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  • CloudStack Release NotesDocumentation

    Release 4.4.0

    Apache CloudStack

    July 22, 2014

  • Contents

    1 Whats New in 4.4 31.1 Support managed storage for root disks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.2 Root disk resize . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.3 Per primary Storage OverProvisioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.4 VMWare Support for DRS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.5 CloudStack on Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.6 Region wide Guest networks and VPC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.7 Virtual Router Service Failure Alerting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51.8 Distributed routing and network ACL with OVS plug-in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51.9 Hyper-V support improvements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    2 Issues Fixed in 4.4.0 7

    3 Compatibility Matrix 113.1 Supported OS Versions for Management Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113.2 Supported Hypervisor Versions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113.3 Supported External Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113.4 Supported Browsers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    4 API Changes Introduced in 4.4.0 13

    5 General Upgrade Notes 275.1 Depreciation of realhostip.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275.2 Settings Changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275.3 OVS plug-in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275.4 Active-Directory Authentication (LDAP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

    6 Upgrade Instruction from 4.3.x 296.1 Packages repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296.2 Update System-VM templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296.3 Database Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296.4 Management Server on Ubuntu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306.5 Management Server on CentOS/RHEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316.6 hypervisor: XenServer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316.7 hypervisor: VMware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326.8 hypervisor: KVM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326.9 Restart management services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336.10 System-VMs and Virtual-Routers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

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  • 7 Upgrade Instruction from 4.2.x 357.1 Packages repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357.2 Update System-VM templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367.3 Database Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377.4 Management Server Ubuntu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387.5 Management Server CentOS/RHEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397.6 Hypervisor: Xen/XenServer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397.7 Hypervisor: VMware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407.8 Hypervisor: KVM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407.9 Restart management services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417.10 System-VMs and Virtual-Routers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

    8 Upgrade Instruction from 4.1.x 438.1 Packages repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438.2 Update System-VM templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448.3 Database Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 458.4 Management Server Ubuntu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468.5 Management Server on CentOS/RHEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 478.6 Hypervisor: Xen/XenServer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 478.7 Hypervisor: VMware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 478.8 Hypervisor: KVM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 488.9 Restart management services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 498.10 System-VMs and Virtual-Routers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

    9 Upgrade Instruction from 4.0.x 519.1 Packages repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 519.2 Update System-VM templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 519.3 Database Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539.4 Ubuntu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539.5 CentOS/RHEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559.6 Hypervisor: XenServer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559.7 System-VMs and Virtual-Routers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

    10 Upgrade Instruction from 3.0.x 5710.1 Packages repository . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5710.2 Update System-VM templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5710.3 Upgrade Steps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

    11 Upgrade Instruction from 2.2.14 6711.1 Update System-VM templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6811.2 Upgrade Steps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

    12 Validate 4.4 source code tarball 79

    13 Known Issues in 4.4.0 81

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  • CloudStack Release Notes Documentation, Release 4.4.0

    Warning: We are in the process of changing documentation format as well as hosting mechanism. Please bepatient with us as we migrate our entire documentation to this new setup.

    This document contains information specific to this release of CloudStack, including upgrade instructions from priorreleases, new features added to CloudStack, API changes, and issues fixed in the release. For installation instructions,please see the CloudStack Installation Guide. For usage and administration instructions, please see the CloudStackAdministrators Guide.

    Contents:

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    http://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-installationhttp://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-administrationhttp://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-administration

  • CloudStack Release Notes Documentation, Release 4.4.0

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  • CHAPTER 1

    Whats New in 4.4

    CloudStack 4.4 includes the following new features and improvements.

    Support managed storage for root disks Root disk resize Per primary Storage OverProvisioning VMWare Support for DRS CloudStack on Windows Region wide Guest networks and VPC Virtual Router Service Failure Alerting Distributed routing and network ACL with OVS plug-in Hyper-V support improvements

    Zone Wide Primary Store in Hyper-V VPC support on Hyper-V Storage Live-Migration support for Hyper-V

    1.1 Support managed storage for root disks

    Use of Primary Storage Plug-in for Root disks. See Configuring a Storage Plug-in

    Supported hypervisors: XenServer, VMware

    1.2 Root disk resize

    Allow Root disk resize which remove need to have multiple templates of the same Operating System fordifferent disk size.

    Supported hypervisor: KVMLink Root resize Functional spec

    1.3 Per primary Storage OverProvisioning

    Added per Primary Storage storage.overprovisioning.factor setting to overseed the GlobalSettings value.

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    http://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-installation/en/master/configuration.html#configuring-a-storage-plug-inhttps://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Root+Resize+Support

  • CloudStack Release Notes Documentation, Release 4.4.0

    admin can update an existing primary store by setting storage.overprovisioning.factorin the per primary setting.

    This value will override the value at the global level. This leverages the granularity of global param-eters introduced in 4.2

    To fall back to the global value, null value can be passed.

    To disable overprovision a value of 1 will be passed.

    Supported hypervisor: KVMlink Storage Over Prov. Functional spec

    1.4 VMWare Support for DRS

    VMware DRS(