6.5 Edge 5 Release Notes

09 April 2021

We are happy to introduce OnApp 6.5 Edge 5 (6.5.edge5-15). This document lists features, improvements, and fixes implemented for all available OnApp components within the 6.5 Edge 5.

Before You Upgrade
  • OnApp 6.5 Edge 5 is an edge release that is not designed to be installed on production environments. 
  • You can update to OnApp 6.5 Edge 5 from OnApp 6.4 and OnApp 6.5 Edge 1/2/3/4.

On this page:

The following table lists all the features, improvements, and fixes included in OnApp 6.5 Edge 5 for all available components. 

Features & Improvements

TypeKeyRelease Notes
OnApp Cloud

Improvement

TA-220Now if the failover is disabled at the cloud level, the users cannot configure it at other pages.

Improvement

CORE-16493Improved UI at the Virtual Server Details page.

vCenter and vCloud

Feature

VMWARE-311Now you can access the NSX-T edge gateway services in VMware Cloud Director via OnApp Control Panel.

Improvement

VMWARE-187Started to support VMware Cloud Director 10.2.1.

Improvement

VMWARE-343

VMWARE-212

Improved UI of the Select Application Port Profile dialog box at the NSX-T Firewall Rules page.

Improvement

VMWARE-347Improved UI at the Firewall Service page.

CloudBoot

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-730Updated all RAMDisks.

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-732

Updated the following components for CentOS7 KVM RAMDisk:

  • A kernel version to 3.10.0-1160.21.1.el7.x86_64
  • A XFS filesystem driver sources to version 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64 based on a kernel version 3.10.0-1160.21.1.el7.x86_64 compelled with 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
  • A UFS filesystem sources based on a kernel version 3.10.0-1160.21.1.el7.x86_64 compelled with R/W support patch

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-737Updated all RAMDisks with onappstore-6.5-8457-master.x86_64.rpm

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-738

Updated the following components for CentOS7 default RAMDisk

  • CentOS Linux version to 7.9.2009
  • A kernel version to 3.10.0-1160.21.1.el7.x86_64

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-739

Included /usr/pythoncontroller/check_ram_before_upgrade.py provided by onappstore-6.5-8459-master.x86_64.rpm into onapp-ramdisk-tools RPM package.

Integrated Storage

Improvement

STORAGE-2317Optimized the NBD kernel module for CentOs7 kernel.

Federation

Feature

CORE-17977Now you set maximum RAM/CPU/Disk values for federated VSs per tier.

Improvement

TA-231Made it impossible to change failover on a subscribed zone.

Fixes

Type

Key

Release Notes

Affected Versions

VMWARE-284It was impossible to select NSX-T edge gateway as a routed org network at the New Org Network page.6.5 Edge 4

VMWARE-362It was possible to select NSX-T resource pool while creating new NSX-V edge gateway.6.5 Edge 4

TA-255The DNS section might be missing from the side menu.6.4 - 6.5 Edge 4

TA-256DNS was not working on the cloud if the license did not include the CDN section enabled6.5 Edge 3 - 6.5 Edge 4

TA-265It was impossible to update records for the DNS zone.6.5 Edge 2- 6.5 Edge 4

CLOUDBOOT-734The RebootComputeResource transaction did not work for CentOS7 KVM Static and CloudBoot compute resources.6.5 Edge 1 - 6.5 Edge 4

SUPPORT-3332It was impossible to resize disk of VS created on the compute zone published to the federation using UI.6.4