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Abiquo 4.7

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These release notes are for Abiquo v4.7.x versions.

For previous versions, see Release notes for previous 4.x versions


4.7.0

Platform changes

For platform and component upgrades, see Changes#4.7

  • Abiquo 4.7.0 introduces changes to the Trace event data entity that is streamed by the Outbound API. Update your integrations with the Outbound API. For the new data entity format, see Trace entity
  • Abiquo 4.5+ does not support CentOS 6
  • All lang_xx_XX_labels.json files MUST end with an "__EOF" label (with double underscore character "_") or the UI will not load correctly

For changes to the Abiquo API, see https://wiki.abiquo.com/api/latest/#changelog.

  • Note: you may need to clear your browser cache to display the latest versions in the changelog menu

Changes to the Abiquo user interface configuration are described in Changes to UI configuration

To upgrade all Abiquo Platform Servers, follow the notes in Upgrade Abiquo.

New features

Features described in the New in Abiquo 4.7 section.


Key

Description

Notes

12340

Allow ALG (Application Level Gateway) support in NSX DFW (Distributed Firewall)


12316

Enable hot reconfigure of remote access for captured VMs

Customer ticket: 6139, 6051, 6164, 6181

12315Improve backup results management

12299

vCloud - storage reconfigure for hard disks

 

11856

Networker plugin. Introduce more functionality. See Abiquo Backup Plugins and Configure Dell EMC Networker backup plugin

 

11719

Tracer refactor and improvements to event management. See Improvements to event management and VM Events

 

11211

Budget control (Phase I)

 

11204

Implement Storage in public cloud. Includes Amazon persistent storage.

 

11203

Bill dashboard details for all providers and split by services

 

10258

Hide external and public network tabs in VDC if no privileges. Also require privileges to attach NICs in these networks to VMs

 

9276

Azure persistent storage

 

8868

Remote access to VMs in vCenter using web console (WebMKS)

 

8206

Source IP restriction per user

 


Improvements

Key

Description

Notes

12798

Bypass restriction on multiple VMs using the same disk. Ignore additional VMs using the same disk during capture. After deleting or releasing the first VM, to assign a disk to another VM, you must force the VM to synchronize with the hypervisor

  • To enable this feature, set the "abiquo.experimental.shareddisks.bypass" property to true on the Abiquo server.
4.6.7

12759

AWS: improve deploy error if AMI doesn't exist

 

12738Use cost code to match hardware profile when enabling HP mode and during VM synchronization with the hypervisor4.6.6
12728Implement OAuth authentication in the event streaming client (Outbound API)

12687

Add a cost code for Captured VMs

 

12658

Modify VCD price properties to allow prices for key node and tenant, as well as reseller

 

12657

Improve Default VDC role management

 

12651

Add max VMs per day report to abiquo-usage script


12621

Infrastructure graph labels incorrect - Servers states should be Online/Offline

 

12076

With action plans to add/remove resources (RAM/CPU) if they fail, information is not clear

 

10597

Deleting a VM with NAT rules does not create a NAT_DELETE event in Metering

 

12512

Add missing test to api-java-client

 

12375

Availability Zone Interface in Abiquo

 

12315

Improve Backup Results Management

 


Resolved Issues

Key

Description

Notes

12760

All tables in Abiquo schemas must have InnoDB engine and UTF8 charset


12726

VDC name change must be applied in accounting


12725

Infrastructure network tabs display has data update problem


12723

User interface - infrastructure network list heading wrong


12711

vCenter tag tool could reach ''com.vmware.vapi.endpoint.highRequestRate''. If the service is unavailable, retry and back off.


12705

Virtual datacenter CREATE + DELETE events are missing


12703

Instance has to copy recommended HPs from original template


12679

User interface - Missing labels in Spanish language


12642

DB accepts negative values for prices


12628

Accounting - changing name of a deployed VApp does not change it in "vapp_name" table (need to change state of VM)


12615

The "accounting_event_ds_storage" table does not include info from captured VMs unless a change of state is performed


12614

The idResource column has different varchar lengths depending on the table and can cause inconsistencies


12533

Abiquo assigns private reserved IP addresses to a VM when deploying it

Customer ticket: 6153.
Version 4.6.6

12459

Add variable for Price of backups in pricing estimate


12270

Optimization tab takes a long time to show the data and the MySQL process is full

Customer ticket: 6034

12190

vCloud - Undeploy action fails when using cloud-init with multiple orgVdcs


11693

Add event / log for backup policies properties changes


11678

Error with User privileges when editing an enterprise

Customer ticket: 5828

11642

Monitoring Graphs with incorrect axis labels

Customer ticket: 5829

11393

User Interface - Sync process does NOT block the UI automatically


10052

Misleading Enabled/Physical machine columns in the Datastore Tiers view. Should display all machines that share a datastore

Customer ticket: 5188


Required update

  • Abiquo Reporting requires an update for Abiquo 4.7.0. Please contact Customer Service for more information