Additions and updates to the RightScale platform. Use the navigation on the left to select the product category.

Latest Weekly Changes

Week of 2017-01-09

Self-Service

Changes in Behavior

  • Notification emails are now sent when a CloudApp fails if the launch process was aborted or canceled

Cloud Management

New Features

  • Support for new AWS Regions - AWS Canada Central, and AWS UK London are now available in Cloud Management. Follow the AWS registration flow to add these new regions to your account.
  • A custom admin username can now be set for Windows instances on Azure Resource Manager. You can find the new field in the Server launch UI and API.
  • Install-at-boot support for Windows on ARM, GCE, and AWS allows for easier installation of the RightLink10 agent on your servers. Follow the install-at-boot instructions and note that this requires RightLink v10.6.0 or later

Week of 2017-01-02

Cloud Management

New Features

  • New Audit Entries are now being created for various actions in Cloud Management. The following actions are now being audited and can be found in the accounts audit entries under Reports -> Audit Entries:
    • Connecting to a cloud
    • Changes to IP Whitelist settings
    • Creating a new child account
    • Changes to SSO settings

Week of 2016-12-26

Cloud Management

New Features

Changes in Behavior

  • Bugfix: fixed a bug that would cause problems when launching multiple instances concurrently on Azure Resource Manager
  • Bugfix: fixed a bug that would revert the spot/On-Demand choice for AWS instances when editing a Server

Self-Service

New Features

  • Cloud Workflow code debugger is now available under the Designer menu -> CWF Console. This console provides the ability to execute Cloud Workflow code (RCL) directly in order to help debugging your custom code. This feature is available in Labs.

Changes in Behavior

  • The use of sha has been changed to ref

Week of 2016-12-19

RightLink v10.6.0 Release

New Features

  • Support for Ubuntu 16.04
  • New optional RightScripts for both Windows and Linux to optionally configure NTP if it is not already configured

Changes in Behavior

  • Refresh the managed login policy when reconnecting to RightScale to reflect any missed updates
  • Added -proxy flag for RightLink 10 installation on Windows
  • Boot bundle no longer re-runs if RightLink is manually restarted after a reboot on Windows
  • Change to use built-in monitoring for certain versions of CentOS/RHEL 7 with broken collectd
  • Multiple bug fixes

For additional detail and documentation on this release, please refer to http://docs.rightscale.com/rl10/releases/rl10_10.6.0_release.html

Week of 2016-12-12

Cloud Management

New Features

Changes in Behavior

  • You can now specify just a Server href instead of an Instance href when creating IPAddressBindings and VolumeAttachments, simplifying the API call and/or Cloud Workflow code for managing these resources (the server must have a current_instance)
  • The Availability Set is now an optional parameter when creating a server/instance in Azure Resource Manager
  • Bugfix: fixed a bug where not all available volumes were being shown for attachment for vSphere clouds
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RightScale Release Schedules

RightScale performs regularly scheduled weekly no-downtime releases of the Cloud Management and Self-Service products every Wednesday afternoon (PDT). Cloud Analytics no-downtime releases occur every Thursday morning (PDT).

If you have questions regarding the RightScale release schedule, please contact our support team at support@rightscale.com