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Ways to replace apache.commons.configuration in your project

If you’re using apache.commons.configuration to manage .properties files in your project, you’re probably facing the following problem: Apache.commons.configuration depends on apache.common.logging which is included in maven:3.5, but was removed from maven:3.6. Thus, if you want to upgrade you will need to find a different way to parse your properties. Java offers the java.util.Properties class (see https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/essential/environment/properties.html), which is a subclass of java.util.Hashtable. It maintains a list of keys and values, both are of type String, and provides methods for the following operations: Loading and saving the properties, getting a value by key, listing the keys and values, enumerating over the keys, and the methods inherited […]

oVirt 4.5.2 is now generally available

The oVirt project is excited to announce the general availability of oVirt 4.5.2, as of August 10th, 2022. This release unleashes an altogether more powerful and flexible open source virtualization solution that encompasses hundreds of individual changes and a wide range of enhancements across the engine, storage, network, user interface, and analytics on top of oVirt 4.4. Important notes before you install / upgrade Some of the features included in oVirt 4.5.2 require content that is available in RHEL 8.6 (or newer) and derivatives. NOTE: If you’re going to install oVirt 4.5.2 on RHEL or similar, please read Installing on […]

oVirt Survey Summer 2022 responses are now available

Thanks to the 109 participants in the #oVirt Survey Summer 2022! The survey is now over and results are publicly available at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eQcbSqC6JQ2mvbPUcD7S_0pZW8hy_De4PCwkBYrP6mY/viewanalytics Public discussion within oVirt forums on: – User mailing list https://lists.ovirt.org/archives/list/users@ovirt.org/thread/GEMIC7K36GHKBAF2CTMRZF3XUDNG7FHP/  – Devel mailing list https://lists.ovirt.org/archives/list/devel@ovirt.org/thread/GEMIC7K36GHKBAF2CTMRZF3XUDNG7FHP/

oVirt Survey Summer 2022

As we continue to develop oVirt 4.5, the oVirt community would value insights on your experience with the oVirt project. Please help us to hit the mark by completing this short survey: https://forms.gle/2LxoDKb7njEQwr4f7 . Survey will close on July 29th 2022. Please note the answers to this survey will be publicly accessible. This survey is under oVirt Privacy Policy available at https://ovirt.org/privacy-policy.html .

oVirt Node 4.5.1

On June 23rd 2022 the oVirt project released an update of oVirt Node (4.5.1) delivering several security fixes, bug fixes and enhancements. The update is already available on resources.ovirt.org and should land on oVirt mirrors within 24 hours. With oVirt 4.5.1 oVirt Node based on CentOS Stream 9 is also available as a tech preview. Known issues: On oVirt Node based on CentOS Stream 9 with UEFI secure boot, vdsm fails to decode DMI data due to Bug 2081648 – python-dmidecode module fails to decode DMI data Updates on el8 based oVirt Node: Security fixes: Important – Bug 2082616 – […]

oVirt 4.5.1 is now generally available

  oVirt 4.5.1 is now generally available   The oVirt project is excited to announce the general availability of oVirt 4.5.1, as of June, 22nd 2022.   This release unleashes an altogether more powerful and flexible open source virtualization solution that encompasses hundreds of individual changes and a wide range of enhancements across the engine, storage, network, user interface, and analytics on top of oVirt 4.4. Important notes before you install / upgrade Some of the features included in oVirt 4.5.1 require content that is available in RHEL 8.6 (or newer) and derivatives.   NOTE: If you’re going to install […]

oVirt Node 4.5.0.3 Async update

oVirt Node 4.5.0.3 Async update On May 25th 2022 the oVirt project released an async update of oVirt Node (4.5.0.3) delivering several bug fixes and enhancements. The update is already available on resources.ovirt.org and should land on oVirt mirrors within 24 hours.   Important fix: https://github.com/oVirt/ovirt-node-ng-image/issues/51 imgbased dependency causes upgrade issues Many thanks to Jean-Louis Dupond for his reports.   Updates: GlusterFS 10.2: https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/blob/release-10/doc/release-notes/10.2.md Ceph 16.2.9: https://ceph.io/en/news/blog/2022/v16-2-9-pacific-released/ Ansible Core 2.12.5: https://github.com/ansible/ansible/blob/stable-2.12/changelogs/CHANGELOG-v2.12.rst#v2-12-5   oVirt Node has been updated, including: CentOS Stream 8 latest updates Full list of changes compared to oVirt Node 4.5.0.2:                                           ovirt-node-ng-image-4.5.0.2        ovirt-node-ng-image-4.5.0.3 NetworkManager     […]

oVirt Node 4.5.0.2 Async update

On May 13th 2022 the oVirt project released an async update of oVirt Node (4.5.0.2) delivering important impact security fixes, several bug fixes and enhancements. The update is already available on resources.ovirt.org and should land on oVirt mirrors within 24 hours. Security fixes included in oVirt Node NG 4.5.0.2 Async compared to oVirt 4.5.0.1 Async:  CVE-2022-1271 – important – gzip: arbitrary-file-write vulnerability oVirt Node has been updated, including: CentOS Stream 8 latest updates Full list of changes compared to oVirt Node 4.5.0.1:                                                ovirt-node-ng-image-4.5.0.1        ovirt-node-ng-image-4.5.0.2     NetworkManager                       […]

oVirt Node 4.5.0.1 Async update

  oVirt Node 4.5.0.1 Async update On April 26th 2022 the oVirt project released an async update of oVirt Node (4.5.0.1) delivering important impact security fixes, several bug fixes and enhancements. The update is already available on resources.ovirt.org and should land on oVirt mirrors within 24 hours. Security fixes included in oVirt Node NG 4.5.0 Async1 compared to latest oVirt 4.5.0 GA: CVE-2022-1015 – important – kernel: arbitrary code execution in linux/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c CVE-2022-0435 – important – kernel: remote stack overflow via kernel panic on systems using TIPC may lead to DoS CVE-2022-25636 – important – kernel: heap out of bounds […]

oVirt 4.4 End Of Life

As usual, when a new oVirt release gets out, the previous one reaches the end of life. As of April 20th 2022 with oVirt 4.5.0 release, oVirt 4.4 reached End Of Life, last release being 4.4.10.2 async release shipped live on March 03, 2022. Please upgrade to 4.5 as soon as practical in order to get further security and bug fixes updates.