OnApp 6.0 Patch 4 CloudBoot Update

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-6.0.0-25.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos6-xen-6.0.0-26.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos7-default-6.0.0-26.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos7-kvm-6.0.0-26.noarch.rpm
  • onapp-ramdisk-centos7-xen-6.0.0-26.noarch.rpm


On this page: 

Improvements & Fixes

Key

Release Notes

Affects Version/s

CLOUDBOOT-385

Updated a libvirt version to 4.5.0-10.el7_6.4 for CentOS 7 KVM compute resources.


CLOUDBOOT-408Reinstalled the Multithreaded IO generation tool (fio) on all CloudBoot compute resources.5.5-6.0
CLOUDBOOT-410Updated a Xen version on CentOS 7 ramdisk to 4.10.3.12.g7842419a6b-1.el7. The updated Xen version provides a resolution to the following XSA issues: 284285287288290291292293, and 294.
CLOUDBOOT-413

Updated the following components for CentOS 7 KVM compute resources:

  • A kernel version to 3.10.0-957.10.1.el7.x86_64
  • An XFS filesystem driver sources version to 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64 based on a kernel version 3.10.0-957.5.1.el7.x86_64 with xfs-make-xfs_bmbt_to_iomap-available-outside-of-xfs_.patch, iomap-Switch-from-blkno-to-disk-offset.patch, and dax-give-DAX-clearing-code-correct-bdev.patch patches
  • A UFS filesystem driver sources version based on a kernel version 3.10.0-957.10.1.el7.x86_64 compiled with a R/W support patch

CLOUDBOOT-414

Updated the following components for CentOS 7 default compute resources:

  • A kernel version to 3.10.0-957.10.1.el7.x86_64
  • An Multithreaded IO generation tool (fio)

CLOUDBOOT-416

Updated a Xen version on CentOS 6 ramdisk to 4.8.5.12.ga1f8fe0628-1.el6. The updated Xen version provides a resolution to the following XSA issues: 284285287288290291292293, and 294.


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, follow the next procedure. 

  1. Upgrade the repo (run on Control Panel box):

    # yum -y update http://rpm.repo.onapp.com/repo/onapp-repo-6.0.noarch.rpm
  2. Update the onapp-store-install package (run on Control Panel box):

    # yum update onapp-store-install
  3. Update the following packages (run on Control Panel box):

    # 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:

    # /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.