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Version 7.3

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Handle intermediate CA expiration issue

If we add CAFILE parameter in security setting in the cluster, the client can connect to vemkd with only ROOT CA. But it still cannot connect to SD EGO_DEFAULT_TS_PARAMS="SSL[ CAFILE=/opt/middleware/certs/truststore.pem ,CERTIFICATE=/opt/middlewar...
7 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Under review

Self-signed certificate or no certificate for compute nodes

This is for Sym 7.3.1 or later versions. We need to have TLS enabled for all the communications in order to run Symphony in AWS securely. All the management nodes and masters will have a proper signed certificate. Communications to mgmt nodes and ...
12 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Functionality already exists

HostFactory should release all EC2 instances when all workloads are completed

Currently HF will not release the EC2 instances when prestarted instances are running even without workloads pending/running. In our case, we are using Terraform to provision the cluster, we need HF to release all the EC2 instances before tearing ...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3

enhancement of behavior of common data download in hybrid environment

With current design, when SIM fails to download common data due to network error or any other problem, SIM will hang there and does not sense the error at all. This error is quick common in hybrid environment these days. For example, we've grids o...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Submitted

egosh service list not get service output

This happened between our egosh "client" on on-prem workstation and the cluster on AWS. On-prem in our workstation we've setup a "egosh client" which basically is a collection of binaries and dependency of egosh.exe for the purpose of administrati...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Submitted

Parent-child not preserving loaded libraries in onCreateService with StandbyService

When using parent child with standbyServices, when parent yields, libraries are not preserved and need to be reloaded. This is due to Parent SI performing restart, so all tasks except one execute with regular execution time. But one task that is a...
12 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Not under consideration

support installing primary host in silent mode

When moving Symphony clusters to AWS/Azure, not allowing to install primary host(first one) in a silent mode such as Windows bat script is really unfriendly to us. And brough us lots of inconvenience and extra work. Can you make it happen in 7.3 a...
8 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Future consideration

SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT not working on SMC scenario

Regarding the issue of TestSleepJob hang when SMC is enabled, after long discussion with Yudong Wang in IBM, Yudong and dev team finally suggest to raise a RFE for the fix The conclusion on IBM is : The SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT was originally de...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Not under consideration

Enhance the SSM paging logic

currently SSM holds page files once they are created and does not release the file handles or shrink the page files until SSM terminates. we think an enhancement is required so that the page files can be either released or actively cleaned up once...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 4 Not under consideration

Change VEMKD Behavior when unable to access vemkd/container/event file

After receiving RFE 145547 (patch build 563255), there was an occurrence where VEMKD continually restarted due to not being able to access the $EGO_CONFDIR/../../kernel/work/vemkd/container/event file. I'm requesting a similar patch to RFE 145547 ...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Not under consideration