6.6 Edge 3 Release Notes

09 August 2021

Before You Upgrade

  • OnApp 6.6 Edge 3 (6.6.edge3-24) is an edge release that is not designed to be installed on production environments. 
  • You can update to OnApp 6.6 Edge 3 from OnApp 6.5 or 6.6 Edge 1 and 2.

The following table lists all the features, improvements, and fixes included in OnApp 6.6 Edge 3 for all available components. 

On this page:

Features & Improvements

TypeKeyRelease Notes
OnApp Cloud

Feature

REFLEX-230

Now you can enable force Windows auto-backups option at the Application Configuration page to enhance the backup taking progress for Windows VSs.

Improvement

TA-79

Now it is possible to view a transit IP when checking the details of an SDN node, specify a transit IP when adding an SDN node to an SDN manager, and edit a transit IP. The IP of a node is automatically prepopulated both in the Add SDN node dialog box when creating a new SDN network and at the Connect SDN Network To SDN Node page when connecting a new SDN node to an existing SDN network.

Improvement

TA-117

Now the city name and country name of a location appear if you click the location icon on the map at the Edge Locations step when creating a CDN resource or at the Edge Groups step when editing a CDN resource.

Improvement

TA-281

Disable plain password usage for API access option is now enabled by default.

Improvement

TA-315Added the ability to show and hide at the CP login page for each provider to control which providers to show or hide for CP users. 

Improvement

WIZ-827
(SUPPORT-3471)

Now it is impossible to create a virtual server with non-printable characters in the label.

Improvement

WIZ-828
(SUPPORT-3457)
Now it is possible to enable or disable virtio mode when editing the disks of Windows-based virtual servers, application servers, ISO virtual servers, OVA virtual servers, and smart servers if the templates these servers are built on support kvm_virtio.

Improvement

UIUX-24

Updated UI at the Load Balancer Cluster Details page.

Improvement

UIUX-27

Improvement

UIUX-29Updated UI at the Templates page.

Improvement

UIUX-32

Improvement

UIUX-43Updated UI at the Settings page.

Improvement

UIUX-44

Improvement

UIUX-49

Improvement

UIUX-50

Improvement

UIUX-51

Improvement

UIUX-54

Improvement

UIUX-55Updated UI at the Location Groups page.
vCenter and vCloud

Improvement

VMWARE-323

Now the resource pool statistics show the total price for network usage, which includes the cost for all NSX-V edge gateway sub-allocated IP addresses.

Improvement

VMWARE-331

Now you can see sub-allocated IPs for NSX-T edge gateways imported from vCloud on the Control Panel and use them for billing.

Improvement

VMWARE-357

The edge gateway sub-allocated IPs are now completely synchronized with OnApp, so all the changes you make from vCloud side are visible on the Control Panel.

Improvement

VMWARE-559

All the changes of NSX-V edge gateway configuration sub-allocated IPs are now synchronized with billing so that the invoices are up to date.

Improvement

VMWARE-563

Started to support Veeam Backup & Replication 11.
CloudBoot

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-756

Added onappstore-6.6-9372-master.x86_64.rpm into all RAMDisks.

Improvement

CLOUDBOOT-757

Updated the following components for CentOS7 KVM RAMDisk:

  • CentOS version to 7.9.2009

  • kernel version to 3.10.0-1160.31.1.el7.x86_64

  • XFS filesystem driver sources to version 3.10.0-1160.31.1.el7.x86_64 compiled with the kernel version 3.10.0-1160.31.1.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 3.10.0-1160.31.1.el7.x86_64 compiled with R/W support patch

Integrated Storage

Improvement

STORAGE-2481

Added new membership repair mechanism, onappstore repairmembership version 2.
Installer

Improvement

INSTALLER-570

Included /onapp/interface/tmp/pids path into onapp-cp RPM package.

Fixes

Type

Key

Release Notes

Affected Versions

VMWARE-419While deploying the orchestration model, it was impossible to assign decimal numbers for CPU allocation.6.2 Patch 2 - 6.6 Edge 2

VMWARE-539

The Firewall Rules page did not refresh after a firewall rule was deleted.6.5 - 6.6 Edge 2

TA-58
(SUPPORT-3348)

CDN bandwidth limit on the bucket did not wok as expected.

6.3 - 6.6 Edge 2

TA-326The bandwidth limit failed to be set according to the bucket if a CDN resource was not created.6.0 - 6.6 Edge 2

WIZ-849
(SUPPORT-3485)

It was impossible to enable swap disk for virtual servers built from ISOs.6.4 - 6.6 Edge 2

INSTALLER-569
(SUPPORT-3494)

There was an issue with the global locale configuration on CentOS 7 compute resources.6.0 - 6.6 Edge 2

STORAGE-2461

On a new installation, the performance value of new nodes did not match the physical hardware specifications for both Static and CloudBoot installs.

6.0 - 6.6 Edge 2