OnApp 5.2 Release Notes

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

Type Summary Affects 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.

Feature Added new advanced reports for CDN Reporting: Top Files and Top Referrers. More reports are coming in the next versions.
Feature Added 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.
Feature Added support for CentOS 7.x x86_64 as a Control Panel server, static KVM compute resource, and backup server.
Feature OnApp dashboard is redesigned and vCloud Director statistics are added. The account information is moved to Settings > Licenses menu.
Feature Introduced possibility to run recipes on vCloud Director VSs.
Feature Added an ability to choose the license for Windows 10 for the Control Panel server.
Feature Updated design and calculation of scores for Federated zones.
Feature The drop-downs for vCloud Director resources are now sorted alphabetically.
Improvement Added support for Windows 10/Windows Server 2016 templates. For the list of limitations refer to Templates.
Improvement Added possibility to set several Yubikeys for one user.
Improvement Improved vApp deployment and vApp recompose processes.
Improvement Improved 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.

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

Fix Fixed 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
Fix Improved stability to prevent several rspamd segfaults. 4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed the issue when Rspamd snapshot size limit could leak, and block backups from happening. 4.1.2-3
Fix Fixed the issue with choosing KMS licensing type for Windows 8 and 8.1. 5.1
Fix Fixed the issue when the statistics for VDC were not returned by API if data store was deleted. 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed the issue with 'EnsureComputeResourceOffline transaction', decided to put it into a separate queue. 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed the issue with the API request for adding a VS. 5.0
Fix Fixed the API request for searching backups. 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed 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
Fix Fixed Resource Pool creation using UI. 5.1
Fix Removed the possibility to enable Instance Package VSs slider for smart and bare metal compute resources. 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed the issue with deleting an IP address for a VS built from ISO if it was powered on. 5.0
Fix Fixed the problem when monthly stats have been aggregated even though the statistics archiving was turned on. 4.1, 4.2, 5.0
Fix Fixed the graphs for benchmarks to make them scalable. 4.2, 4.3
Fix Fixed the problem when some transaction were not present in the RabbitMQ queue. 5.0
Fix Fixed the problem with re-running creation scripts for existing CDN Servers. 5.0
Fix Added the error message when creating an org network without specifying external network. 5.0
Fix Fixed 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
Fix Fixed the problem with using the Ctrl + C in MKS Console. 4.3
Fix Fixed the problem when auto generated password has not been synchronized for Virtual Servers with Guest customization enabled in OnApp. 4.2, 5.0
Fix Fixed the issue with renaming the storage server. 4.2
Fix Fixed the issue when any shared template showed in public catalog. 4.2
Fix Disabled Snapshot Vdisk rebalancing option and button. 3.5, 4.0, 4.1
Fix Fixed the issue when Integrated Storage Daily Health report emails did not have cloud domains or IP. 3.5, 4.0, 4.1
Fix Improved the error message for creating a data store with invalid label. 4.0, 4.2, 4.3, 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed ramdisks with the [CVE-2016-5195|https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5195] security fix. 5.0, 5.1
Fix Fixed the issue with transactions processing after onapp engine restart. 5.0, 5.1