6.5 Edge 2 Release Notes

15 February 2021

We are happy to introduce OnApp 6.5 Edge 2 (6.5.edge2-16). This document lists features, improvements, and fixes implemented for all available OnApp components within the 6.5 Edge 2.

Before You Upgrade
  • OnApp 6.5 Edge 2 is an edge release that is not designed to be installed on production environments. 
  • You can update to OnApp 6.5 Edge 2 from OnApp 6.4 and OnApp 6.5 Edge 1.

On this page:

The following table lists all the features, improvements, and fixes included in OnApp 6.5 Edge 2 for all available components. 

Features & Improvements

TypeKeyRelease Notes
OnApp Cloud


WIZ-69If you have backup resources using a backup plugin attached to your virtual server, now when the virtual server owner is changed, the backup resources can be removed.


TA-179The VS data store that doesn’t have a free disk or its free space is less than the smallest disk size is now excluded from full, hot full, and xen2kvm migrations.  


TA-194Updated the pinned certificates for api.yubico.com.


REFLEX-74Updated the info box at the Service Catalog page.




Build RPM packages for CentOS 7.x and 8.x to provide Ruby 2.6.6 and OnApp required Gems.



CLOUDBOOT-651CentOS7 KVM ramdisk's network interfaces were named according to udev rules.


CLOUDBOOT-657Updated onapp-ramdisk-tools with:
  • /usr/pythoncontroller/python3
  • /usr/pythoncontroller/lib
  • _util.py
  • confstorage.py
  • diskutil.py


CLOUDBOOT-712Now the memory of the integrated storage controller is checked with /usr/pythoncontroller/check_ram_before_upgrade.py script before each onapp-ramdisk package is upgraded to prevent the IS discs from malfunctioning.



Updated all ramdisks with onappstore-6.5-8338-master.x86_64.rpm.



Updated the following components for CentOS7 KVM ramdisk:

  • A kernel version to 3.10.0-1160.15.2.el7.x86_64
  • XFS file-system driver sources version to 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64 compiled with a kernel version 3.10.0-1160.15.2.el7.x86_64 compiled with the following patches:
    • xfs-make-xfs_bmbt_to_iomap-available-outside-of-xfs_.patch
    • iomap-Switch-from-blkno-to-disk-offset.patch
    • dax-give-DAX-clearing-code-correct-bdev.patch
  • UFS file-system sources to the kernel 3.10.0-1160.15.2.el7.x86_64 compiled with R/W support patch

Integrated Storage



Added new command, onappstore nodecpuinfo, into the CLI command-line interface, which gets storage node VS CPU and memory usage.


SUPPORT-3376Made it possible to save persistent logs to one of the node drives on the current Storage Controller.




Release Notes

Affected Versions

CORE-17807An incorrect hint appeared at the Add New Compute Zone page while trying to create a new compute zone.6.4

REFLEX-38Unlock any user permission was missed in the CP so that the Unlock account button did not show.6.3

TA-155Few buttons did not show correctly at the Add New CDN Resource Page.6.2 - 6.4

TA-156It was impossible to add a node to the Load Balancer cluster type via API.6.3

TA-157There was an error at the breadcrumb when you visited the Billing Statistics page of a CDN resource.6.2

TA-158It is impossible to edit nodes to load balancing ports via API.6.3

TA-159If you removed the initial node which was created during the process of load balancer creation, it was impossible to add any new node to the load balancer.6.1

TA-160The High Availability page was not shown correctly during the processing of the InitializeHA transaction.6.3

TA-161It was possible to pick the Full migration option for OVA/ISO VS even though this option is not available.6.2

TA-162The password was not set when you tried to save the credentials to a CDN resource while editing it or creating a new one via Advanced Settings.6.3 - 6.4

TA-163When you had submitted more than 1000 URLs for the Purge or Prefetch pages, you saw a notification that the request was successfully scheduled, although Aflexi API returned the 422 Unprocessable Entity Error.6.2

TA-182The price for VSs network interfaces did not according to a new zone price after FullMigrate and HotFullMigrate transactions.6.3 Edge 1

WIZ-655The SolidFire volume from which the backup has been copied was not removed once the copying was completed.6.2 - 6.2 Patch 1

VMWARE-181It was impossible to import Windows virtual server created on the vCenter with a hostname longer than 15 symbols into OnApp CP.6.3 - 6.4 Edge 1

VMWARE-199When you tried to deploy a new resource pool from the orchestration model, the last transaction CreateOrgVDCNetwork failed.6.3 - 6.4

VMWARE-230The vCloud default_timeout value in on_app.yml was not applied during the MigrateToDataStore transaction.6.3 - 6.4

STORAGE-2273A fully loaded Storage Controller was allowing to overcommit memory which could cause OOM issues.6.1 Patch 1 - 6.3

STORAGE-2313It was impossible to get the SMART information from HDD after the software update.6.3 Edge 2 - 6.3

STORAGE-2323If you did not have enough memory for the storage upgrade, after the upgrade to the OnApp 6.3, you might face difficulties with the integrated storage discs repairs.6.3 Edge 2 - 6.3