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Release Name: 6.0+beta6
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.
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.