Release Notes

1.13.0-20200510

New Features:

  • Account status: Accounts can now easily change the account status from Trial, Active and Suspended. !441

  • Application scale-down: JovianX now allows manually scale-down and scale-up an account application. Application Scale-down updates the controller replicas to 0, and Scale-up returns the replica count to the state it was before scaling down. !442

  • Application controller status: Show Kubernetes application StatefullSets, Deployment, Jobs, and Replicasets. !431

  • Event Automation: Variables are now supported in the webhook URLs. !444

  • User Invite Blacklists: User invitations now respect the email blacklist. !454

  • Kubernetes Kubeconfig is now optional. !445

Bug fixes:

  • Better handling of Helm communication errors with Tiller. !446

  • Fixed accounts list sorting. !451

  • Fixed Plans page, settings prices for feature flags. !448

  • Fixed application readiness check. !452

  • Fixed trials date display. !453

  • Fixed Job completing check status. !455

  • Updated icons and UI titles. !456

1.12.2-20200412

Bug Fixes:

  • Resolve "Change application manifest(jovianx.yaml) to root from ./ in blueprint". !440 #423

1.12.1-20200411

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: Added support for commas in helm parameter values. !439 #420

  • Fixed: Added an event that includes the generated helm release name to the account events. #387

  • Fixed: Added an event with an error message when starting an application with a non-existing context. #412

  • fixed: post_install is now part of the application "starting" phase. #405

  • Fixed: DNS wildcards are now not deleted on account deletion. #339

  • Refactoring of vendor and customer-company internal business logic. !438 #416

1.12.0-20200408

New Features:

  • Resolve "Upload multiple Kubeconfig files" !351

  • Resolve "Blueprint Linter" and add force_update !423

  • Resolve "Trigger Webhooks based on system events" !425

  • Improve plans view !426

  • Improved UX for the accounts list !427

  • Resolve "Vendor Console: Delete account confirmation show account name" !429

  • Resolve "Blueprint: choose component context" !437

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed Error message on kubeconfig file load !436 #418 (closed)

  • Resolve "Accounts not switching to Running" Added reties for helm errors in App status check !424

  • Fix styles for Accounts page !428

  • Change title crash to error !433

  • Resolve "change kube_context_conf to kube_context" !434

  • Fix header field !435

  • Error message on kubeconfig file load !436

1.11.5-20200308

BugFixes:

Fixes Update application fails if there's no admin_email and admin_password in the blueprint !422 #402

1.11.4-20200305

BugFixes:

Updated Flask and Gunicorn to last versions !421 #401

1.11.3-20200227

Bug Fixes:

Fixed update application with dot('.') in the blueprint are not started successfully !419 #392

Fixed agent pull mechanism from external sources !420 #393

1.11.2-20200224

Bug Fixes:

Fixed automated email notification "X days after signup" reminder not sent !414 #386

Fixed application status not changing to 'running' when helm does not have a supported controller object(ie when the helm chart doesn't have any of the following objects: Deployment, StatefulSet, ReplicaSet, Service). !415 #389

Update accounts page to show 30 accounts in ascending order by creation time. !413 #385

1.11.1-20200213

Bug Fixes:

Fixed email notification BEFORE_TRIAL_ENDS - !408 #382

Log application status changes in the events. - !409 #372

Abandoned accounts (ie accounts that did not complete configurations and app was not started) redirect to complete account configuration page. - !406 #380

Fixed DNS records are not deleted when deleting account - !410 #384

Fixed bug in application Upgrade - !407 #381

1.11.0-20200210

New Features:

Blueprint: Shared Components are now naively supported. This allows creating and managing components that can be shared and accessed by all account components. To add a shared component, in the application manifest (jovianx.yaml) set the directive deploy_per: application in the component you would like to be shared. Example shared component:

- name: mongodb-component
version: 1.0.0
provider: helm_chart
helm_chart_name: mongodb-chart
deploy_per: application # <--------Shared componnet directive
helm_set:
- key: mongodbUsername
value: user
- key: mongodbDatabase
value: test_db

This allows managing the life-cycle of the component separately from individual account components. To manage the life-cycle of shared components, and review shared component status, go to Application > Share Components, this allows to start , stop and upgrade shared components. (!336 #274)

Email Notifications Cc and Bcc: Now you can add Cc and Bcc to all email notifications sent to accounts (!393 #368)

Blueprint Download: You can now download a blueprint archive from vendor Console !392 #204

Email notifications: Report email on errors. It is now possible to receive email notifications when errors occur on account creation. To configure email notifications go to Email Notifications > Send email after application started, on the bottom of the card setup Report errors to ( !387 #367)

Email Notification Events: An event is created on sending email notifications !402 #378

