What’s new in Cloud Volumes Service for AWS Edit on GitHub Request doc changes


NetApp periodically updates Cloud Volumes Service for AWS to bring you new features and enhancements.

New features and updates

NetApp periodically updates the Cloud Volumes Service to bring you new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.

February 2019

January 2019

  • NetApp Cloud Volumes Service is now publicly available on the AWS Marketplace

  • Access from on-prem clients is now supported via AWS Direct Connect and Virtual Private Gateways

  • A service status webpage is now available at https://status.services.cloud.netapp.com/ so you can verify availability of the CVS service in each supported region

December 2018

  • NetApp Cloud Sync support is now available from the Cloud Volumes Service user interface in all supported regions

November 2018

  • Support for SMB 2.1 protocol

  • Support in the following AWS regions: ap-northeast-1 (Tokyo), ap-southeast-2 (Sydney), and eu-west-2 (London)

September 2018

  • RESTful API support and online examples: Cloud Volume APIs

  • Support in the following AWS regions: eu-central-1 (Frankfurt) and eu-west-1 (Ireland)

August 2018

  • Ability to select data encryption for SMB shares

  • Ability to select the security styles of NTFS or UNIX for shares exported via both NFS and SMB

  • Display for NFS and SMB mount instructions for shares exported via both NFS and SMB

  • Support for multiple Active Directory servers

  • Support in the following AWS regions: us-east-1 (N. Virginia), us-west-1 (N. California), and us-west-2 (Oregon)

Known problems and limitations

These known limitations identify platforms or features that are not fully supported.

  • Issue: An error message "There was a problem listing volumes: Authentication failure" and "There was a problem listing mount targets: [object Object]" may be intermittently displayed.

    Workaround: Retry the task or refresh the screen to correctly list the objects.

  • Issue: The AWS Directory Service cannot be used as the Active Directory service for SMB Cloud Volumes. The message "Error when creating - Failed to create the Active Directory machine account" will be displayed.

    Workaround: Integrate to a Windows Active Directory server when using SMB Cloud Volumes. The AWS Directory Service is planned to be supported at a later date.

  • Issue: 403 errors are intermittently received in response to an API call.

    Workaround: Retry the API call.