Ocata Series Release Notes


New Features

  • Add new parameter “notification_topics”, AMQP topic used for OpenStack notifications.

Bug Fixes

  • Notify Apache in case the API is served in that context when the API is supposed to be restarted, for instance due to configuration changes.


New Features

  • Add new “nas_secure_file_operations” and “nas_secure_file_permissions” parameters for controlling the similarly named settings in the NFS and NetApp driver back ends.

  • Add Dell EMC VMAX backend driver support

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes bug 1731309 to ensure package dependency of pywben for VMAX driver.


New Features

  • Adds support for rpc_response_timeout option.

  • Added VStorage backend support.

Deprecation Notes

  • netapp_storage_pools parameter is deprecated in favor of netapp_pool_name_search_pattern.

  • netapp_volume_list parameter is deprecated in favor of netapp_pool_name_search_pattern.


New Features

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

  • Add EMC ScaleIO backend driver support

Upgrade Notes

  • Configurations that are setting backend config in [DEFAULT] section are now not supported. You should use enabled_backends option to set up backends. No volume service(s) started successfully otherwise.

Deprecation Notes

  • host option is deprecated, backend_host option is added instead.

  • signing_dir option is now deprecated for removal, the parameter has no effect.

Other Notes

  • Replace cinder quota-set cli for class with openstack cli quota, It uses –class option to exec resources class quota.


New Features

  • add hplefthand backend driver


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

  • The backup_topic parameter is deprecated.

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

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

  • cinder::rabbit_host, cinder::rabbit_hosts, cinder::rabbit_password, cinder::rabbit_port, cinder::rabbit_userid and cinder::rabbit_virtual_host are deprecated. cinder::default_transport_url should be used to configure the messaging backend connection information.

  • Remove hp3par_iscsi define and class.

  • Remove all hp3par parameters in define and class.

  • Remove all tests related to hp3par.

Other Notes

  • Parameters that control the number of spawned child processes for distributing processing have had their default value changed from ::processorcount to ::os_workers.

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::keystone_user

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::keystone_password

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::keystone_tenant

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::auth_uri

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::identity_uri

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::memcached_servers

  • removed deprecated cinder::api::keystone_enabled

  • The verbose option was marked to be removed in Ocata, in Newton the option was deprecated.