Release Notes VSAN for VMware vSphere



StarWind VSAN for vSphere OVF version 20181210, Version V8, build 12658 (13 December 2018)

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  • Linux Kernel update.
  • Fixed StarWindVSA.service startup output.
  • Added an ability to update from the previous builds. The update procedure is described here.
  • Fixed checking available underlying storage capacity during an HA device creation/extension

Synchronous replication

  • Fixed the issue with incorrect processing of storage hardware failures (introduced in build 12393). Before, in build 12393, disk storage failures on an HA node were sometimes left unprocessed. After the hardware issue was resolved and the HA node restarted, no correct full sync process was done, leading to the risk of data corruption. Updating is strongly recommended for systems running StarWind VSAN for vSphere V8 build 12393 and later!

StarWind Management Console

  • Added ACL and CHAP functionalities.



StarWind VSAN for vSphere OVF version 24092018, StarWind Service V8,
build 12533 (24 September 2018)


  • Linux Kernel update
  • Added Linux Software RAID support
  • Fixed StarWind service crashes when the size of L1 cache exceeds 3GB
  • Fixed StarWind service crashes when the L2 cache is assigned
  • Updated the automated storage rescan script
  • StarWind Management console is not included in this build. Management is done through the dedicated console.
  • Fixed issues with space allocation on the underlying storage during a device extension
  • Fixed issue with an empty header after resetting a VM
  • StarWind accepts connections only from ESXi iSCSI Software Adapter.
  • Fixed StarWind Events format in Management Console
  • Removed the "Mark as synchronized" option when HA device is in Maintenance mode





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