SIMP 6.4.0-0 Available

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Brandon Riden

Hanover, MD, 16 September 2019


Onyx Point, Inc. is pleased to announce that the final release for SIMP 6.4.0-0 is now available.

Community Edition ISOs can be downloaded from our download servers.

Enterprise customers can obtain the Enterprise Edition ISOs using the instructions.

6.4.0-0 Key Updates Include

  • Redesigned packaging of SIMP RPMs support management of multiple Puppet environments.
    • Easily use r10K or Code Manager to maintain these environments, even on isolated networks.
  • Puppet modules installed via SIMP-packaged RPMs are now imported into local, SIMP-managed Git repositories
  • SIMP component RPM install/upgrade/erase operation will not modify an active Puppet environment or SIMP secondary environment
  • Provide commands through SIMP’s CLI to help users create and maintain one or more SIMP Omni-Environments
  • SIMP Console 1.1 is now bundled in the Simp Enterprise Installation

NOTES:

  • Please read the Upgrade Docs. You MUST be on 6.3.3 before upgrading to 6.4.0, and expect a puppet run to not result in changes.
  • The Puppet 3 Functions in this list will be removed in SIMP 6.5.0.

To view a full list of changelog details for the 6.4.0-0 release, we encourage you to visit our SIMP Community Edition (CE) 6.4.0-0 changelog here.


Want to learn more about SIMP? Download our whitepaper! or request a free trial of Enterprise or Lite Editions.

Brandon is a SIMP Release Engineer at Onyx Point, Inc. He currently manages the build and release infrastructure for Enterprise, Lite, and Community Editions as well as maintaining the forward facing download infrastructure.

At Onyx Point, our engineers focus on Security, System Administration, Automation, Dataflow, and DevOps consulting for government and commercial clients. We offer professional services for Puppet, RedHat, SIMP, NiFi, GitLab, and the other solutions in place that keep your systems running securely and efficiently. We offer Open Source Software support and Engineering and Consulting services through GSA IT Schedule 70. As Open Source contributors and advocates, we encourage the use of FOSS products in Government as part of an overarching IT Efficiencies plan to reduce ongoing IT expenditures attributed to software licensing. Our support and contributions to Open Source, are just one of our many guiding principles

  • Customer First.
  • Security in All We Do.
  • Pursue Innovation with Integrity.
  • Communicate Openly and Respectfully.
  • Offer Your Talents, and Appreciate the Talents of Others

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