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Release Name: 6.0+beta5

Release Notes
This is the fifth 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 improves support for the "Super Admin" permission, introduce
ownership for users, roles and groups, allow sharing of sensors and task
between users, adds a `--optimize` command line option, start work on
consolidation of the different RESUME_* OMP commands as well as fixes various
smaller issues.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release:
Timo Pollmeier, Jan-Oliver Wagner, Matthew Mundell, Michael Wiegand and Hani
Benhabiles.
Change Log
Main changes since 6.0+beta4:
* Add settings for default resource selections on the "New Task" and "New
  Target" pages in GSA and get settings in Advanced Task Wizard.
* LaTeX report format improvement
* Retry starting of scheduled tasks when the start OMP fails.
* Add new "Modify Task" wizard.
* Add RESOURCE/TYPE to CREATE_PERMISSION, so that Super permissions can be
  created on Roles, Groups and Users.
* Add RESOURCE/TYPE to MODIFY_PERMISSION, so that editing of Super
  permissions works.
* Allow severity to be null in CERT-Bund and DFN-CERT Advisories, CPEs and OVAL
  definitions if no severity is available from CVEs.
* Performance improvement for GET_REPORTS.
* Add solution_type column to NVTs.
* Enable mixing of the current user's slaves and tasks, with other people's
  slaves and tasks, when permissions allow it.
* Add command line option --optimize, with arguments "analyze" and "vacuum".
* Add indices for NVTs, CVEs and CPEs and change init_aggregate_iterator to use
  them. Remove unused features from init_aggregate_iterator for simplicity.
* Make --role apply to --get-users too.
* Introduce ownership of users, roles and groups.
* Major rewrite of the RESUME_* OMP commands.
* Introduce ownership of permissions.
* Account for Super permissions in asset reports.
* Add NEW_NAME to OMP MODIFY_USER, to allow changing of user names.