Release Notes for VMware GA Update 1

What's New!

Support for Cinder Block Storage

With this release, we've now enabled OpenStack Cinder block storage service, to add persistent storage volumes to VM instances using VMFS-Datastores. The Cinder block storage service enables functionality such as:

Please refer to this support article for more info on Cinder support.

Enhancements to Glance Image Catalog

From this release, users can use Glance to store vmdk-based images directly to a VMFS-backed datastore. VMDK images can be uploaded by users using the Glance API / client directly to this datastore. Snapshots will also be stored here, instead of taking up space on the gateway appliance.

Please refer to this support article for more info on Glance enhancements.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

This release also features bug fixes and optimizations including:

Known Issues

Here's a list of known issues we are actively working on:


October 17, 2015