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Release Name: 6.0.9

Release Notes
This is the ninth maintenance release of the openvas-manager 6.0 module for
the Open Vulnerability Assessment System release 8 (OpenVAS-8).

This release adds the new 'SCP' and 'SNMP' alert methods and addresses a number
of issues discovered after the release of OpenVAS Manager 6.0.8. It also
incorporates several improvements from the development branch of OpenVAS.
Please see below for a comprehensive list of changes.

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this release:
Hani Benhabiles, Matthew Mundell and Timo Pollmeier.
Change Log
Main changes compared to 6.0.8:
* Support for the new 'SCP' alert method has been added.
* Support for the new 'SNMP' alert method has been added.
* The documentation of the OMP protocol has been updated.
* Handling of report deltas has been improved.
* Handling of filtered host counts has been improved.
* An issue which caused long OSP scans to terminate prematurely has been fixed.
* Pagination handling has been improved.
* Handling of unknown severities has been improved.
* Handling of long inputs from the scanner has been improved.
* Clones of predefined report formats are now implicitly trusted.
* Handling of dependant resources in GET command responses has been improved.
* Support for filtering for orphaned permissions has been added.
* Log messages have been improved to include the resource name wherever
  possible.
* Log messages for internal error cases have been improved.
* The process title of processes handling scans will now contain the report
  UUID.
* An issue which cause an unfinished task with a schedule to be restarted on
  the second period instead of being resumed has been fixed.
* Resuming of scheduled slave scans has been improved.
* An issue which cause the NVT selection of an imported scan config to be empty
  under certain circumstances has been fixed.
* Handling of failed slave connections has been improved.
* An issue which caused users to appear multiple times in an observer list
  under certain circumstances has been fixed.
* Handling of empty credentials has been improved.
* Handling of targets belonging to another user has been improved.
* An issue which caused unrelated error messages to be shown when creating new
  tasks under certain circumstances has been fixed.
* An issue which cause the alive check setting to revert to its default value
  when cloning targets has been fixed.
* Handling of internal database backups has been improved.
* Results used in alerts are now sorted by severity.
* The 'Anonymous_XML' report format now strips even more potentially sensitive
  information.
* Signal handling has been improved.