Newton Series Release Notes


New Features

  • Passes parameter to keystone authtoken define to manage python-memcache package install.

  • Add EMC ScaleIO backend driver support

Upgrade Notes

  • The default volume driver for cinder::backend::emc_vnx has been changed to be newton-compatible.

  • A new parameter, ‘storage_protocol’ has been added to cinder::backend::emc_vnx to be newton-compatible.

Deprecation Notes

  • Deprecate iscsi_ip_address parameter in cinder::backend::emc_vnx

  • Deprecate iscsi_ip_address parameter in cinder::volume::emc_vnx


New Features

  • A new parameter allows changing the port that the cinder API service listens on. If it is changed, don’t forget to update the catalog URLs.