A2 Release Notes 6.0.2 #8143

Alike v6.0.1

Released: 2/18/2019

A stabilization build for the A2

Features and Improvements

  • Adds additional networking tools to sudoers list

Bug Fixes

  • Addresses issue where single-pass backup and replication jobs could consume excessive temp space
  • Cleans up handling and reporting of a disconnected ADS
  • Startup data store rebuild events are now much more rare
  • Jobs will now wait while rebuild events occur
  • Continues to improve and resolve interprocess backend contention issues
  • Resolves issue with Hyper-V snapshot request failures
  • Improves stability and robustness of backup data processing (munge) in storage engine
  • Addresses additional cases of "Unable to read data from the transport connection" bug
  • Fix for sparse ADS resize error where max size is miscalculated
  • Addresses "missing seed" file error for first backup on a new ADS

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 under high hypervisor load
  • 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