Release of cloud-init 23.2

Hello All,

Cloud-init release 23.2 is now available.

The 23.2 release:

  • spanned about 3 months
  • had 31 contributors
  • fixed 8 Launchpad issues

Highlights:
Distributions:

  • Alpine: update locale file, use os-release PRETTY_NAME
  • FreeBSD:
    • user account locking
    • growpart resize root partition and grow using growfs onestart
    • better identify MBR slices
  • Mariner: rename hosts template host.mariner.tmpl
  • RedHat:
    • Drop IBM refresh_rmc_and_interfaces config module only
      applicable on RHEL7
    • Fedora: Enable CA handling
  • OpenSUSE:
    • Enable SUSE based distros for ca handling
    • Remove sysvinit files
      Clouds:
  • Azure:
    • retry fetching metadata up to 300 seconds
    • introduce identity module
    • add networking check for all source PPS
    • improved error reporting, for hosts and DHCP errors
    • report success to host and introduce kvp module
  • GCE: activate network discovery on every boot
  • OpenStack: honor the DNS servers associated with a network
  • Oracle: prefer system_cfg over ds network config source
  • DataSourceScaleway: upcoming IPv6 support
  • NoCloud:
    • Use seedfrom protocol to determine mode
    • fix kernel commandline semi-colon delimited args
    • support ci.ds= kernel cmdline key for all datasources
      ConfigModules:
  • ntp: add ‘peers’ and ‘allow’ directives
  • cc_grub_dpkg: Added UEFI support
    Network:
  • DHCP: Refactor dhcp client code for deprecated isc-dclient
  • fix netstate getway keyerror for iproutes without gateway
  • resolv_conf: Allow > 3 nameservers
  • NetworkManager:
    • set higher autoconnect priority value 120 for cloud-init
    • add method for ipv6 static IP configuration
    • generate ipv6 stateful dhcp config at par with sysconfig
  • sysconfig: prefer sysconfig when NM ifcfg-rh plugin installed
  • macs: ignore duplicate MAC for devs with driver driver qmi_wwan
    Security:
  • do not create dsa and ed25519 host keys when crypto FIPS
  • Make user/vendor data sensitive and remove log permissions
    Schema:
  • Make user/vendor data sensitive and remove log permissions
  • users: schema permit empty list to indicate create no users
  • validation of jinja template user-data
    Docs:
  • update network configuration path links
  • Document use of ip route append to add routes
  • Update kernel command line docs

The full changelog is below:

