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Koozali SME Server 10 Alpha 3 Release Announcement

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Koozali SME Server 10 Alpha 3 Release Announcement
« on: June 05, 2017, 02:17:57 AM »
Koozali SME Server 10 Alpha 3 Release Notes

These are draft only and are in a constat state of update.
4 June 2017

The Koozali SME Server development team is pleased to announce the release of SME Server 10 Alpha 3 which will be the next major release of SME Server.

This release is based on CentOS 7. CentOS 7.# has an EOL of 30 June 2024.

Koozali SME Server users should not upgrade production servers to this release but those who can are encouraged to load the alpha to a dedicated test machine and take part in the testing phase.

Some notes on Koozali SME Server 10 can be found at https://wiki.contribs.org/SME_Server_10.0_Development

Bug reports and reports of potential bugs should be raised in the bug tracker (and only there, please);

Download You can download SME Server 10 from https://mirror.koozali.org/smeserver/releases/testing/10/ or for other methods see https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server:Download

Please note it may take up to 48 hours for mirrors to finish syncing, during this time you may experience problems.

About SME Server SME Server is the leading Linux distribution for small and medium enterprises. SME Server is brought to you by Koozali Foundation, Inc., a non-profit corporation that exists to provide marketing and legal support for SME Server.

SME Server is freely available under the GNU General Public License and is only possible through the efforts of the SME Server community.

However, the availability and quality of SME Server is dependent on meeting our expenses, such as hosting costs, server hardware, etc.

As such, we ask for a donation to offset costs and fund further development.
a) If you are a school, a church, a non-profit organisation or an individual using SME Server for private purposes, we would appreciate you to contribute within your means toward the costs associated with hosting, maintenance and development.
b) If you are a company or an integrator and you are deploying SME Server in the course of your work to generate revenue, we expect you to make a donation commensurate with the level of revenue you generate and the number of servers your have in the field. Please, help the project
Please visit https://wiki.koozali.org/Donate to donate.

Koozali Inc is happy to supply an invoice for any donations received, simply email treasurer@koozali.org

Notes In-place upgrades are not supported. It is necessary to backup and then restore. (Remember, testing purpose only)
The spare handling for RAID arrays is not implemented.
USB installs are now supported, see: https://wiki.koozali.org/Install_From_USB

Current installer is still branded CentOS. A kickstart script allow to go through the graphical installation process. If your disk is not empty, you will need to use the Anaconda interface to format it and partition it. If it is empty all is automatic. You will have to set your root password during the Koozali SME server configuration process.

Major changes in this release This release is based on CentOS 7

General features - Based on CentOS 7.2.1511 and all available updates

« Last Edit: June 05, 2017, 02:20:06 AM by TerryF »
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