SUSE-RU-2014:0211-1: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

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Fri Feb 7 09:04:11 MST 2014

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2014:0211-1
Rating:             low
References:         #858634 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   WALinuxAgent was updated to version 2.0.2, which brings
   many fixes and  enhancements:

   * Remove obsolete patch waAgent_sysvfixes.diff
   (integrated upstream)
   * Fix UpdateAndPublishHostName() to use correct
   interface name
   * Specialize file mode of /etc/shadow when clearing the
   root password
   * Fix publishHostname() to use self.hostname_file_path
   * Remove reference to VM shutdown on "stopped" state
   * Revert to logging non-verbose by default
   * Revert to no swap setup by default.

   For a comprehensive list of fixes, refer to the package's
   change log.

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-WALinuxAgent-8772

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (noarch):



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