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2019.3.17 Maintenance Release

2019.3.17 Maintenance Release [2021-06-01]

Changelog Overview

  • 2 Improvements
  • 79 Bug Fixes
  • 8 Security Fixes
  • 1 Chores
  • 90 Total Tickets

Improvements

  • app-template_builder:2.3.6-2019.3.13 [05-21-2021] - Stabilized the sandbox feature behavior by moving from Python implementation to JavaScript. This creates a stable communication layer between Template Builder and the python scripts responsible for running Jinja2 and TextFSM templates.
  • itential-utils:2.6.6 [05-05-2021] - Updated the itential-utils libraries to the latest version. Also fixed security issues from a security audit.

Bug Fixes

  • adapter-local_aaa:3.0.3-2019.3.3 [05-20-2021] - Validation added to parameters in the authenticate call to remove a NO-SQL injection attack vulnerability.
  • adapter-nso:6.27.4-2019.3.60 [06-01-2021] - Improved error handling to return an error message when loadConfig fails.
  • adapter-nso:6.27.4-2019.3.59 [06-01-2021] - Added more details to the netconf error message that displays when there is no connection between IAP and NSO.
  • adapter-nso:6.27.4-2019.3.58 [05-28-2021] - Running config remediation on a Junos device will now return dry run results from adapter-nso.
  • adapter-nso:6.27.4-2019.3.57 [05-27-2021] - Fixed undefined error when running commands against NSO 4.x.
  • adapter-redis:2.0.7-2019.3.3 [05-05-2021] - Removed unnecessary peer dependency.
  • app-automation_catalog:2.4.2-2019.3.33 [05-20-2021] - Added the ability to change the description of an existing workflow.
  • app-automation_catalog:2.4.2-2019.3.31 [05-13-2021] - Applications the user does not have permission for will no longer appear in the navigation bar.
  • app-automation_catalog:2.4.2-2019.3.30 [05-11-2021] - Blocked the ability to accidentally start multiple jobs on a manual job start. Added a notification to indicate a job is processing in the background.
  • app-automation_studio:1.0.0-2019.3.35 [05-26-2021] - Automation Studio crashed due to a mismatch between the versions of React and Rodeo. The versions required for 2019.3 were corrected.
  • app-automation_studio:1.0.0-2019.3.33 [05-25-2021] - Searching for workflows or forms that contain parenthesis or slashes now returns the correct data.
  • app-automation_studio:1.0.0-2019.3.32 [05-21-2021] - Encoded syllables in document names now route correctly across the application.
  • app-automation_studio:1.0.0-2019.3.31 [05-13-2021] - Applications the user does not have permission for will no longer appear in the navigation bar.
  • app-automation_studio:1.0.0-2019.3.30 [05-03-2021] - Fixed issue with exporting files on browsers with rate limited multi-file downloads.
  • app-configuration_manager:3.28.19-2019.3.80 [05-25-2021] - Device counts updated to report correct number of devices. Device accordion menu will now list the total number of devices.
  • app-configuration_manager:3.28.19-2019.3.79 [05-18-2021] - Users can now page forward when there are more than 25 device groups in the accordion menu.
  • app-configuration_manager:3.28.19-2019.3.78 [05-12-2021] - The previous offline device status will no longer override the current selected device status.
  • app-configuration_manager:3.28.19-2019.3.77 [05-12-2021] - Applications the user does not have permission for will no longer appear in the navigation bar.
  • app-configuration_manager:3.28.19-2019.3.76 [05-10-2021] - Removed the Groups field from the Devices card since it had no data and is hard coded for No Groups Found.
  • app-form_builder:4.2.9-2019.3.32 [05-24-2021] - Unsaved changes will now trigger an alert when user attempts to navigate away from page while using Form Builder in Gen 1 canvas.
  • app-form_builder:4.2.9-2019.3.31 [05-10-2021] - Corrected description for search API documentation.
  • app-golden_config:5.18.0-2019.3.13 [04-30-2021] - Fixed rendering of 'Create New Tree' dialogue window.
  • app-json_forms:1.13.0-2019.3.37 [05-06-2021] - Values of objects are no longer replaced in JSON forms.
  • app-mop:6.3.6-2019.3.38 [06-03-2021] - Removed the conditional visibility of the Cancel button when creating a new template. Once the new template name is entered, both the Save and Cancel buttons are displayed.
  • app-mop:6.3.6-2019.3.37 [05-18-2021] - Prevented the reattempt task from crashing when no job is found in the database.
  • app-mop:6.3.6-2019.3.36 [05-17-2021] - The unsaved changes warning message is removed after a Save.
  • app-service_catalog:3.9.8-2019.3.13 [05-28-2021] - Fixed a bug in the application schema that triggered validator errors.
  • app-task_worker:3.0.11-2019.3.11 [05-14-2021] - The workflow engine (WFE) worker is now handling AuditTrail errors on Redis write issues.
  • app-task_worker:3.0.11-2019.3.11 [05-14-2021] - Task template variable is resolved to null for a nonexistent task ID.
  • app-task_worker:3.0.11-2019.3.10 [05-05-2021] - Fixed a bug where active sessions created for task actors were not properly dismissed after ending.
  • app-task_worker:3.0.11-2019.3.9 [05-01-2021] - Template Vars that contain white space in the job variable name are considered invalid and will not resolve properly.
