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Release Name: 6.1+beta3

Release Notes
This is the third beta version of the upcoming 6.1 release of the
OpenVAS Manager. It will be part of the upcoming OpenVAS-9 release.
This module is the central management service between
security scanners and user clients.

This release adds various alerts, consolidates credentials and
applies the standard powerfilter now also for the report results
to name just a few of the improvements.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release:
BenoƮt Allard, Hani Benhabiles, Sven Haardiek, Matthew Mundell,
Timo Pollmeier, Jan-Oliver Wagner and Michael Wiegand.
Change Log
Main changes since 6.1+beta2:
* Consolidation of credentials: Introduce various types of credentials and
  use these reseources whenever a credential is required. Also the migration
  will handle this properly.
* Add task preference for auto deleting reports.
* Add credential type "client certificate".
* Add SNMP credential type.
* Make login information of slaves a credentials resource.
* Add SNMP credentials to targets.
* Add new alert conditions "Filter count at least" and "Filter count changed".
* Add alert method "Send", for sending the report to a TCP listener.
* Add new alert method 'SCP'.
* Add alert event "New NVTs arrived".
* Add event type "Updated NVTs arrived".
* Add support for SecInfo type in SecInfo alerts.
* Add SYNC_CONFIG OMP command.
* Introduce Scan Configs for OSP scanners.
* Make GET_REPORTS command use the normal powerfilter and remove some
  redundant command attributes and now unused functions.
* Prevent concurrent NVT cache updates from being initiated via SIGHUP.
* Add "ISM Control Description" parameter to "Verinice ISM" report format.
* Ensure sequences for automatically assigning primary key ids in
  PostgreSQL are consistent with table contents on startup.
* Remove any special handling of a tag "risk_factor".
* When using SQLite, ensure that all three databases are in WAL mode.
* Merging openvas-certdata-sync into greenbone-certdata-sync
  in order to maintain only a single sync script instead
  of two mostly identical ones.
* Merging openvas-scapdata-sync into greenbone-scapdata-sync
  in order to maintain only a single sync script instead
  of two mostly identical ones.
* Add --check-alerts, which runs any SecInfo alerts that are due.
* Various database performance improvements.
* Various code improvements.