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Apache CloudStack LTS Maintenance Release

by Ivet

Posted on Monday March 07, 2022 at 03:12PM in Announcements


The Apache CloudStack project is pleased to announce the release of CloudStack
The CloudStack release is a maintenance release as part of its 4.16.x LTS branch and contains more than 150 fixes and improvements since the CloudStack release. Some of the highlights include:

- System VM Template improvements
- CKS enhancements
- Support for VMware 7.0u2, 7.0u3
- Several Hypervisor (VMware, KVM, XenServer) fixes and improvements
- Several UI fixes and improvements
- First Install and Onboarding Message improvements
- Log4j v1.x migration to reload4j v1.2.18.0
- Several security fixes addressing multiple CVEs and improvements

CloudStack LTS branches are supported for 18 months and will receive updates for the first 12 months and only security updates in the last 6 months.

Apache CloudStack is an integrated Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) software platform that allows users to build feature-rich public and private cloud environments. CloudStack includes an intuitive user interface and rich API for managing the compute, networking, software, and storage resources. The project became an Apache top-level project in March 2013.

More information about Apache CloudStack can be found at:
# Documentation

What's new in CloudStack

The release notes include a full list of issues fixed, as well as upgrade instructions from previous versions of Apache CloudStack, and can be found at:

The official installation, administration, and API documentation for each of the releases are available on our documentation page:
# Downloads

The official source code for the release can be downloaded from our downloads page:
In addition to the official source code release, individual contributors have also made convenience binaries available on the Apache CloudStack download page, and can be found at:

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