Fog v1.5.9 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-09-13 // about 1 year ago

Previous changes from v1.5.9-RC1

  • FOG Server:
    🚀 This release mainly focuses on bug fixes for FOG.

    🐛 BUG Fixes:

    • ➕ Add installer check to see if compiling iPXE binaries is needed
    • 🛠 Fix exec command line in systemd FOGSnapinReplicator file
    • 👮 Force re-compile of rootcert.c in iPXE to prevent from issues when CA changes
    • ⚡️ Update compile check scripts to latest versions on Raspberry Pi
    • 🛠 Fix IP/interface check on service startup
    • Properly query multicast session id to be able to retrieve image info
    • Repair product key decoding on call to hostinfo.php
    • 👌 Improve input check on aesdecrypt in case of unencrypted passwords with pipe characters
    • 🔒 Handle DB root password more conservative to not lock out people with newer MariaDB versions
    • 🔒 Re-work the checks and setting up of DB security
    • Prevent FOGMulticastManager from completing a task too early
    • 🛠 Fix some bugs in Sites plugin (thanks to Fernando Gietz)
    • Switch to libcurl4 for Raspbian 10 as well
    • 🛠 Fix Image Manager to consider global setting on image creation
    • 🛠 Fix installer prompting for DB root password
    • 🚚 Force correct PHP version on Debian and remove old PHP when found to be still installed
    • 👌 Improve check on fogstorage account access granted
    • Prevent FOG services from filling up memory on hook events array
    • 🛠 Fix interface enumeration on systems with DHCP enabled
    • 🚀 Using PHP 7.4 on Ubuntu 20.04 as they moved just before the official release
    • 🛠 Fix installer issue with PPP that is not using a via gateway route
    • Correct snapin list view column showing if it's a pack or not

    👌 Improvements:

    • ✨ Enhance error message when root environment is not properly loaded
    • ⚠ Get rid of trim on array warning when canceling a multicast task
    • ➕ Add back reset of image size on client and update numbers only on capture
    • ⚡️ Update description of Normal wipe (thanks to abulhol)
    • 🔄 Change default global setting on compression format
    • 🛠 Fix two typos in ipxescripts (thanks to bchr)

    FOG Operating System (FOS):

    • Switch to using shred instead of dd for normal wipe to make it faster
    • ⚡️ Update Kernel (4.19.118) and Buildroot (2020.02.1)

    FOGService (fog-client/zazzles):
    🐛 BUG Fixes:

    • 🐧 Repair hang on Linux systems when shutting down FOGService (issue #93)
    • 🛠 Fix unzipping subdirectories on Linux/Unix systems (issue #122)

    👌 Improvements:

    • 🚚 Move to .Net Framework 4.5.2
    • ⚡️ Update Quartz to 3.0.7 and ZipLib to 1.2.0
    • ➕ Add Romanian and Polish language support

    Comparison of 1.5.8 to 1.5.9-RC1:
    1.5.8...1.5.9-RC1