OnApp 5.8.0 Update

This update was released on May 14, 2018. 

KeyRelease Notes


Disabled installation and update of seabios-1.11* and libvirt*-3.9* packages during the OnApp install/upgrade procedure for CentOS7 Xen compute resources.

Implemented Backup Plugin System that enables to integrate OnApp with a third-party service for backup management. 
Backup Plugin System is available in preview mode and is subject to change in the future OnApp releases.

  • Created a plugin for R1Soft Backup Manager that you can install to your Control Panel.
  • Added possibility to install custom backup plugins to OnApp CP.
  • Implemented backup resources and backup resource zones to manage the third-party backup process on the OnApp side. 
  • Added functionality to create auto backup presets for backup resources.
  • Implemented functionality for a backup plugin to use OnApp billing system.
  • Added the Recovery Points page for virtual servers in OnApp Control Panel.
  • Added possibility to restore virtual servers from recovery points.
  • Implemented logging of backup plugin related operations.

Patch Installation

The instructions below are relevant if you already run OnApp 5.8 version.

Upgrade Control Panel Server

To apply the patch to Control Panel (running 5.8 version):

  1. Stop the OnApp related services: 

    # for service in monit onapp httpd; do service $service stop; done
  2. Update the rubygem-onapp-engine-core-connector package: 

    # yum update rubygem-onapp-engine-core-connector

  3. Start the OnApp related services that were stopped during the first (1) step: 

    # for service in monit onapp httpd; do service $service start; done

Upgrade Static Compute Resources

The update of static compute resources is required only for CentOS 7 Xen.

  1. Make sure your compute resource is visible and online in the Control Panel.
  2. Upgrade the OnApp compute resource installer package:

    # yum update onapp-hv-install
  3. Run compute resource installer:

    # /onapp/onapp-hv-install/onapp-hv-xen-install.sh -s -x