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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 12pt; text-align: center;"
align="center"><b><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; color: black;">Pegasus
Enhancement Proposal (PEP)<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
-<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-top: 0pt;"><span
- style="color: black;"><br>
+
+<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-top: 0pt;"><span style="color: black;">
+
<br>
-<b>PEP #:</b> 305<br>
+
+<b>PEP #:</b> 306<br>
+
</span></p>
+
<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Title: </b>Release
-Notes for OpenPegasus 2.6.1</p>
-<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Created:</b> <st1:date
- year="2004" day="23" month="3">3 August 2007<br>
-</st1:date></p>
-<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Authors: </b>Dave
-Sudlik<br>
+Notes for OpenPegasus 2.7.0</p>
+
+
+<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Created:</b> 3 October 2007</p>
+
+<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Authors: </b>Karl Schopmeyer<br>
+
</p>
-<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Status:&nbsp; </b>approved</p>
+
+<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Status:&nbsp; </b>draft</p>
+
<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><b>Version History:</b></p>
-<table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 868px; height: 54px;"
- border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1">
+
+<table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 100%;" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" width="100%" height="155" id="table1">
+
<tbody>
+
<tr style="">
- <td
- style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;"
- height="27">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>Version&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;" height="27">
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
+
</td>
- <td
- style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;"
- height="27">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>Date&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;" height="27">
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
+
</td>
- <td
- style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;"
- height="27">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>&nbsp;Author</o:p></span></b></p>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;" height="27">
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
+
</td>
- <td
- style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;"
- height="27">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>&nbsp;Change Description<br>
- </o:p></span></b></p>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(202, 230, 202) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial;" height="27">
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><b><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>
+
</td>
+
</tr>
+
<tr style="">
+
<td style="padding: 0.75pt;" height="22">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><font size="2">&nbsp;1.0</font><o:p></o:p></span></p>
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><font size="2">&nbsp;1.0</font><o:p></o:p></span></p>
+
</td>
+
<td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="left" height="22">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p><font size="2">&nbsp; 3
-August 2007<br>
- </font></o:p></span></p>
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><o:p><font size="2">&nbsp;</font></o:p></span><font size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial">3
+ October 2007</span></font></p>
+
</td>
+
<td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="left" height="22">
- <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"> <span
- style="font-family: Arial;"><font size="2">Dave Sudlik<br>
- </font></span></p>
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">
+ <span style="font-family: Arial;"><font size="2">Karl Schopmeyer</font></span></p>
+
</td>
+
<td style="padding: 0.75pt;" height="22">
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span
- style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><font size="2">Initial
-Submission. Updates for 2.6.1 (from 2.6) are highlighted <span
- style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">in
-this color. </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"></span></span></font><o:p><font
- size="2"> </font></o:p></span></p>
+
+ <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial; color: black;"><font size="2">Initial
+Submission</font><o:p><font size="2">
+ </font></o:p></span></p>
+
</td>
+
</tr>
+
<tr>
- <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;">1.1<br>
- </td>
- <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;">8 August 2007<br>
- </td>
- <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;">Dave Sudlik<br>
- </td>
- <td style="vertical-align: top;">Updates from review <span
- style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"></span><br>
- </td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">1.1</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">8 October 2007</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">Karl Schopmeyer</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" height="21">Incorporate data from 2.6.1
+ release notes. Fix per comments in 1.0</td>
+
+ </tr>
+
+ <tr style="">
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">1.2</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">11 October 2007</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">Karl Schopmeyer</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" height="21">Comments from V 1.1 and add
+ existing document links. Add pep 302 to enhancements</td>
+
+ </tr>
+
+ <tr>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">1.3</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">15 October 2007</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="21">Karl Schopmeyer</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" height="21">Add final links</td>
+
</tr>
+
+ <tr style="">
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="23">&nbsp;</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="23">&nbsp;</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" align="center" height="23">&nbsp;</td>
+
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt;" height="23">&nbsp;</td>
+
+ </tr>
+
+
</tbody>
</table>
-<p><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
-<div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span
+
+<div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">
+ <span
style="color: black;">
<hr align="center" color="#009900" noshade="noshade" size="2"
width="100%"></span></div>
<p><b>Abstract:</b> This document defines the release notes for the
-2.6.1 release of the OpenPegasus CIM Server. The purpose of this PEP is
-simply to summarize the characteristics of this release, point to other
+2.7.0 release of the OpenPegasus CIM Server. The purpose of this PEP is
+to summarize the characteristics of this release, point to other
documentation that defines the release in more detail, and provide
additional information about this release that is not available in the
-other Pegasus documentation. <span class="norm1"><span
- style="font-size: 9pt;"><a
- href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/protected/doc_edit.tpl?grid=632&amp;file=Pegasus2_3_1ReleaseNotes.html&amp;tag=35"
- target="_self"><br>
-</a></span></span></p>
-<div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span
+other Pegasus documentation. </p>
+<div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">
+ <span
style="color: black;">
<hr align="center" color="#009900" noshade="noshade" size="2"
width="100%"></span></div>
-<h2 style="margin-bottom: 1px;"><b><o:p><font size="4">&nbsp;Contents<br>
-</font></o:p></b></h2>
+<h2 style="margin-bottom: 1px;"><b><o:p><font size="5">&nbsp;Contents</font></o:p></b></h2>
<ol>
<li><a href="#Availability_of_this_Release_">Availability of this
Release</a></li>
<li><a href="#Functionality_of_This_Release">OpenPegasus
Functionality of This Release</a></li>
+ <li><a href="#Compatibility_Considerations_">Compatibility Considerations</a></li>
<li><a href="#Relationship_to_CIMWBEM_Standards">Relationship
to CIM/WBEM Standards</a></li>
<li><a href="#Supported%20Platforms">OpenPegasus Supported Platforms</a></li>
@@ -1136,10 +1191,8 @@ These can be
downloaded from the <span class="SpellE">OpenPegasus</span> Web
site at <a
href="http://www.openpegasus.org/page.tpl?CALLER=index.tpl&amp;ggid=392">www.openpegasus.org.</a>&nbsp;</li>
- <li><b>OpenPegasus&nbsp; binary and source RPMs</b> on the
-OpenPegasus web site.. The source RPM is&nbsp; available on the
-OpenPegasus web site that can be used to build binaries for most
-LSB-compliant RPM-based Linux distributions and versions.</li>
+ <li><b>OpenPegasus&nbsp;source RPMs</b> on the OpenPegasus web site.. A source RPM is&nbsp; available on the
+OpenPegasus web site that can be used to build binaries for most LSB-compliant RPM-based Linux distributions and versions.</li>
<li><b>The Pegasus CVS repository</b>. The CVS tags representing this
release and
subsequent snapshots that are made available in the Pegasus CVS are
@@ -1157,71 +1210,124 @@ Pegasus source
tree.</p>
</div>
<div class="Section1">
-<h2><span style="color: black;">OpenPegasus Functionality for This
-Release</span></h2>
-Pegasus overall status by release is defined by&nbsp; a <a
- href="http://www.openpegasus.org/page.tpl?ggid=799">Feature Status WEB
-Page</a> that is available on the OpenPegasus web site .&nbsp; That web
-page shows the Pegasus users and developers the status of the various
-features found in Pegasus using a simple color coded key (white, red,
-yellow, green) and a description of each feature.
