Commit affeeb5a authored by Beniamino Galvani's avatar Beniamino Galvani

NEWS: update for a release candidate

parent db41380c
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NetworkManager-1.9.90 (1.10-rc1)
Overview of changes since NetworkManager-1.8
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This is a new stable release of NetworkManager. Notable changes include:
* NetworkManager includes now basic OpenVSwitch support, good enough
to be capable of setting up simple OpenVSwitch configurations.
* Added support for activating PPP connections on non-Ethernet
interfaces.
* It is now possible to authenticate to a Wi-Fi network using WPS
(Wi-Fi Protected Setup).
* Implemented support for Wi-Fi PMF (Protected Management Frames,
802.11w), which can be configured via the wifi-sec.pmf property.
* Now the maximum rate of wireless access points supporting 802.11 is
properly calculated and exposed on D-Bus.
* Background scanning is now disabled for non-WPA-Enterprise Wi-Fi
networks.
* Added support for the Bluetooth NAP (Network Access Point) profile.
* Added support for disabling connectivity checking via the D-Bus
interface.
* The internal DHCP client now understands the domain-search option
* Bridge connections support the group-forward-mask property.
* NetworkManager can now configure multiple IPv6 default routes
received through RA and each gets configured with the announced
preference.
* It is possible to specify the routing table for each static route.
* Support specifying a explicit routing table for any non-static-route,
including routes from DHCP, device-routes, IPv6 autoconf.
* Device are left configured when a user sets them as unmanaged by
NetworkManager.
* New connection.auth-retry property to configure how often authentication
is prompted before failing the configuration.
* The platform code that handles synchronization with kernel status
via netlink has been reworked and is more efficient.
* Allowed the update of connections that have an associated ifcfg-rh
routing rules file.
* Improve bash completion for nmcli.
* Non-UTF8 properties are now escaped when they are exported on D-Bus.
* NetworkManager-wait-online.service now starts NetworkManager.service
if needed.
* The MAC address for bond connections can be changed in nmtui.
* Fixed dependency problems when setting the MTU of VLAN and master
devices.
* The systemd-resolved DNS plugin properly handles the DNS priority
setting.
* Fixed setting a DHCP timeout greater than 60 seconds (dhclient).
* Fixed some memory leaks.
* Many other bug fixes and improvements.
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NetworkManager-1.8
Overview of changes since NetworkManager-1.6
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