• Initial public release of TurnKey Mahara.
  • Set Mahara admin password and email on firstboot (convenience, security).
  • Regenerates all secrets during installation / firstboot (security).
  • PostgreSQL related:
    • Set PostgreSQL postgres password on firstboot (convenience, security).
    • Force PostgreSQL to use Unicode/UTF8.
    • Includes PhpPgAdmin (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
  • Apache redirects admin console requests to be served under SSL (security).
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Includes php-xcache PHP opcode cacher / optimizer (performance).
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) for sending of email (e.g. password recovery). Also includes webmin postfix module for convenience.

Major component versions

mahara 1.2.6-2+squeeze4
mahara-mediaplayer 1.2.6-2+squeeze4
php5-xmlrpc 5.3.3-7+squeeze13
apache2 2.2.16-6+squeeze7
postgresql 8.4.12-0squeeze1
phppgadmin 4.2.3-1.1squeeze2

Note: Please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.