-<p><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Pegasus 2.6.1 is a "point"
-release, extending Pegasus 2.6 in
-selected areas. Normally an OpenPegasus "point" release does not
-contain major new pieces of functionality, but in this case one new PEP
-was added for IPv6 support, the description of which has been added to
-these Release Notes.</span><br>
-</p>
-<p>The major areas of development for this release&nbsp; were as
-follows. For more information access the documented PEP:</p>
-<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" align="left">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
-Table of Major Changes for this Release</p>
-<table style="font-family: Arial;" bordercolordark="#666666"
- bordercolorlight="#cccccc" border="1" cellspacing="1">
- <tbody>
- <tr align="center">
- <th bgcolor="#e0e8ef">PEP</th>
- <th bgcolor="#e0e8ef">Description</th>
- <th bgcolor="#e0e8ef">Posted PEP<br>
-Version</th>
- </tr>
- <tr align="center">
- <td style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">291</td>
- <td style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);" align="left">OpenPegasus
-Support for IPv6: Stage 1<br>
- </td>
- <td style="color: rgb(0, 153, 0);"> <a
- href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14222/PEP_291_IPv6.html">1.2</a>
- </td>
- </tr>
- </tbody>
-</table>
-<p>The status of several components of Pegasus functionality change
-status between Pegasus versions. <span class="norm"><a
- name="comtag_116">Features that have changed status can be identified
-by a change in color from the previous release to this release</a></span>
-on the <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/page.tpl?ggid=799">Feature
-Status WEB Page</a>.</p>
-<p>Finally, a significant number of internal changes and corrections
-were made under the control of the Pegasus bugzilla bug system. See the
-bug section below for more information.<br>
-</p>
-<h3 style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">IPv6 Support<br>
-</h3>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">IPv6 is short for "Internet
+<h2><span style="color: black;">OpenPegasus Functionality for This Release</span></h2>
+
+Pegasus overall status by release is defined by&nbsp; a
+<a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/page.tpl?ggid=799">Feature Status WEB Page</a>
+that is available on the OpenPegasus web site .&nbsp; That web page shows the
+Pegasus users and developers the status of the various features found in Pegasus
+using a simple color coded key (white, red, yellow, green) and a description of
+each feature.<p>Pegasus 2.7.0
+is a major release, extending Pegasus 2.6 in selected
+areas as described in the Pegasus&nbsp; PEP defining this release
+.&nbsp; </p>
+
+<p>The major areas of development for this release&nbsp; were as follows. For
+more information access the PEP for each change defined:</p>
+
+ <p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" align="left">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<font size="4">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
+ Table of Major Changes for this Release</font></p>
+
+
+ <TABLE style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial" cellSpacing=1 borderColorDark=#666666
+ borderColorLight=#CCCCCC border=1 width="82%">
+ <TBODY>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TH bgColor=#00FFFF>PEP #</TH>
+ <TH bgColor=#00FFFF>Description of Change</TH>
+ <TH bgColor=#00FFFF width="128">Posted PEP<br>Version</TH>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">284</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Add Platform support IBM i5/PASE - Portable Application
+ Solutions Environment (PASE)</TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14901/PEP284_Porting_Pegasus_to_i5PASE_platform.html">
+ 1.6</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">286</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Reduce the Amount of CIM Server code that runs Privileged
+ (Privilege Separation)</TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14414/PEP286_PrivilegeSeparation.htm">
+ 1.8</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">291</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Add Support for IPv6 - Stage 1 (Note: This functionality
+ was made available but normally disabled
+ <span style="font-family: Arial">Pegasus 2.6.1)</span></TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14222/PEP_291_IPv6.html">
+ 1.2</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">62</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Add IPV6 Support for SNMP Indication Handler
+ and include NET-SNMP indication handler in Linux RPM </TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/3163/PEP062_SNMPMapper.pdf">
+ 1.1</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">130</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Enable Remote CMPI for Windows</TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/7775/RemoteCMPI1.2-PEP.html">
+ 1.2</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">302</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Enhanced Log File Support</TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14902/PEP302_LogFileSupportFinal.html">
+ 1.0</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">258</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Add support for certificate-based authentication audit
+ logging</TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14428/PEP258_AuditLogging.htm">
+ 1.5</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD width="7%">Bugzilla 6466</TD>
+ <TD align="left" width="75%">Add two new trace components to facilitate
+ triage of indication delivery issues</TD>
+ <TD width="128">
+ <a href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6466">
+ Bug 6466</a></TD>
+ </TR>
+ </TBODY>
+ </TABLE>
+</html>
+<p>The status of several components of Pegasus functionality change status
+between Pegasus versions. <span class="norm"><a name="comtag_116">Features that
+have changed status can be identified by a change in color from the previous
+release to this release</a></span> on the
+<a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/page.tpl?ggid=799">Feature Status WEB Page</a>.</p>
