import)
     * resource-export-astakos (subsumed by service-export-astakos)
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* Major changes to Cyclades networks:

  * Implement 'cyclades_network' service, containing the /networks, /ports,
    /subnets and /floatingips API endpoints under '/network/v2.0'.
	The old /networks API of 'cyclades_compute' (under /compute/v2.0) is
	removed.
  * 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
	'CYCLADES_DEFAULT_SERVER_NETWORKS' to control the networks that newly
	created servers will be connected.

* 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}'
	management commands to handle floating IPs.
  * 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.
  Only 'cpu' and 'memory' resizing is supported.

* 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
    their unique name and not by their index inside the VM that are connected
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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:port_forwarding' attribute,
  describing port fowarding rules (DNAT) that are applied to vms. The
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* Speed up server reconciliation, by performing parallel reconciliation for
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* Change --dhcp option of network management commands from a flag to a boolean
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* Remove 'ARCHIPELAGO_BACKENDS' setting used to distinquish between backends
  that hosted only archipelago backends. Instead allocation is based on which
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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.
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  from a Ganeti backend. Management of externally reserved IPs must be
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* Export basic statistics about Cyclades Service from '/admin/stats/detail'
  API endpoint. Access to this endpoint is only allowed to users that belong
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  setting.  Statistics are also availble from 'snf-manage stats-cyclades'
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* Support enforcing quota through command 'enforce-resources-cyclades'.
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* Encrypt / decrypt the instance id / hostname in the  stats URL in
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  and 'STATS_SECRET_KEY' respectively.
* Add support for snf-vncauthproxy-1.5 and the setting
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  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
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* Remove 'DEFAULT_ROUTING_TABLE' setting. If a link for an IP_LESS_ROUTED
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- Retrieve all networks information from the introduced cyclades network
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- Redesign public keys overlay as an additional pane view.
- Split networking configuration into an additional step in machine create 
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- Display forced networks and choices of the available floating IPs which will 
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- 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.
- Replace IPv4/IPv6 with machine's FQDN in icon/single view. When no FQDN can 
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- Respect ``SNF:task_state`` machine attribute in order to improve machine
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- Append software version as a url parameter in HTML static files in order 
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- Configurable Google fonts base url. Fonts base url can be changed usint the 
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- Regression fix: Display reboot required notification on machine firewall
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- Handling of ``GANETI_USE_HOTPLUG`` setting. Do not allow live network actions 
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- Double escaping fix in machine create wizard images list and machine details 
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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
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* 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
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* Change response status to NOT FOUND (404) while trying to delete an
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* 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
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* Add PITHOS_SERVE_API_DOMAIN setting to restrict file serving endpoints to a
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* Management commands:
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* This is the first release to support Ganeti 2.8. Support for older versions
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* Use Ganeti opportunistic locking to achive parallelized instance creations
  in the same backend. Add setting 'GANETI_USE_OPPORTUNISTIC_LOCKING' to
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* Fix warning message while getting object permissions to appear only when
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* Astakos: Fix minor problems with logging in the Astakos module, which could
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* This is the first release to support Debian Wheezy along with Squeeze. You
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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
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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
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* For Shibboleth logins, store all attributes along with the user in the DB.
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Released: Wed Sep 18 17:50:12 EEST 2013

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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
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* Set PITHOS_BACKEND_CONTAINER_QUOTA default value to 0 (unlimited)
* Fix bug that resulted in DB deadlocks.

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* Fix bug in snf-dispatcher that resulted in servers to be deleted from the
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Released: Wed Aug  7 11:19:49 EEST 2013

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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
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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 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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  * 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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* 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
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* Added fine grain user auth provider's policies.

  * Administrator can override default auth provider policies to a specific 
    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.

* Removed explicit handling of SMTP errors on each email delivery. Exceptions 
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  * User moderation now takes place after the user has verified his email
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  * User model enriched with additional user state fields
  * Split activation email from moderation process. Administrator is required 
    to moderate user explicitly using the `user-modify --accept` or
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* Remove deprecated AstakosUser model fields: `provider`,
  `third_party_identifier`

* Allow override of authentication provider messages using the following 
  format in setting names: ``ASTAKOS_<PROVIDER_MODULE>_<MSGID>_MSG``

* Cloudbar automatically tries to identify the active service based on window 
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* Removing authentication provider view is now CSRF protected.

* New `API access` view, containing useful information to users on how to 
  access available Synnefo services API's.

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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 
  achieved using custom gettext files or using astakos messages settings::
	
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     * 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:
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     * invitation-{details, list}
     * project-sync
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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,
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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
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  * endpoint url is now exposed by `weblogin` service
  * clients should use unauthenticated identity/tokens api to resolve the 
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* 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
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* Removed feedback endpoint. Feedback requests delegate to astakos feedback
  service. ``FEEDBACK_CONTACTS``, ``FEEDBACK_EMAIL_FROM`` settings removed, 
  and no longer used.
* ``UI_LOGIN_URL``, ``UI_GLANCE_URL``, ``COMPUTE_URL`` settings no longer 
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* 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:
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* Proxy Astakos user-visible services

  * new settings:
    PITHOS_PROXY_USER_SERVICES, PITHOS_USER_CATALOG_URL,
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