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These are the new features, resolved issues, and deprecations in this version of the Puppet agent.

Agent 6.0.4

Released 1 November 2018

There are no changes specific to the agent in this release.

Agent 6.0.3

Released 25 October 2018

New features

Vendored hiera-eyaml gem includes executable

The eyaml executable of the vendored hiera-eyaml gem is now included in the /opt/puppetlabs/puppet/bin directory. PA-2129

Agent 6.0.2

Released 4 October 2018

There are no changes specific to the agent in this release.

Agent 6.0.1

Released 2 October 2018

Component updates

This version of the agent updates the following components and dependencies:
  • Resource API was updated to 1.6.0.
  • augeas_core module was updated to 1.0.2.
  • PXP agent was updated to 1.10.1.

Agent 6.0.0

Released 18 September 2018

Component updates

This version of the agent updates the following components and dependencies:
  • Boost was updated to version 1.67 in puppet-agent#master. PA-2055

  • yaml-cpp was updated to version 0.6.2. PA-2055

  • OpenSSL was updated to version 1.1.0h. PA-1941

New features

Windows package installation directory structure 

The directory structure of Windows package installations has changed. The default installation directory is now Drive:\Program Files\Puppet Labs\Puppet\puppet. This directory is now where Facter, the PXP agent, Hiera and Ruby are installed. PA-1923

Resolved issues

Outdated vendored semantic_pupet gem

We have updated the vendored semantic_puppet gem in the puppet-agent package to the most recent version, 1.0.2. PA-1881

Deprecations

MCollective

We have removed MCollective as an agent component in this version, along with all other related files. See Removing MCollective in the PE documentation for more information. If you use open source Puppet, we recommend that you migrate MCollective agents and filters using tools like  Bolt  and the   PuppetDB Puppet Query Language . PA-1918

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