+
+<p>Finally, a significant number of internal changes and corrections were made
+under the control of the Pegasus bugzilla bug system. See the bug section below
+for more information.</p>
+
+<h3><font color="#000000">Information on&nbsp; IPv6 Support (PEP 291)</font></h3>
+<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"><font color="#000000">IPv6 is short for "Internet
Protocol
Version 6". IPv6 is the "next generation" protocol designed by the IETF
to replace the current version Internet Protocol, IP Version 4
-("IPv4"). IPv6 Support for OpenPegasus is documented in <a
- href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14222/PEP_291_IPv6.html">PEP
-291</a>.<br>
+("IPv4"). IPv6 Support for OpenPegasus is documented in </font> <a
+ href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14222/PEP_291_IPv6.html">
+<font color="#3333FF">PEP
+291</font></a><font color="#000000">.</font></p>
+<p>The IPv6 support in OpenPegasus is
+controlled by the PEGASUS_ENABLE_IPV6 build variable. The default for this
+variable is &quot;true&quot;; setting this to
+'false' before building OpenPegasus will disable the IPv6 support.<br>
</p>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">The IPv6 support in OpenPegasus is
-controlled by the PEGASUS_ENABLE_IPV6 build variable. Setting this to
-'true' before building OpenPegasus will enable the IPv6 support. In
-2.6.1 this variable will default to 'false' to omit the IPv6 support.<br>
-</p>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">The following subsections provide
+<p>The following subsections provide
some information on IPv6 support for the Linux and Windows platforms.
Note that in the 2.6.1 release there is no automatic run-time detection
of IPv6 support on a platform by OpenPegasus. If you build with
@@ -1231,7 +1337,7 @@ or possibly some other failure. This applies to both the CIM Server and
Listener components. For more information on IPv6 support for your
specific platform, refer to the documentation for that platform.<br>
</p>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">All OpenPegasus externals that
+<p>All OpenPegasus externals that
support either a hostname or an IP address as input have been updated
to allow an IPv6 address to be specified. If the required input is just
an IP address (eg. no optional or required port number), then the IPv6
@@ -1241,132 +1347,156 @@ running on a host system) takes separate host and port options. In this
case a host with an IPv6-configured network interface would be
specified as:<br>
</p>
-<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">osinfo -h
-3ffe:1:2:1 -p 5988<br>
-</div>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">But the cimcli command, which
+<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"><font color="#000000">osinfo -h
+3ffe:1:2:1 -p 5988</font></div>
+<p>But the cimcli command, which
takes
an optional "location" option including an optional port number,
requires the IPv6 address to be delimited with brackets, for example:<br>
</p>
-<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">cimcli ns -l
-[3ffe:1:2:1]</div>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">or<br>
-</p>
-<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">cimcli ns -l
-[3ffe:1:2:1]:5989<br>
+<div style="margin-left: 40px;">cimcli ns -l [3ffe:1:2:1]</div>
+<p>or</p>
+<div style="margin-left: 40px;">cimcli ns -l [3ffe:1:2:1]:5989<br>
</div>
-<br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">For more information on
+<br>
+For more information on
specifying
-IPv6 addresses, refer to </span><a style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
+IPv6 addresses, refer to <a
href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2373.txt">IETF RFC 2373 - IP Version
-6 Addressing Architecture</a><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-and </span><a style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
+6 Addressing Architecture</a>
+and <a
href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2732.txt">IETF RFC 2732 - Format for
-Literal IPv6 Addresses in URL's</a><span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">.</span><br
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<h4 style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">IPv6 on Linux<br>
-</h4>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Modern Linux distributions already
+Literal IPv6 Addresses in URL's</a>.<br>
+<h4><font color="#000000">IPv6 on Linux</font></h4>
+<p>Modern Linux distributions already
contain IPv6-ready kernels, the
IPv6 capability is generally compiled as a module, but it's possible
that this module is not loaded automatically on startup.</p>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Note:
+<p>Note:
you shouldn't anymore use kernel series 2.2.x, because it's not
IPv6-up-to-date anymore. Also the IPv6 support in series 2.4.x is no
longer improved according to definitions in latest RFCs. It's recommend
to use series 2.6.x now.<br>
</p>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">To check whether your current
+<p>To check whether your current
running
kernel supports IPv6, take a look into your /proc filesystem. The entry
/proc/net/if_inet6 must exist. A short automated test looks like:<br>
</p>
-<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">test -f
-/proc/net/if_inet6 &amp;&amp; echo "Running kernel is IPv6 ready"<br>
-</div>
-<br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">For more information on
+<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"><font color="#000000">test -f
+/proc/net/if_inet6 &amp;&amp; echo "Running kernel is IPv6 ready"</font></div>
+<p>For more information on
enabling
-IPv6 in the Linux kernel and configuring network interfaces, refer to </span><a
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
+IPv6 in the Linux kernel and configuring network interfaces, refer to
+<a
href="http://tldp.org/HOWTO/html_single/Linux+IPv6-HOWTO/">The Linux
-Documentation Project's IPv6 HOWTO</a><span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">.<br>
+Documentation Project's IPv6 HOWTO</a>.<br>
<br>
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Warning</span>:
+<span style="font-weight: bold;">Warning</span>:
