RT 2.0.6 - 'Parity'

RT 2.0.6 is out now. It’s got spiffy new features and bugfixes.

RT 2.0.6:

Overview:

Added several of the most requested features:
	External HTTP Authentication
	Refresh on search and "home" pages.
Fixed a bunch of bugs and added a bunch more features.  
See below for details.

Install:

Fixed a typo in the makefile's install instructions.	
fixed initdb to not append a port= to the db connect string 
 unless it needs one.
Added new indices to schema.  Existing users will need to manually 
 frob their databases to see this advantage
Regenerated mysql and postgres schema.

Config file:
Added more docs and updated the default config for the external db
lookups
Cleaned up etc/config.pm’s docs some more, based on comments from
Christian Gimore
Added a default value for RT::OwnerEmail, which was documented by
not defined by default

CLI:
bin/rt --create now deals with watchers.
bin/rtadmin cli group creation

Web:
Added support for external HTTP Authentication (Thanks to
Christian Gilmore at Tivoli/IBM)
Fixed a few typos in the css file
Tightened up Transaction display. Fixed ‘full headers’ display.
Cleaned up the ui in ModifyDates a bit
Cleaned up the ui in Ticket/Update.html
Fixed a typo in Global/Keywords
Little bit of ui and code cleanup to the User editing page
Display a version string in the login box.
Added support for setting refresh interval to the Search and 'home’
pages
Added vivek khera’s patch to clean up newline processing for incoming
messages

Mail gateway:
Added support for ‘external’ database lookups when creating users by
email

Core:

Added support for setting the database port for postgres and mysql
Fixed a bug with 'deep' merges which made tickets appear to 'vanish'
Added a default alphabetical sort order to lib/RT/Groups
Removed debugging output from file attachment subroutine
Fixed broken caching of the CreatorObj

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No. The nature of the change is that the “password” functionaliyt disappears
in favor of just using external http auth.

-jOn Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 09:14:56AM -0400, Shane Landrum wrote:

On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 06:41:58PM -0400, Jesse Vincent (jesse@bestpractical.com) wrote:

RT 2.0.6 is out now. It’s got spiffy new features and bugfixes.

Added several of the most requested features:
  External HTTP Authentication

I haven’t yet installed this, but I’d like to know: can users still
change their passwords if I’m using external authentication?

srl

Shane Landrum (srl AT boston DOT com) Software Engineer, boston.com

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No. The nature of the change is that the “password” functionaliyt disappears
in favor of just using external http auth.

Ah, okay. In my case, external auth won’t be suitable then, for
reasons that are mostly political and business-process. We’ll
keep using internal auth then. Thanks.

srl
Shane Landrum (srl AT boston DOT com) Software Engineer, boston.com