Change history

The following list associates document part numbers and the important changes to this guide since the previous release. Some of the changes involve features or content, but others do not. For information about new or changed features, refer to the Zenoss Core Release Notes.

1651.18.082.22 (6.1.2)
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1651.18.040.22 (6.1.1)
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1651.18.009 (6.1.0)
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1651.17.311.1 (6.0.0)
Restructure appliance installation procedures.
Update non-appliance procedures for offline installation requirements.
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1051.17.268 (5.3.2)
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1051.17.242 (5.3.1)
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1051.17.229 (5.3.0)
Beginning with this release, you can download and install the appliance artifacts or a converged set of artifacts. This document was reorganized and updated with associated information.
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About 5.2.5
Version 5.2.5 was withdrawn.
1051.17.123 (5.2.4)
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1051.17.100 (5.2.3)
Add a chapter for high-availability installations.
New procedures for installing the appliance with Hyper-V.
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1051.17.58 (5.2.2)
Remove procedure for adding storage for backups (no longer required for appliances).
1051.17.044 (5.2.1)
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1051.16.335 (5.2.0)
Add a section detailing the tested operating environments.
Remove procedures for installing Control Center. That information is now in the Control Center Installation Guide.
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Refine the procedure for creating the application data thin pool.
Add Zenoss Core 5.1.2.
Add a substep to create the docker override directory.
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Add chapters describing how to install the Zenoss Core appliance.
Chapters are organized into parts.
Docker configuration steps now add the storage driver flag (-s devicemapper) to the /etc/sysconfig/docker file.
Docker needs a longer startup timeout value, to work around a known Docker issue with the devicemapper driver. Docker configuration steps now include adding TimeoutSec=300.
Rather than editing /lib/systemd/system/docker.service, Docker configuration steps now include adding a systemd override file.
Add a symlink to /tmp in /var/lib/docker.
Update the commands for starting and testing a ZooKeeper ensemble.
Add a procedure for updating the SERVICED_ZK value on delegate hosts that are not members of a ZooKeeper ensemble.
Add a reference topic for the ZooKeeper variables required on Control Center hosts.
Add step to install the Nmap Ncat package, which is used to check ZooKeeper ensemble status.
Planning information is now in the Zenoss Core Planning Guide.
Information about how to start and configure Zenoss Core is now in the Zenoss Core Configuration Guide.