Released: 8 October 2015
ClearOS 7.1.0 Business Release Candidate 1 is here! ClearOS version 7.1 introduces:
This release introduces ClearOS Business. At the time of release, qualified updates start. Meaning, Users of ClearOS Business from day one will have the same updates as Community members but as the release candidate cycle for ClearOS Business gets underway, users will have better and better quality assured updates as they are phased in throughout the Release Candidate cycle for ClearOS Business. Meaning, you can start using ClearOS Business today and get the support that comes with using Business-grade products.
We are excited to add Samba Directory to the mix. Samba Directory allows for Active Directory equivalent functionality using ClearOS as your Directory Server. Simple user and group administration is available for Samba Directory in the usual places in ClearOS' Webconfig. If you comply with Microsoft's EULA for the tool, you can use Microsoft®'s Server administration tools to modify additional aspects of your Samba Directory including Group Policy Objects.
ClearOS 7 will feature a Community, Home, and Business version. All versions of ClearOS will install from the same install image. You will be required to select your version at the time of installation in the wizard.
The full changelog can be found here:
Please post your feedback in the ClearOS 7.1 Final Discussion Forum.
Virtual Machine and Cloud Images are not yet available for this release.
There is no supported method yet from upgrading from ClearOS 6 to ClearOS 7. Additionally, the layout for ClearOS 7 Beta 3 is different due to the changes in the build system to Beta 2. Upgrades from Beta 2 require changes to the repo content and performance of a dist-upgrade. There may be support for migration of configuration backups.