Platform9 4.4 Release Notes
Below are new features, upgrades and bug fixes for the 4.4 release of Platform9 Managed Kubernetes and Managed OpenStack.
What’s Changed: Platform9 Managed Kubernetes
Added Support for Kubernetes Version 1.17.x
Platform9 now supports Kubernetes version 1.17.x. Platform9 now supports Kubernetes 1.17 Users should be aware of APIs that have moved from Beta and Extension to finalized v1 APIs. Users will need to make sure they upgrade their K8s resource objects prior to upgrading. See the Kubernetes documentation for a list of deprecated APIs
Create Cluster Wizards
We simplified the cluster setup wizards for AWS, Azure and BareOS by exposing the allow privileged containers and allow workloads on masters into their own dialog.
Bug Fixes and Improvements
- Upgraded Docker to 19.03.11
- Upgraded etcd to 3.2
- Calico upgraded to 13.14.1
- Updated the Monitoring dashboard to make it easier to use.
- We fixed an issue that would cause nodes and clusters to display as healthy when they were disconnected.
- Platform9 now detects installed CSI Drivers.
- Added support for Ubuntu 18.04 AppArmor
- Fixed a set of bugs that were impacting cluster management on public cloud providers.
- Fixed a bug impacting that scaling of AWS clusters.
- Fixed a bug impacting the creation of multiple users across multiple tenants
- Fixed a bug stopping the Monitoring dashboard sorting by Time by default
- Fixed a bug that was impacting creating users.
- Fixed a bug that was impacting the creation of multi-master BareOS Clusters
- Fixed a bug where the Monitoring dashboard was showing alarms that contained no timestamp
- Fixed an issue that was preventing users from disabling MFA.
- Fixed an issue that would allow incorrectly formatted email addresses to be used when creating a new user.
- Fixed an issue that would cause rows selected in a table to remain selected after an action has been taken.
- Fixed an issues impacting the display of RAM and Storage when setting user and tenant quota limits. RAM and Storage now display as GB and MB as expected.
- Fixed an issue that would cause Calico CNI to be configured with the incorrect block size.
- Fixed an issue that would cause clusters to be slow to deploy.
What’s Changed: Platform9 Managed OpenStack
Platform9 now supports CentOS 7.8
Added support for “Rebuild Instance” to the Instances dashboard. Users are now able to rebuild an instance from the base image in a single click. Users can now create multiple volume backed instances simultaneously
Bug Fixes and Improvements
- Fixed an issue that was preventing SSO users from viewing their assigned quota usage.
- Fixed an issue impacting Storage metrics on the Infrastructure dashboard.
- Fixed an issue that was preventing users from resizing volume backed instances.
- Fixed an issue that would prevent Attached Volumes data from being displayed on the Volumes and Snapshots dashboard.
- Fixed an issue where instances would show the wrong floating IP.
- Fixed an issue causing Instances to show duplicate Fixed IP Addresses.
- Fixed scale issue wrt Nova Placement API causing provisioning failures at high load.
- Fixed nova-compute startup issue on Ubuntu 18.04 hosts without libvirtd user group.
- Fixed issue where VMware neutron pf9 dvs plugin was not handling the $ character in password correctly.
- Improved handling of post live migration failures related to volumes or networking cleanup.
- The Ceilometer API for fetching metrics data is no longer supported and will be removed in the next release in favor of Gnocchi API.
- Aodh threshold alarm type is also deprecated now, requiring change in Heat stack templates from using “OS::Ceilometer::Alarm” to “OS::Aodh::GnocchiAggregationByResourcesAlarm” as a trigger.
For the latest support matrix please visit OpenStack Support Matrix Latest
July 13, 2020
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