[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 5.4 released!

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Thu Apr 11 16:07:59 CEST 2019


On 4/11/19 2:47 PM, Uwe Sauter wrote:
> Thanks for all your effort. Two questions though:
> 
> 
> From the release notes:
> 
> HA improvements and added flexibility
> 
>     It is now possible to set a datacenter wide HA policy which can change the way guests are treated upon a Node shutdown or
> reboot. The choices are:
>         freeze: always freeze servivces, independent of the shutdown type (reboot, poweroff)
>         failover: never freeze services, this means that a service will get recovered to another node if possible and if the
> current node does not comes back up in the grace period of 1 minute.
>         default: this is the current behavior, freeze on reboot but do not freeze on poweroff
> 
> 
> This seems like an improvement but it seems I cannot find the place where this can be configured. The documentation also seems to
> lack the necessary information. Can you point to the right docs?

just quickly addressing this as I'm on the go, DC -> options should have a new entry in the
WebUI also, man datacenter.cfg

> 
> Regarding failover: do you really think that 1 minute is enough? Most server hardware boots slower, especially if there are a lot
> of disks to be discovered. Also, wouldn't actively migrating services to other nodes before reboot/shutdown make more sense than
> relying on HA to discover that the service is down?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 	Uwe
> 
> Am 11.04.19 um 12:10 schrieb Martin Maurer:
>> Hi all!
>>
>> We are very pleased to announce the general availability of Proxmox VE 5.4.
>>
>> Built on Debian 9.8 (Stretch) and a specially modified Linux Kernel 4.15, this version of Proxmox VE introduces a new wizard for
>> installing Ceph storage via the user interface, and brings enhanced flexibility with HA clustering, hibernation support for
>> virtual machines, and support for Universal Second Factor (U2F) authentication.
>>
>> The new features of Proxmox VE 5.4 focus on usability and simple management of the software-defined infrastructure as well as on
>> security management.
>>
>> Countless bugfixes and more smaller improvements are listed in the release notes.
>>
>> Release notes
>> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Proxmox_VE_5.4
>>
>> Video tutorial
>> What's new in Proxmox VE 5.4? https://www.proxmox.com/en/training/video-tutorials
>>
>> Download
>> https://www.proxmox.com/en/downloads
>> Alternate ISO download:
>> http://download.proxmox.com/iso/
>>
>> Dokumentation
>> https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/
>>
>> Source Code
>> https://git.proxmox.com
>>
>> Bugtracker
>> https://bugzilla.proxmox.com
>>
>> FAQ
>> Q: Can I install Proxmox VE 5.4 on top of Debian Stretch?
>> A: Yes, see https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Stretch
>>
>> Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 5.x to 5.4 with apt?
>> A: Yes, just via GUI or via CLI with apt update && apt dist-upgrade
>>
>> Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 4.x to 5.4 with apt dist-upgrade?
>> A: Yes, see https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_4.x_to_5.0. If you Ceph on V4.x please also check
>> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Jewel_to_Luminous. Please note, Proxmox VE 4.x is already end of support since June 2018, see
>> Proxmox VE Support Lifecycle https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/proxmox-ve-support-lifecycle.35755/
>>
>> Many THANKS to our active community for all your feedback, testing, bug reporting and patch submitting!
>>
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