Ocata release

Ocata release

  • The documentation sites developer.openstack.org and docs.openstack.org are now using https and links to pages have been changed to use https by default.

Administrator Guide

  • Removed legacy commands in favor of the openstack client commands where equivalent functions existed. Legacy commands changed include nova, neutron, cinder, glance, keystone, and manila clients.
  • Updated identity and compute content - PCI DSS v3.1 compliance, and Huge Page functionality, respectively.
  • General bug fixes and updates.

API Guides

  • Updated the landing page at developer.openstack.org to point to development environments, “Writing your first OpenStack application,” and application reference architectures.

Command-Line Interface Reference

  • Removed legacy commands in favor of the openstack client commands where equivalent functions existed. Legacy commands changed include sahara.

Configuration Reference

  • Removed content that is not specifically configuration options.
  • Created sections for newly added vendor plug-ins for Ocata.
  • Update Huawei cinder driver configuration to remove the redundant configuration and add new features and storage system that Huawei cinder driver support.

Contributor Guide

  • Added content about building documentation from end-of-life releases.
  • General bug fixes and updates.

Deployment Guides

  • Created new section for project-specific Deployment Guides (guides for using automated installation tools).
  • OpenStack-Ansible Deployment guide created.

End User Guide

  • Removed legacy commands in favor of the openstack client commands where equivalent functions existed. Legacy commands changed include nova, neutron, cinder, glance, keystone, and manila clients.
  • Deleted references to default flavors.
  • Changes to swift content on .rlistings, and neutron dnsmasq log file content.

Installation Tutorials and Guides

  • Updated landing page to improve ease of use.
  • Deleted references to default flavors.
  • Removed legacy commands in favor of the openstack client commands where equivalent functions existed.
  • General bug fixes and updates.

Networking Guide

  • Removed legacy commands in favor of the openstack client commands where equivalent functions existed.
  • Added routed provider networks.
  • Added VLAN trunking.
  • Added RFC 5737 and 3849 compliance policy.
  • Improved Open vSwitch HA DVR deployment.
  • Improved Quality of Service (QoS).
  • Improved service subnets.
  • Improved SR-IOV.
  • Improved MTU considerations.
  • Improved Load-Balancer-as-a-Service.

Operations Guide

  • Added links to upgrade documentation for nova, keystone, cinder, glance, swift, and ceilometer.
  • General updates to the Upgrades chapter.
  • Removed legacy commands in favor of the openstack client commands where equivalent functions existed.

rst2bash

  • Created the repository and pushed initial code from GitHub domain.
  • Improved logging configuration.
  • Added custom exceptions.
  • Improved terminal output with colors and better formatting of the messages.
  • Improved feature to link exceptions to the exact location in the source RST file.
  • Updated Installation Guides RST with new syntax changes.
  • Configured infrastructure to parse and run Labs with auto-generated bash scripts. This is currently an unstable prototype.
  • General bug fixes and updates.

Training Guides

  • General bug fixes and updates.

Training Labs

  • Rewrote the host-side script in Python. The new main script is called st.py. The old bash script, osbash.sh, remains available and supported.
  • Ocata support will be available shortly after the Ocata release date. This delay is intentional, to let the distribution packages stabilize, and to ensure all test cases and reliability checks meet criteria.

Translations

Besides updating the existing translated manuals, the Internationalization (i18n) team added the following new manuals:

  • German:
    • Published Installation Tutorials for Newton.
  • Indonesian:
    • Published Installation Tutorials for Newton.
    • Published Upstream Training.
  • Japanese:
    • Published High Availability Guide.
    • Published Installation Tutorials for Newton.
    • Published Operations Guide.
  • Korean:
    • Published Installation Tutorials for Newton.
  • Simplified Chinese:
    • Published End User Guide.
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