Software Release Bulletin SafeKit 7.3


Warning

This bulletin lists 7.3 SafeKit releases. Use the latest release to fix SafeKit.
For migration instructions and new features of SafeKit 7.3.x, see the SafeKit Release Notes (HTML, PDF ).

Latest Documentation Reference: SafeKit User's Guide / Guide de l'utilisateur SafeKit


SafeKit and OS at the correct level

Use Safekit 7.3 for:


Use Safekit 7.2 for other OS. See SafeKit 7.2 Software Release Bulletin for details on supported OS.


7.3.0.24

Date : September 13, 2018

OS :

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 at least 6.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 at least 7.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Debian 8 at least 8.7 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

Changes:

  • Major changes:See SafeKit Release Notes
  • SafeKit cluster definition: the internal xml format and web console have changed to specify the type of communication on the network: framework (global cluster and module internal communications) and/or console (web console communications)
  • Replicated directories synchronization scheduling: new configuration option syncat for scheduling synchronization on the secondary node on given dates

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.23

Date : July 5, 2018

OS :

Windows Server 2016 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Windows 10 Enterprise (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

  • File replication in Windows:
    • primary goes alone and the reintegration stops when a file, contained in a not yet reintegrated directory, is renamed (Mars 66180)
    • primary goes into degraded mode on create/rename/delete scenario (EVD 64294/Mars 65634)
  • SafeKit package install in Windows: installation failure when SeServiceLogonRight is not set to the Virtual Service Account (EVD 63784/Mars 65242)

Changes:

  • Major changes:See SafeKit Release Notes
  • SafeKit cluster definition: the internal xml format and web console have changed to specify the type of communication on the network: framework (global cluster and module internal communications) and/or console (web console communications)
  • Replicated directories synchronization scheduling: new configuration option syncat for scheduling synchronization on the secondary node on given dates
  • SafeKit web console: restriction based on connection ports (9011 and 9012) is no more enabled by default

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.22

Date : June 1, 2018

OS :

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 at least 6.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 at least 7.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Debian 8 at least 8.7 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

  • Security fix: upgrade to httpd 2.4.33, openssl 1.0.2o, curl 7.59.0, jquery-ui 1.12.1, jquery 1.12.1 (MARS 64750, VENUS 65414)
    Apache 2.2 configuration files are no more delivered

  • 3 nodes replication fix: fix failback failures when changing the DR node (MARS 65220, MARS 65566)

  • Load-balancing fix: fix load-balancing configuration and implementation when many virtual IP addresses (MARS 49554, MARS 65924)

  • Virtual IP fix: fix one_side virtual IP address configuration

Changes:

  • Major changes:See SafeKit Release Notes
  • SafeKit cluster definition: the internal xml format and web console have changed to specify the type of communication on the network: framework (global cluster and module internal communications) and/or console (web console communications)
  • Replicated directories synchronization scheduling: new configuration option syncat for scheduling synchronization on the secondary node on given dates

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.14

Date : December 20, 2017

OS :

Windows Server 2016 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Windows 10 Enterprise (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

  • Web console: after a module uninstall, properly refresh the display of the installed modules (Mars 55490)

  • Safekit: after SafeKit upgrade, "3nodesrepli" context is lost and the user must set the disaster recovery node (Mars 62147)

Changes:

  • Major changes:See SafeKit Release Notes
  • Application modules: modules customized for a specific business application are no more delivered with the SafeKit package. These HA modules can now be downloaded from Evidian site

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.14

Date : December 15, 2017

OS :

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 at least 6.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 at least 7.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Debian 8 at least 8.7 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

  • Web console: after a module uninstall, properly refresh the display of the installed modules (Mars 55490)

Changes:

  • Major changes: 3 nodes replication module for Linux and external synchonization for replicated directories. See SafeKit Release Notes
  • Security settings (Linux only): automatic local firewall settings if opted-in during SafeKit package installation
  • Application modules: modules customized for a specific business application are no more delivered with the SafeKit package. These HA modules can now be downloaded from Evidian site

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.13

Date : November 21, 2017

OS :

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 at least 6.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 at least 7.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Debian 8 at least 8.7 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

  • Config : if a mirror module is deployed with more than one replicated directory, a new configuration (update and deploy) is inconsistent (MARS 64298)

  • Rfs : performance improvment (MARS 64225)

Changes:

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.12

Date : October 20, 2017

OS :

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 at least 6.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 at least 7.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Debian 8 at least 8.7 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Fix:

  • Rfs : Primary goes Alone if a file is moved from a "not replicated" to "replicated" directory (MARS 63072)

  • SafeKit : if "CA Server" is running "safekit uninstall" doesn't stop it (MARS 62965)

  • Rfs : if the replicated directory ex. Rep1 is replaced with ex. Rep2, "safekit config" doesn't remove "Rep1_For_SafeKit_Replication" link (MARS 63890)

  • Rfs : reintegration fails with errors "Server fault / too many open files" if nbrei="10" (or superior) in userconfig.xml (MARS 63063)

  • Config : inconsistent error when deploying a mirror module with a bad local address in lan configuration (MARS 62756)

  • Safekit : Safekit behaviour improvment when a flow interface goes from down to up (MARS 62724)

Changes:

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.11

Date : September 29, 2017

OS :

Windows Server 2016 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Windows 10 Enterprise (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Changes:

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065


7.3.0.6

Date : June 19, 2017

OS :

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 at least 6.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 at least 7.2 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)
Debian 8 at least 8.7 (Intel x86 64-bit kernel)

Changes:

Restriction and Known Problems:

  • Refer to the SafeKit Release Notes.
  • File replication does not support hard links and file system transactions
  • IE11 and Webconsole secured with https - see SK-0065