OnApp 6.0 Patch 1 CloudBoot Update (6.0.0-80)

29 November 2018

This documents provides information on improvements and fixes, as well as the upgrade instructions for CloudBoot.

The following packages have been released for CloudBoot:

  • onapp-ramdisk-centos6-kvm-6.0.0-17.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos6-xen-6.0.0-17.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos7-default-6.0.0-16.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos7-kvm-6.0.0-17.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos7-xen-6.0.0-17.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-tools-6.0.0-16.noarch.rpm

Improvements & Fixes

KeyRelease NotesAffects Version/s
CLOUDBOOT-327Updated the QEMU KVM version to 2.10.0-21.el7_5.7.1 for CentOS 7 KVM compute resources.

Updated the following components for CentOS 7 KVM compute resources:

  • Kernel version to 3.10.0-957.el7.x86_64
  • GCC version to 4.8.5-36.el7
  • XFS file-system driver version to 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64
  • UFS file-system based on the kernel version 3.10.0-957.el7.x86_64
  • Solarflare network driver version to

CLOUDBOOT-346Updated a GNU Tar version to 1.30 on the CentOS 6 Xen and KVM compute resources.
CLOUDBOOT-339Fixed the issue when a Storage interface was down if the VLAN ID was set.5.5-6.0
STORAGE-2115Fixed the issue when users could not enable a NVMe device for Xen compute resources from Control Panel UI. 5.0-6.0

Upgrade CloudBoot Packages

  • Create a backup of the /tftpboot directory in case the storage packages rollback is needed.
  • Power off Windows virtual servers before proceeding to the following procedures.

To upgrade the OnApp Storage packages:

  1. Upgrade the repo:

    CP_host# rpm -Uvh http://rpm.repo.onapp.com/repo/onapp-repo-6.0.noarch.rpm
  2. Update the onapp-store-install package:

    # yum update onapp-store-install
  3. Update the following packages:

    # yum update onapp-ramdisk-tools
    # yum update onapp-ramdisk-centos6-xen
    # yum update onapp-ramdisk-centos6-kvm
    # yum update onapp-ramdisk-centos7-xen
    # yum update onapp-ramdisk-centos7-kvm
    # yum update onapp-ramdisk-centos7-default

    After the packages installation, go to the Control Panel's Settings menu > Configuration and click the Save Configuration button.

  4. Run the script:

    CP_host# /onapp/onapp-store-install/onapp-store-install.sh

    Be aware that the disk-less nodes password is the root password for the CloudBoot compute resources. By default it is blank.

    When run in the interactive mode, enter the required information.

To upgrade CloudBoot backup servers, refer to the Upgrade Guide. The "Simple Reboot" and "Migrate and Reboot" options are available.