A2 Release Notes 6.0.1 #7894

Alike v6.0.1

Released: 12/13/2018

A stabilization build for the A2


  • Increases SMB/CIFS network buffers, improving potential throughput to ADS and ODS storage when using CIFS

Bug Fixes

  • Addresses interprocess database contention issues
  • Fixes issue where ABD deployment and diagnostic jobs incorrectly required an A2 license key to work
  • Improves HTTP connectivity to XenServer
  • Improves A2 networking to ABDs
  • Resolves issue with orphan ABDs
  • Decreases chattiness of Web UI to Alike ADS
  • Resolves rare error with RestoreFS during boot-up
  • Resolves intermittent "Command not finished" error during commit phase

Known Issues

  • A2's Jobs directory can grow large, requiring manual cleanup, for single-pass replication jobs
  • Importing of Alike v4 Offsite Vaults is not supported yet
  • ADS/ODS can report the available space incorrectly for local/unencapsulated stores
  • Intermittent "Unable to read data from the transport connection" from XenAPI on older XenServer versions
  • Vaulting bandwidth controls not yet available
  • LVM file-level restore not supported for RestoreFS (full restores are supported)
  • Error reporting during "full restore" jobs is limited/unhelpful
  • Deleting an entire VM from the UI will remove it to be lost from any configured jobs
  • Revert (overwrite) restores not available
  • XenCenter console can become unresponsive, use SSH as a workaround if affected
  • Dashboard graph empty on first day after initial install and setup