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.

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: Sync capabilities between source and target volumes are not available from the Cloud Volumes Service user interface in all regions.

    Workaround: Cloud Volumes Sync relationships can be set up for Cloud Volumes by directly accessing the NetApp Cloud Sync service. Contact aws-bundles-support@netapp.com for any Cloud Sync related billing questions.

  • Issue: Cloud Volumes Sync relationships cannot be created from the Cloud Volumes user interface (version v1.0.120) as the Cloud Volume export is not discovered correctly.

    Workaround: Sync relationships can be set up for Cloud Volumes by directly accessing the NetApp Cloud Sync service. Contact aws-bundles-support@netapp.com for any Cloud Sync related billing questions.

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

    Workaround: Retry the API call.