Stein Series Release Notes


New Features

  • New parameters are added to the cephfs backend to permit configuration with an external Ganesha service; the new parameters define if Ganesha is remote and what are the username/password or private key to log on the remote host.


New Features

  • Add the log_file option for logging.



In this release Ubuntu has moved all projects that supported it to python3 which means that there will be a lot of changes. The Puppet OpenStack project does not test the upgrade path from python2 to python3 packages so there might be manual steps required when moving to the python3 packages.

New Features

  • Support setting values for cephfs_volume_mode parameter which controls the rwx mode of the cephfs volumes, snapshots, and groups of these that back manila shares.

  • Service_token_roles_required missing in the server config file which allows backwards compatibility to ensure that the service tokens are compared against a list of possible roles for validity.

Upgrade Notes

  • The default value for manila::type::os_auth_url is changed from to

  • The default value for manila::volume::cinder::cinder_admin_auth_url is changed from http://localhost:5000/v2.0 to http://localhost:5000/v3

  • The default value for manila::type_set::os_auth_url is changed from http://localhost:5000/v2.0 to http://localhost:5000/v3

  • This module now requires a puppetlabs-mysql version >= 6.0.0

  • Ubuntu packages are now using python3, the upgrade path is not tested by Puppet OpenStack. Manual steps may be required when upgrading.

Bug Fixes

  • The Dell EMC Manila driver urls updated to the correct path to fix the deprecation warnings.


Upgrade Notes

  • The deprecated parameter auth_uri is now removed, please use www_authenticate_uri.

  • The deprecated parameters use_syslog, use_stderr, log_facility, log_dir and debug in the init class is now removed. Please set them in the logging class.

  • Deprecated mysql_module option has been removed.

  • Keystone v2 has been oficially deprecated. Add new configuration options for nova and neutron to be used with keystone v3.

Deprecation Notes

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

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

  • Deprecate nova_catalog_info, nova_catalog_admin_info, nova_api_insecure, nova_ca_certificates_file, nova_admin_username, nova_admin_password, nova_admin_tenant_name and nova_admin_auth_url from nova section in manila.conf. Deprecate neutron_api_insecure, neutron_ca_certificates_file, neutron_url, neutron_url_timeout, neutron_admin_username, neutron_admin_password, neutron_admin_tenant_name, neutron_region_name, neutron_admin_auth_url and neutron_auth_strategy from neutron section in manila.conf.


New Features

  • The manila API service can now be installed with Apache, instead of the package-provided built-in eventlet based wsgi server. Set $manila::api::service_name to ‘httpd’ to run the Manila API as virtual host on an apache based web server.