Platform9 Managed Kubernetes Freedom Release Notes - Platform9

Platform9 Managed Kubernetes Freedom Release Notes

Below are the weekly updates for new features, kubernetes upgrades and bug fixes for the Platform9 Managed Kubernetes Freedom Platform.

What’s Changed 2020-05-20

The Platform9 Freedom plan and Growth plan now support Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7.6/7.7/7.8

Platform9 CLI Support for Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7.6/7.7/7.8

Users may now use the Platform9 CLI to create BareOS clusters on supported Ubuntu and CentOS operating systems.

What’s Changed 2020-05-03

Final tweaks before we release Platform9 Managed Kubernetes 4.3. We closed a few bugs.

What’s Changed 2020-05-06

We are getting ready for the release of Platform9 Managed Kubernetes 4.3, this week we closed a few bugs, but lot’s more is coming soon in our 4.3 release.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-04-29

It’s all behind the scenes work this week, we are always looking to improve performance and squash bugs.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-04-22

This week we made some tweaks to the UI we hope you like them.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-04-15

We fixed a bug blocking some Azure Instances from connecting to Platform9.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-04-08

We made some changes to help improve performance and closed some bugs.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-04-01

This week we focused on removing some backend bugs.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-03-25

This week we focused on bug fixes, we set the minimum RPO for Etcd backups to 5 minutes.

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-03-16 Platform9 Managed Kubernetes 4.2

This week we launched version 4.2 of Platform9 Managed Kubernetes Enterprise, the release includes:

New getting started wizard

First time users without any clusters will see a getting started checklist to help get some clusters up and running.

New Kubernetes multi-cluster dashboard

To help manage multiple Kubernetes clusters we have redesigned our dashboard to provide instant insights into health and availability

New Monitoring Capabilities

We have launched an Early Access release of our Monitoring capabilities. Now you can deploy Prometheus, Alertmanager and Grafana with every cluster.

RBAC Updates

We have made some changes to help make RBAC easier.

Added Support for Kubernetes Versions Version 1.15.x

Platform9 now supports Kubernetes 1.15.x. Upgrades and new deployments will deploy Kubernetes version 1.15

Ubuntu 18.04 Support for AWS and Azure - Coming soon to the BareOS CLI

Platform9 now supports running Kubernetes nodes on Ubuntu 18.04 for public clouds. Support for the BareOS CLI is coming soon.

Early Access - API for Calico BGP Configuration

Platform9 has added a Calico API endpoint which is in our Early Access Program. The Calico API has been built to enable BGP support within Kubernetes Clusters. Features in Early Access are not supported in production environments.

Bug Fixes and Improvements

Known Issues

When using Calico CNI in AWS users must manually update Calico to enable IP in IP Encapsulation to ensure Pod to Pod communication across AZs.

What’s Changed 2020-03-11

We made some changes to the onboarding wizard for BareOS Clusters.

What’s Changed 2020-02-28 - Platform9 Managed Kubernetes 4.1

This week we launched version 4.1 of Platform9 Managed Kubernetes Enterprise, the release includes:

Brand new Platform9 CLI

To make building kubernetes clusters on BareOS, that’s any type of VM or physical server, we have built a command line tool that can build clusters, attach nodes and help automate large scale deployments.

Added Support for Kubernetes Versions Version 1.14.x

Platform9 now supports Kubernetes 1.14.x. Upgrades and new deployments will deploy Kubernetes version 1.14.8

Docker Upgraded to Version 18.09.9 and RUNC to 1.2.11

To address CVEs Docker and RUNC have been upgraded.

Added Support for Native ETCD Backup

Platform9 will now backup ETCD. This can be enabled during cluster creation by specifying the backup directory and backup interval.

Bug Fixes and Improvements

This release includes multiple bug fixes and improvements. Here are a few significant ones.


May 01, 2020