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Release Name: 6.0+beta4

Release Notes
This is the fourth beta version of the upcoming 6.0 release of the OpenVAS
Manager. It is the central management service between the actual security
scanners and various user clients.

This release establishes support for PostgreSQL as an alternative database
backend. It also adds support for a "Super Admin" role and contains a number of
smaller improvements.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release:
BenoƮt Allard, Michal Ambroz, Hani Benhabiles, Henri Doreau, Michael Meyer,
Matthew Mundell, Timo Pollmeier, Jan-Oliver Wagner and Michael Wiegand.
Change Log
Main changes since 6.0+beta3:
* OpenVAS Manager now supports the alternative use of PostgreSQL as database
  backend instead of SQLite3.
* Support for a "Super Admin" role has been added.
* Performance for iterating over host details has been improved.
* The handling of SIGABRT signals has been improved, ensuring an appropriate
  exit code if such a signal occurs.
* The handling of task end times has been improved.
* The strategy of SQL retries in high-load situation has been improved.
* Support for filtering NVTs based on their script_tags has been added.
* Logging has been improved.
* The handling of user groups when dropping privileges has been improved.
* Timezone usage has been improved.
* The build process has been adjusted for changes in OpenVAS Libraries.
* The OMP version is now included in reports.
* Code cleanups.