[ovirt-announce] [ANN] oVirt 3.6 Final Release is now available

Sandro Bonazzola sbonazzo at redhat.com
Wed Nov 4 10:58:52 UTC 2015

The oVirt Project is pleased to announce the general availability of
oVirt 3.6 Final Release,
as of November 4th, 2015.

This release is available now for Fedora 22,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7, CentOS Linux 6.7 (or similar) and
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1, CentOS Linux 7.1 (or similar).

This release supports Hypervisor Hosts running
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1, CentOS Linux 7.1 (or similar),
Fedora 21 and Fedora 22.
Highly experimental support for Debian 8.1 Jessie has been added too.

New features include:

Experimental Docker Integration
oVirt Engine setup now provides experimental Cinder and Glance automated
deployment using Docker with images from kollaglue project.

Self Hosted Engine FC Support
Hosted Engine has now added support for FC storage

Self Hosted Engine Gluster Support
Hosted Engine has now added support for Gluster storage

oVirt Live
oVirt Live has been rebased on CentOS 7 allowing to run oVirt in 3.6
compatibility mode

Experimental Debian Support for Hosts
Experimental support for running oVirt Hosts on Debian (or similar) has been
added providing custom packaging of needed dependencies.

Fedora 22 Support
Support for running oVirt on Fedora 22 (or similar) has been added providing
custom packaging of Wildfly 8.2.0.

VirtIO Serial Console
Users can now directly connect, using ssh, to the serial consoles of the VMs.

Affinity Rules Enforcement Manager
This feature is a manager that checks if hard affinity rules are broken and
migrates VMs in order to enforce them.

Cluster parameters override
Cluster parameters override feature allows to configure the 'emulated machine'
and 'cpu model' parameters for each VM separately instead of relying on the
cluster default.

This release of oVirt also includes numerous bug fixes.
See the release notes [1] for a complete list of the new features and bugs

A new repository has been created and will be automatically enabled by
installing / upgrading ovirt-release36 package.
Please refer to release notes [1] for Installation / Upgrade instructions.
New oVirt Node ISO and oVirt Live ISO will be available soon as well[2].

Please note that mirrors[3] may need usually one day before being

Please refer to the release notes for known issues in this release.

[1] http://www.ovirt.org/OVirt_3.6_Release_Notes
[2] http://plain.resources.ovirt.org/pub/ovirt-3.6/iso/
[3] http://www.ovirt.org/Repository_mirrors#Current_mirrors

Sandro Bonazzola
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