Helm retry Mechanism: When there helm communication errors occur there's a new retry mechanism that re-tries to execute the command when a re-execution can succeed. !399 #377

Bug Fixes:

Fixed save PayPal secret details - !389 #361

Fixed endpoints URL on Customer Console !398 #375

Added Limitation of number of vendors !403 #354

1.10.2-20200120

Bug Fixes:

Resolve UX small labels (!384 #363)

1.10.1-200115

Bug Fixes:

Fix Agree to terms of use and Privacy Policy if configured (!382 #360 )

Fix "Customer Console progress bar design (!381 #359)

Fix app dashboard disappears when clicking on "App" top navigation tab"(!380 #358)

1.10.0-200112

New Features:

Added pagination for Blueprints, Accounts, Upgrade button (!374 #335 )

Remove pricing when price is 0, add billing cycle indication(!375 #347)

UI and UX improvements in customer console hosted sign-up (!377 #352)(!378 #355)( !379 #356)

Bug Fixes:

Remove unused email var application urland fix broken source editor in Email Editor (!369 #327 #329)

Fix get Favicon/Custom CSS/CustomJS ( !376 #351)

1.9.1-191224

Bug Fixes:

Fixed endpoints API which returns an error when one/more components don't have endpoints (!373 #342)

1.9.0-191224

New Features:

Blueprint: Disable endpoints for disabled components: When a component is disabled, either as a part of component configuration by a `setting_descriptor`, all component's endpoints are disabled too. (!372 #337)

...
components:
- name: component-name
enabled: false
endpoints:
- name: 'User application'
service_name: kubernetese-service-name.namespace
...

UX: New Plan form Plans Page: Create new plan page is now available as a separate page, accessible form the plans list page (!365 #318)

Customer Console Card: It is now possible to create your own application cards to the customer console. A new endpoint type: card is now available, which shows the content of the entry point URL as a card on the customer console (!337 #278)

endpoints:
- name: 'Application API'
service_name: node
port: 8008
path: /api
type: card # <---------------
dns: '*.jovianx.app'
entry_point_url: 'http://{{ account://end_company }}.example.com/app'

Email Notifications: endpoint links and labels templates - You can now reference all your endpoint labels and URLs in the email notification template (!347 #288)

endpoints:
- name: my_cool_app
service_name: "{{ account://components/my_component/helm_release_name }}-my-k8s-serivce"
label: "My cool app" # <--------
port: 9090
path: /
type: main_entry_point
dns: '{{ account://end_company }}.cloud.example.com'
entry_point_url: 'https://{{ account://end_company }}.cloud.gigaspaces.com:'

UX: Embeddable account creation form iFrame does not show footer links to terms and conditions and and privacy policy (!370 #328)

UX: New icons on the global dashboard (!368 #326)

UX: New icons on account application dashboard (!371 #338)

Bug Fixes:

Fixed: Account status icons are not shown (!363 #319)

Fixed: Side navigation nested routes are misaligned !364 #322)

Fixed: app actions buttons alignment !366 #323)

Fixed: Customer Console redirect to application internal authentication is not redirecting into app (!367 #325)

1.8.0-191211

NEW FEATURES: Blueprint: Immutable settings - It is now possible to create user defined settings(via settings_descriptors) that are immutable. This prevents the end user from being able to change settings that were selected on account creation. (!360 #283)

Example:

settings_descriptors:
- name: some_feature
display: 'Enable this cool feature'
description: 'This option will enable this cool feature'
input_type: checkbox # immutable applies to any input type
immutable: true # <----------

Blueprint: endpoint labels - Allows defining labels to endpoints, the labels are presented in the customer console instead of endpoint URL (!342 #287)

- name: 'Application API'
service_name: node
port: 8008
path: /api
type: entry_point
entry_point_url: 'http://{{ account://end_company }}.jovianx.app/app'
label: 'This Is My Cool App Endpoint' # <------------------------------------

Email Notification: Added {trial days left} and {trial days total} to all templates - When creating email templates it is now possible to show the trial time and how many days left in the trial (!346 #280)

Change trial end date for trial accounts - You can now change the trial end date for existing trial accounts (!352 #292)

Account application status dashboard shows Kubernetes objects status (!359 #308)

UX: Email preview variables are unified with variables preview (!354 #314)

UX: Show confirmation for save action (!344 #293)

UX: Settings in side menu are split into separate pages (!348 #296 #297)

UX: Plans in side menu are split into separate pages for plans list and create a new plan page (!361 #313)

UI: Login page support for smaller screens (!356 #311)

UX: Align title styles and sizes (!355 #312)

BUGFIXES: Sporadic delays in async and scheduled tasks execution(!349 #303)

Agent bootstrap-config link is not created correctly(!353 #305)

