For Private Cloud edition, now Uniview supports monitoring of OpenStack Controller Database! Database in OpenStack controller is a vulnerable component that frequently has various issue. As a critical component, Uniview can conveniently monitor and alert various metrics such as open file number, slow query, unexpected restart etc!
In order to be consistent and error free, now a console based bill generation for administrator becomes available! Besides earlier command line based trigger, a console provides many benefits such as traceability, consistency and convenience. At the end of bill cycle, a push button is ready to generate bills per projects!
For the process of automated payment collection from Credit card at the end of billing cycle, besides earlier command line based interface, now a console is available for administrators to select the tenants (projects) and billing cycle, then start credit card pay process. A console provides better controlling, traceability, and payment issue investigation possibilities too! The command line interface is expected to be decommissioned in upcoming release!
Now Uniview has ticketing feature for public cloud use cases. A tenant user can conveniently create support case on the same console upon technical or billing issues. Vendor administrators have been provided a utility to respond, resolve or re-open an issue created by the tenant from Vendor console too.
The keystone authentication for Uniview such as Payment/Ticketing of non-openstack activities is adjusted to accomodate restricted keystone API call. With basic keystone policy permission, user still can be authenticated to ticketing for example!
Now Uniview has timeout settings for handshaking with backend API endpoints， which helps to tolerate expected/unexpected failures when system scan capabilities of complex OpenStack deployments
Now Uniview is optimized with more static view experiences on openstack identify management views.
Now Uniview supports extra monitoring view for tenant Octavia load balancer. With a click, user can conveniently get the critical operation data, such as metrics of listners, pools, health state etc, active connection, traffic in/out in a graphic and comparative manner
Now Uniview has a full migration from earlier version toward the new edition frontend web framework Boostrap 5, so the user can leverage all the best features such as placeholder, better datatable etc.!
There are many small enhancements on billing job, and other bugs in this current release!
Uniview now has support of cores services of OpenStack Antelope editions: Keystone, Glance, Neutron, Nova, Cinder, Heat, Swift, Ceilometer and many other applications.
Now Uniview supports Receipt/Invoice Downloading upon successful due payment!
Now User can edit/create new payment method upon pay request starts, and select one or multiple billing cycles by one pay!
All a public cloud needs in! Finally it is exciting that Uniview now fully supports public cloud needs in this release! From user onboarding process, registration, credit card validation, pay a bill, automated credit card payment are fully supported as a click to go. By this release, user can turn a running OpenStack infrascture into cash-flow ready public cloud in minutes.
Now Uniview supports API call with Payment Gateway for the automated invoicing process. The utility can be on demand to initiate batch payment of invoicing through API call toward popular Paymeng Gateway: Stripe!
Now Uniview has across board optimization so that display is more context awared. When no datapoint is available from backend, the views will be adapted into effect by backfilling default value, which is even helpful when multiple resources are displayed in one comparative view in a timeframe.
Uniview provides a first version of standalone utility for bill aggregation for public cloud use case. The utility aggregates data through API query and inserts into Uniview database for bill query, invoice generation through payment gateway etc.
Now Uniview supports consolidated quota management for Magnum K8s along with nova, cinder, neutron quota etc. To compare with Horizon, where a standalone quota for cluster, consolidated quota is proven providing the best convinient user experiences.
Now Uniview Monitoring supports backfilling for a timeframe metric querying. That well complements the behavior of Prometheus that only valid dataset will be returned even query is across a longer period and eventually view could not show a whole image.
Uniview allows self-signed certificates handshaking now. And disabling such to allow only publicly signed certificate will be on demand to set.
Now Uniview supports alerting function that various infrastructure metrics threshold, high CPU/Memory, instance down/up of bare metal, or OpenStack services can be real time alarmed through email, slack, PagerDuty and any other http webhooks. The function further improves the operability of OpenStack by out of box full monitoring suite ready and keep the best integrity and process fluency. Alert dashbaord is integrated into vendor dashboard, and an alert detail console is provided along too.
Now user has best flexibility of choice of using application credential by a separate utility to enable/disable by a click. Administrator console allows admin to enable/disable the option of all users in the same easy way.
Various bugs are fixed and some Heat Stack user action UI effects are improved in this releases.
Now Uniview supports vendor best-practice CPU over-committing ratio, instead of a NOVA configuration, so that dashboard CPU allocation ratio becomes an even better helper for administrator in capacity planning and making resource scaling up decision.
Now Uniview supports self MFA enabling to every cloud users, regardless of their roles and permissions,with no need of administrator through the process. Please note back end API policy and Keystone proper configuration are needed to support this! Please consult our support team for the configurations.
Various bugs are fixed and some Swift user action UI effects are improved in this releases.
The core components of Zed, 26th OpenStack Release of 2022, are being supported at Uniview right now!
Extra CPU utilization by cpu millisecond counter, and load average (1m, 5m and 15 minutes average) are both provided respectively to support the need of views from different angle. Metrics aggregated at Uniview are more auditable too, by alignment with common performance CLI tools such as top and htop etc!
Majority metric views of Instances, Bare-metals and Hosting servers across board now have both small and large views with easy switch, mouse drag pickable daterange to search. So that user can easily dig in suspicious part when in need.
App layouts are supported for normal cloud users, administorator, or monitoring etc.
The view of designated is overhauled to be more user friendly
Spanish becomes one language officially support by Uniview this month release.
Routing and Language pack improvements, data table performance and other user not-visible improvements etc
Uniview has gone through many polishing across instance view, object view, designate zone view etc to render stable and visual pleasant effects!
