SUSE-RU-2016:2621-1: moderate: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:2621-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1001361 #1003123 #1004454 #1004456 #980678 
                    #986447 #986770 #989701 #990202 #990738 #992987 
                    #994578 #994619 #996609 #998185 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0

   An update that has 15 recommended fixes can now be


   This update includes the following new features:

   - Support for Salt minions via SUSE Manager Proxy
   - Salt on Expanded Support Platform
   - Support for SLE12 SP2 product family

   This update fixes the following issues:


   - Add function aliases for backward compatibility (bsc#998185)


   - Fix invalid severity error (bsc#996609)
   - Fix for non-integer IDs for bugzilla bug
   - Silently ignore non-existing errata severity label on errata import,
     remove non-used exception (bsc#986447)
   - Make suseLib usable on a proxy


   - Only normalize lists (bsc#1004456)
   - Call normalize() before add_scsi_info() (bsc#1004456)
   - Fix traditional bootstrap for RHEL clients (bsc#1003123)
   - Added the bootstrap repository for RHEL minions when using the script (bsc#1001361)
   - Use init.d where systemd is not available
   - Salt: do not up2date/remote-mgmt/disable local repository
   - Only use the first activation key for minions
   - Add `--salt` option to mgr-bootstrap command to create a bootstrap
     script which install and configure salt
   - Terminate registration if hosts aren't found in nsswitch configuration
   - Check only if all required packages are installed (bsc#992987)


   - Logging message in case of malformed XML file
   - Prevent crashes if machine-id is None (bsc#994619)
   - Print invalid package name and replace the invalid character
   - Ignore packages with not UTF-8 characters in name, version and release


   - Support 'X-Mgr-Auth' headers in proxy for RedHat minions
   - Fix for Proxy chains: we only use suseLib.accessible when auth token is
   - Check for the auth token in HEAD requests
   - Renaming saltproxy to salt-broker. Using /etc/salt/ and /var/log/salt/
   - Make proxy aware of URLs with auth tokens
   - Salt ZeroMQ proxy service


   - Restaring salt-broker service when finished the setup
   - Spacewalk-proxy-installer now requires spacewalk-proxy-salt
   - Configure firewall for saltproxy


   - Support formulas in SUSE Manager
   - Switched SUSE Manager version to 3.0.1
   - Introduce Spark router conventions
   - Disable strict host key checking per default
   - Rename "States Catalog" to "State Catalog" in UI
   - Add TaskoTop to UI
   - BugFix: use user preferences parameters as default page size (bsc#980678)
   - Unified table version


   - Only normalize lists (bsc#1004456)
   - Call normalize() before add_scsi_info() (bsc#1004456)
   - Fixed bug with numbers in FormulaForm and improved ext_pillar script
   - Added formula directories and formulas.sls to setup script
   - External pillar script now also includes formula pillars
   - Rename symlinks according to changed 'os' grain for Expanded Support
   - Adding certs states for RHEL minion based on SLES-ES
   - Rename udevdb scsi info json key
   - Add support for mapping mainframe sysinfo
   - Implement isX86() in jinja more correctly
   - Initial support for querying and saving DMI info
   - Add support for mapping the devices
   - Actually handle incoming hardware details
   - Initial version of the hardware.profileupdate sls
   - Added pkgset beacon support in susemanager yum plugin
   - Trust also RES GPG key on all RedHat minions
   - Trust GPG keys for SUSE Manager Tools channel on RES
   - Configure bootstrap repository for RES
   - Always enable salt-minion service while bootstrapping (bsc#990202)
   - CentOS cert state symlinks and fixes
   - States for installing certificate on redhat minions
   - Pkg.list_products only on Suse
   - Yum plugin to add jwt token as http header
   - Generate SLE 12 bootstrap repository path correctly (bsc#994578)
   - Merging top.sls files in base env (bsc#986770)
   - Watch files instead of require


   - Fix atftp permissions for susemanager proxy (bsc#989701)

   How to apply this update: 1. Log in as root user to the SUSE Manager
   proxy. 2. Stop the proxy service: spacewalk-proxy stop 3. Apply the patch
   using either zypper patch or YaST Online Update. 4. Start the Spacewalk
   service: spacewalk-proxy start

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-3.0-2016-1539=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Manager Proxy 3.0 (noarch):



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