Enhancement Advisory redhat-virtualization-host bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2017:1114-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2017-04-20
Last updated on: 2017-04-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Virtualization ( v.4 for RHEL 7)


Updated redhat-virtualization-host packages are now available.

The redhat-virtualization-host packages provide the Red Hat Virtualization Host.
These packages include redhat-release-virtualization-host, ovirt-node, and
rhev-hypervisor. Red Hat Virtualization Hosts (RHVH) are installed using a
special build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux with only the packages required to
host virtual machines. RHVH features a Cockpit user interface for monitoring the
host's resources and performing administrative tasks.

A list of bugs fixed in this update is available in the Technical Notes



Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:


Updated packages

Red Hat Virtualization ( v.4 for RHEL 7)

File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1290
    MD5: ea7571e7cd69dab359219f5754eaa7e2
SHA-256: 68e278cae0d0e0b94a25bc704f70457300b173eb3836c5025d499f319803d50c
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1566
    MD5: 84ae8509a566b94f9057a309d4263297
SHA-256: aac9f959624674c3117c95c1781063fa853ea81318c13c75e14868528cc91a69
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1290
    MD5: be19a0b2dd3964408244d653478f1d99
SHA-256: 99fe6171ad71d526f796028baca5d2eccf92b1b42a1ede63da2edbbb9ee6bc54
File outdated by:  RHBA-2017:1566
    MD5: ec559b22dfe0b82a24379c20d342d39f
SHA-256: d4bfc8041f68e4da584f30eeaa7ca35b53e1db6dbc3e2e94601ad5a55fc35db4
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1364040 - The same update can be installed multiple times
1364974 - RHV branding in anaconda is hard to see clearly
1364978 - EULA (End User License Agreement) is missing in RHVH
1376607 - [RFE] Improve error message in case that the layout is already initialized
1379763 - screen package is not available in RHV 4.0 - despite warnings to run HE deploy within screen session
1380797 - Node upgrade doesn't keep service enable/disable configuration
1382833 - RHV-H 4.0 does not enable and automatically start the crond service
1382843 - RHV-H 4.0 does not have 'sysstat' installed
1386641 - [RFE] Include RHGS server packages in RHV-H base image (require vdsm-gluster)
1389324 - Enable network page again
1390062 - [RFE] Raise an error in case that an installation requirement is not met (no thin or no separate /var)
1392904 - Unable to v2v Vmware ESX guests due supermin issue
1393661 - Any host installed with RHVH-4.0-20161018.0-RHVH-x86_64-dvd1.iso is showing same iqn name.
1394259 - RHV-H 4.0 grub2-mkconfig fails
1405606 - [ReBranding] Change package names From 'rhev' to 'rhv'
1411615 - The wrong RHV branding was used in anaconda.
1411635 - Include wrong sanlock package in redhat-virtualization-host-4.1-20170104.0
1412171 - [downstream clone - 4.1.0] tcpdump is not installed on rhev-hypervisor7-ng
1412531 - [RHVH] Failed to add host - Package collectd-disk cannot be found
1413493 - Failed to add rhvh to engine due to "Package fluentd cannot be found"
1417534 - unmodified configuration files should be updated during update.
1419483 - RHVH product version displays 4.0 in Subscription page with cockpit UI
1420594 - Miss redhat-logos package on RHVH 4.1 async (RHGS 3.2)
1420630 - Package python2-passlib is unsigned on RHVH 4.1 async
1421249 - Cannot use cockpit for hosted-engine setup if gpg keys have not already been accepted
1422024 - net-snmp package is missing in RHV-H NGN
1422743 - [4.0 Only] After RHVH upgrade kdump service fails to start with "Error: /boot/vmlinuz-3.10.0-514.2.2.el7.x86_64 not found."
1429288 - RHVH 4.0.7 cannot be up again in the side of RHEVM 4.0 after upgrade
1431929 - RHVH 4.1 RC include wrong glusterfs package
1432316 - Cannot enable "rhel-7-server-rhvh-4*" repo since /etc/pki/product-default/328.pem has wrong tag: rhvh, rhvh-4-1
1432359 - Default thin pool metadata size in RHV-H is less and utilization can reach 100%
1432385 - 'imgbase layout' takes very long time to complete on rhv-h hypervisor with a large number of LUNs attached
1434233 - "Pre-release" page exists on RHVH-4.1-20170316.1-RHVH-x86_64-dvd1.iso
1436172 - systemd-tmpfiles-clean.service fails on RHV-H
1440010 - Include wrong kernel package in redhat-virtualization-host-4.1-20170403

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