Congratulations!

V2 is so tantalizingly close that I'm salivating. Big thanks to the whole
team.
I have my new virtualization server up now so I hope that I can find the
time to do some testing on the alpha.


On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 1:11 AM, Dmitri Pal <d...@redhat.com> wrote:

> Dmitri Pal wrote:
>
> > To all freeipa-interest, freeipa-users and freeipa-devel list members,
> >
> > The FreeIPA project team is pleased to announce the availability of the
> > Alpha 1 release of the long-awaited freeIPA 2.0 server [1].
> >
> > This version of the server includes:
> > * Optionally installable DNS server
> > * Optionally installable Certificate Authority to manage server
> certificates
> > * NIS compatibility plug-in
> >
> > The freeIPA 2.0 server is capable of:
> > * Managing host identities
> > * Defining host-based access control rules that will be enforced
> >   on the client side by the IPA back end for SSSD (not provided yet)
> > * Serving netgroups based on user and host objects stored in IPA
> > * Serving sets of automount maps to different clients
> > * Finer-grained management delegation
> > * Group-based password policies
> >
> > The freeIPA 2.0 release provides:
> > * Pluggable and extensible framework for UI/CLI
> > * Rich CLI
> > * Certificate provisioning capabilities
> >
> > Current version of the server does not include web based user interface.
> >
> > FreeIPA 2.0 clients can be configured in the same way as freeIPA 1.2
> > clients, using ipa-client install. For richer functionality freeIPA
> > can be used with SSSD (System Security Services Daemon).
> > The special freeIPA back end for SSSD developed by the SSSD project is
> > not ready yet, however, the freeIPA 2.0 server can still be configured
> > as a generic LDAP + Kerberos back end for SSSD.
> >
> > For more information about features delivered in this release, see
> > documentation [2] on the freeIPA web site.
> > For information on how to configure client systems to use freeIPA
> > without SSSD, see freeIPA 1.2 documentation [3].
> > For information on how freeIPA can be used in conjunction with SSSD,
> > see the SSSD documentation [4].
> > For all other freeIPA-related documentation [5], see freeIPA web site.
> >
> > [1] http://www.freeipa.org/page/Downloads/
> >
>
> A quick correction to the link:
>
> [1] http://www.freeipa.org/page/Downloads
>
>
> Sorry for confusion.
>
> > [2] http://www.freeipa.org/page/IPAv2_development_status#Documentation
> > [3] http://freeipa.org/docs/1.2/Client_Setup_Guide/en-US/html/
> > [4] https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/
> > [5] http://www.freeipa.org/page/DocumentationPortal
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Thank you,
> Dmitri Pal
>
> Engineering Manager IPA project,
> Red Hat Inc.
>
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