Font sizes remain same on UI ReactsJS build(!362 #317 #320)

Email notification doesn't use correctly environment variable "{ username }" (!350 #304)

Application Entry points table is now shown correctly(!357 #309)

Remove redundant button "Open Customer Console" from account page (!358 #310)

1.7.0-191119

New Features:

Blueprint: ability to enable and disable components by settings descriptors - This allows adding and removing helm charts based on used selected settings. For example deploy additional software components when the user selects to enable additional features. (!326 #264)

...
components:
- name: kafka
version: 1.0.0
provider: helm_chart
helm_chart_name: kafka
enabled: false # <-- Kafka is *not* installed by default
...
settings_descriptors:
- name: select_use_case
input_type: select
default:
select_options:
- name: install_kafka
display: "Enable Kafka by this selection"
components:
- name: kafka
enabled: true # <-- enable Kafka if users selects option
...

Blueprint: Checkbox with single option action - This allows defining checkbox in setting descriptors with actions only when enabled, or only when disabled (!330 #217)

...
settings_descriptors:
- name: VPNTunnel
display: 'Enable VPN tunnel'
description: 'Setup cennection to your app via VPN tunnel'
input_type: checkbox
default: true
select_options:
- name: true # <-- helm_set used only when true, no action when false
components:
- name: node-component
helm_set:
- key: enable_vpn
value: true
...

Blueprint: Design entry_point_url when DNS uses wildcards - When using wildcards in DNS names and Kubernetes Ingress, it is now possible to define the entrypoint URL template for the endpoint. (!331 #276)

endpoints:
- name: 'User application'
service_name: ingress.ingress-namespace
port: 80
path: /app
type: entry_point
dns: '*.example.com' # <-- DNS Wildcard
entry_point_url: 'https://{{ account://end_company }}.example.com/app' # <-- Optional, If found, use this URL

Blueprint: Disabled radio and Disabled Select - It is now possible to defined disabled select and radio options in setting descriptors, this is useful for showing features that are not yet available or presenting featured that were deprecated. (!338 #289)

- name: cloudProvider
display: 'Cloud Provider'
description: 'You can select amoung three leaders of cloud infrastructure'
input_type: radio
default: azure
description_title: 'Choose your provider'
select_options:
- name: do
enabled: false # <-- Disabled radio option
display: 'Digital Ocean'
- name: support
display: 'Support package'
input_type: select
default: premium
description: 'Basic support is included for all customers and covers availability of the Atlas service, connectivity issues, and questions about the UI or platform features.'
select_options:
- name: '24/7'
display: 'support 24/7'
enabled: false # <-- Disabled select option
Disabled Radio options, Disabled Select Options

Email notification template HTML editor - It is now possible to edit the HTML of email notification templates. (!340 #272)

"Terminate application" option on all app states - Previously the Terminate Application option was available only when the application was in "running" state, now it is possible to terminate the application on all intermediate states. (!333 #166)

Customer Console: Application Settings - users can now view and update their settings from the customer console(!335 #275)

Customer Console: Show Agents only when an agent was uploaded (!329 #277 #279)

Customer Console: Custom HTML page for while app in starting state - It is now possible to show a custom HTML page while the application is starting and all components and getting ready to be used by the user. (!334 #253)

Back button from pod/service/storage views. (!341 #285)

Bug Fixes:

Helm connection stream errors were causes issues fetch app statues, now helm connection errors have special handlers. (!339 #286)

Validate email template variables before saving - All email notification templates and used account variables { } are now validated upon saving. (!328 #230)

Pods In pending are now show their pending messages (!327 #266 )

Prevent negative numbers in the wizard(!332 #149)

Login screen: enter key triggers login(!343 #291)

1.6.0-191029

New Features:

Set email notification FROM field, Set Subject per notification type - It is now possible to define the reply-to address and the subject line for each of the notification emails sent to end customers. (!215 #260)

Delete inactive accounts with grace period and auto delete - Now it is possible to configure auto-delete period for accounts that are not active(non-paying and out of trial), it is also possible to set the grace period which scales down the application for predefined period before deleting use data. (!281 #177 #178 #179 #132 #254)

Optional Payment on signup - It is now possible to make payment optional on signup and not require the end user to provide payment details on registration. (!325 #218 #231)

Make payment optional on signup

Embedded Signup iframe snippets - You can now just copy/paste our code snippets to embed JovianX signup page within your marketing landing pages. (!317 #267)

Vendor-to-EU Invitation email template editor - You can now edit the email template that is sent when a user send an invite to a team member. (!307 #243)

Application start failures are now logged as events. (!318 #269)

Updated UI and UX elements for signup and registration wizard. (!320 #227)

Blueprint: input_type: select and input_type: radio now use the the first option as default. If the default option is not defined or empty the first option is now selected as default. (!323 #270)

Bug Fixes:

Invite members now sends signup URL with HTTPS instead of HTTP(!313 #265)

External IPs are now displayed correctly (!324 #248)

1.5.0-191020

New Features:

#262 Embeddable Account Signup - It is now possible to embed JovianX account signup in your own marketing landing pages.

