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A copy of the release notes can be found below:

Release 2.8.0

Date: 2017-04-10

Name: “cafe cubano midnightblue camera”

Upgrading from Earlier versions


Import Changes:

  • Java 8 is required.

New Features:

  • Jobs Options now have a File input type.
    • Uploaded files are stored temporarily on the server while the execution runs
    • API support
  • API Token Roles
  • Job editor autocomplete supports global variables
  • Project configuration for displaying Readme/Motd on Projects List or Project Home page
  • Project configuration for collapsing/expanding Job groups by default
  • Project Archive Export: User can select what to include in the archive
  • New Step Plugin: Refresh nodes. Causes Rundeck to refresh the nodes list for the project, so that subsequent Job Reference steps can use any new nodes.
  • File Copy Plugin: Recursive and wildcard file copy
  • Job Options: Multivalue options can be selected by default
  • Job Options: Remote Option values can specify default selections

Other changes:


  • Error calling Job Run API for a scheduled Job


  • Dan Dunckel (dandunckelman)
  • GitHub (web-flow)
  • Greg Schueler (gschueler)
  • Philippe Muller (pmuller)
  • gitpmside (mathieuchateau)
  • jtobard

Bug Reporters

  • bzlowrance
  • dandunckelman
  • djalai
  • gschueler
  • hlerebours
  • jtobard
  • mathieuchateau
  • pkr1234
  • pmuller
  • rophy


Milestone 2.8.0

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