There is currently an open issue with RedHat to address a problem that
is seen intermittently on RHEL5 and SLES10 systems. This problem is
-described in </span><a style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
+described in <span
+ style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
+<a
href="http://cvs.opengroup.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6586">Pegasus
-bug 6586</a><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"> and </span><a
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
- href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248052">RedHat
-bug 248052</a><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">, and manifests
-itself as an intermittent IPv6 socket failure. You should be aware that
-OpenPegasus with IPv6 enabled may be
-significantly impacted in these environments.</span><br
+bug 6586</a>
+</span>
+and<span
style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
+<a
+ href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248052">RedHat
+bug 248052</a>,
</span>
-<h4 style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">IPv6 on Windows</h4>
-<p style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Microsoft provides supported IPv6
+and manifests itself as an intermittent IPv6 socket failure. You should be aware
+that OpenPegasus with IPv6 enabled may be significantly impacted in these
+environments.</p>
+<h4><font color="#000000">IPv6 on Windows</font></h4>
+<p>Microsoft provides supported IPv6
implementations for Windows Server
2003, Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows XP with Service
Pack 2 (SP2), and Windows CE .NET 4.1 and later.</p>
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">On Windows XP, you can use the </span><span
- style="font-weight: bold; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">ipv6.exe</span><span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"> tool to install, uninstall, and
+On Windows XP, you can use the <span
+ style="font-weight: bold; ">ipv6.exe</span> tool to install, uninstall, and
query
-your IPv6 configuration. For example:</span><br
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">ipv6 install<br>
-ipv6 if<br>
-</div>
-<br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Windows Vista
+your IPv6 configuration. For example:<br>
+<br>
+<div style="margin-left: 40px; color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"><font color="#000000">ipv6 install<br>
+ipv6 if</font></div>
+<p>Windows Vista
and Windows Server 2008 support an integrated
IPv4 and IPv6 implementation known as the Next Generation TCP/IP stack.
-Note that the OpenPegasus IPv6 support in 2.6.1 has not yet been tested
-on Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.</span><br
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">For more information on
+Note that the OpenPegasus IPv6 support has not yet been tested
+on Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.<br>
+<br>
+For more information on
installing, configuring, and using IPv6 on Windows platforms, refer to
-the document </span><a style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
- href="https://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/ipv6/ipv6faq.mspx">IPv6
-for Microsoft Windows: Frequently Asked Questions</a><span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">.</span><br
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<h4 style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Testing your OpenPegasus IPv6
-support</h4>
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">As part of the OpenPegasus
+the document
+<a
+ href="https://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/ipv6/ipv6faq.mspx">
+<font color="#000000">IPv6
+for Microsoft Windows: Frequently Asked Questions</font></a>.<br>
+</p>
+<h4><font color="#000000">Testing your OpenPegasus IPv6
+support</font></h4>
+As part of the OpenPegasus
automated tests, the TestClient, g11ntest, and IndicationStressTest
test clients were modified to run tests using the IPv6 loopback address
-(::1) if PEGASUS_ENABLE_IPV6=true.</span><br
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">You can also perform manual
+(::1) if PEGASUS_ENABLE_IPV6=true.<br>
+<br>
+You can also perform manual
tests
using the IPv6 loopback or a real IPv6-configured network interface.
For example, using the IPv6 loopback on a system with OpenPegasus
-running on the wbem standard http port of 5988:</span><br
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<div style="margin-left: 40px;"><br style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">osinfo -h ::1</span><br>
-</div>
-<p></p>
-<ol>
-</ol>
+running on the WBEM standard http port of 5988:<br>
+<div style="margin-left: 40px;"><br>
+ osinfo -h ::1</div>
+<h2><a name="Compatibility_Considerations_">Compatibility Considerations</a></h2>
+<p>Support for forward-compatibility is a fundamental design principle for the
+OpenPegasus project. As a Community, our goal is for well-behaved OpenPegasus
+Providers or Clients, using only the externally defined OpenPegasus interface,
+to continue to work with a minor version upgrade of OpenPegasus. However, there
+are certain classes of errors (e.g., non-compliance with a standard that
+significantly affects interoperability) that may require the Community to make
+potentially incompatible changes. The following table contains a list of defect
+fixes that MAY impact, even well-behaved, OpenPegasus Providers or Clients when
+upgrading to OpenPegasus 2.7.0.</p>
+ <TABLE style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial" cellSpacing=1 borderColorDark=#666666
+ borderColorLight=#CCCCCC border=1 width="80%">
+ <TBODY>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TH bgColor=#00FFFF width=10%>Bugzilla #</TH>
+ <TH bgColor=#00FFFF>Description</TH>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD>6476</TD>
+ <TD align="left"><font face="Times New Roman">HP-UX only: Introduction of the "explicit" keyword in CIMClass.h and CIMInstance.h may introduce
+ a compile error in some code. Specifically, a compiler-supplied automatic conversion from CIMObject
+ type to CIMClass or CIMInstance has been removed. The cast operation must be explicitly specified.
