2018 Release Notes

The release notes for 2018 are listed below. 


December 2018 Releases

 

19 December 2018 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

19 December 2018 Maintenance

The following CloudCreator services may not be accessible for up to 10 minutes from 7 am to 9 am on Wednesday 19 December 2018. Please note the underlying services are not impacted, this change only affects access to the self-service features within CloudCreator.

 

Access to the following services may be impacted:

  • Fortinet Management
  • Silver-lining Protect Admin Console
  • vCloud and vCloud PAYG portals
  • Silver-lining DR
  • Cache
  • Apollo Portal

 

17 December 2018 Maintenance

CloudCreator may not be accessible for up to 5 minutes from 6.30 am to 7.30 am on Monday 17 December 2018.

 

12 December 2018 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Onshore Cloud

Homeland

  • Access to Silver-lining Protect for VMware, vCloud and vCloud PAYG VMs at PRT, WPD and ART

  • Enhancements to Silver-lining Protect features for Azure Stack

General
  • General maintenance

 

4-5 December 2018 Maintenance

CloudCreator server patching will occur over this period. No outage is expected – with the exception of the reporting section which may have a short outage between 10am and 1pm on Wednesday 5 December 2018. No new functionality is being released.


November 2018 Releases

 

28 November 2018 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

21 November 2018 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Onshore Cloud

Homeland

  • Access to Silver-lining Protect for VMware, vCloud and vCloud PAYG VMs at PRT, WPD and ART

  • Enhancements to Silver-lining Protect features for Azure Stack

General
  • General maintenance

 

13-14 November 2018 Maintenance Release

CloudCreator server patching will occur over this period. No outage is expected – with the exception of the reporting section which may have a short outage between 10am and 1pm on Wednesday 14 November 2018. No new functionality is being released.

 

7 November 2018 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.


 

October 2018 Releases

 

17 October 2018 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
General
  • General enhancements, security and bug fixes

  • Authentication token enhancements

 

9-10 October 2018 Maintenance Release

CloudCreator server patching will occur over this period. No outage is expected – with the exception of the reporting section which may have a short outage between 10am and 1pm on Wednesday 10 October. No new functionality is being released.

 

3 October 2018 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.


September 2018 Releases

 

26 September 2018 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

19 September 2018 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Offshore Cloud

AWS features

Onshore Cloud

Homeland

  • Further preparation for Silver-lining DR for vCloud PAYG service to include recent events.
  • Ability to modify single data store VMs that are using Silver-lining DR.
  • vCloud sync, database changes and API improvements.

Cascade

Azure Stack

General

 

12-13 September 2018 Maintenance

CloudCreator server patching will occur over this period. No outage is expected – with the exception of the reporting section which may have a short outage between 10 am and 1 pm on Wednesday 12 September. No new functionality is being released.


 

15 August 2018

No new functionality was released.


 

18 July 2018 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Offshore Cloud

Azure features

Onshore Cloud

Homeland

  • Removed requirement to refresh Megaport VXC connections post bandwidth increase/decrease. See Networks
  • Preparation for Silver-lining DR for vCloud PAYG service. This service is not yet available for consumption. Revera will advise when this is available for use. 
  • Preparation for ART and PRT commercial vCloud PAYG service.

Cascade

  • Additional Cascade storage reporting. See Storage
General
  • UI text edits.
  • Ability to opt out of email based Change Notifications and instead view via CloudCreator notifications.

 


 

20 June 2018 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Offshore Cloud

AWS features

  • Create and Associate, Disassociate or Delete an Elastic IP Address
  • View, Create and Detach Security Groups

See Modify an AWS Virtual Machine

Azure features

  • Create or Disassociate and Delete a Public IP Address
  • Create or Detach a Network Security Group

See Modify an Azure Virtual Machine

Onshore Cloud

Homeland features

  • Manage a Virtual Machine - CPU count fixed to be in sync with Core Count.
  • Apollo OVF Image Upload feature decommissioned in Manage VM Images
  • Homeland Bridge IXC bandwidth modification. See Networks

Azure Stack by CloudCreator features

  • Silver-lining Protect - Backup and Restore
  • Backup Azure Stack VM from the Admin Console
  • Restore Azure Stack VM from the Admin Console

Silver-lining Protect - New Service

The Revera Silver-lining Protect service offers modular backup and restore services.

See Silver-lining Protect.

 

The features of Silver-lining Protect include:

  • File data restores of protected servers
  • SQL or Oracle database restores
  • Ad-hoc backups of servers
  • Dashboard overview
  • Reports of backup and restore jobs that have run against your servers.

Cascade - New Service

Cascade is purpose-built to store, archive and access unstructured data for fluid movement across private and public cloud architecture. See Cascade

 

Features added:

  • Display of Cascade storage in the Storage tab.
  • Ability to assign/edit cost centres has been introduced. See Storage

 

16 May 2018 Release

The following features and fixes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Features and Fixes
Offshore Cloud

AWS features

Azure features

Onshore Cloud

Azure Stack by CloudCreator features

Homeland features

  • UI glitch fixed to display all disks in VM details page.
General
  • Browser support to include Microsoft IE11.
  • The Recent Events panel on the Dashboard of a Child cloud shows actions applicable to Child cloud resources, even when these actions are performed by Parent cloud users.
UI improvements and defect fixes.

 


 

18 April 2018 Release

The following features and fixes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Features and Fixes
Offshore Cloud

AWS features

AWS notes

The following notes were added to Create a VM with AWS.

Selecting Image:

  • Currently CloudCreator doesn't support Paravirtual quick images (PV), even though these images are displayed in the Amazon Machine Image selection options.

Selecting Instance Type:

  • Due to subscription information being unique, some Instance Types displayed may not be available in your region. If an unsupported Instance Type is selected, the VM will fail to deploy.
  • Currently CloudCreator doesn't support the usage of enhanced networking with the Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) when creating new virtual machines.
  • Currently there is no ability to attach additional storage to new VM's. This feature will be included in a later release.

Azure features

Azure notes

The following notes were added to Create a VM with Microsoft Azure.

Selecting VM Size:

  • Due to subscription information being unique, some VM sizes displayed may not be available in your region. If an unsupported VM size is selected, the VM will fail to deploy.
Onshore Cloud

Homeland feature added to the Storage tab:

  • Display of the Storage-as-a-Service LUNs attached to Physical Servers in Homeland Data Centres.
General CloudCreator logon page amended to remove the PVN input. The PVN will now only be requested on the secondary logon page alongside the SMS token input.
UI improvements and defect fixes.

 


 

21 March 2018 Release

The following features and fixes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Features and Fixes
Offshore Cloud

Create public Azure virtual machines with:

  • Network interface and public IP
  • Virtual network
  • Storage disks
  • Network security groups
  • Resource group

See Create an Offshore Provider Virtual Machine

Create public AWS virtual machines with:

  • Create subnet
  • Create network security group

See Create an Offshore Provider Virtual Machine

General UI Improvements and defect fixes.

 

 

 

 

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