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Release Name: 6.0+beta6

Release Notes
This is the sixth 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 OSP scanner and introduces support for
Quality of Detection (QoD) information. It also adds support for once-off
schedules, for limiting the number of times a task runs with a periodic
schedule and for more resource mixing between users. It also contains a number
of bug fixes and various other improvements.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release:
Hani Benhabiles, Matthew Mundell, Timo Pollmeier and Michael Wiegand.
Change Log
Main changes since 6.0+beta5:
* Support for OSP host details has been added.
* Support for modifying an existing scanner has been added.
* Support for Once-off schedules has been added.
* Support for limiting the number of times a task runs with a periodic schedule
  has been added.
* Enable mixing of the current user's alerts, schedules and tasks, with other
  people's alerts, schedules and tasks, when permissions allow it.
* Support for Quality of Detection (QoD) information has been introduced.
* A segmentation fault which occurred when deleting users using the
  "--delete-user" parameter has been fixed.
* An issue which caused individual NVT timeout values to not be transferred
  to slaves has been fixed.
* An issue with NVT counting in scan configs has been fixed.
* Incorrect column name in the SCAP database have been fixed.
* An issue with result counting when using certain filters has been fixed.
* An issue which prevented the Super Admin from cloning certain objects has been
  fixed.
* An issue with running scheduled tasks with durations has been fixed.
* Tasks on slaves are now stopped when the controlling master is terminated.
* Alterable task now stay alterable even when their last report has been
  removed.
* The default value for the "autofp" setting used for alerts has been changed
  to 0 for consistency with other views.
* Report lists now ensure that a apply_overrides value is set.
* Sorting of numerical values has been improved.
* Handling of missing report format plugins for alerts has been made more
  consistent.
* Library checks during package configuration have been improved and are now
  more comprehensive and consistent.
* OSP support has been improved.
* PostgreSQL support has been improved.
* The OMP documentation has been updated.
* Documentation of database optimization has been improved.
* Code cleanups.