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DynaCenter Release 6.7.0

Release Summary

Continuous Syncing Now Available

Cutover Operations Can Now be Scheduled

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Support Added for Amazon Environments

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Support Added for Amazon Environments

Migration of Windows Servers with Dynamic Disks Now Supported

Additional Amazon Region Support

Task Progress now Reflects Migration Operation Progress More Accurately

Task Progress now Reflects Sync Operation Progress More Accurately

DynaCenter now Supports Migrating to Additional Large AWS Server Sizes

Support for Quiescing of SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2014 Services Added

Downloading Log Files Now Supported

Numerous Enhancements for the Console Log Viewer Improve Usability and Robustness

Numerous Enhancements for the Console Add Servers View Improve Usability and Robustness

Significant Performance Improvements for Windows Data Synchronization

Console Now Correctly Displays Task Status

Templates Now Reload Correctly After Initial Failure to Load Correctly

Elapsed Time for Scheduled Tasks No Longer Displays as 00:00:00

Template Editor No Longer Displays Incorrect Security Group Information

Migrations of Windows 2003 with EBS Encryption No Longer Time Out

Windows Servers Migrated Within Amazon No Longer Fail to Boot

MySQL Sync Operations for Windows Systems No Longer Exclude Data

NFS and CIFS Mounted File Systems No longer Synchronized by Default

Missing User Data No Longer Prevents Successful Migration

Grub2 Issue No longer Prevents Successful Migrations of RHEL 7.0 Workloads

Updating Migrated RHEL 7.0 Server to RHEL 7.3 Can Result in Unbootable System

New Features and Enhancements

Continuous Syncing Now Available

DynaCenter now supports continuous syncing to ensure data consistency between a migrated server and the source server and to minimize the maintenance window needed when you cutover to the migrated server.

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Cutover Operations Can Now be Scheduled

DynaCenter now supports scheduling the cutover sync operation when you are ready to cutover to the migrated server and decommission the source server.

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Support Added for Amazon Environments

DynaCenter now supports migrating Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Amazon VPC and Amazon GovCloud (US) environments.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Support Added for Amazon Environments

DynaCenter now supports migrating Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Amazon VPC and Amazon GovCloud (US) environments.

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Migration of Windows Servers with Dynamic Disks Now Supported

DynaCenter now supports the migration of dynamic disk volumes. During the migration the dynamic disk will be converted to a simple volume.

Note: If your business needs require a dynamic disk, you can convert the simple volume into a dynamic disk after the migration completes.

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Additional Amazon Region Support

DynaCenter now supports the AWS US East (Ohio) region.

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Task Progress now Reflects Migration Operation Progress More Accurately

DynaCenter now provides more accurate feedback on the completion status of migration tasks, which allows customers to more accurately predict when the operation will complete.

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Task Progress now Reflects Sync Operation Progress More Accurately

DynaCenter now provides more accurate feedback on the completion status of sync tasks, which allows customers to more accurately predict when the operation will complete.

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DynaCenter now Supports Migrating to Additional Large AWS Server Sizes

DynaCenter now supports migrating server workloads to the c3.4xlarge, c3.8xlarge, r3.4xlarge, r3.8xlarge, m4.10xlarge, m4.16xlarge, and t2.large server sizes in supported AWS regions.

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Support for Quiescing of SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2014 Services Added

DynaCenter now provides quiescing support for SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2014 services during sync operations.

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Downloading Log Files Now Supported

The DynaCenter Console now allows you to download detailed log files for each operation.

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Numerous Enhancements for the Console Log Viewer Improve Usability and Robustness

Enhancements to the DynaCenter Console log viewer provide improved responsiveness, more robust parsing of log files, and other usability enhancements.

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Numerous Enhancements for the Console Add Servers View Improve Usability and Robustness

Enhancements to the DynaCenter Console Add Server view provide faster page loading, faster refresh times, and clearer messaging to enhance usability.

Significant Performance Improvements for Windows Data Synchronization

Numerous enhancements to the file monitoring sync feature significantly improve performance and robustness of data synchronization of Windows systems.

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Bug Fixes

Console Now Correctly Displays Task Status

Fixed an issue where, under very specific circumstances, the Console would continue to reflect an In Progress task status for a migration or sync operation.

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Templates Now Reload Correctly After Initial Failure to Load Correctly

Fixed an issue where, under very specific circumstances, a template on the Template page would not reload if it initially failed to load.

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Elapsed Time for Scheduled Tasks No Longer Displays as 00:00:00

Fixed an issue where, under specific conditions, the elapsed time for a scheduled task would display as 00:00:00 instead of being blank.

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Template Editor No Longer Displays Incorrect Security Group Information

Fixed an issue where, under very specific conditions, the Target Security Groups option in the DynaCenter Console template editor was not displaying the correct information based on the selection in the Network option.

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Migrations of Windows 2003 with EBS Encryption No Longer Time Out

Fixed an issue where, under very specific conditions, the migration of a Windows Server 2003 workload with EBS encryption enabled could time out before the operation could complete successfully.

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Windows Servers Migrated Within Amazon No Longer Fail to Boot

Fixed an issue where, under very specific conditions, migrations of certain Windows servers within an Amazon environment could result in a migrated server that would not boot.

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MySQL Sync Operations for Windows Systems No Longer Exclude Data

Fixed an issue where, under very specific conditions, some data on a source Windows system running MySQL was not being synchronized to the target server during a file monitor sync operation.

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NFS and CIFS Mounted File Systems No longer Synchronized by Default

Fixed an issue where, under specific conditions, DynaCenter would, by default, synchronize data on NFS and CIFS mounted file systems.

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Missing User Data No Longer Prevents Successful Migration

Fixed an issue where, under very specific conditions, DynaCenter could not successfully migrate a Windows server workload if a user existed in the registry but had no associated files on the system.

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Grub2 Issue No longer Prevents Successful Migrations of RHEL 7.0 Workloads

Fixed an issue where, under very specific conditions, DynaCenter could not successfully migrate an RHEL 7.0 server workload to an Amazon environment because grub2 could not install the bootloader.

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Known Issues

Updating Migrated RHEL 7.0 Server to RHEL 7.3 Can Result in Unbootable System

If you yum update a server running RHEL 7.0 to RHEL 7.3 after you have successfully migrated it to an Amazon environment, the upgraded server might fail to reboot due to an improperly configured /boot/grub2/grub.cfg file. See http://kb.racemi.com/article/AA-00406 for additional information and workaround instructions.

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