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The default owner can be a user or an user group, and the feature can be disabled if it is not needed.With all the information Foreman has about infrastructure, the new notifications system is meant to help you get that information proactively.

This means only people with permission to unlock templates can modify them, other users would have to clone them.It’s not advisable to follow the steps below on an existing system, since the installer will affect the configuration of several components.To provide specific installation instructions, please select your operating system: Using a recent version of Puppet is recommended, which is available from the Puppet Labs repository.The smart proxy manages remote services and is generally installed with all Foreman installations to manage TFTP, DHCP, DNS, Puppet, Puppet CA, Ansible, Salt, and Chef.A Smart-Proxy is located on or near a machine that performs a specific function and helps foreman orchestrate the process of commissioning a new host.The templates shipped with Foreman via community-templates will make use of this feature from this release on.

This means the templates that come from Foreman will come locked and will be updated automatically in every release.

Placing the proxy on or near to the actual service will also help reduce latencies in large distributed organizations.

A new setting “Host Owner” (under Administer Settings) allows to set an default owner for newly provisioned hosts.

Other operating systems will need to use alternative installation methods (see the manual).

The installation will require 4GB of memory, see System Requirements for more information.

The Foreman installer uses Puppet to install Foreman.