Upgrading to Ocata from Newton

Upgrading Code and Enabling Services

  1. Deploy Ocata code or packages.

  2. Restart all services. See the Newton upgrade guide for enabling designate-producer and designate-worker.

New Features

  • The notifications Designate emits via MQ are now pluggable, drivers are defined by python entrypoints and the new notification_plugin option in the DEFAULT config section enables selection. By default, the notifications have not changed. There is an audit plugin that can be used, if desired.

  • Scheduling zones across pools. See Pool Scheduler for more details.

Deprecation Notices

  • designate-zone-manager and designate-pool-manager remain deprecated and will be removed in a future release.