2010

Changelog for 2010 in reverse chronological order.

2010-12-17

Package updates

  • Update to openssl 1.0.0c to fix non-critical security issues (#8415).

Configuration

  • /etc/nginx/local directory is writable for service users (#8315).
  • Sensible default for nginx access log filenames (#8315).
  • Enhanced infrastructure for custom web statistics reports (#8311).

2010-12-08

Configuration

  • Per-user logrotate snippets can now be placed in /var/spool/logrotate/USER. They are executed with USER’s permissions. (#6241)
  • Available user permissions are now configured in /etc/local/permission.desc. (#8358)
  • Non-privileged nodes (like VMs) are now able to query directory parameters of all nodes in the same resource group via /etc/puppet/node.rb. (#8367)

Documentation

  • Start this changelog to inform users about changes. :-)
  • Publish existing documentation at http://gocept.net/doc/.

Performance/reliability improvements

  • Backup performance enhancement: pull volumes directly off storage servers. (#8077)
  • Cross monitoring: Monitoring servers monitor others to improve failure detection. (#7421)

2010-11-16

  • Security fix for glibc