XEN Update

This release addresses a bug that made some Windows VSs inaccessible after upgrading to 4.1.2-3 on CentOS 5 Xen. Users who run CentOS 5 Xen should also be aware that any Windows VSs that have been built using version 4.1.2-3 may need to be rebuilt or deleted.


Affected VersionsFixed
Static Compute ResourcesCloudBoot Compute ResourcesStatic Compute ResourcesCloudBoot Compute Resources
CentOS 5.xCentOS 6.xCentOS 5.xCentOS 6.xCentOS 5.xCentOS 6.xCentOS 5.xCentOS 6.x
Windows 2008-based VSs fail to boot on CentOS5 XEN compute resources.----

Static Compute Resources

For customers willing to upgrade to the latest compute resource tools (corresponding to OnApp version installed)

To eliminate the security issue for Static Compute Resources:

  • Run the OnApp Xen Compute Resource installer

  • Reboot all compute resources.

For customers which are using latest compute resource tools or do not want to upgrade them:

  • CentOS 5.x

    # yum update xen xen-libs

    This should update to the xen-3.4.4-21.el5.onapp.x86_64.rpm version.

  • Reboot all compute resources.

CloudBoot Compute resources

To eliminate the security issue for Cloudboot Compute Resources, run the OnApp 4.1.2-4 Storage Update. Use CloudBoot Compute Resources and CloudBoot Backup Server upgrade procedures (only reboot option is applicable) to install the update.

This should update to the following version:

CentOS 5.x