5.2 Release Notes

The following section lists all the features, improvements, and fixes included in OnApp 5.2 release for all components:

TypeSummaryAffects Version/s

Implemented possibility to import OVA files as templates. This allows you to deploy VSs created at other virtualization platforms in OnApp. OVA virtual servers are based on specific OVA templates which are created after you upload OVA file to the cloud.


Introduced Cloud motion functionality, which allows buyers and users to move virtual servers between locations in Federation if they're using integrated storage. This functionality is currently in beta.

FeatureAdded new advanced reports for CDN Reporting: Top Files and Top Referrers. More reports are coming in the next versions.
FeatureAdded the Control Panel's Notifications Setup menu, which lets you configure the notifications for your CP. This functionality replaces configuring notifications at Control Panel > Settings > Configuration > Email section.
FeatureAdded support for CentOS 7.x x86_64 as a Control Panel server, static KVM compute resource, and backup server.
FeatureOnApp dashboard is redesigned and vCloud Director statistics are added. The account information is moved to Settings > Licenses menu.
FeatureIntroduced possibility to run recipes on vCloud Director VSs.
FeatureAdded an ability to choose the license for Windows 10 for the Control Panel server.
FeatureUpdated design and calculation of scores for Federated zones.
FeatureThe drop-downs for vCloud Director resources are now sorted alphabetically.
ImprovementAdded support for Windows 10/Windows Server 2016 templates. For the list of limitations refer to Templates.
ImprovementAdded possibility to set several Yubikeys for one user.
ImprovementImproved vApp deployment and vApp recompose processes.
ImprovementImproved the separator and delimiter behavior for setting prices: 
1. Prohibited the possibility to set the delimiter and separator which are identical, when customizing currency at Settings > Currencies page. 
2. Prohibited using dot as a delimiter for currencies.

ImprovementThe top 20 statistics at Usage Trends are now filtered according to compute zone selection.
ImprovementThe charts for Usage Trends are now displayed as area charts.
ImprovementThe IOPS data read/data written, as well as Bandwidth data sent/data received charts at Usage Trends menu are now synchronized.
ImprovementAdded possibility to add a Google API token at Settings > Configuration > Interface tab. The Google API token enables the map at server creation wizards.
ImprovementAdded possibility for a user to select which table columns should be shown for the Virtual Servers, Application Servers, Load Balancers, Templates, Edge Servers, Users, and Compute resources tables.
ImprovementImproved LiveUpgrade utility.
ImprovementThe max amount of NBD devices (max_nbds parameter) is increased to 128 value.
ImprovementAdded possibility to set custom configuration for S.M.A.R.T. utility.
ImprovementFixed the issue with incorrect path for cores directory.
ImprovementImproved the error message for creating vDisk on redundant DS with too few compute resources.
ImprovementModified the large file deletion logic in rspamd and python toolstack.
ImprovementFixed the problem when online of a subset of members was inconsistent between API call and frontend.
ImprovementImproved the behavior of onappstore tool: nodetype parameter worked only if minimal=true was applied.
ImprovementAdded an error message to the OnApp log when OnApp Engine loses connection with RabbitMQ.
ImprovementChanged federation tier price measurement for data received and data sent from $/hr to $/Gb.
ImprovementAdded global configuration settings for the whole cloud to select which stats should be displayed on OnApp Control Panel Dashboard.
ImprovementRemoved Failover timeout from the Settings > Compute Zones, Baremetal compute resources properties.
ImprovementAdded Repair All option for partially online disks found.
ImprovementMade some improvements to load the list of CloudBoot compute resources and the edit page faster.
ImprovementWhen resizing a vDisk the maximum value is now set the highest possible for that vDisk.
ImprovementRemoved the hardcoded value for the number of vDisks for the nodes.
ImprovementRemoved BareMetal Servers from the Storage Health Reports.
ImprovementRemoved deprecated API requests for user plans.
ImprovementThe mapping between vCloud Director and vCenter VSs is now performed using more ID.
ImprovementAdded configuration options for VS under Recompose task.
ImprovementRemoved failover option from baremetal servers.
ImprovementFixed the problem with the difference between the start and end time for getting stats requests from vCenter.
ImprovementImproved how vCloud data stores are displayed.
ImprovementImproved usability for VPN IPSEC rules.
ImprovementAdded new permissions for creation of Org networks.
ImprovementAdded possibility to edit NAT rules.
ImprovementImproved the error message when adding a new customer network.
ImprovementFixed the problem when the possibility to add a VS on vApp page was missing if there were no VSs added.
ImprovementChanged the error message for the API request on changing VS owner.
ImprovementFixed the issue with the VS Tools menu that closed when reloading items.
ImprovementUpgraded custom drivers to the versions compatible with recent CentOS 6.x kernel version 2.6.32-642.6.2.el6.x86_64.
ImprovementAdded Atop to CloudBoot images.

