[ovirt-users] [QE][ACTION NEEDED] oVirt 3.5.0 Alpha status

Sandro Bonazzola sbonazzo at redhat.com
Wed May 21 09:20:51 UTC 2014

We released oVirt 3.5.0 Alpha on *2014-05-20* and we're now preparing for feature freeze scheduled for 2014-05-30.
We're going to compose a second Alpha on Firday *2014-05-30 08:00 UTC*.
- Please be sure that master snapshot allow to create VMs before *2014-05-29 15:00 UTC*

The bug tracker [1] shows the following proposed blockers to be reviewed:

Bug ID	Whiteboard	Status		Summary
1001100	integration	NEW		Add log gathering for a new ovirt module (External scheduler)
1073944	integration	ASSIGNED	Add log gathering for a new ovirt module (External scheduler)
1060198	integration	NEW		[RFE] add support for Fedora 20
1099432	virt		NEW		noVNC client doesn't work: Server disconnected (code: 1006)

Feature freeze has been postponed to 2014-05-30 and the following features should be testable in 3.5.0 Alpha according to Features Status Table [2]

Group		oVirt BZ	Title
gluster		1096713		Monitoring (UI plugin) Dashboard (Integrated with Nagios monitoring)
infra		1090530		[RFE] Please add host count and guest count columns to "Clusters" tab in webadmin
infra		1054778		[RFE] Allow to perform fence operations from a host in another DC
infra		1090803		[RFE] Change the "Slot" field to "Service Profile" when cisco_ucs is selected as the fencing type
infra		1090511		[RFE] Improve fencing robustness by retrying failed attempts
infra		1090794		[RFE] Search VMs based on MAC address from web-admin portal
infra		1090793		consider the event type while printing events to engine.log
infra		1090796		[RFE] Re-work engine ovirt-node host-deploy sequence
infra		1090798		[RFE] Admin GUI - Add host uptime information to the "General" tab
infra		1090808		[RFE] Ability to dismiss alerts and events from web-admin portal
infra-api	1090797		[RFE] RESTAPI: Add /tags sub-collection for Template resource
infra-dwh	1091686		prevent OutOfMemoryError after starting the dwh service.
network		1078836		Add a warning when adding display network
network		1079719		Display of NIC Slave/Bond fault on Event Log
network		1080987		Support ethtool_opts functionality within oVirt
storage		1054241		Store OVF on any domains
storage		1083312		Disk alias recycling in web-admin portal
ux		1064543		oVirt new look and feel [PatternFly adoption] - phase #1
virt		1058832		Allow to clone a (down) VM without snapshot/template
virt		1031040		can't set different keymap for vnc via runonce option
virt		1043471		oVirt guest agent for SLES
virt		1083049		add progress bar for vm migration
virt		1083065		EL 7 guest compatibility
virt		1083059		"Instance types (new template handling) - adding flavours"
virt				Allow guest serial number to be configurable
virt		1047624		[RFE] support BIOS boot device menu
virt		1083129		allows setting netbios name, locale, language and keyboard settings for windows vm's
virt		1038632		spice-html5 button to show debug console/output window
virt		1080002		[RFE] Enable user defined Windows Sysprep file	done

Some more features may be included since they were near to be completed on last sync meeting.
The table will be updated on next sync meeting scheduled for 2014-05-21.

There are still 382 bugs [3] targeted to 3.5.0.
Excluding node and documentation bugs we still have 319 bugs [4] targeted to 3.5.0.

Maintainers / Assignee:
- Please remember to rebuild your packages before *2014-05-29 15:00 UTC* if needed, otherwise nightly snapshot will be taken.
- Please be sure that master snapshot allow to create VMs before *2014-05-29 15:00 UTC*
- If you find a blocker bug please remember to add it to the tracker [1]
- Please start filling release notes, the page has been created here [5]

- You're welcome to join us testing this alpha release and getting involved in oVirt Quality Assurance[6]!

[1] http://bugzilla.redhat.com/1073943
[2] http://bit.ly/17qBn6F
[3] http://red.ht/1pVEk7H
[4] http://red.ht/1rLCJwF
[5] http://www.ovirt.org/OVirt_3.5_Release_Notes
[6] http://www.ovirt.org/OVirt_Quality_Assurance


Sandro Bonazzola
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