Recommended update for crowbar-core, crowbar-openstack

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:1864-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8

An update that has eight fixes can now be installed.


This update for Crowbar provides several fixes and improvements for following issues:


  • Added pre-check for database type
  • Drop the database step
  • Make crowbar finish admin upgrade step on start
  • Remove manipulation with ceph nodes from upgrade worflow
  • Use correct commands for disabling and enabling nova-compute
  • ntp: Make listening net configurable (bsc#1047941)
  • Raise the default timeouts for most time consuming actions
  • When upgrading to SOC8, delete deprecated nova-cert service
  • Raise exception if conduit does not exist in mapping
  • Change rabbitmq settings during the upgrade
  • Fix misleasing status message
  • Do not add Newton specific config changes
  • crowbar: clean restart flags extended
  • upgrade: revert openvswitch systemd unit fix
  • Ensure that crowbarctl is installed on nodes
  • Adjust installation profile for netcat (bsc#1091250)
  • Drop drbd post upgrade checks
  • ohai: Treat struct as fixed length instead of zero terminated string
  • ohai: fix hound style errors
  • crowbar: add validator for n nodes or cluster
  • crowbar: test for find_node_by_name_or_alias


  • ironic: Remove SSH-based drivers (bsc#1087472)
  • nova: allow to enable nested virt on Intel
  • nova: Configure a rng device for guest VM entropy (bsc#985882)
  • nova: Remove the checks that were testing if we're not running Newton
  • nova: disable progress timeout for live migration (bsc#1091190)
  • keystone: avoid race condition during admin password change (bsc#1091829)
  • nova: After upgrading controller to Pike, map the instances to cell1
  • Revert "rabbitmq: block client port on startup"
  • Add Pure Storage FlashArray config to cinder barclamp
  • nova: default thp defragt to madvise
  • nova: fix variable naming typo
  • nova: make disk_cachemodes configurable
  • rabbitmq: block client port on startup
  • rabbitmq: create empty users list which is expected by some recipes
  • nova: move flavor creation to converge phase
  • Let mariadb running at all nodes during the upgrade
  • neutron: enable trunk service plugin
  • keystone: Add retry loop to _get_token (bsc#1087466)
  • rabbitmq: Do not check if service is running when it is not supposed to run.
  • trove: Hide trove barclamp (bsc#1090571)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2018-1258=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (x86_64)
    • crowbar-core-branding-upstream-5.0+git.1527227852.36f464fae-3.3.1
    • crowbar-core-5.0+git.1527227852.36f464fae-3.3.1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (noarch)
    • crowbar-openstack-5.0+git.1527177338.e93b04094-4.3.1