+ </font>
+ </TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD>6608</TD>
+ <TD>
+ <p align="left">WIPCR00430 recommends an unquoted charset parameter in Content-type header. See the writeup in this bug for a discussion of the validation of the charset parameter in various OpenPegasus releases. In 2.7 we perform "extended" validation that should ignore differences based on whitespace or quotes. The CR recommendation is to not use quotes on the charset parameter, but only at a time when it is expected that all CIMOMs have been updated to accept the charset parameter with or without quotes.</TD>
+ </TR>
+ <TR align="center">
+ <TD>6458/6770</TD>
+ <TD>
+ <p align="left">The MOF Compiler now rejects some property values that are invalid according to the DMTF specification that it previously accepted.</TD>
+ </TR>
+ </TBODY>
+ </TABLE>
+</html>
+
+
<h2>OpenPegasus Relationship to
CIM/WBEM Standards</h2>
<p>Pegasus was designed and implemented to comply with the DMTF
CIM/WBEM specifications The following table defines the level of the
DMTF specifications to which this version of Pegasus aims to conform
today.</p>
-<table id="AutoNumber1" border="1" cellspacing="1" width="100%">
+<table id="AutoNumber1" border="1" cellspacing="1" width="80%">
<tbody>
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#00ffff" width="33%"><b>DMTF Specification</b></td>
@@ -1398,8 +1528,7 @@ today.</p>
</tr>
<tr>
<td width="33%">CIM Schema </td>
- <td width="33%">2.9 Final, Jan. 2005 ( default) 2.13.1 (available
-in pegasus CVS)</td>
+ <td width="33%">2.13.1 Final, Jan. 2005 ( default) </td>
</tr>
</tbody>
</table>
@@ -1419,15 +1548,16 @@ this qualifier in the future. See the readme for more information on
provider registration.&nbsp; This is not a deviation from the
specifications but is a different method of registration than many CIM
Servers and means that the the provider qualifier is unused in Pegasus.</li>
- <li>&nbsp;<b>Indications </b>-Today Pegasus supports process
+ <li><b>Indications </b>-Today Pegasus supports process
indications and lifecycle indications when defined specifically by
providers. Pegasus does not support lifecycle indications if they are
not defined by the provider or for changes to CIM Classes.<font
- color="#ff0000"> </font><span class="norm"> <font color="#ff0000">&nbsp;</font>For
-more information see the Pegasus CVS file&nbsp; <a name="comtag_137">&nbsp;<font
- face="Courier New">pegasus/src/Unsupported/LifecycleIndicationProvider/README.LifecycleIndications.htm</font></a>.</span></li>
+ color="#ff0000"> </font><span class="norm"><font color="#ff0000">&nbsp;</font>For
+ more information see the Pegasus CVS file:<a name="comtag_137"><font size="2">
+ </font><font
+ face="Courier New" size="2">&nbsp;pegasus/src/Unsupported/LifecycleIndicationProvider/README.LifecycleIndications.htm</font></a><font size="2">.</font></span></li>
<li>
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">&nbsp;</span><font
+ <p class="MsoNormal"><font
style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: bold;">IncludeQualifiers
option on Instance Operations</font><span style="color: black;"><b>&nbsp;</b>
-
@@ -1450,7 +1580,7 @@ operations completely.<font color="#ff0000"> </font></p>
<li><b>LocalOnly option on instance
Operations </b>- With the 1.1 version of Specification for CIM
Operations over HTTP, the definition of the LocalOnly parameter for the
-GetInstance and EnumerateInstances operations was modified. This change
+GetInstance and Enumerate Instances operations was modified. This change
was incorrect, resulted in reduced functionality and introduced a
number of backward compatibility issues. As a result of issues
introduced by this change, we strongly recommend that CIM Clients set
@@ -1458,19 +1588,19 @@ LocalOnly = false and do not rely on the use of this parameter to
filter the set of set of properties returned. See Appendix C of this
specification for more information.</li>
<li>
- <p class="MsoNormal"><b>MultiRequest Oprations</b> - Pegasus
+ <p class="MsoNormal"><b>MultiRequest Operations</b> - Pegasus
does not support the DMTF defined MultiRequest Operation option.</p>
</li>
<li>
- <p class="MsoNormal"><b>MOFCompiler namespace pragma</b> - The
+ <p class="MsoNormal"><b>MOF Compiler namespace pragma</b> - The
Pegasus compiler does not support the namespace pragma.</p>
</li>
- <li><span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">Pegasus implements
+ <li>Pegasus implements
chunking
-based on the DSP0200 1.2.0 preliminary spec. Refer to bug </span><a
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
- href="http://cvs.opengroup.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6760">6760</a><span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"> for more details.</span><br>
+based on the DSP0200 1.2.0 preliminary spec. including the operation trailer
+ defined in that specification Refer to bug
+ <a
+ href="http://cvs.opengroup.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6760">6760</a> for more details.<br>
</li>
</ol>
<h2><b><span style="font-family: Times;">OpenPegasus <a
@@ -1493,144 +1623,127 @@ bugzilla database for a list of relevant defects that affect their
platform. &nbsp; The platforms that are considered 'active' for this
Pegasus release are:<br>
&nbsp;</p>
-<table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 302.25pt;" border="1"
- cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" height="409" width="504">
+<table class="MsoNormalTable" style="width: 90%;" border="1"
+ cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1">
<tbody>
<tr style="">
<td
- style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(153, 255, 153) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial; width: 126.75pt;"
- height="26" width="211">
+ style="padding: 0.75pt; background: #00FFFF 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial; width: 240px;"
+ height="26">
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color: black;">Platform and
OS</span></b><span style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
<td
- style="padding: 0.75pt; background: rgb(153, 255, 153) none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial; width: 173.25pt;"
- height="26" width="289">
+ style="padding: 0.75pt; background: #00FFFF 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: initial; -moz-background-origin: initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: initial; width: 75%;"
+ height="26">
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color: black;">Compilers</span></b><span
style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="25"
- width="211">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">HP-UX<o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="25"
- width="289">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">HP <span
class="SpellE">aC</span>++ B3910B<o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="25"
- width="211">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="SpellE"><span
style="color: black;">Linux on Power</span></span><span
style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="25"
- width="289">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="SpellE"><span
style="color: black;">gcc</span></span><span style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="25"
- width="211">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="SpellE"><span
style="color: black;">zLinux</span></span><span style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="25"
- width="289">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="SpellE"><span
style="color: black;">gcc</span></span><span style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="25"
- width="211">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">Linux Itanium<o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="25"
- width="289">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="SpellE"><span
style="color: black;">gcc</span></span><span style="color: black;"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="25"
- width="211">
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">Linux IA-32, <span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">X86_64</span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
+ <span style="color: black;"><font size="3">Linux IA-32</font></span></td>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
+ <span class="SpellE"><span
+ style="color: black;"><font size="3">gcc</font></span></span><span style="color: black;"><font size="3">
+(versions 2.9x, 3.xx, 4.xx)</font><o:p></o:p></span></td>
+ </tr>
+ <tr style="">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
+ <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">Linux X86_64<o:p></o:p></span></p>
</td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="25"
- width="289">
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="SpellE"><span
style="color: black;">gcc</span></span><span style="color: black;">
-(versions 2.9x, 3.xx, <span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">4.xx</span>)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
+(versions 2.9x, 3.xx, 4.xx)</span></p>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="91"
- width="211">
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">Windows 2000<o:p></o:p></span></p>
- </td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="91"
- width="289">
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;" lang="NL">Microsoft
-Visual C++ Ver 6 and Microsoft .Net compiler Version.&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span
- style="color: black;">Works on VC .NET 2003 (<span class="SpellE">aka</span>
-v7.1)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
+ <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">Windows 2000</span></p>
</td>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
+ <font size="3">Microsoft Visual C++ Ver.&nbsp; 6 and Microsoft .Net compiler version.&nbsp;Works on VC .NET 2003 v7.1).