  • BSD: simplify finding MBR partitions by removing duplicate code
    [Mina Galić]
  • tests: bump pycloudlib version for mantic builds
  • network-manager: Set higher autoconnect priority for nm keyfiles (#3671)
    [Ani Sinha]
  • alpine.py: change the locale file used (#4139) [dermotbradley]
  • cc_ntp: Sync up with current FreeBSD ntp.conf (#4122) [Mina Galić]
  • config: drop refresh_rmc_and_interface as RHEL 7 no longer supported
    [Robert Schweikert]
  • docs: Add feedback button to docs
  • net/sysconfig: enable sysconfig renderer if network manager has ifcfg-rh
    plugin (#4132) [Ani Sinha]
  • For Alpine use os-release PRETTY_NAME (#4138) [dermotbradley]
  • network_manager: add a method for ipv6 static IP configuration (#4127)
    [Ani Sinha]
  • correct misnamed template file host.mariner.tmpl (#4124) [dermotbradley]
  • nm: generate ipv6 stateful dhcp config at par with sysconfig (#4115)
    [Ani Sinha]
  • Add templates for GitHub Issues
  • Add ‘peers’ and ‘allow’ directives in cc_ntp (#3124) [Jacob Salmela]
  • FreeBSD: Fix user account locking (#4114) [Mina Galić] (GH: #1854594)
  • FreeBSD: add ResizeGrowFS class to cc_growpart (#2334) [Mina Galić]
  • Update tests in Azure TestCanDevBeReformatted class (#2771)
    [Ksenija Stanojevic]
  • Replace Launchpad references with GitHub Issues
  • Fix KeyError in iproute pformat (#3287) [Dmitry Zykov]
  • schema: read_cfg_paths call init.fetch to lookup /v/l/c/instance
  • azure/errors: introduce reportable errors for imds (#3647)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • FreeBSD (and friends): better identify MBR slices (#2168)
    [Mina Galić] (LP: #2016350)
  • azure/errors: add host reporting for dhcp errors (#2167)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • net: purge blacklist_drivers across net and azure (#2160)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • net: refactor hyper-v VF filtering and apply to get_interfaces() (#2153)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • tests: avoid leaks to underlying filesystem for /etc/cloud/clean.d
    (#2251)
  • net: refactor find_candidate_nics_on_linux() to use get_interfaces()
    (#2159) [Chris Patterson]
  • resolv_conf: Allow > 3 nameservers (#2152) [Major Hayden]
  • Remove mount NTFS error message (#2134) [Ksenija Stanojevic]
  • integration tests: fix image specification parsing (#2166)
  • ci: add hypothesis scheduled GH check (#2149)
  • Move supported distros list to docs (#2162)
  • Fix logger, use instance rather than module function (#2163)
  • README: Point to Github Actions build status (#2158)
  • Revert “fix linux-specific code on bsd (#2143)” (#2161)
  • Do not generate dsa and ed25519 key types when crypto FIPS mode is
    enabled (#2142) [Ani Sinha] (LP: 2017761)
  • Add documentation label automatically (#2156)
  • sources/azure: report success to host and introduce kvp module (#2141)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • setup.py: use pkg-config for udev/rules path (#2137) [dankm]
  • openstack/static: honor the DNS servers associated with a network
    (#2138) [Gonéri Le Bouder]
  • fix linux-specific code on bsd (#2143)
  • cli: schema validation of jinja template user-data (SC-1385) (#2132)
    (LP: #1881925)
  • gce: activate network discovery on every boot (#2128)
  • tests: update integration test to assert 640 across reboots (#2145)
  • Make user/vendor data sensitive and remove log permissions (#2144)
    (LP: #2013967)
  • Update kernel command line docs (SC-1457) (#2133)
  • docs: update network configuration path links (#2140) [d1r3ct0r]
  • sources/azure: report failures to host via kvp (#2136) [Chris Patterson]
  • net: Document use of ip route append to add routes (#2130)
  • dhcp: Add missing mocks (#2135)
  • azure/imds: retry fetching metadata up to 300 seconds (#2121)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • [1/2] DHCP: Refactor dhcp client code (#2122)
  • azure/errors: treat traceback_base64 as string (#2131) [Chris Patterson]
  • azure/errors: introduce reportable errors (#2129) [Chris Patterson]
  • users: schema permit empty list to indicate create no users
  • azure: introduce identity module (#2116) [Chris Patterson]
  • Standardize disabling cloud-init on non-systemd (#2112)
  • Update .github-cla-signers (#2126) [Rob Tongue]
  • NoCloud: Use seedfrom protocol to determine mode (#2107)
  • rhel: Remove sysvinit files. (#2114)
  • tox.ini: set -vvvv --showlocals for pytest (#2104) [Chris Patterson]
  • Fix NoCloud kernel commandline semi-colon args
  • run-container: make the container/VM timeout configurable (#2118)
    [Paride Legovini]
  • suse: Remove sysvinit files. (#2115)
  • test: Backport assert_call_count for old requests (#2119)
  • Add “licebmi” as contributor (#2113) [Mark Martinez]
  • Adapt DataSourceScaleway to upcoming IPv6 support (#2033)
    [Louis Bouchard]
  • rhel: make sure previous-hostname file ends with a new line (#2108)
    [Ani Sinha]
  • Adding contributors for DataSourceAkamai (#2110) [acourdavAkamai]
  • Cleanup ephemeral IP routes on exception (#2100) [sxt1001]
  • commit 09a64badfb3f51b1b391fa29be19962381a4bbeb [sxt1001] (LP: #2011291)
  • Standardize kernel commandline user interface (#2093)
  • config/cc_resizefs: fix do_resize arguments (#2106) [Chris Patterson]
  • Fix test_dhclient_exits_with_error (#2105)
  • net/dhcp: catch dhclient failures and raise NoDHCPLeaseError (#2083)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • sources/azure: move pps handling out of _poll_imds() (#2075)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • tests: bump pycloudlib version (#2102)
  • schema: do not manipulate draft4 metaschema for jsonschema 2.6.0 (#2098)
  • sources/azure/imds: don’t count timeout errors as connection errors
    (#2074) [Chris Patterson]
  • Fix Python 3.12 unit test failures (#2099)
  • integration tests: Refactor instance checking (#1989)
  • ci: migrate remaining jobs from travis to gh (#2085)
  • missing ending quote in instancedata docs(#2094) [Hong L]
  • refactor: stop passing log instances to cc_* handlers (#2016) [d1r3ct0r]
  • tests/vmware: fix test_no_data_access_method failure (#2092)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • Don’t change permissions of netrules target (#2076) (LP: #2011783)
  • tests/sources: patch util.get_cmdline() for datasource tests (#2091)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • macs: ignore duplicate MAC for devs with driver driver qmi_wwan (#2090)
    (LP: #2008888)
  • Fedora: Enable CA handling (#2086) [František Zatloukal]
  • Add frantisekz as contributor (#2087) [František Zatloukal]
  • Send dhcp-client-identifier for InfiniBand ports (#2043) [Waleed Mousa]
  • cc_ansible: complete the examples and doc (#2082) [Yves]
  • contributor: add bdrung
  • bddeb: for dev package, derive debhelper-compat from host system
  • apport: only prompt for cloud_name when instance-data.json is absent
  • datasource: Optimize datasource detection, fix bugs (#2060)
  • Handle non existent ca-cert-config situation (#2073) [Shreenidhi Shedi]
  • sources/azure: add networking check for all source PPS (#2061)
    [Chris Patterson]
  • do not attempt dns resolution on ip addresses (#2040)
  • chore: fix style tip (#2071)
  • Fix metadata IP in instancedata.rst (#2063) [Brian Haley]
  • util: Pass deprecation schedule in deprecate_call() (#2064)
  • config: Update grub-dpkg docs (#2058)
  • docs: Cosmetic improvements and styling (#2057) [s-makin]
  • cc_grub_dpkg: Added UEFI support (#2029) [Alexander Birkner]
  • tests: Write to /var/spool/rsyslog to adhere to apparmor profile (#2059)
  • oracle-ds: prefer system_cfg over ds network config source (#1998)
    (LP: #1956788)
  • Remove dead code (#2038)
  • Release 23.1.1 (#2052)
  • source: Force OpenStack when it is only option (#2045) (LP: #2008727)
  • cc_ubuntu_advantage: improve UA logs discovery
  • sources/azure: fix regressions in IMDS behavior (#2041) [Chris Patterson]
  • tests: fix test_schema (#2042)
  • dhcp: Cleanup unused kwarg (#2037)
  • sources/vmware/imc: fix-missing-catch-few-negtive-scenarios (#2027)
    [PengpengSun]
  • dhclient_hook: remove vestigal dhclient_hook command (#2015)
  • log: Add standardized deprecation tooling (SC-1312) (#2026)
  • Enable SUSE based distros for ca handling (#2036) [Robert Schweikert]
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