cloud-init 19.3 Released

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As announced, cloud-init 19.3 was released Tuesday, November 5! From the announcement, some highlights include:

  • Microsoft Azure:
    • Emit network configuration v2 (Netplan) from Azure’s instance metadata service
    • Support for dhcp6 route-metrics
  • New Exocale datasource
  • Add support for Zstack and e24cloud datasources.
  • Google Compute Engine: add support for publishing host keys
  • Oracle: configure secondary nics
  • VMware & OVF:
    • add option to enable/disable custom user script. default is disabled
    • do not re-generate instance-id per boot
  • ConfigDrive: fix sub-platform rendering for /config-drive directory source
  • Tooling:
    • cloud-init analyze now tracks and reports vm and kernel boot times

And of course numerous bug fixes and other enhancements.

Version 19.3 is already available in Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan).

Release History

Below is a breakdown and history of recent releases. It also shows the change in version to the year.release format:

ReleaseDaysDate
19.31102019-11-05
19.2672019-07-17
19.11472019-05-10
18.5702018-12-13
18.41042018-10-03
18.3832018-06-20
18.2342018-03-28
18.1682018-02-22
17.2832017-12-14
17.12712017-09-21
0.7.91012016-12-23
0.7.8322016-09-12
0.7.7-2016-08-10

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