Oracle® Private Cloud Appliance

Release Notes for Release 2.2.1

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October 2016

Table of Contents

1 About Oracle Private Cloud Appliance
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Components
2 Feature Overview
2.1 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.2.1
2.2 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.1.1
2.3 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.0.5
2.4 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.0.4
2.5 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.0.3
2.6 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.0.2
2.7 Changes and Improvements in Release 2.0.1
2.8 Changes and Improvements in Release 1.1.3
2.9 Changes and Improvements in Release 1.1.1
2.10 Changes and Improvements in Release 1.0.2
2.11 Key Features in Release 1.0.1
3 Configuration Maximums
4 Known Limitations and Workarounds
4.1 Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Hardware
4.1.1 Compute Node Boot Sequence Interrupted by LSI Bios Battery Error
4.1.2 Management Node Network Interfaces Are Down After System Restart
4.1.3 Only One Oracle Switch ES1-24 May Be Connected Upstream
4.1.4 Sun ZFS Storage Appliance 7320 Firmware Upgrade Must Be Performed After Management Node Update to Release 2.0.2
4.1.5 ZFS Storage Appliance Firmware Upgrade and Network Configuration Fail with Appliance Software Release 2.1.1 or 2.2.1
4.1.6 ILOM Service Processor Clocks Are Out-of-Sync
4.1.7 Expansion Rack Components Require Manual NTP Configuration
4.2 Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Software
4.2.1 Do Not Install Additional Software on Appliance Components
4.2.2 Do Not Reconfigure Network During Compute Node Provisioning or Upgrade
4.2.3 Nodes Attempt to Synchronize Time with the Wrong NTP Server
4.2.4 Unknown Symbol Warning during InfiniBand Driver Installation
4.2.5 Node Manager Does Not Show Node Offline Status
4.2.6 Compute Node State Changes Despite Active Provisioning Lock
4.2.7 Compute Nodes Are Available in Oracle VM Server Pool Before Provisioning Completes
4.2.8 Reprovisioning or Upgrading a Compute Node Hosting Virtual Machines Leads to Errors
4.2.9 Virtual Machines Remain in Running Status when Host Compute Node Is Reprovisioned
4.2.10 Provisioning Is Slow in Systems with Many VMs and VLANs
4.2.11 Static Routes for Custom Host Networks Are Not Configured on Compute Nodes
4.2.12 Altering Custom Network VLAN Tag Is Not Supported
4.2.13 Update Functionality Not Available in Dashboard
4.2.14 Interrupting Download of Software Update Leads to Inconsistent Image Version and Leaves Image Mounted and Stored in Temporary Location
4.2.15 Compute Nodes Lose Oracle VM iSCSI LUNs During Software Update
4.2.16 Customer Created LUNs Are Mapped to the Wrong Initiator Group
4.2.17 Virtual Machine File Systems Become Read-Only after Storage Head Failover
4.2.18 Oracle VM Manager Tuning Settings Are Lost During Software Update
4.2.19 Oracle VM Manager Fails to Restart after Restoring a Backup Due to Password Mismatch
4.2.20 SSH Host Key Mismatch After Management Node Failover
4.2.21 Oracle VM Java Processes Consume Large Amounts of Resources
4.2.22 External Storage Cannot Be Discovered Over Data Center Network
4.2.23 Fibre Channel LUNs Presented to Management Nodes Cause Kernel Panic
4.2.24 High Network Load with High MTU May Cause Time-Out and Kernel Panic in Compute Nodes
4.2.25 Oracle PCA Dashboard URL Is Not Redirected
4.2.26 Network View in Oracle PCA Dashboard Contains Misaligned Labels with Screen Reader Enabled
4.2.27 Component Status Not Displayed in Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle PCA Dashboard
4.2.28 User Interface Does Not Support Internet Explorer 10 and 11
4.2.29 Mozilla Firefox Cannot Establish Secure Connection with User Interface
4.2.30 Authentication Error Prevents Oracle VM Manager Login
4.2.31 Error Getting VM Stats in Oracle VM Agent Logs
4.2.32 Virtual Machine with High Availability Takes Five Minutes to Restart when Failover Occurs
4.2.33 Compute Node CPU Load at 100 Percent Due to Hardware Management Daemon
4.2.34 CLI Output Misaligned When Listing Tasks With Different UUID Length
4.2.35 The CLI Command list opus-ports Shows Information About Non-existent Switches
4.2.36 The CLI Command diagnose software Reports Incorrect Test Failures
4.2.37 The CLI Command diagnose ilom Cannot Handle Long Messages
5 Feedback and Support
5.1 Providing Feedback and Reporting Problems
5.2 Contacting Oracle Specialist Support
5.3 Data Collection for Service and Support