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Release Name: 6.0.0

Release Notes
This is the first release of the Greenbone Security Assistant (GSA) 6.0 module
for the Open Vulnerability Assessment System release 8 (OpenVAS-8). It is the
web client that makes the full feature set of OpenVAS Manager available in a web
browser.

GSA 6.0 implements all of the new features of the protocol OMP 6.0.
This includes scanner management, new user roles and Quality of Detection (QoD)
information. The new GSA also introduces support for charts and dashboards as
well as bulk actions and contains a number of other new features and
improvements. Please see the comprehensive list below for more details.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release:
Michal Ambroz, BenoƮt Allard, Hani Benhabiles, Matthew Mundell, Timo Pollmeier and Michael
Wiegand.

Change Log
Main changes compared to the 5.0 series:
* Support for configuring OTP and OSP based scanners has been added. The classic
  OpenVAS Scanner is pre-configured.
* Support for displaying charts has been added.
* A "SecInfo" dashboard showing 4 charts that can be individually be configured
  regarding type, object type and filter has been added
* A scan configuration editor for the OSP based scanner type "ovaldi" has been
  added.
* Support for the SecInfo object type "CERT-Bund" has been added.
* Support for guest user logins has been added.
* Support for new "Super Admin" role in Manager has been added.
* Support for displaying the "Solution Type" of an NVT has been added.
* A "Results" section has been added in the "Scan Management" menu.
* Support for modifying the file name format of exported resource lists,
  resource details and reports has been added.
* Support for bulk actions has been added.
* A "Modify Task" wizard has been added.
* New super permissions for group administration have been added.
* Support for editing user names has been added.
* Support for handling Quality of Detection (QoD) information has been added.
* Support for displaying the success or failure of SSH, SMB and ESXi
  authentication has been added.
* Support for editing of task schedule periods has been added.
* A "Backend operation" line is now included in the page footer. This is the
  time taken to get from the start of the page handler to the start of the XSL
  transform.
* GSA will now use libxslt by default for XSLT processing instead of spawning an
  external 'xsltproc' process.
* Users are now allowed to have multiple simultaneous sessions, as long as the
  sessions are on different browsers.
* Support for adding ESXi credentials to targets has been added.
* The public key requirement has been removed from the Credentials creation.
* The target locator feature has been removed as this is not being fully
  supported by the back end anyway.
* Support for mixing objects owned by different users has been extended.
* The ITS (IT-Schwachstellenampel) face has been updated.
* Setting the user timezone is now easier.
* Permission handling has been improved.
* Powerfilter configuration has been simplified.
* Signal handling has been improved.
* The auto refresh feature has been improved.
* The handling of user groups when dropping privileges has been improved.
* Library checks during package configuration have been improved and are now
  more comprehensive and consistent.
* Handling of linker and compiler flags during package configuration has been
  improved and simplified.
* Documentation has been updated.
* Numerous small improvements and bugfixes.