Package "ubuntu-advantage-tools"

Name: ubuntu-advantage-tools


management tools for Ubuntu Advantage

Latest version: 27.5~21.10.1
Release: impish (21.10)
Level: updates
Repository: main
Homepage: https://ubuntu.com/advantage


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base main 27.2.2~21.10.1
base universe 27.2.2~21.10.1
updates universe 27.5~21.10.1
proposed main 27.5~21.10.1
proposed universe 27.5~21.10.1


Version: 27.5~21.10.1 2022-01-13 16:06:35 UTC

  ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.5~21.10.1) impish; urgency=medium

  * Backport new upstream release: (LP: #1956456) to impish

Source diff to previous version
1956456 [SRU] ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.4.2 -\u003e 27.5) Xenial, Bionic, Focal, Hirsute, Impish

Version: 27.4.2~21.10.1 2021-12-06 17:07:38 UTC

  ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.4.2~21.10.1) impish; urgency=medium

  * Backport new upstream release: (LP: #1951705) to impish

Source diff to previous version
1951705 traceback from postinst on upgrade

Version: 27.4.1~21.10.1 2021-11-17 16:06:27 UTC

  ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.4.1~21.10.1) impish; urgency=medium

  * Backport new upstream release: (LP: #1949634) to impish

Source diff to previous version
1949634 [SRU] ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.3 -\u003e 27.4) Xenial, Bionic, Focal, Hirsute, Impish

Version: 27.3~21.10.1 2021-11-02 18:06:29 UTC

  ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.3~21.10.1) impish; urgency=medium

  * d/tools.postinst:
    - consider cloud to be "none" on any cloud-id error
    - purge old ua-messaging.timer/service files
    - keep ua-timer.timer disabled if ua-messaging.timer was disabled by
      the user
    - properly configure both ubuntu-advantage-timer and
      ubuntu-advantage-licence-check logs
  * d/tools.postrm:
    - remove ubuntu-advantage-timer and ubuntu-advantage-license-check logs
      during purge
  * systemd:
    - remove ua-messaging.timer/service
    - add new ua-timer.timer that runs every 6 hours
    - add new ua-license_check.timer that runs every 5 minutes only if
      activated by ua-license-check.path
  * New upstream release 27.3 (LP: #1942929)
    - ros:
      + add beta support to enable ros and ros-updates
      + add support for "required services" so that esm-infra and esm-apps
        get auto-enabled when enabling ros or ros-updates
      + add support for "dependent services" so that user gets prompted to
        disable ros/ros-updates if they disable esm-infra/esm-apps
    - fips:
      + allow fips on GCP bionic now that optimized kernel is ready
      + disallow enabling fips on focal on clouds until cloud-optimized focal
        fips-certified kernel is ready (LP: #1939449, LP: #1939932)
      + print warning about generic fips kernel if cloud-id fails
    - cloud:
      + rely only on cloud-id to determine cloud type (LP: #1940131)
      + catch errors when determining cloud type
        (LP: #1938207, LP: #1944676) (GH: #1541)
    - azure:
      + bump IMDS API version to support Azure published images
    - cli:
      + collect-logs command that creates a tar file with debug-relevant logs
        and status info (GH: #463)
      + clean locks on exceptions more thoroughly to avoid false "Operation in
        progress" status messages
      + retain past service state after detach
      + shows better error message when a port value in a proxy is invalid
    - non-unicode locale support:
      + remove unicode-only characters from help file
      + don't print unicode-only characters in ua fix if non-utf8 locale
        (GH: #1463)
    - logrotate:
      + add logrotate functionality for ubuntu-advantage-timer.log.
      + Fix root:root logrotate permissions.
    - ua-timer.timer:
      + introduce a single systemd timer to handle ua recurring jobs
      + timer runs every 2 hours to support most frequent timer job
      + recurring job intervals are configurable in uaclient.conf
      + individual jobs are disabled if their interval is set to 0
      - status job:
        + update ua status every 12 hours
      - messaging job:
        + update APT/MOTD ESM messaging every 6 hours
      - metering job:
        + disabled until infrastructure is ready
        + for attached machines only, periodically update contract server with
          status information for proper contract metering
    - ua-license-check.timer:
      + only runs on LTS GCP instances that are not attached
      + runs every 5 minutes to check if gcp instance has license required to
    - logs:
      + fixes duplicate logging (GH: #553)
    - tests and support:
      + remove groovy integration tests
      + various improvements to integration tests

 -- Grant Orndorff <email address hidden> Tue, 21 Sep 2021 09:02:06 -0400

1942929 [SRU] ubuntu-advantage-tools (27.2.2 -\u003e 27.3) Xenial, Bionic, Focal, Hirsute
1939449 Ubuntu Pro UA fails to enable fips-updates on 20.04
1939932 Ubuntu PRO Focal on AWS and Azure should not install the generic FIPS kernel via ubuntu-fips metapackage
1940131 sudo ua attach is not working
1938207 ubuntu-advantage-tools.postinst and cloud-id are not robust against failure
1944676 Ubuntu ESM not working in WSL

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