Added onapp-licensing to monit.


Added ability to disable TRACE/TRACK http requests.


The user plan VmMonit resource is renamed to Autoscale.

API removed the system_email, system_host, system_notification, system_support_email, email_delivery_method smtp_address, smtp_authentication, smtp_domain, smtp_enable_starttls_auto, smtp_password, smtp_port, smtp_username parameters for View System Configuration and Edit System Configuration requests.

Introduced alternative API requests for some API calls. The old ones will become obsolete in the next major version.

FixFixed the issue when the port selection did not check the port usage and caused conflicts with when the port had been already taken.4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 5.1
FixImproved stability to prevent several rspamd segfaults.4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 5.1
FixFixed the issue when Rspamd snapshot size limit could leak, and block backups from happening.4.1.2-3
FixFixed the issue with choosing KMS licensing type for Windows 8 and
FixFixed the issue when the statistics for VDC were not returned by API if data store was deleted.5.0, 5.1
FixFixed the issue with 'EnsureComputeResourceOffline transaction', decided to put it into a separate queue.5.0, 5.1
FixFixed the issue with the API request for adding a VS.5.0
FixFixed the API request for searching backups.5.0, 5.1
FixFixed the problem when it was not possible to proceed to the Template selection step at VS creation wizard when the default template set at Settings > Configuration for some reasons was unavailable.5.1
FixFixed Resource Pool creation using UI.5.1
FixRemoved the possibility to enable Instance Package VSs slider for smart and bare metal compute resources.5.0, 5.1
FixFixed the issue with deleting an IP address for a VS built from ISO if it was powered on.5.0
FixFixed the problem when monthly stats have been aggregated even though the statistics archiving was turned on.4.1, 4.2, 5.0
FixFixed the graphs for benchmarks to make them scalable.4.2, 4.3
FixFixed the problem when some transaction were not present in the RabbitMQ queue.5.0
FixFixed the problem with re-running creation scripts for existing CDN Servers.5.0
FixAdded the error message when creating an org network without specifying external network.5.0
FixFixed the problem with vApp provisioning in case there is a media in the Catalog with the same name as the vApp Template has.4.3, 5.0
FixFixed the problem with using the Ctrl + C in MKS Console.4.3
FixFixed the problem when auto generated password has not been synchronized for Virtual Servers with Guest customization enabled in OnApp.4.2, 5.0
FixFixed the issue with renaming the storage server.4.2
FixFixed the issue when any shared template showed in public catalog.4.2
FixDisabled Snapshot Vdisk rebalancing option and button.3.5, 4.0, 4.1
FixFixed the issue when Integrated Storage Daily Health report emails did not have cloud domains or IP.3.5, 4.0, 4.1
FixImproved the error message for creating a data store with invalid label.4.0, 4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 5.1
FixFixed ramdisks with the [CVE-2016-5195|https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5195] security fix.5.0, 5.1
FixFixed the issue with transactions processing after onapp engine restart.5.0, 5.1