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1.7 release notes


1.7 release notes

The Aegir team is proud to announce the seventh release in the stable 1.x release branch!

This release ships various bugfixes that have accumulated in the issue queue since the 1.6 release, including a lot of fixes on Nginx support. We also ship a new clustering module aimed at lightweight slave deployments named the pack module, designed to replace the cluster module which has performance and configuration issues.

Also note that 2.x development is moving ahead with Drush 5 and Drupal 7 support, along with code refactoring and other features. Debian package builds will be available shortly in a separate Debian repository.

We also want to take this opportunity to welcome to our core team omega8cc, a long time contributor that will now be responsible for the maintenance of the Nginx code. Welcome on board Grace!

1. Installing and upgrading

The canonical source of installation documentation is on the community site at:

In a similar fashion, the upgrade documentation is:

Within those sections you'll find step-by-step instructions for performing both manual and automatic upgrade processes.

It is still imperative that you read the the upgrade path and version-specific information and follow all version-specific upgrade instructions before trying to run the upgrade script or manual upgrade. This especially applies to users upgrading from releases prior to 0.4-alpha8, including 0.3.

For users coming from the 0.4 betas or recent rc releases, there are unlikely to be any version-specific manual steps required to upgrade, but you should make a habit of reading them anyway just to make sure. No-one likes a nasty surprise!

2. Need help?

If you struggle to install or upgrade your Aegir system, you have a number of options available to you for getting help.

Consult this page for more information:

Thanks to our awesome community for their help, support and encouragement as always! Enjoy the new release :)

3. Features

4. Bug fixes

5. Known issues

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1.7 released! Wed, 04/18/2012 - 11:18 anarcat
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