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From radh...@apache.org
Subject git commit: overview of new features: root volume metering ssl termination, plauggable storage
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2014 05:57:25 GMT
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/4.3 18c85ddac -> f20c9bd8a


overview of new features: root volume metering ssl termination, plauggable storage


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/commit/f20c9bd8
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/tree/f20c9bd8
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/diff/f20c9bd8

Branch: refs/heads/4.3
Commit: f20c9bd8ae6d6f73a13905a2a4befb20fd3d565f
Parents: 18c85dd
Author: Radhika PC <radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com>
Authored: Mon Jan 27 11:25:58 2014 +0530
Committer: Radhika PC <radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com>
Committed: Mon Jan 27 11:27:06 2014 +0530

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 .../en-US/Book_Info_Release_Notes_4.xml         |  2 +-
 release-notes/en-US/Release_Notes.xml           | 70 ++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 71 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/blob/f20c9bd8/release-notes/en-US/Book_Info_Release_Notes_4.xml
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diff --git a/release-notes/en-US/Book_Info_Release_Notes_4.xml b/release-notes/en-US/Book_Info_Release_Notes_4.xml
index 949f05b..5718539 100644
--- a/release-notes/en-US/Book_Info_Release_Notes_4.xml
+++ b/release-notes/en-US/Book_Info_Release_Notes_4.xml
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
 -->
 <bookinfo id="book-release-notes-4.3">
   <title>Version 4.3 Release Notes</title>
-  <subtitle>Revised January 22, 2014 9:00 am IST</subtitle>
+  <subtitle>Revised January 27, 2014 9:00 am IST</subtitle>
   <productname>Apache &PRODUCT;</productname>
   <productnumber>4.3</productnumber>
   <edition>1</edition>

http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cloudstack-docs/blob/f20c9bd8/release-notes/en-US/Release_Notes.xml
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diff --git a/release-notes/en-US/Release_Notes.xml b/release-notes/en-US/Release_Notes.xml
index 7c9311c..7f08f8c 100644
--- a/release-notes/en-US/Release_Notes.xml
+++ b/release-notes/en-US/Release_Notes.xml
@@ -501,6 +501,76 @@ under the License.
         <para>The main advantage of this feature is that the third party systems integrating
with
           &PRODUCT; will be able to utilize the Alert notification system publish alerts.
</para>
       </section>
+      <section id="palo-alto">
+        <title>Support for Palo Alto Firewall Service</title>
+        <para>&PRODUCT; supports Palo Alto firewall services. Use the Create Network
Offering dialog
+          to create an offering which has the Palo Alto firewall services. What is not supported
and
+          not supported are given below:</para>
+        <section id="supported-palo-alto">
+          <title>Supported Functionalities</title>
+          <itemizedlist>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Advanced Network</para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Parallel deployment with hardware Load balancer</para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Virtual Palo Alto firewall.</para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Communication layer with Palo Alto APIs.</para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Mapping of CloudStack APIs to corresponding Palo Alto APIs.</para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Connectivity status of the firewall service on the &PRODUCT;
UI.</para>
+            </listitem>
+          </itemizedlist>
+        </section>
+        <section id="notsupported-palo-alto">
+          <title>Unsupported Functionalities</title>
+          <itemizedlist>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Inline deployment with hardware Load balancer </para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Firewall between VLANs within an advanced network</para>
+            </listitem>
+            <listitem>
+              <para>Firewall between VM instances</para>
+            </listitem>
+          </itemizedlist>
+        </section>
+        <para>For more information, see <ulink
+            url="https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Palo+Alto+Firewall+Integration"
+            >Palo Alto Firewall Integration</ulink>.</para>
+      </section>
+      <section id="root-volume-metering">
+        <title>Root Volume Metering</title>
+        <para>&PRODUCT; supports recording usage events as per the dynamically
assigned resources.
+          Records usage events when a VM is created from dynamic service offering, and record
the
+          values of parameters, such as CPU, speed, RAM. If VM is deployed by using template
and
+          dynamic root disk size is mentioned, the same value is recorded in the usage event.</para>
+      </section>
+      <section id="ssl-termination">
+        <title>Support for SSL Termination</title>
+        <para>SSL Offloading allows load balancers to handle encryption and decryption
of HTTP(s)
+          traffic giving plain text HTTP to the back end servers freeing them from the resource
+          intensive task of handling encryption and decryption. Supported for Citrix
+          NetScaler.</para>
+      </section>
+      <section id="pluggable-vm-snapshot">
+        <title>Support for Pluggable VM Snapshots</title>
+        <para>&PRODUCT; implements a plugin to integrate a third-party storage
provider. Third party
+          storage providers can integrate with &PRODUCT; to provide either primary storage
or
+          secondary storage. The user enables a storage plugin through the UI. A new dialog
box
+          choice is offered to select the storage provider. Depending on which provider is
selected,
+          additional input fields may appear so that the user can provide the additional
details
+          required by that provider, such as a user name and password for a third-party storage
+          account.</para>
+      </section>
       <section id="new-ui">
         <title>Enhanced &PRODUCT; UI</title>
         <para>A complete UI makeover is implemented to enhance the usability and user
experience in


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