Current Series Release Notes


New Features

  • The nova::compute::libvirt::services now installs the OVMF package to allow UEFI boot of instances. The package installation can be disabled by setting the manage_ovmf parameter.

  • The new nova::compute::libvirt::num_volume_scan_tries parameter has been added.

  • The new nova::compute::pci::report_in_placement parameter has been added.

  • The new nova::compute::reserved_host_cpus parameter has been added.

  • The nova::compute::libvirt::services class now installs the swtpm package by default. To disable the package installation, use the manage_swtpm parameter.

Upgrade Notes

  • The [libvirt] cpu_mode option is set to host-model by default when qemu virt type is used, which is consistent with the default selected by nova. Set the nova::compute::libvirt::cpu_mode parameter to use a different mode such as the previous default (none).

  • Suopport for vmwareapi virt driver has been removed.

  • The following resource types no longer attempts to load user credentials from the [keystone_authtoken] section in nova.conf.

    • nova_aggregate

    • nova_flavor

    • nova_service

  • The nova::api::nova_metadata_wsgi_enabled parameter has no effect now. When nova API service is deployed using httpd and mod_wsgi, nova-api service is no longer started. Use httpd + mod_wsgi to run metadata api.

  • The nova::upgrade_level_cert parameter has been removed.

Deprecation Notes

  • The nova::compute::config_drive_format parameter has been deprecated, because the config_drive_format option in nova has been deprecated.

  • The following parameters of the nova::api class have been deprecated and now have no effect.

    • enable_network_quota

    • allow_instance_snapshots

    • hide_server_address_states

Bug Fixes

  • Now the nova::compute::ironic class installs the nova-compute-ironic package in Debian or Ubuntu.