2020 Release Notes

The release notes for 2020 are listed below. 


December 2020 Releases

 

18-22 December 2020 Maintenance

CloudCreator maintenance will be carried out between 18-22 December 2020 and you may notice some intermittent issues. If you experience an issue please wait 5 minutes and try again, if the issue persists please contact the Service Desk

 

16 December 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

9 December 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes, and reporting changes.

 

2 December 2020 Maintenance

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


November 2020 Releases

 

24-25 November 2020 Maintenance

CloudCreator maintenance will be carried out on 24-25 November 2020 and you may notice some intermittent issues. If you experience an issue please wait 5 minutes and try again, if the issue persists please contact the Service Desk.

 

18 November 2020 Release

A new dashboard called “Support Explorer” will be released, which provides summary and detailed views of your Change Request, Incident and Work Order history.

 

11 November 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

4 November 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


October 2020 Releases

 

29 October 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

21 October 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

19 October 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

14 October 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

7 October 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


September 2020 Releases

 

30 September 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

24 September 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

21 September 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

15 September 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

9-16 September 2020 Release

An enhanced 'Virtual Machines' page will be released incrementally during the release period. This page has been redeveloped and renamed “Compute”.

 

The new Compute Overview page has been developed to deliver an improved user experience and greater usability. It includes:

  • Faster load times.
  • Ease of use, with filtering and drill-down.
  • Full integration of AWS and Azure compute resources.
  • Integration with the Silver-lining family of services.

 

Please watch this 3 minute video for a summary of how to use the new page.

 

Find out how to use the new Compute Overview page here.

 

There is no impact to virtual machines or other services in your environment. All services available via CloudCreator will continue to be available without disruption.

 

2 September 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


August 2020 Releases

 

27 August 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

19 August 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

12 August 2020 Release

Two releases will take place on 12 August 2020.

  1. Daytime release
  • Minor release items containing minor fixes and changes will be released

If you experience any issues during this time, please wait a few minutes and try again.

 

  1. CloudCreator change during the evening release 9pm to 11pm (as per notification sent to all notification-opted-in CloudCreator users in email) includes:
  • Resolution of a known CloudCreator defect where Managed VMware users can't click on the top 5% of the console screen.

It is recommended that you do not use CloudCreator after 9pm during this change window. Service provisioning of VMs via CloudCreator will be disrupted multiple times for a few minutes per time in this window.

 

5 August 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


July 2020 Releases

 

30 July 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

22 July 2020 Release

The CloudCreator changes for this release are listed below.

 

  • CloudCreator is progressively expanding its support for 7 independent resource-level categories. Three new CloudCreator dashboards will be deployed. These include:
    • Billing Heatmap by Category
    • Billing Trend by Category, and
    • Billing Waterfall by Category.

These new dashboards include views and filtering by all 7 categories. They replace some of the existing “one category specific” dashboards. See Resource Categorisations for more detail on the categories.

 

  • The 'Expand' button on the 'Recent Events' tile on the landing page, will now show the “Event History” dashboard. This dashboard shows more information and allows filtering and exporting.

 

15 July 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

8 July 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

1 July 2020 Release

A new dashboard for Event History will be released:

 

 

This dashboard provides a summary of events that have occurred in CloudCreator. You can filter by event categories, or by a single CC User, etc.

The dashboard includes “summary” views with drill-down to a detailed “individual event” view.

 

Note:

  • No changes to other existing functionality will be made during this release.
  • There is no impact to virtual machines or other services in your environment.
  • All services via CloudCreator will continue to be available without any disruption.
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June 2020 Releases

 

25 June 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes

 

17 June Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes

 

10 June 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes

 

7 June 2020 Release

This release removes a security vulnerability in the current vCloud User Interface (UI) and will deploy the same vCloud UI that is currently available for Pay as You Go (PAYG).

There is no impact to virtual machines or other services in your environment. All services via CloudCreator are expected to be available without any disruption.

 

vCloud users will see the new improved HTML5-based UI when accessing the vCloud Director portal. There will also be some differences to how you view and use the portal. For further information, please refer to the vCloud help content

 

3 June 2020 Release

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


May 2020 Releases

 

28 May 2020

This release contains minor fixes and changes

 

20 May 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

13 May 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

7 May 2020

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


April 2020 Releases

 

29 April 2020

This release introduces AWS data loading into CloudCreator to provide 'single pane of glass' reporting across all virtual CloudCreator services.

See AWS Data Loading to find out more.  

 

22 April 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

9 April 2020

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

2 April 2020 This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


March 2020 Releases

 

18 March 2020

There is no impact to virtual machines or other services in your environment. All services via CloudCreator are expected to be available without disruption.

This release contains the following change: 

 

vCloud Public API

NZISM security compliance requires, by default, passwords to be reset every 90 days. CloudCreator obeys this default. After this release, a Global Admin will have the ability to set a service account to:

  • not expire, or
  • expire on a specific date.

 

A Global Admin must acknowledge and accept the associated risks before they can set a service account to not expire.   

 

See vCloud Public API, View and Configure a Service Account Expiry Date to find out more.

 

11 March 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

4 March 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes. Two new dashboards have been added:

  • Billing Value Trend Overview
  • Resource Category Explorer

See Standard Reports to find out more.

 


February 2020 Releases

 

27 February 2020

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

12 February 2020

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

5 February 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 


January 2020 Releases

 

29 January 

There is no impact to virtual machines or other services in your environment. All services via CloudCreator are expected to be available without any disruption.

 

The way you select a virtual cloud in CloudCreator changes in this release:

 

If your company is not using multiple virtual clouds, the CloudCreator header continues to show just your company’s name:

 

 

If your company is using multiple virtual clouds, but your CloudCreator role only allows you to access one virtual cloud, the CloudCreator header continues to show just the virtual child cloud name:

 

 

If your company is using multiple virtual clouds, and your CloudCreator role allows you access to multiple virtual clouds, the CloudCreator header now shows both the company name and currently selected child cloud name, and you can now change the selected virtual cloud using a drop-down list:

 

 

22 January 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

16 January 2020 

This release contains minor fixes and changes.

 

8 January 2020

This release contains minor fixes and changes.



 

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