Acronis Software-Defined Infrastructure Release Notes

Acronis Software-Defined Infrastructure
Release notes

 2.5Jan 15, 2019

Acronis Software-Defined Infrastructure 2.5 

Overview

This product is formerly known as Acronis Storage.

With this release, Acronis Software-Defined Infrastructure offers a wide range of new features for compute virtualization and software-defined networking, as well as enhancements and stability improvements. It also addresses issues found in the previous releases.

What's new?


Fixed issues

Acronis Backup Gateway

Core storage

S3


Known issues

Acronis Backup Gateway

Compute service

Virtual machines migration

Compute networking

Core storage

High availability for Management

Block Storage service

Monitoring and alerting

Licensing

NFS

Installer

Obtaining the update

You can upgrade Acronis Storage 2.4 to Acronis Software-Defined Infrastructure 2.5 in the SETTINGS > UPDATE section via the upgrade wizard that will check update eligibility. Refer to section 2.7.1 of the Acronis Storage Administrator's Guide for a list of conditions that must be met in order to upgrade. A reboot is required to complete the update. Updated nodes will be rebooted automatically, one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service and management panel might be unavailable on cluster configurations without the redundancy of services or data. iSCSI targets will be stopped during the update.

 2.4U1.2Aug 24, 2018

Acronis Storage 2.4 Update 1.2 

Changes

Fixed issues

  • [VSTOR-13682] Creation of Acronis Backup Gateway over NFS fails with error "Failure domain is not set".
  • [VSTOR-13516] Creation of network bonds could fail in some cases.

  • Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in web control panel. A reboot is required to complete the update. Updated nodes will be rebooted automatically, one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service might be unavailable on cluster configurations without the redundancy of services or data.

     2.4U1.1Aug 06, 2018

    Acronis Storage 2.4 Update 1.1 

    Changes

    Fixed issue

  • [VSTOR-13181] MDS could fail during update from 2.4 to 2.4 Update 1 in some cases.

  • Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in web control panel. A reboot is required to complete the update. Updated nodes will be rebooted automatically, one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service might be unavailable on cluster configurations without the redundancy of services or data.

     2.4 U1Aug 03, 2018

    Acronis Storage 2.4 Update 1 

    Changes

    Fixed issues

    Acronis Backup Gateway

  • VSTOR-11436, VSTOR-9899, VSTOR-9719] Bug fixes and improvements in communication between Backup Gateway and Data Cloud, backup agents, and external object storages.
  • Performance and data balancing

  • [VSTOR-10144] Improved performance of clusters with SSD cache under extremely high load.
  • [VSTOR-9973, VSTOR-10892, VSTOR-12305] Improved algorithms for space allocation and balancing when adding nodes/disks to cluster.
  • [VSTOR-9406] Improved I/O latency on all-SSD clusters.
  • Licensing

  • [VSTOR-12495, VSTOR-10978] Bug fixes in the SPLA licensing registration procedure and space usage reporting.
  • UI/UX

  • [VSTOR-10540] More precise calculation of physical space on Storage cluster overview in web control panel.
  • [VSTOR-9792] A false positive warning could be issued about network interfaces missing important features.
  • [VSTOR-9784, VSTOR-9785, VSTOR-9690, VSTOR-9689] The current product version is now displayed in the updates section of web control panel.
  • [VSTOR-11214, VSTOR-10605, VSTOR-10584, VSTOR-9595] UI and usability improvements.
  • Other

  • [VSTOR-10432] Republished Azure solution template to avoid metadata creation on ephemeral disks.

  • Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in web control panel. A reboot is required to complete the update. Updated nodes will be rebooted automatically, one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service might be unavailable on cluster configurations without the redundancy of services or data.

     2.4Apr 19, 2018

    Acronis Storage 2.4 

    Changes

    Fixed issues

    UI/UX

  • [VSTOR-5722] Wrong locale in Alerts list.
  • [VSTOR-8855, VSTOR-8309] Reduced memory consumption by Redis and UI-Backend.
  • [VSTOR-6743] Prevent removal of WebCP role from the last network interface.
  • [VSTOR-8419] Hide the "Error details" button if there are no details.
  • [VSTOR-5288] User email addresses are not checked for uniqueness.
  • [VSTOR-9331, VSTOR-6743, VSTOR-6856, VSTOR-9126, VSTOR-9167, VSTOR-8899, VSTOR-5252, VSTOR-5200, VSTOR-5922, VSTOR-6748, VSTOR-9267, VSTOR-6389] Set of UI and usability improvements.
  • iSCSI

  • [VSTOR-9202] iSCSI is not fully stopped in certain conditions.
  • Acronis Backup Gateway

  • [VSTOR-8753, VSTOR-8812] All Swift parameters must be optional if Keystone v2 or v3 is used.
  • [VSTOR-5048] Need to improve retrievals in Acronis Backup Gateway for unstable network connections.
  • [VSTOR-5376, VSTOR-7464, VSTOR-8226, VSTOR-7734, VSTOR-8938, VSTOR-7281, VSTOR-6862, VSTOR-6286, VSTOR-7579, VSTOR-7277] Set of Acronis Backup Gateway improvements.
  • Performance and stability improvements

  • [VSTOR-9163] I/O request may hang when redundancy settings (replicas) are changed.
  • [VSTOR-9130] To reduce load on disks, data scrubbing must be relaxed when Acronis Storage is running in virtual machines.
  • [VSTOR-6399] High load average due to hanging of vstorage-mount in some cases.
  • [VSTOR-9198, VSTOR-8411] Acronis Backup Gateway may crash on migration due to a segfault in astor_client_set_host.
  • [VSTOR-8319, VSTOR-5744, VSTOR-8388] Possible file descriptor leakage ("too many open files") in Storage components.
  • [VSTOR-6343, VSTOR-6007, VSTOR-5210, VSTOR-6262, VSTOR-6394, VSTOR-6971, VSTOR-6975, VSTOR-9266, VSTOR-9205, VSTOR-7822, VSTOR-5673, VSTOR-2956] Set of improvements to Storage core.

  • Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in WebCP. A reboot is required to complete the update. Updated nodes will be rebooted automatically, one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service might be unavailable on cluster configurations without the redundancy of services or data.

     2.3 U1Dec 13, 2017

    Acronis Storage 2.3 Update 1 

    Changes

    Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in the WebCP. After the entire cluster is updated, you will need to reboot cluster nodes one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service might be unavailable on cluster configurations without services or data redundancy.

     2.3Nov 07, 2017

    Acronis Storage 2.3 

    What's new?

    Known issues

    Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in the WebCP. After the entire cluster is updated, you will need to reboot cluster nodes one at a time. During the reboot, the storage service might be unavailable on cluster configurations without services or data redundancy.

     2.2Jun 20, 2017

    Acronis Storage 2.2 

    What's new?

    Known issues

    Obtaining the update

    You can update Acronis Storage by clicking "Update now" in the management panel. Node reboot is required after updating. Note that during update from 2.1 to 2.2, S3 cluster will stop processing client requests. It will resume normal operation after all nodes in the S3 cluster are fully updated.

     2.1 Mar 13, 2017

    Acronis Storage 2.1

    What's new?

    Obtaining the update

    You can update to the new version with the "Update now" feature of the management panel. Node reboot after update is required.