Multi-Tenant LoadMaster Release Notes

 

1Introduction

This document lists the features and issues in the current Multi-Tenant LoadMaster (MT LoadMaster) release.

We recommend you fully back up the Multi-Tenant LoadMaster configuration before upgrading the software.

Installation of this software and reloading of the configuration may take up to five minutes, or possibly more.

1.1Document Purpose

The purpose of this document is to provide details about the current Multi-Tenant LoadMaster firmware release.

The following are recommendations for upgrading the software:

  • The person undertaking the upgrade should be a network administrator or someone with equivalent knowledge.
  • In case of issues configuring the Multi-Tenant LoadMaster, please refer to the Multi-Tenant LoadMaster documentation which can be found at http://kemptechnologies.com/documentation.

1.1Support

If there are problems loading the software release, please contact KEMP support staff and a KEMP support Engineer will get in touch with you promptly: http://kemptechnologies.com/load-balancing-support/kemp-support

1.2Intended Audience

This document is intended to be read by anyone who is interested in finding out more about a Multi-Tenant LoadMaster firmware release.

2Release MT_7.1.35

Refer to the sections below for details about firmware version MT_7.1.35. This was released on 2nd August 2016.

When upgrading a Multi-Tenant LoadMaster for Microsoft Azure to firmware version 7.1.35 – you also need to upgrade the Azure add-on pack.

2.1Feature Enhancements

  1. It is now possible to retrieve the serial number of a Multi-Tenant LoadMaster using the Application Program Interface (API).

2.2Issues Resolved

PD-7380

Fixed an issue which was causing the interface speed to not be displayed correctly in the Multi-Tenant LoadMaster Web User Interface (WUI).

3Release MT_7.1.34

Refer to the sections below for details about firmware version MT_7.1.34. This was released on 18th May 2016.

3.1New Feature

  1. New Ovs Logging Level field added

This drop-down list allows you to specify the level of MT LoadMaster logs to be recorded.

3.2Feature Enhancements

  1. Mitigated against CVE-2004-2761 vulnerability.
  1. Interface IDs are now displayed in the output of the stats API command.

3.3Issues Resolved

PD-6634

Fixed an issue that was preventing the presentation of the root certificate.

PD-6509

It is now possible to set the memory size to greater than 2048 MB when using the createinstance API command.

4Release MT_7.1-30

Refer to the sections below for details about firmware version MT_7.1-30. This was released on 3rd November 2015.

4.1New Features

  1. Application Program Interface (API) support added

The Multi-Tenant LoadMaster can now be configured via a REST-like API interface.

  1. DHCP support added

It is now possible to set the tenant LoadMaster IP address and default gateway via DHCP.

4.2Feature Enhancements

  1. After initially deploying a new Multi-Tenant LoadMaster, a prompt will now appear asking to set up the initial tenant LoadMaster.
  1. The User Interface (UI) has been updated.
  2. The speed of Virtual LoadMaster (VLM) instance creation has been increased.
  3. The Multi-Tenant LoadMaster now comes with a pre-installed Virtual Network Function (VNF) package containing the latest LoadMaster firmware.

4.3Known Issues

PD-6487

The TPS counter on the home page is not relevant for the Multi-Tenant LoadMaster product and will be removed in a future release.

PD-6153

The current version of the Multi-Tenant LoadMaster does not work on the HP ProLiant DL320e bare metal platform.

PD-6509

The API command create instance does not allow the memory size to be set greater than 2048 MB.

References

Unless otherwise specified, the following documents can be found at http://kemptechnologies.com/documentation.

KEMP Multi-Tenant LoadMaster, Product Overview Multi-Tenancy, Feature Description KEMP Multi-Tenant LoadMaster, Configuration Guide Multi-Tenant LoadMaster API, Interface Description

Document History

Date

Change

Reason for Change

Version

Resp.

Dec 2015

Initial draft

First draft of document

1.0

LB

Jan 2016

Minor changes

Updated

2.0

LB

Apr 2016

Release updates

Updates for MT_7.1.34

3.0

LB

Aug 2016

Release updates

Updates for MT_7.1.35

4.0

LB

Jan 2017

Minor changes

Enhancement made

5.0

LB

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