+ NOTE: Visual C++ Ver. 6 no longer being regularly tested.</font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="69"
- width="211">
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;">Windows XP<o:p>,
-Windows 2003</o:p></span></p>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; "> <font size="3">Windows XP, Windows 2003</span></font></p>
</td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="69"
- width="289">
- <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: black;" lang="NL">Microsoft
-Visual C++ Ver. 6 and Microsoft .Net compiler Version </span>7.1<span
- style="color: black;" lang="NL"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; ">
+ <font size="3">Microsoft Visual C++ Ver. 6 and Microsoft .Net compiler Version 7.1.
+ Note: Visual C++ Ver. 6 no longer being regular tested.
+ </font>
</td>
</tr>
<tr style="">
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 126.75pt;" height="43"
- width="211"> <font size="3">MacOS version 10.2 and higher</font></td>
- <td style="padding: 0.75pt; width: 173.25pt;" height="43"
- width="289"> <font size="3">gcc 3.3, gcc 4.01</font></td>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; "> <font size="3">MacOS version 10.3 and higher</font></td>
+ <td style="padding: 0.75pt; "> <font size="3">gcc 4.01</font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
- <td style="vertical-align: top;"><big>HP OpenVMS Alpha<br>
- </big></td>
- <td style="vertical-align: top;">&nbsp;<big><font
+ <td style="vertical-align: top;"><big>HP OpenVMS 8.3 or later Alpha</big></td>
+ <td style="vertical-align: top;"><font size="3">&nbsp;</font><big><font
style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" color="RED">HP C++ V<span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">7.3-009</span> for OpenVMS
-Alpha and above</font></big> </td>
+ style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">7.3-009 or later required</span> for OpenVMS
+Alpha</font></big></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td style="vertical-align: top;"><big><span class="norm"></span><font
- style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"> HP OpenVMS IA64</font></big></td>
+ style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"> HP OpenVMS 8.3 or later IA64</font></big></td>
<td style="vertical-align: top;"><span class="norm"></span><big><font
- style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">HP C++ V7.<span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">2-021</span> on OpenVMS IA64 and
-above</font></big> </td>
+ style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">HP C++ V7.</font><font color="#993399">3-023 or
+ later required</font><font
+ style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"> on OpenVMS IA64</font></big></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td style="vertical-align: top;"><big><font color="RED"><span
- style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Solaris 8<br>
-&nbsp;</span></font></big></td>
+ style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Solaris 8</span></font></big></td>
<td style="vertical-align: top;"><big>GNU&nbsp; 2.95.3,&nbsp; Sun
CC compiler V 5.8. Note that the latest thread patch (108993) may be
required. (see Pegasus bug 4632)</big><br>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
- <td style="vertical-align: top;"><span class="norm"></span><big><font><font
- color="RED"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Solaris 9<br>
-&nbsp;</span></font></font></big></td>
+ <td style="vertical-align: top;"><span class="norm"></span><big><font
+ color="RED"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Solaris 9</span></font></big></td>
<td style="vertical-align: top;"><big>GNU&nbsp; 2.95.3, Sun
WorkShop 6 update 2 C++ 5.3, patch 111685-22 2005/04/09</big><br>
</td>
@@ -1640,15 +1753,25 @@ WorkShop 6 update 2 C++ 5.3, patch 111685-22 2005/04/09</big><br>
<br>
<b>Platform patches</b>
<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font
- style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The following is a list of platform
-patches Pegasus requires.<br>
-</font>
-</p>
+ style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The following is a list known of platform
+patches Pegasus requires.</font></p>
<div style="margin-left: 40px;">
-<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font
+<ol>
+ <li>
+ <p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">
+ <font
style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">RHAS
-2.1 needs the update to fix Red Hat Bugzilla 98815.</font><br>
-</p>
+2.1 needs the update to fix Red Hat Bugzilla 98815.</font></p></li>
+ <li>
+ <p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">RHEL 4.4 multithreading bug in
+getpwuid-r could cause a CIM Server failure (Bugzilla 6232). This is fixed in
+RHEL 4.5</p></li>
+ <li>
+ <p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">Red Hat and SUSE Linux
+ multiple versions -
+multithreaded client intermittently fails connecting to IPv6 (Pegasus Bugzilla
+6586) (Red Hat bug 248052)<br></p></li>
+</ol>
</div>
<p>Further information regarding Pegasus support on IBM platforms can
be
@@ -1662,114 +1785,116 @@ found at:
<a href="http://www.hp.com/go/wbem">http://www.hp.com/go/wbem</a>.</p>
<h2><span style="color: black;"><a name="PEGASUS Bugs">Pegasus Defects</a></span></h2>
<p>The Pegasus bugzilla database documents any defects found in Pegasus
-and&nbsp; is available through the following link:&nbsp; <a
- href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/">OpenPegasus bugzilla
