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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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.. _Changelog-0.13next:

v0.13next
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Released: UNRELEASED

Synnefo-wide
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* Create 'snf_django' Python package to hold common code for all Synnefo
  components.
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Astakos
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Cyclades
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* Remove 'CYCLADES_USER_CATALOG_URL' and 'CYCLADES_USER_FEEDBACK_URL' settings
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* Remove CYCLADES_USE_QUOTAHOLDER, CYCLADES_QUOTAHOLDER_TOKEN,
  CYCLADES_QUOTAHOLDER_URL, CYCLADES_QUOTAHOLDER_POOLSIZE settings
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Pithos
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* Remove PITHOS_AUTHENTICATION_USERS setting, which was used to override
  astakos users.
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* Remove 'PITHOS_USER_CATALOG_URL', 'PITHOS_USER_FEEDBACK_URL' and
  'PITHOS_USER_LOGIN_URL' settings.
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Tools
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.. _Changelog-0.13:

v0.13
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Released: Wed Apr 10 18:52:50 EEST 2013
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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.

Synnefo-wide
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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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Astakos
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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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Cyclades
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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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Pithos
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* Support storage of blocks on a RADOS backend, for Archipelago
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  * new settings:
    PITHOS_RADOS_STORAGE, PITHOS_RADOS_POOL_BLOCKS, PITHOS_RADOS_POOL_MAPS

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* Rewritten support for public URLs, with admin-selectable length
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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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Tools
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* Extend snf-burnin to include testing of Pithos functionality