2019 Release Notes

The release notes for 2019 are listed below.  


December 2019 Releases

 

18 December 2019 Release

This release enables additional back-end infrastructure to increase CloudCreator security and reliability. There are no changes to the existing CloudCreator functionality.

 

11 December 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

4 December 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.


November 2019 Releases

 

28 November 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

27 November 2019 Release

CloudCreator has introduced 9 graphical dashboards for All of Government customers. Commercial customers already have access to these (since August 2019).  

 

The dashboards:

 

  • include trend dashboards like this:

 

 

  • provide usability features such as hover tool tips, focus mode, drilldown (e.g. to Catalogue SKU detail), filtering and exporting.
  • break down data by the categorisation Billing TypeService Type or Cost Centre.
  • provide views either by billing value (aka invoiced), value or by quantity.
  • align the existing Cloud Spend graph with the new dashboard style and content.

 

20 November 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

13 November 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes. 

 

11 November 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

6 November 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.


October 2019 Releases

 

30 October 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

24 October 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

22-23 October 2019 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 23 October 2019.

 

16 October 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

9 October 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

2 October 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

2 October 2019 Maintenance

On 2 October 2019 between 5-7 am, there may be intermittent access issues to CloudCreator. 


September 2019 Releases

 

24-25 September 2019 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 25 September 2019.

 

18 September 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

11 September 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

5 September 2019 Maintenance

CloudCreator server patching will occur on 5 September 2019. No outage is expected - with the exception of the reporting section which may have a short outage between 10am and 1pm. No new functionality is being released.

 

4 September 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and report changes.

 

4 September 2019 Maintenance

Outage to management actions across Homeland Virtual Machines, Azure Stack, Apollo and Vault between 5.00 - 6.00 am. The underlying services themselves are not impacted.


August 2019 Releases

 

28 August 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

21 August 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes

General

 

  • Ability to set number of cores per sockets for VMware VMs, as well as the number of vCPUs.
  • Ability to upgrade virtual hardware for VMware VMs. 

 

14 August 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator. Note: These changes are not available yet for All of Government customers. Other minor fixes and changed will be released for all customers.

 

Area Changes

General

CloudCreator will include 9 graphical dashboards. The dashboards:

  • are accessed via the CloudCreator Reports > Run Dashboards section. 
  • include trend dashboards.
  • include heat map dashboards that highlight the % change from one month to the next.
  • provide usability features such as hover tool tips, focus mode, drilldown (e.g. to Catalogue SKU detail), filtering and exporting.
  • break down data by the categorisation Billing Type, Service Type or Cost Centre.
  • align the existing Cloud Spend graph with the new dashboard style and content.
  • provide views either by billing value (aka invoiced), value or by quantity.

 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.


July 2019 Releases

 

31 July 2019 Maintenance

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

23-24 July 2019 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 24 July 2019. No new functionality is being released.

 

17 July 2019 Maintenance

This release contains minor fixes and changes, as well as report changes.

 

10 July 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

4 July 2019 Maintenance

CloudCreator server patching will occur on 4 July 2019. No outage is expected - with the exception of the reporting section which may have a short outage between 10am and 1pm. No new functionality is being released.

 

3 July 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


June 2019 Releases

 

25-26 June 2019 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 26 June 2019. No new functionality is being released.

 

19 June 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes

General

Introduction of Windows 2019 template for VMware

 

12 June 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

5 June 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.


May 2019 Releases

 

29 May 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

Maintenance Release - Extended

CloudCreator server patching is extended to continue through to 23 May 2019. There is no expected outage.

 

21-22 May 2019 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 22 May 2019. No new functionality is being released

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15 May 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes

General

Introduction of a 'read only' role for Megaport

 

8 May 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

1 May 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

29 May 2019 Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

Maintenance Release - Extended

CloudCreator server patching is extended to continue through to 23 May 2019. There is no expected outage.

 

21-22 May 2019 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 22 May 2019. No new functionality is being released.

 

15 May 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes

General

Introduction of a 'read only' role for Megaport

 

8 May 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

1 May 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.


April 2019 Releases

 

17 April 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes

General

Bug fixes and internal enhancements.

 

10 April 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

10 April 2019 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 10 April 2019.

 

3-4 April 2019 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 3 April 2019.

No new functionality is being released.


March 2019 Releases

 

27 March 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
General

Billing Reports

  • Changes to billing report names to better reflect report contents.
  • Introduction of 'Billing Type Bill Value' report.
  • Introduction of new billing reports for various customers. 

 

20 March 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Onshore Cloud

Homeland

Silver-lining Protect service released in PRC for AOG customers

 

13 March 2019 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 13 March 2019.

No new functionality is being released.

 

6-7 March 2019 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 6 March 2019.

No new functionality is being released.


February 2019 Releases

 

27 February 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

20 February 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
General
  • Improvements to various reports to better reflect subtotal and total values.

  • General maintenance and improvements.

 

12-13 February 2019 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 9 January 2019.

No new functionality is being released.

 

7 February 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.


January 2019 Releases

 

30 January 2019 Minor Release

This release contains minor fixes.

 

23 January 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Onshore Cloud

Homeland

  • Backup policy modification for Silver-lining Protect service. See Modify a Virtual Machine Backup

  • Admin Console for Silver-lining Protect for AoG customers. See Access the Admin Console

  • Enhancements to the virtual machine modification screen to better support modifications to raw device mapping disks

  • Preparation for Silver-lining Shield service for non-managed customers

  • Preparation for Fortinet Management service for AOG customers

General
  • Improvements to exports of reports to show correct report name and date stamp

  • Improvements to bell notification

 

16 January 2019 Release

The following changes were released in CloudCreator.

 

Area Changes
Onshore Cloud

Homeland

  • VM console change to display VM name in browser tab. This will result in the VM consoles for all locations being unavailable at times within the change window.

General
  • Introduction of ‘Storage as a Service – Storage Detail’ report

  • General maintenance

 

8-9 January 2019 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 10 am and 1 pm on Wednesday 9 January 2019. No new functionality is being released.


 

 

 

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