[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 5.4 released!

Uwe Sauter uwe.sauter.de at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 16:38:38 CEST 2019



Am 11.04.19 um 16:07 schrieb Thomas Lamprecht:
> 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


It seems that I was served that page from Firefox's cache although I refreshed it several times. Got it now, thanks.


> 
>>
>> 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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