SUSE-RU-2016:0704-1: moderate: Recommended update for machinery

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Wed Mar 9 12:11:51 MST 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for machinery

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:0704-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #968380 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12

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


   This update provides Machinery 1.18.0, which brings the following fixes
   and enhancements:

   - Make the machinery-helper exclusive to improve inspection performance
     significantly on all supported architectures.
   - Fix treatment of the rpm '(replaced)' flag (gh#SUSE/machinery#1897)
   - Fix repository recognition on older Debian systems
   - Inspection of unmanaged-files is now also using the faster
     machinery-helper when a remote user is used
   - Show all available information for unmanaged files in HTML view
   - Move the machinery documentation from man page to HTML format
   - Implement "--extract-metadata" option for the unmanaged-files inspection
     to retrieve the file meta (e.g. owner, group, size) data without
     extracting the files.
   - Fixed counting of files in unmanaged directories (empty directories now
     report zero files as one would expect)
   - Fix reset button in HTML view (gh#SUSE/machinery#1899)
   - Align config-files scope in HTML view (gh#SUSE/machinery#1814)
   - Allow closing file dialog (in WebUI) by pressing ESC
   - Support inspection of Ubuntu 14.04 systems
   - New '--ssh-identity-file' option to specify a SSH private key when
     inspecting a remote system
   - New '--ssh-port' option to specify an SSH port when inspecting a remote

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 Module for Advanced Systems Management 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Adv-Systems-Management-12-2016-402=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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