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.

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


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

vCenter and vCloud


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.  




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.


STORAGE-2315Made 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 Stable

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 Stable

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