v188.8.131.52 (August 21st 2019)
Kernel and Drivers
Updated kernel to 4.15.0-54-generic
Updated SCST driver to 3.4.0 r8435
Updated SCST driver resolves an issue with client connectivity over iSCSI to Ceph RBD's.
Updated switchtec driver to 1.3
Ceph Scale-out Block, Object and File
Added further right click context menu options in the Scale-out Configuration tabs.
Adds new scale-out NAS capabilities based on CephFS. QuantaStor now supports NFS and SMB based storage access using CephFS with compression and encryption capabilities.
Fixed an issue with the slider for capacity in the Resize Scale-out Storage Volume Dialog
Fixed: added a check to ensure at least one Ceph Zone exists before allowing users to create S3/SWITFT Object User Access.
Added Ceph S3 Bucket Management
Fixed an issue with mislabeled buttons in the Getting Started dialog.
Fixed a few corner cases with Multi-port NVMe device WERO/WEAR device preempt and re-registration.
Fixed an issue where a Storage Pool Destroy task was not formatting its Disks to free them up for further use.
improved disk UUID generation for VM instances (VSAs)
Fixed qs disk-format now allows use of the disk name as well as the new query filtering for the --disk-list argument.
Hardware Enclosures and Controllers
Fixed, added logic to ensure the disk identify status is always synchronized for hardwared disk and physical disks objects in a high availability config.
Added logic to ensure manual changes to a disk identify/beacon LED is discovered and updated for hardware disk and physical disk objects.
Fixed: rebuild status on LSI Hardware controller RAID units will correctly update to show the rebuild status and percentage remaining for the operation.
Updated some hardware disk identify/beacon LED logic to be more generic for various controllers.
High Availability Failover
Fixed issue with some HA operations doing excessive logging at INFO level.
Fixed some corner cases where the reboot required indicator for HA pool export failures was not being cleared or would not be set when a clean pool export during failover failed to occur.
Redesigned the HA pool failover logic in the event of JBOD connectivity loss. failover is detected immediately and all pools in the system with the JBOD loss trigger a failover to the secondary node.
Adds additional VIF IP verification checks to ensure duplicate IPs are not used within the storage grid.
Fixed: the Add Grid Management right click context menu correctly opens the Add Grid VIF dialog.
NAS Gateway / Cloud Containers
Adds Cloud Provider / Container support for Google Drive to make it accessible as a NAS Gateway target.
Added more detailed output to the 'qs share-get' commands.
Added --normalize flag to 'qs disk-list', 'qs hwd-list' and several other commands to allow for returning a reduced dataset scoped to the specific system and/or top level device in a list of device paths and device mapper devices.
Added a filter for 'qs disk-list' and commands that take the --disk-list argument to filter disks based on [used],[unused],[spare] and other filtering options. This allows for admins to quickly query QuantaStor to return a disk list detailing available drives, used drives or drives marked as dedicated and global spares.
Added a qs sys-ping command and storage system check API that performs a fast query of the connected QuantaStor system and returns it's hostname, Storage System ID and QuantaStor version.
Added filter options to the 'qs disk-list', 'qs create-pool' and 'qs disk-format' commands that allow for granular filtering of disk sets to get specific numbers and types of disks for these different operations.
Fixed an issue with passing disks in by name with 'qs pool-grow'
Added support for IBM Key Protect as a Keyvault for storage pool encryption.
Improved Create Storage Pool dialog simplifies pool creation and introduces new encryption options including the use of keyvaults"
Added the ability to explicitly block and allow protocol ports for individual network interfaces and/or the system as a whole. These options are available via the Firewall tab in Storage System and Network Port modify as well as the 'qs network-port-modify' and 'qs system-modify' commands.
Added the ability to merge and split Storage System Grids via the qs command line.
Fixed a few corner cases where DNS settings were not applying as expected for the latest QuantaStor platforms.
Added additional alerts and SNMP traps around FC port and firewall issue detection.
Updated SNMP MIB
Storage Pool Management
Added Storage Pool Block Cleanup Priority tunable that allows users to change the priority for the asynchronous lazy block free space cleanup for deleted blocks on a Storage Pool.
Added support for manually exporting and importing Encrypted Storage Pools that have their pool key encrypted with a passphrase.
Fixed an issue that could prevent manually importing a previously manually exported pool that had been created with encryption without a passphrase.
Fixed an issue with importing encrypted storage pools on disks that do not support iofencing.
Fixed some issues with reusing disks which were used in a previously exported encrypted storage pool.
Upgrade Manager and Installer
Added Intel and AMD microcode update packages to the ISO installer.
Added open-vm-tools to ISO installer.
Added support for offline ISO based upgrades from 5.x to the latest 5.x release.
Added support in the qs_upgrade script to manage bringing any version of the trusty platform upto the latest 5.x xenial platform release and kernel version.
Fixed a corner case where the Upgrade Manager dialog may not open when accessing the webUi via a FQDN that has subdomains.
Fixed the missing ping utility.
Fixed: the QuantaStor upgrade manager now detects the upgrade path for repoUrl based on the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list.d/osnexus.list
Revised QuantaStor Getting Started Guide in the web interface greatly simplifies common tasks and introduces further workflows.
Updated progress indicator for various dialogs that require searching or backend queries before displaying or refreshing information.
Updated the confirmation dialog for format physical disk to have a clear Warning Icon.
Removes XFS pool creation from the WUI, it is still accessible from the QS CLI.
Updates to Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Chinese localization files.
Fixed an issue with the End User License Accept Dialog when entering a license key in the License Manager dialog.
Fixed an issue with being unable to scroll in the Replication Report view.