6.6 Edge 1 Release Notes

05 July 2021

Before You Upgrade

  • OnApp 6.6 Edge 1 (6.6.edge1-27) is an edge release that is not designed to be installed on production environments. 
  • You can update to OnApp 6.6 Edge 1 from OnApp 6.5.

The following table lists all the features, improvements, and fixes included in OnApp 6.6 Edge 1 for all available components. 

On this page:

Features & Improvements

TypeKeyRelease Notes
OnApp Cloud

Feature

TA-80

Now it is possible to define if you want to shut down or reboot system with a Virsh destruction by enabling Force shutdown on power cycle failure option.

Improvement

WIZ-73

Added new permissionAllow user to set CPU topology, which allows the user can set CPU topology options for application server. 

Improvement

WIZ-782

Control Panel now uses new images version 7.9 for Recovery Mode.

Improvement

TA-75

Now you can see and delete zombie networks from the Alerts page.

Improvement

TA-268

The previously generated API keys, which were migrated from the previous versions, are now marked with at the User API Keys page so that you can easily define and replace them with new ones to increase security.

Improvement

TA-277

It is impossible now to copy the API key into the API key description field while creating a new API key for a security reasons. 

Improvement

TA-279
(SUPPORT-3418)
It is now possible to create a gateway that does not require authentication to send notifications.

Improvement

UIUX-7

Updated UI at the CPU Usage for Virtual Server page.

Improvement

UIUX-10

Updated UI at the Autoscaling Configuration page.

Improvement

UIUX-11Updated UI at the Assigned Recipes page.

Improvement

UIUX-12Updated UI at the Custom Recipe Variable page.

Improvement

UIUX-13Updated UI at the Service Add-ons page.

Improvement

UIUX-14Updated UI at the Acceleration Reporting page.

Improvement

UIUX-17

Updated UI at the Network Interface page.

Improvement

UIUX-18

Updated UI at the Firewall Rules page.

Improvement

UIUX-19

Updated UI at the IP Addresses for Virtual Server page.

Improvement

UIUX-21Updated UI at the Edge Accelerator Details page.

Improvement

UIUX-20

Updated UI at the Disks page.

Improvement

UIUX-23Updated UI at the Container Server Details page.

Improvement

UIUX-23

Updated UI at the Application Server Details page.

Improvement

UIUX-113

Updated UI at the Edit Guest Customization page.

vCenter and vCloud

Improvement

VMWARE-165Sub-allocated IPs for NSX-V edge gateway are now reported under the IP settings section at the External Network Details page.
Installer

Improvement

INSTALLER-556

Switched static compute resource and Control Panel installers into new recovery ISO version 7.9.

Improvement

INSTALLER-566

Updated Rails to 6.1.3.2 version.
CloudBoot

Feature

CLOUDBOOT-741

Updated the following components for CentOS7 KVM RAMDisk:

  • CentOS version to 7.9.2009
  • kernel version to 3.10.0-1160.25.1.el7.x86_64
  • XFS filesystem driver sources to version 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64 compiled with the kernel version 3.10.0-1160.25.1.el7.x86_64 complied 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 kernel 3.10.0-1160.25.1.el7.x86_64 compiled with R/W support patch
  • libvirt version to 4.5.0-36.el7_9.5

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-754

Included onappstore-6.6-9312-master.x86_64.rpm into all RAMDisks.

Fixes

Type

Key

Release Notes

Affected Versions

WIZ-73
(SUPPORT-3297)

It was impossible to create an application server with Use CPU Topology option enabled without Any action on application server permission switched on for a user.6.2 Patch 3 - 6.5

WIZ-169

The hourly auto-backup preset for R1Soft was incorrect.6.0 Patch 10 - 6.5

WIZ-174
(SUPPORT-3279)

Building a virtual server on a compute resource with SolidFire could fail with Hostname not known error.6.0 Patch 10 - 6.5

WIZ-235
(SUPPORT-3324)

There was a wrong disk offline API call in Destroy Virtual Machine transaction for static servers' integrated storage.6.2 Patch 3 - 6.5

WIZ-545

It was impossible to unassign a user from the database for an application server via UI from the List of Users Assigned to Database page.6.4 Edge 1 - 6.5

TA-46

The network interface label was not updated in billing statistic after you changed it.6.0 Patch 11 - 6.5

TA-217
(SUPPORT-3426)

The backup network was not utilized during the migration of a Windows virtual server, which runs on a XEN compute resource, to KVM.

6.3 Patch 1 - 6.5

TA-306

You could see an outdated OnApp repository in a log for DeployZabbixServerCentos7 transaction.6.5 Edge 2 - 6.5

VMWARE-185
(SUPPORT-3420)

It was not possible to deploy a new vApp with the NIC0 set to None in VMware Cloud Director 10.2.1 version.6.3 - 6.4

VMWARE-286
(SUPPORT-3367)

It was impossible to upload the OVF/OVA templates *.nvram file in a cloud with vCloud integration.6.2 Patch 4 - 6.5

VMWARE-495

When you added new IP sets for NSX-T firewall rules, those that were added before were not enabled and disappeared from Sources and Destinations fields.6.5 Edge 6 - 6.5

VMWARE-544

Compute resource's total_cpus value was blocking VS resize to higher a CPU number.6.0 - 6.5

STORAGE-2402

If you tried to create a storage controller without enough resources, the system did not show you the appropriate error.6.5 Edge 5 - 6.5

STORAGE-2404

The error messages for diskhotplug-related transactions did not describe the errors accurately.6.5 Edge 5 - 6.5

STORAGE-2406

It was impossible to repair storage nodes with delayed ping for backend nodes.6.5 Edge 5 - 6.5

STORAGE-2439

Some slots could be missing in the diskhotplug list after SANController service restart.6.5 Edge 5- 6.5 

STORAGE-2447

Fencecheck name, DEFAULT_GENERATION_COUNT parameter, was not defined for CloudBoot compute resource with integrated storage.6.5

STORAGE-2452

After you forgot a disk, it became partially online and couldn't be repaired, offline or online.6.5 Edge 5- 6.5 

STORAGE-2453

Trying to resize a disk, you could see an error while the resize has happened.6.5 Edge 5- 6.5