-database</a>.&nbsp; Note that all changes&nbsp; committed for this
-release have been marked with the keyword <font face="Courier New"><b>2.6.<span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">1</span>_APPROVED</b></font>
-so that all changes for this release can be found with the following
-bug search. Effective with the start of the Pegasus 2.6 work, all
-changes to the CVS tree were documented through bugs.&nbsp; Thus bugs
-were filed not only for bugs and their corresponding fixes but also as
-part of the process of committing new code representing the work on
-PEPs done for Pegasus 2.6.&nbsp; Therefore, a search of the bugzilla
-base for bugs with the tag <font face="Courier New"><b>2.6.<span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">1</span>_APPROVED</b></font> will
-yield
-all changes to the
-Pegasus <span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">RELEASE_2_6-branch</span>
-CVS <span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">branch since</span>
-Pegasus 2.6.0.</p>
+and&nbsp; is available through the following link:&nbsp; <a href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/">OpenPegasus bugzilla
+database</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;
+Effective with the start of the Pegasus 2.6 work, all changes to the CVS tree
+were documented through bugs.&nbsp; Bugs reports were filed not only for bugs and
+their corresponding fixes but also as part of the process of committing new code
+representing the work on PEPs done for Pegasus 2.6 and all subsequent versions.&nbsp; Therefore, a search of
+the Open Pegasus bugzilla base for bugs with the tag for a particular version
+(ex.&nbsp;
+<a href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?keywords=2.6.0_APPROVED">
+2.6.0_APPROVED</a>,
+<a href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?keywords=2.6.1_APPROVED">
+2.6.1_APPROVED</a>,
+<a href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?keywords=2.7.0_APPROVED">2.7.0_APPROVED</a>) will yield all changes to
+the Pegasus CVS tree for that Pegasus release.</p>
+
<p>
-&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - Changes for Pegasus 2.6.<span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">1 point</span> release (bugs Tagged <font
- face="Courier New"><b>2.6.<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">1</span>_APPROVED</b></font>)&nbsp;
-<a
- href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&amp;short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&amp;short_desc=&amp;long_desc_type=substring&amp;long_desc=&amp;bug_file_loc_type=allwordssubstr&amp;bug_file_loc=&amp;status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr&amp;status_whiteboard=&amp;keywords_type=allwords&amp;keywords=2.6.1_APPROVED&amp;bug_status=RESOLVED&amp;bug_status=VERIFIED&amp;bug_status=CLOSED&amp;emailassigned_to1=1&amp;emailtype1=substring&amp;email1=&amp;emailassigned_to2=1&amp;emailreporter2=1&amp;emailqa_contact2=1&amp;emailcc2=1&amp;emailtype2=substring&amp;email2=&amp;bugidtype=include&amp;bug_id=&amp;chfieldfrom=&amp;chfieldto=Now&amp;chfieldvalue=&amp;cmdtype=doit&amp;order=Reuse+same+sort+as+last+time&amp;field0-0-0=noop&amp;type0-0-0=noop&amp;value0-0-0=">Pegasus
-2.6.1_APPROVED bug list</a><br>
-</p>
-<h4>2.6.1 bugs of special interest:<br>
-</h4>
-<ul>
- <li><a style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"
- href="http://cvs.opengroup.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6643">Bug 6643</a><span
- style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);"> changed the way OpenPegasus loads
-libraries (such as providers) in a POSIX environment. The dlopen() call
-was changed to include the RTLD_GLOBAL option for all POSIX platforms
-except VMS.</span><br>
- </li>
-</ul>
+&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - Changes for Pegasus 2.7.0 release (bugs Tagged
+2.7.0_APPROVED)&nbsp;
+<a href="http://cvs.rdg.opengroup.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?keywords=2.7.0_APPROVED">Pegasus 2.7.0_APPROVED bug list</a></p>
+
<h2><a
- name="Pegasus Release Control and Version Definition Documentation">Pegasus
-Release Control and Version Definition Documentation</a></h2>
+ name="Pegasus Release Control and Version Definition Documentation">Release Control and Version Definition Documentation</a></h2>
+
<p>The Pegasus project is controlled largely through a set of documents
-(PEPs) that serve as the definition and review mechanism for new and
+(PEPs) that serve both as the definition and review mechanism for new and
modified Pegasus functionality and for the definition and documentation
-of releases.</p>
-<p>Specifically the following PEPs define the characteristics of the
-Pegasus 2.6 release. These PEPs are available as
-<a
- href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/protected/documents.tpl?CALLER=index.tpl&amp;gdc_docage=0&amp;S=gdc_title&amp;R=desc">OpenPegasus
-Approved PEPs.</a><br>
-<span style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">For this 2.6.1 point release,
-only
-this document, the 2.6.1 Release Notes, was updated. All other
-references should be back to the 2.6 release PEPs.</span><br>
-</p>
+of releases. </p>
+
+<p>Specifically the following PEPs define the characteristics of this
+Pegasus release. These PEPs are available at
+<a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/protected/documents.tpl?CALLER=index.tpl&gdc_docage=0&S=gdc_title&R=desc" style="color: blue; text-decoration: underline; text-underline: single">
+OpenPegasus Approved PEPs.</a></p>
+
+<b>
+
<ol>
