Platform9 3.9 release notes - Platform9

Platform9 3.9 release notes

Platform9 Managed Kubernetes

1. Kubernetes version upgrade to 1.11.5

This version of Platform9 Managed Kubernetes has upgraded the Kubernetes version from 1.10.11 to 1.11.5. You can find more info on this version, along with its various features, in the blog for the Kubernetes 1.11 release. Clusters can be upgraded to this Kubernetes version by using the “Upgrade Cluster” button in the Clusters view of the Infrastructure page of the Platform9 Clarity UI.

We highly recommend users upgrade their clusters at the earliest convenience and within 15 days of the release of new Platform9 Managed Kubernetes versions. Users may need to obtain a compatible kubectl for this version if their existing kubectl is not compatible with Kubernetes 1.11.5. See Install and Set Up kubectl for more information.

2. Availability of qbert v3 API

In this release, we are announcing the availability of the qbert v3 API. This API provides all the capabilities available with the Managed Kubernetes product. Users directly relying on the qbert API should move to using this version of the API in the near term. Note that the previous versions of the qbert API, namely v1 and v2, are going to be deprecated over the next 6 months.

3. Improvements to Clarity UI

There are several improvements to the Managed Kubernetes Clarity UI

4. Update to AWS IAM policies required for Platform9 Managed Kubernetes

In this release, the Kubernetes AWS provider requires updates to the AWS capabilities granted to the AWS cloud providers’ account. Ensure this requirement is satisfied by the IAM policies for this user. You can find the latest IAM policy file How To Create a new Amazon AWS Cloud Provider for Managed Kubernetes support article.

5. Bug fixes

This release also contains a number of performance optimizations and bug-fixes that should result in a better user experience for your Platform9 cloud platform! Some significant ones are listed below

Platform9 Managed OpenStack

1. General availability of Neutron networking on VMware

This release introduces support for OpenStack Networking (neutron) on VMware. It is now possible to create and manage VMware Port Groups (OpenStack provider networks) on a VMware Distributed Virtual Switch using OpenStack’s Networking API.

With the introduction of OpenStack Networking, OpenStack legacy networking (nova-network) is no longer supported.

2. Glance project upgraded to Pike release

OpenStack Glance has been upgraded to the Pike release. This release brings a number of new features, critical bug fixes, and stability enhancements.

3. Designate project upgraded to Queens release

OpenStack Designate (DNSaaS service for OpenStack) has been upgraded to the Queens release. This release brings a number of new features, critical bug fixes, and stability enhancements. Any tooling using the Designate V1 API needs to be reworked to use the v2 API.

4. Bug fixes

This release also contains a number of bug fixes which should result in a better user experience for your Platform9 cloud platform! Some significant ones are listed below.

5. Known limitations

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January 11, 2019