This is a weekly report from the I&R (Infrastructure & Release Engineering) Team. It also contain updates for CPE (Community Platform Engineering) Team as the CPE initiatives are in most cases tied to I&R work. Happy New Year to everyone!

We provide you both infographic and text version of the weekly report. If you just want to quickly look at what we did, just look at the infographic. If you are interested in more in depth details look below the infographic.

Week: 01 January – 05 January 2024

Infrastructure & Release Engineering

Purpose of this team is to take care of day to day business regarding CentOS and Fedora Infrastructure and Fedora release engineering work.
It’s responsible for services running in Fedora and CentOS infrastructure and preparing things for the new Fedora release (mirrors, mass branching, new namespaces etc.).

Fedora Infra

  • RH IT tickets to open firewall ports for production zabbix completed (mostly). Starting to auto enroll the hosts with the server.
  • Update infrastructure documentation
  • [PagureExporter] v0.1.2 tag temporarily yoink’d in order for RH IT to expunge any (potentially) sensitive info from cached views

CentOS Infra including CentOS CI

Release Engineering

CPE Initiatives


Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (or EPEL) is a Fedora Special Interest Group that creates, maintains, and manages a high quality set of additional packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL), Oracle Linux (OL).


ARC Investigations

The ARC (which is a subset of the CPE team) investigates possible initiatives that CPE might take on.


  • Dist-Git decoupling & ecosystem mapping
    • Investigation finished and document available
    • Announced to community and looking for feedback

If you have any questions or feedback, please respond to this report or contact us on -cpe channel on matrix.