- <li> <b>PEP 218 - OpenPegasus 2.6 Release Definition</b> - This PEP
-is
-used
+
+ <li>
+ PEP 296 - OpenPegasus Release Definition - </b>This PEP is used
throughout the development of this version as the control point for
-functionality that will go into the release and points to all of the
-PEPs that represent the Pegasus&nbsp; functionality changes for this
-version of Pegasus.</li>
- <li> <b>PEP 277 -&nbsp; OpenPegasus 2.6 Build and Configuration
-Options</b>&nbsp; for Selected
+functionality that will go into the release and points to all of the PEPs that
+ represent the Pegasus&nbsp; functionality changes for this version of Pegasus.</li>
+
+ <b>
+
+ <li>
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14873/PEP292_RecommendedReleaseOptions.htm">PEP 292</a> -&nbsp; OpenPegasus&nbsp; Build and Configuration
+Options&nbsp; for Selected
Platforms</li>
- <li> <b>PEP 278 OpenPegaus 2.6 External Interfaces</b> - Lists the
-public interfaces for clients and providers that are considered
-external and therefore "frozen".<br>
+
+ <li>
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14874/PEP293_ExternalInterface2.7.htm">PEP 293</a> - OpenPegasus 2.7 External Interfaces - </b>Lists the public
+ interfaces for clients and providers that are considered external and
+ therefore &quot;frozen&quot;.<b><br>
+
</li>
- <li> <b>PEP 279 - OpenPegasus 2.6 SDK Packaging Definition - </b>Defines
-the recommended set of files for inclusion in the OpenPegasus SDK</li>
- <li><b>PEP 280 - Pegasus&nbsp; 2.6 Runtime Packaging Definition </b>-
-Defines the recommended set of files for inclusion in this OpenPegasus
-release.</li>
- <li><b style="color: rgb(153, 51, 153);">PEP 305 - Pegasus 2.6.1
-Release
-Notes</b> (This document located in
-the approved PEP repository and the OpenPegasus source tree root
-directory)<br>
+
+ <li>
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14875/PEP294_SDKFile2.7.0.htm">PEP 294</a> - OpenPegasus&nbsp; SDK Packaging Definition - </b>Defines the
+ recommended set of files for inclusion in the OpenPegasus SDK</li>
+
+ <b>
+
+ <li>
+ <a href="http://www.openpegasus.org/pp/uploads/40/14877/PEP295_RuntimePackaging2.7.0.htm">PEP 295</a> - Pegasus&nbsp; Runtime Packaging Definition - </b>Defines the
+ recommended set of files for inclusion in this OpenPegasus release.</li>
+
+ <b>
+
+ <li>PEP 306 - Pegasus Release Notes (This document located in the
+ approved PEP
+ repository and the OpenPegasus source tree root directory) <br>
+
</li>
- <li><b>PEP 289&nbsp; - Pegasus 2.6 readme.txt </b>(Located in PEP
-repository and also in the OpenPegasus
-source
-tree root directory).</li>
+
</ol>
+
<h2><a name="General Documentation">General Documentation</a></h2>
<p>The following documentation is available for the this Pegasus
release:</p>
<ul style="margin-top: 0in;" type="disc">
- <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>Utilities</b> - A
-combination of help generally available with the -h option for each
+ <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>Utilities</b> - </b>A
+combination of help generally available with the --help option for each
command and HTML documentation for most of the tools.<o:p></o:p></li>
+
+ <b>
+
<li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>API and&nbsp; usage
-documentation</b> - See the header files and the HTML&nbsp; API
+documentation</b> - </b>See the header files and the HTML&nbsp; API
documentation that is on the web site. The best API usage documentation
is the existing utilities and test programs and the examples in the API
documentation.&nbsp; In particular the Common/tests unit tests contain
extensive examples of the use of the Common APIs.</li>
+
+ <b>
+
<li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>Building and Debugging
-Providers </b>- Readme.html in the Pegasus Root Directory, API
+Providers </b>- </b>Readme.html in the Pegasus source tree Root Directory, API
documentation, and documentation from the Pegasus Technical Workshop
which is available on the Pegasus web site.</li>
+
+ <b>
+
<li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>Building and Debugging
-Clients</b> - API documentation and the documentation on the Pegasus
+Clients</b> - </b>API documentation and the documentation on the Pegasus
Technical Workshop which is available on the Pegasus web site.</li>
- <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>Compiler operation and
-commands</b> - compiler help (cimmofl -h)</li>
- <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>PEPs</b> - The
+
+ <b>
+
+ <li class="MsoNormal" style="color: black;"><b>PEPs</b> - </b>The
features of Pegasus that have been installed in this and the previous
few versions are defined by Pegasus PEPs that are available on the
OpenPegasus web site.&nbsp; While these are the original design
@@ -1777,14 +1902,17 @@ documents largely and use in the process of defining and approving the
overall characteristics of new functionality, they serve as a guide to
the design and implementation of these features.</li>
</ul>
-&nbsp;
+
+ <b>
+
+ &nbsp;
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 0.5in;"><span
style="color: black;">&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span
style="color: black;">
<hr align="center" color="#009900" noshade="noshade" size="2"
width="100%">
-<p style="text-align: left;"><i><font size="2">Copyright (c) 2006 EMC
+<p style="text-align: left;"><i><font size="2">Copyright (c) 2007 EMC
Corporation; Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.; IBM Corp.; The
Open Group; VERITAS Software Corporation; Intel Corp.</font><br>
<br>