GeoNode 2.6 Released

The GeoNode dev team is proud to announce the release of GeoNode 2.6 stable!

GeoNode 2.6 ships a lot of new features:

  • New granular permissions system
  • Support for groups and group permissions
  • New search engine based on json REST API with spatial search
  • Support for remote services
  • Better usability and nicer user interface layout
  • New advanced and reliable security system based on a token based protocol
  • A new alternative client based on the React JavaScript Framework and OpenLayers 3
  • New powerful optional importer with more supported formats for uploading data
  • New administration command line tools
  • New contrib apps
  • Using recent versions of popular components and libraries such as Django, PostreSQL/PostGIS, pycsw, OWSLib
  • Support to Geoserver 2.9.x
  • QGIS server as back-end system alternative to GeoServer
  • Ansible and Docker scripts for deploying in private and public cloud infrastructures
  • Several performance enhancements
  • Robust backup and restore system for migration

Check it out for Ubuntu 16.04.

Don't upgrade before backing up your data!

There are a lot of internal changes from version 2.4 to 2.6, and even from 2.6 pre-release to 2.6 final.

The recommended upgrade path is to set up a new server from scratch and migrate the data to it.

Installation Instructions

The automatic installer is available for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:geonode/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install geonode

Then set the IP address and create a superuser.

geonode createsuperuser
sudo geonode-updateip

For further information, please take a look at Quick GeoNode Install

The manual installation is possible for any OS following this guide GeoNode Install

After your GeoNode is set up, don't forget to read the admin docs to personalize it and tweak it for better performance.

Getting support

You can report any issues or feature requests in ourĀ Issue Tracker in Github.

And a big thank you to all the developers and contributors for the big effort. See you in our Users mailing list

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