Embeddable Account Signup

#252 Select Blueprint Version on account creation - It is now possible to select the blueprint version for creating a new account on SaaS admin console.

Bug Fixes:

#265 BUGFIX: invite members now sends invitation links with correct scheme(http/https)

#219 BUGFIX: Favicon in customer Console now refreshes on new ICON upload.

#259 BUGFIX: Application entrypoints UI now supports showing services from other namespaces(Ingress use-case)

#250 BUGFIX: Main dashboard now shows volume sizes correctly

#258 BUGFIX: Account Application page now doesn't show Oops message when app started with blueprint that doesn't have plan.

1.4.0-191014

New Features:

#210 Account user management: Allow JovianX SaaS administrators to invite co-workers into the account. Support management of account's users including invitation and removal from an account.

Customer Account User Management
SaaS Admin: Invite co-workers

#257 Blacklist email domains: It is now possible to configure a list of email domain names that are not permitted to sigh-up. This can be used for blocking non-work related email address.

#256 Application Manifest: Support service_name with namespaces as part of endpointconfiguration. This can be used for creating DNS A records with an Ingress controller IP address on new account creation. Following example is now supported:

jovianx.yaml
...
endpoints:
- name: 'User application'
service_name: node.this-is-a-namespace
dns: '{{ account://end_company }}.jovianx.app'
...

#255 Application Manifest: First occurrence of entry_point acts as default main_entry_point in case main_entry_point is not specified.

#209 Optionally Prevent users from self-signup into existing account.

#238 Helm execution outputs are not logged as account events. This helps to better understand Helm related executions.

Bug Fixes:

#249 BUGFIX: Oops error message is shown in some cases when a pod in pending state.

#240 BUGFIX: On account creation screen align custom text field with default text fields.

#246 BUGFIX: Align settings toggles to the right.

1.3.0-191001

New Features:

#226 Application URL Template in Email notifications - Added new template {Application URL} that allows using the URL for the application in the email notification that is sent after the application starts.

#228 Account Signup Custom Fields Order - It is now possible to change the order of the fields on sign up form.

Custom Fields Ordering

#229 Log End User Login Events - When an end-user is logging into the application an event is created in events log.

Login Events

#221 DNS TTL 1 Sec - DNS records are now created with TTL of 1 second for faster availability.

#214 Wait Message While App Starts - For some applications take longer time to start after a user signs up. It is now possible to setup a custom waiting message that is shown on signup.

Custom Message While App Starts

#224 Kubernetes Resources Tabs: All Kubernetes resources can be found in tabs view for improved visibility of all Kubernetes resources related to an account.

Kubernetes Resources

#222 Show correct protocol http and https for ports 80 and 443

#223 Kubernetes services now show all available ports exposed by service with links

Bugfixes:

#212 BUGFIX: Accounts didn't show correctly when some metadata was missing due to missing configuration

#233 BUGFIX: Agent install instructions on account view was not shown

#235 BUGFIX: Manifest: helm_set is now optional in application manifest.

#232 BUGFIX: Account creation button was disabled when agree to terms of use was not required

#225 BUGFIX: Agree on terms switch is now off by default, making terms of use an opt-in requirement

1.2.0-190911

#191 - Helm release name is now a random 5 chars string to support long account and vendor names

#199 - Blueprint can access the auto generated helm release name via {{ account://components/<COMPONENT-NAME>/helm_release_name }}

#194 - Admin console | Display application settings and helm parameters in tables

#195 - Support application DNS names in customer console and admin console.

#183 - UX | Enhance data Loader mechanism

#200 - UX | Improved page loader

#198 - BUGFIX - Pricing is calculated incorrectly, PayPal configuration can prevent the application from starting correctly.

1.1.0-190908

Vendor Console

#175 - End User Reset Password

#103 - Application Manifest Settings Descriptions

End User Wizard

#192 - End User Signup Wizard Enhancement for drop down menu

#189 - End User Signup Wizard Enhancement - UI

#164 - Admin Console Reset Password

#182 - Button spinners on long operations

#186 - End User Signup Wizard static width

#151 - End User Signup Wizard recalculates price on on-action

BUGFIXES

#185 BUGFIX - DNS is invoked even when disabled causing applications not on start

#168 BUGFIX - Accounts are not deleted correctly when PayPal is disabled

#190 BUGFIX - Account trial period is not calculated correctly

#100 BUGFIX - Vendor Console account creation now tests password length