[DRBD-user] drbdmanage v0.34 pre-release

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Mon Apr 27 18:31:12 CEST 2015

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On 27/04/15 12:17 PM, Robert Altnoeder wrote:
> Hello DRBD9 and drbdmanage testers,
> we have released version 0.34 of drbdmanage today.
> Improvements in this release include:
> - New command line parser with tab-completion and
>   line editing capability in interactive mode
> - New powerful list views that allow drbdmanage
>   to hide distracting information unless it is
>   explicitly requested, and to enablegrouping of
>   list entries
> - New storage drivers (experimental)
>   The new drivers have a better ability to check whether
>   the storage backend has created or removed a volume
>   as requested by drbdmanage.
>   The new drivers are:
>   * LVM logical volume driver:
>     (Standard logical volumes, no snapshot capability)
>       drbdmanage.storage.lvm_ng.LvmNg
>   * LVM multiple thin pools driver:
>     (One thin pool per new volume and the volume's
>      snapshot/restore volumes)
>       drbdmanage.storage.lvm_thinpool_ng.LvmThinPoolNg
>   * LVM single thin pool driver:
>     (A single shared thin pool for all volumes and snapshots)
>       drbdmanage.storage.lvm_thinlv.LvmThinLv
>   Older implementations of the LVM LV driver and the
>   LVM multi thin pool driver are still included, however, we
>   recommend that you switch to the new drivers, as the old
>   drivers are considered deprecated.
>   Note that the new drivers will be renamed in future versions.
>   Configuration file templates for the new drivers are included
>   in the release packages.
> - Fully qualified domain names (FQDN) can be used as a
>   drbdmanage node name now (the dot character is now allowed
>   inside a node name)
> - A new connection algorithm connects DRBD9 clients only to
>   server nodes (nodes where a resource has a storage backend),
>   but not to other clients, thereby reducing the number
>   of active network connections
> - Packaging support for the Debian distribution has been added
> You can find the archives at:
> http://oss.linbit.com/drbdmanage/
> There is also a GIT repository available at:
> http://git.drbd.org/gitweb.cgi?p=drbdmanage.git
> This is a release that comes with quite a few changes, so if you have
> any questions on how to use this new version of drbdmanage or any of its
> new components, feel free to post to the mailing list or to visit our
> IRC channel at FreeNode #drbd9+drbdmanage.
> Best regards,
> Robert


Will there be a new pre-release of DRBD 9 itself going up soon, too?

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