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Koozali SME Server 10.1 - Release Announcement - the tradition continues

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Koozali SME Server 10.1 - Release Announcement - the tradition continues

14 Sep 2022

The Koozali SME Server development team is pleased to announce the
release of SME Server 10.1
which will be the next major release of SME Server. This release is
based on CentOS 7. CentOS 7.#
has an EOL of 30 June 2024.

Koozali SME Server users are encouraged to upgrade production servers to
this release.

Please read details re Installing and Known issues updating from SME10.0 at:
https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server:10.1

Major changes in this release
httpd access control using httpd 2.4 syntax, improve handling of logs
between journalctl and rsyslog, improve logrotate scripts, better
handling of pseudonyms, improve yum update without reboot, upgrade
bglibs and cvm-unix to latest version, Contribs data are now part of
core backup, Improved handling of SSL certificates, Increased level of
security in term of encryption for all services, FTP is only available
over TLS by default to avoid clear text exchanges on the network, PHP
module is not used anymore by apache server. We now use php-fpm 7.4 by
default, PHP-FPM available by default : 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2,
7.3, 7.4, 8.0 and 8.1. Supported versions are 5.4, 7.4 (up to 2022 Nov.
28), 8.0 and 8.1, no degraded RAID support on install, using protocol
SMB2 and SMB3 only for file share, CIFS/SMB1 is not available as
default, migration of most services to systemd, added specific events to
prevent the need of reboot on yum update / yum install, Switch from
mysql 5.1 to mariadb 5.5, Dovecot is now handling imap, imaps, pop3, pop3s

Bug reports and reports of potential bugs should be raised in the bug
tracker (and only there, please); https://bugs.koozali.org/

Full Release notes on Koozali SME Server 10.1 Final can be found here :
https://lists.contribs.org/pipermail/updatesannounce/2022-September/000479.html
and further information re installing and any issues here:
https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server:10.1

Dev Notes on Koozali SME Server 10 can be found at
https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server_10.0_Development

SME10 Roadmap -
https://wiki.contribs.org/SME10_Roadmap#SME_10_Final

Download - You can download SME Server 10.1 from
https://mirror.koozali.org/releases/10.1/iso/x86_64/
or for other methods see
https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server:Download

Please note it may take up to 48 hours for mirrors to finish syncing,
during this time you may experience problems.

There have been an large number of changes implemented to ensure the
Sme Server way is fully implemented and updated to SME Server 10.1.

The number of changes and updates are substantial it is recommended to
go and read the release notes
and the wiki info at links shown above

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About SME Server SME Server is a leading Linux distribution for small
and medium enterprises. SME Server is brought to you by Koozali
Foundation, Inc., a non-profit corporation that exists to provide
marketing and legal support for SME Server.

SME Server is freely available under the GNU General Public License and
is only possible through the efforts of the SME Server community.

However, the availability and quality of SME Server is dependent on
meeting our expenses, such as hosting costs, server hardware, etc.

As such, we ask for a donation to offset costs and fund further development.
a) If you are a school, a church, a non-profit organisation or an
individual using SME Server for private purposes, we would appreciate
you to contribute within your means toward the costs associated with
hosting, maintenance and development.
b) If you are a company or an integrator and you are deploying SME
Server in the course of your work to generate revenue, we expect you to
make a donation commensurate with the level of revenue you generate and
the number of servers your have in the field. Please, help the project
Please visit https://wiki.koozali.org/Donate to donate.

Koozali Inc is happy to supply an invoice for any donations received,
simply email treasurer at koozali.org

Full set of Release notes and other important information can be found here: https://wiki.koozali.org/SME_Server:10.1
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