Pike Series Release Notes


New Features

  • Add new parameter “nfs_snapshot_support”, which enables support for snapshots on the NFS driver.

  • Adds the kombu_failover_strategy option for configuring oslo.messaging.rabbit. This will determines how the next RabbitMQ node is chosen in case the one we are currently connected to becomes unavailable.

  • Add openstack-db tag to Exec that run db-sync.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes bug 1758133 to use the new driver path for Dell EMC PS Driver.

  • 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 parameter to apacher_wsgi to allow overwrite and/or add additional wsgi process options.

Bug Fixes

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


New Features

  • Add Dell EMC VMAX backend driver support

Deprecation Notes

  • cinder::rpc_backend is deprecated and will be removed in a future release. Please use cinder::default_transport_url instead.

Bug Fixes

  • auth_strategy will now be configured in cinder.conf with the value passed for cinder::api::auth_strategy


New Features

  • Add Dell EMC Unity backend cinder driver support

  • Add support for Veritas hyperscale backend

  • Add Dell EMC XtremIO backend cinder iscsi driver support

Upgrade Notes

  • add new parameter san_private_key to configure SSH Private Key for Eqlx Cinder Backend

  • Deprecated keystone authtoken signing_dir option is removed in Pike.

Deprecation Notes

  • The block device driver backend is deprecated in P and will be removed in the future. Pleasse use LVM driver with LIO iSCSI target for same purpose.


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.


New Features

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

Upgrade Notes

  • Removing the Dell EqualLogic driver’s deprecated configuration options. Please replace old options in your cinder.conf with the new one.

    • Removed - eqlx_cli_timeout

    • Replaced with - ssh_conn_timeout

    • Removed - eqlx_use_chap

    • Replaced with - use_chap_auth

    • Removed - eqlx_chap_login

    • Replaced with - chap_username

    • Removed - eqlx_chap_password

    • Replaced with - chap_password