Uniview is optimized to support very large user base deployment to support high concurrent user requests. The performance tuning is configrable by administrators at deployment configurations too.
Uniview now supports multi regions OpenStack deploy with capability of discovering regions and backends. At console, user can easily click a button to switch between regions
Uniview supports discovering the type of endpoints, such as HTTP/HTTPS, LAN vs WAN for proper handshaking
Now Uniview portal supports full cycle managements of clustering: profile, node, cluster and etc
Now Uniview portal supports managements of DNS: zone and records
Now Uniview portal supports fraut prevention at user regisration. Administrator can configure by providing the DNS and Google "I'm not a bot" fraud prevention key at administrator console without code change.
Now Uniview portal admin can customize business rebranding needs by simply a click! That will also simplify automated install as care of customization can be left to post-install setting at admin console.
Now portal admin can switch different theme at console with simply a click! As business has a need to match the theme to their logo etc, a theme change is frequently required
User profile is more aligned with dashboard service by fluency improvement, e.g. disabling avatar
The overall view is adjusted, and outgoing notification is generalized per custom branding and business terms
Now user can skip database provisioning to simplify portal install manual process. From this release docker service has the capability of identifying status, e.g. existing version, or a fresh install, then will do accordingly seed database, or upgrade the database from earlier version! Upfront install of Uniview portal is much simpler
New uploading experience of object files/folders: real time, acurate uploading status, drag and drop as many files as user wants. The frontend is better tuned in terms of how to refresh when there is delay of availability after uploading is complete
Now ComputingStack Frontend Integrations support the core components and API of YOGA version of OpenStack 2022.
Now user can conviniently find cost info at very first landing page to be tuned, and welcome view are also generally improved to be concise.
Swift Console API process is re-compiled to accomdate special charaters. However, there is not user facing view change.
Billing and rating become offically supported out of box in feb-2022 release. User can view/generate/download monthy bill with service break down such as instance type, networking incoming/outgoing, volume usage etc and configurable to all metrics collected by Ceilomter. A comprensive cost dashboard is provided in the release too. As built over API call, billing integration with backend is easy and straightforward as only either standard Gnocchi or Monasca in place is required
Instance creation wizard now provides more visual filters per image architecture, OS distro etc. User now can even conviniently launch instance from source panels such as image
Mutliple changes including uploading protocol and meta data editing etc in this release!
Multiple changes including security group association, floating IP creation in process of association were improved in this release
More explicit image info is better displayed in the VM creation wizard taking advatange of Image meta data info
Now Intos Cloud Portal supports core components of the latest version of Openstack: Xena, e.g. compute, storage and networking. Applications specific is expected to come very soon, such as Kubernetes, Database, and Loadbalancer!
Welcome landing page is improved to more comprehensively cover monitoring, wizards, and business relevant pointers
Now user can even safely and conveniently in a guided way to create a VM by staying on one panel with a few clicks
YAML apply becomes a fun of a click away without a process of pulling out credential and setup kubectl cli env etc. Another improvement is that now Kubernetes dashboard is organized more organicly per cluster to fit in most of real user cases of per cluster context.
Now critical resources have desirable protections from accidental deletion at console! The sources include such as Kubernetes cluster, heat stack, neutron router, swift container etc
Now the system has the capacity for managing user info in business context beyond the constraint of keystone, such as business name, address, telephone
Many small improvements over the course, such as MySQL2 support in moving to latest mysql server etc!
Now the system can differentiate machine created project vs real project and use different ways of loading for administror dashboard
Now user can download super large object through portal with full peace of mind, transparently, responsively and securely. What you see is what you get!
The landing page changes to have user to select clusters before loading workload, service and other kuberntes objects, to accommodate use cases of large number of clusters user can access
Select to display window can show more conveniently enriched, grouped user oriented information details
Users now experience more controlled process for large object uploading through Intos UI after the process and protocol overhauls, such as all real time, speed and progress clarity. The drag and drop on combined folders and individual files become even easier too.
Admin users can just click to enable or disable projects and users.
Admin users have convenience of capacity management now. Hypervisor, Block storage and other Bare-metal level details can be queried and grouped to display. Basic operations at baremetal level are possible too over Intos UI.
On router, now user can manage static route, such as adding new route, removing existing route.
The search button has been enhanced across all console pages with more sophisticated view and experience.
User can filter out object views per cluster, per namespace or per both
In Virtual Machine creation, now user can have a short cut to skip optional steps to review and submit to create VM. When multiple networks exist, the VM creation with auto network may fail.
In this version of Intos Portal, user can conduct daily operation of GROUP, such as create, edit and delete.
User now can cordon and uncordon a node conveniently at Intos Portal, so that user has flexibility of enabling or disabling node schedulability.
User Profile has been more accurate, and nova tenant VM memory metric graphical etc
Now user can browse kubernetes node, deployments, configurations and services etc with one click. User has also options (still limited) to edit attributes of pod, deployment etc then save to apply without kubectl and credential environment to setup.
First release of Intos Cloud Portal becomes downloadable to the public
User has a experience boosted process of creating OpenStack VM, comprehensive, one pane of glass and error-free
Volume creation, deletion, editing and security utilities; Container and object CRUD with drag and drop
User can just one click create, delete and edit network, subnet, port, security group, routers, floating IP and all other network objects
The world only known seamless integrated solution, so a user would have tenant monitoring graphic views by only a click away. CPU, Memory, Disk and Network and more
User can automatically register and create an account at OpenStack Cloud. Email notification and other on-demand communications are supported