Cisco CloudCenter 4.10.0.8 Release Notes

Release Date

First Published: May 11, 2020

Updated:

  • June 1, 2020: Updated the Deprecated section to provide notification for unsupported releases.

  • June 9, 2020: Updated the Documentation section to include modified pages.

Installation

CloudCenter 4.10.0.8 is only available as an upgrade for existing customers from CloudCenter 4.10.0.3, CloudCenter 4.10.0.4, CloudCenter 4.10.0.5,  CloudCenter 4.10.0.6, or CloudCenter 4.10.0.7. Contact the CloudCenter Support team for additional details.

Upgrade Path

You must be in a minimum version of CloudCenter 4.10.0.3 to upgrade to CloudCenter 4.10.0.8.

Effective CloudCenter 4.10.0.7 and later, the CloudCenter upgrade process downloads packages from a CentOS base and the extras repository via the internet. If you do not have internet connectivity, they must setup a local CentOS mirror and configure the CloudCenter components (CCM, CCO etc) to use the local mirror.

Architecture

CloudCenter 4.10.0.8 no longer includes the following packages when installing the worker:  

  • gcc

  • nfs

  • bash

  • openssl

  • dialog

  • ls

CloudCenter 4.10.0.8:

  • Updates bash / openssl if it comes installed in the base OS to address known vulnerabilities with these packages on some platforms.

  • Removes support for the following OSs:

    • RHEL 5

    • CentOS 5

    • Ubuntu 10

    • Suse 10

Clouds

No updates

Applications and Services

When creating a VM from a vSphere client, you can enable the Disable Storage DRS for this virtual machine flag, but CloudCenter does not have this feature. This is an enhancement request for the Resource Placement feature to support this setting. See Resource Placement and Validation > Resource Placement Flow for more details.

CloudCenter Management

No updates.

Administration and Governance

No updates

Security

No updates

End of Life Notices

See End of Support Notices for additional details.

Deprecated

Effective CloudCenter 4.10.0.8, VMware vSphere 5.1, VMware vSphere 5.5, VMware vCloud Director 5.1, VMware vCloud Director 5.5, and VMware vCloud Director 5.6 are not supported. See Datacenters and Private Clouds for additional details.

CCM UI

No updates

API

No updates

Integrations

No updates

Documentation

The following documentation changes were implemented in Workload Manager 4.1.0.0.8:

Known Issues

No updates

Resolved Issues

The following issue was resolved/addressed in CloudCenter 4.10.0.8:

  • CSCvt35628: The CloudCenter UI deletes the notifications/activity stream after 30 days, including the Notifications section in the Dashboard and the History in the deployments section.  
    Resolution: CloudCenter 4.10.0.8 includes a fix to retain the history for the default period of 90 days and and it is also configurable now. See The Dashboard > Notifications section for additional details.

  • CSCvu14437: Due to an existing VMware issue, the CloudCenter deployment sometimes fails with a concurrent modification error. When this happens, a customer requested an enhancement to retry the operation. 
    Resolution: Effective CloudCenter 4.10.0.8, if the disk creation operation fails with a VMware-specific concurrent modification error during the VM createAndAttachVolume process or the deployment of VM with additional disks, then the disk creation operation will be retried 5 times. The wait time between each retry is 5 to 30 seconds.

  • CSCvt33955: When using CloudCenter 4.10.0.4, the Sync instance Type operation results in wrong price and temporary storage size for some of the instance types.
    Resolution: CloudCenter 4.10.0.8 includes an update to the Azure RM instance types with the correct price and temporary storage data. After doing a Sync Instance Type operation, the correct data is reflected.



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