VMware Cloud Director Availability™ 4.2.1.1 | 25 NOV 2021 | Build 18964982 (Product version: 4.2.1.3131795-5f4fbe1b93)

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.2.1.1 includes only the following important resolved Issues.

Upgrade

VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.2.1.1 supports an in-place upgrade directly from versions 4.0.0.2, 4.0.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.2, and 4.2.1. For more information, see Upgrading in the Cloud and Upgrading On-Premises.

Resolved Issues

  • Tenants cannot start new outgoing replications by using multisite authentication to 4.2.x sites using VMware Cloud Director 10.2 or later

    Starting new outgoing protection or migration as a tenant when using multisite authentication to extend the session to destination sites using VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.2.x and VMware Cloud Director 10.2 or later, completes the task with an error message The provided credentials are not valid. This issue does not affect the service providers.

     

  • Error when using the uplink IP address of the Edge Gateway when creating the server L2 VPN session

    Attempting to use the uplink IP address of the NSX-V Edge Gateway when creating the server L2 VPN session results in the following error message.

    IP Address is not within allowed range(s)

     

  • After re-balancing replications, performing a test failover, and other management operations remain  indefinitely at 1-2% progress

    To prevent the replication from being corrupted, performing management operations locks the replication before performing any changes to it.

    Re-balancing replications detaches the replication from one Replicator Service instance and attaches it to another instance. In case of an error, this replication lock does not get released.

    As a result, all subsequent management operations, for example, pause, resume, test failover, and others fail with the following error message. 

    Lock acquisition timed out for object: H4-bc6f965c-0be4-4325-9c87-a666ba418e44.

    To verify that this caused the issue, open an SSH connection to the Cloud Replication Management Appliance.

    psql -U h4postgres -d h4manager -c "select * from task where resource_id = 'H4-bc6f965c-0be4-4325-9c87-a666ba418e44' and state = 'RUNNING' and type = 'switchDestinationReplication';"

    Then, in /opt/vmware/h4/manager/log/manager.log or in one of the log archives verify that the following ERROR message is present.

    Re-attach of replication H4-bc6f965c-0be4-4325-9c87-a666ba418e44 to replicator 1ef53db8-fe7d-4cca-864e-012611273c25 failed.

     

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