Kiwi TCMS 11.2

improvements, new API methods and aarch64 container images

Posted by Kiwi TCMS Team on Wed 09 March 2022 under releases

We're happy to announce Kiwi TCMS version 11.2.

IMPORTANT: This is a small release which contains several improvements, new API methods, internal refactoring and new translations! This is the first release to ship aarch64 container images!

You can explore everything at!

Supported upgrade paths:

5.3   (or older) -> 5.3.1
5.3.1 (or newer) -> 6.0.1
6.0.1            -> 6.1
6.1              -> 6.1.1
6.1.1            -> 6.2 (or newer)


Upstream container images (x86_64):

kiwitcms/kiwi   latest  bcc4c658440a    622MB

IMPORTANT: version tagged and multi-arch container images are available only to subscribers!

Changes since Kiwi TCMS 11.1


  • Update django from 4.0.2 to 4.0.3
  • Update django-grappelli from 3.0.2 to 3.0.3
  • Update django-simple-captcha from 0.5.14 to 0.5.17
  • Update python-bugzilla from 3.1.0 to 3.2.0
  • Update python-gitlab from 3.1.1 to 3.2.0
  • Update node_modules/prismjs from 1.26.0 to 1.27.0
  • Add new command to perform a collection of post-upgrade tasks. Kiwi TCMS admins are advised to replace migrate with upgrade (Ivajlo Karabojkov)


  • New API method Category.create(). Fixes Issue #2705 (Erik Heeren)
  • New API method Classification.create(). Fixes Issue #2705 (Erik Heeren)

Refactoring and testing

  • Add docker build & push automation
  • Fix Bandit exclusion rule
  • Test and build on aarch64
  • Apply auto fixes fro
  • Apply auto fixes from Deepsource
  • Update versions of several GitHub Actions
  • Use the appropriate path to package.json for Dependabot
  • Remove old Telemetry link in menu to avoid confusion

Kiwi TCMS Enterprise v11.2-mt

  • Based on Kiwi TCMS v11.2

  • Update django-ses from 2.4.0 to 2.6.0

  • Update python3-saml from 1.13.0 to 1.14.0

  • Revert "Use from Django==3.2.12". Instead use the implementation from latest Django version. Closes Issue #140

  • Start building kiwitcms/enterprise on aarch64

  • Add changelog check & docker release automation

  • Add test for PSA login URLs on login page. References Issue #83

  • Add SAML & Azure AD logo images

  • Update GitHub Actions

  • Hard-code testing with Keycloak 16.1.1 to workaround significant differences with Keycloak v17 container

    Private images:         11.2-mt (aarch64)   fe5e869e36f6    09 Mar 2022    890MB         11.2-mt (x86_64)    134320d5fb7c    09 Mar 2022    841MB            11.2 (aarch64)      3b782830d19d    09 Mar 2022    665MB            11.2 (x86_64)       bcc4c658440a    09 Mar 2022    620MB

IMPORTANT: version tagged, multi-arch and Enterprise container images are available only to subscribers!

How to upgrade

Backup first! Then execute the commands:

cd path/containing/docker-compose/
docker-compose down
docker-compose pull
docker-compose up -d
docker exec -it kiwi_web /Kiwi/ upgrade

Refer to our documentation for more details!

Happy testing!


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