FlashGrid Cloud Area Network

Release Notes

Note: When updating from version 18.03 or earlier, need to run sudo flashgrid-clan-cfg deploy-config-local before starting flashgrid-clan service. Otherwise the service will fail to start with the following error: "Stopping reactor due to fatal error: 'base_port'" or "Stopping reactor due to fatal error: 'inbound_traffic_shaper'"


Version 19.03

New features:

  • Update 19.3.217: added AWS c5.large
  • Update 19.3.207: added new GCP VM types N2, C2, M1, M2
  • Update 19.3.207: added AWS r5.8xl/16xl, m5.8xl/16xl instances
  • Update 19.3.174: added AWS i3en instances
  • Update 19.3.142: added Azure VM sizes E20s_v3, E48s_v3, D48s_v3 #1911
  • Update 19.3.133: added Azure Standard_E16-4s_v3 VM size
  • Update 19.3.103: added Azure E16-8s_v3 VM size in CLAN #1891
  • added support for GCP VMs

Bug fixes:

  • Update 19.3.214: SCAN Proxy open files limit configured incorrectly #1952
  • Update 19.3.210: auto network bandwidth not used in GCP #1943

Version 18.11

New features:

  • update 169: added support for AWS m5.metal instances
  • update 117: added support for AWS m5d, r5.metal, z1d.metal instances
  • added compatibility with RHEL/OL 7.6
  • added compatibility with Network Manager
  • added support for AWS r5, r5, r5d, u-6tb1.metal, u-9tb1.metal, u-12tb1.metal instance types

Bug fixes:

  • Update 117: fixed NIC speeds for M5 instances
  • Update 41: CLAN reports 'ERR tc' errors on OL/AWS #1725

Version 18.07

New features:

  • update 62: added EC2 R5, R5D, Z1D instance types
  • QoS for inbound traffic #1382
  • support for direct storage connections #1504 #1512
  • added AWS EC2 i3.metal instance type #1460
  • added GS and E64is Azure VM types

Bug fixes:

  • update 25: skb_warn_bad_offload warnings in dmesg #1427
  • update 41: Azure VM metadata service fails with internal server error #1448
  • update 107: Azure VM metadata not available immediately after VM cold start #1675

Version 18.03

New features:

  • AWS: increased network bandwidth without PGs and between AZs #1372
  • Azure Accelerated Network support

Bug fixes:

  • update 117: performance improvement for network speeds between 4-9 Gb/s #1502
  • update 82: Azure: Instance metadata service fails with internal server error #1448
  • update 56: CLAN 18.03 not compatible with previous config files #1419

Version 18.01

New features:

  • AWS M5 instance type support #1252

Bug fixes:

  • flashgrid-scan-proxy logs cryptic errors when SCAN Listener is down #1302

Version 17.11

New features:

  • AWS X1E instance type support #1261

Bug fixes:

  • update 59: SCAN Proxy crashing: too many open files #1310
  • update 45: fix traffic priorities #1291

Version 17.09

New features:

  • SCAN Proxy service