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----- Original Message -----
From: Giles Sirett
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Rohit Yadav
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 1:36 AM
Subject: 4.11 Release announcment
Rohit and I are wording the announcement for the 4.11 release
I’m trying to get a few quotes for the announcements from ACS users
Something along the lines of “we’re excited about this new version of
Cloudstack because of….”
If anybody here is able to provide a quote, can you please ping something over
to me by Thursday 12:00 GMT
List of whats new below
New Features and Improvements
· Support for XenServer 7.1 and 7.2, and improved support for VMware 6.5.
· Host-HA framework and HA-provider for KVM hosts with and NFS as
primary storage, and a new background polling task manager.
· Secure agents communication: new certificate authority framework and a
default built-in root CA provider.
· New network type – L2.
· CloudStack metrics exporter for Prometheus.
· Cloudian Hyperstore Connector for CloudStack.
We have our own Ceph storage based cluster. Fully tested with CloudStack with
50% less price.
· Annotation feature for CloudStack entities such as hosts.
· Separation of volume snapshot creation of primary storage and backing
operation on secondary storage.
· Limit admin access from specified CIDRs.
· Expansion of Management IP Range.
Good to have.
· Dedication of public IPs to SSVM and CPVM.
· Support for separate subnet for SSVM and CPVM.
· Bypass secondary storage template copy/transfer for KVM.
· Support for multi-disk OVA template for VMware.
· Storage overprovisioning for local storage.
· LDAP mapping with domain scope, and mapping of LDAP group to an
· Move user across accounts.
To capitalize on. Good selling point.
· Support for “VSD managed” networks with Nuage Networks.
· Extend config drive support for user data, metadata, and password
· Nuage domain template selection per VPC and support for network
· Managed storage enhancements.
· Support for watchdog timer to KVM Instances.
· Support for Secondary IPv6 Addresses and Subnets.
· IPv6 Prefix Delegation support in Basic Networking.
· Ability to specific mac address while deploying VM or adding a nic to
Great for security features deployment.
· VMware dvswitch security policies configuration in network offering
Same great for security features deployment.
· Allow more than 7 nics to be added to a VMware VM.
· Network rate usage for guest offering for VRs.
· Usage metrics for VM snapshot on primary storage
· Enable netscaler inline mode.
Another great one.
· NCC integration in CloudStack.
· The retirement of Midonet network plugin.
· High precision of metrics in the dashboard.
Always nice to have more precise DB.
· Event timeline – filter related events.
Useful a lot.
· Navigation improvements:
· VRs to account, network, instances
· Network and VRs to instances.
· List view improvements:
· As applicable, account, zone, network columns in list views.
· States and related columns with icons in various infrastructure
· Additional columns in several list views.
· New columns for additional information.
· Bulk operation support for stopping and destroying VMs (known the
issue of manual refreshing required).
All great features
· Embedded Jetty and improved CloudStack management server configuration.
· Improved support for Java 8 in built artifacts/modules, packaging, and
· Debian 9 based systemvm template:
· Patches system VM without reboot, reduces VR/systemvm startup time to
few tens of seconds.
· Faster console proxy startup and service availability.
· Improved support for redundant virtual routers, conntrackd and
· Improved strongswan provided VPN (s2s and remote access).
· Packer based systemvm template generation and reduced disk size.
· Several optimization and improvements.
Moe Vesal, M.Sc. & Eng.
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