  • app-template_builder:2.3.6-2019.3.14 [05-26-2021] - Fixed a bug in the transmission of JSON inputs to the Jinja2 template rendering Python process.
  • app-workflow_builder:5.5.9-2019.3.65 [06-02-2021] - Workflow Builder no longer freezes when adding new connector.
  • app-workflow_builder:5.5.9-2019.3.64 [05-20-2021] - Fixed a bug where task groups were imported as strings instead of as ObjectIds.
  • app-workflow_builder:5.5.9-2019.3.63 [05-12-2021] - Fixed bug where an outgoing variable could be marked as a job variable by default.
  • app-workflow_builder:5.5.9-2019.3.62 [05-05-2021] - Fixed an issue in the Gen1 canvas workflows where some previous reference tasks were not showing when editing a task.
  • app-workflow_builder:5.5.9-2019.3.61 [05-04-2021] - Save buttons in task modals are now always visible.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.146 [06-03-2021] - Added devDependancy to package.json for thread-sleep. Added missing line in test/api/files/loadFiles.js. Tests can now be run with these additions.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.145 [06-02-2021] - An error message for the 'numberToString' task is returned when the radix is invalid.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.144 [05-24-2021] - Updated logic for the claim task check. A user account can now release and claim a claimed task by another user.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.143 [05-21-2021] - Fixed the error logging description of nested objects.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.142 [05-19-2021] - Modified the Group Tasks tab on the Active Tasks page to show unclaimed and claimed tasks.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.141 [05-17-2021] - Updated README file to point to docs.itential.io documentation instead of stale internal documentation.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.140 [05-11-2021] - Updated the pagination control in the bottom left corner of the Job Details page to correctly indicate when there is more than one page available.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.139 [05-11-2021] - Fixed a bug in the Form Builder app. Manual task is now released after cancellation so user can claim the task and work it.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.138 [05-10-2021] - Fixed manual task modal so it renders in front of the toolbar.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.137 [05-05-2021] - Updated Job Details and Job View pages to show the correct number of iterations for each task.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.136 [05-05-2021] - Removed fields deprecation warning for all queries that use fields for projection.
  • app-workflow_engine:6.7.10-2019.3.135 [04-29-2021] - Synchronization of user groups with external AAA server is skipped when viewing job details.
  • automation-gateway:2.36.3-2019.3.38 [05-06-2021] - Added verification for device name and group name for internal inventory.
  • itential-utils:2.6.10 [05-25-2021] - Added a "/" character to the start of pronghorn.json API paths generated for pronghorn-core.
  • itential-utils:2.6.9 [05-24-2021] - Reverted the AJV schema wrapper in itential-utils.
  • itential-utils:2.6.8 [05-17-2021] - Added a new schema validator that can be injected with an IAP logger.
  • itential-utils:2.6.7 [05-11-2021] - Modified error handling used by the loadModules function in Discovery.
  • itential_tools:1.23.11.2019.3.12 [05-28-2021] - Added dry run results to the response of the setConfigTransactions method.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.171 [05-28-2021] - Removed several unused dependencies and replaced several others to standardize dependencies within the platform.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.170 [05-27-2021] - Removed the duplicated logging message that shows as an error or warning when restarting an adapter or application.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.169 [05-27-2021] - Removed the "warn" syslog level. Fixed a bug where the "warning" level could not be set for a syslog property.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.168 [05-25-2021] - Added RabbitMQ logging message.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.166 [05-25-2021] - An application crash SNMP trap (alarm) is sent when an application fails to launch within its timeout period.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.165 [05-25-2021] - Removed linting errors from various shell scripts.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.164 [05-21-2021] - Fixed an issue where a malformed error would occur during a request timeout. Response body of Request Timeout now returns a 408 error code.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.163 [05-21-2021] - Improved error handling when discovering new applications and adapters.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.162 [05-20-2021] - Reverted additional schema validations to the AAA broker authenticate call.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.161 [05-19-2021] - Fixed an issue where services were disappearing from Admin Essentials when they were restarted.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.159 [05-18-2021] - Newly discovered applications and adapters now register as encrypted based on the isEncrypted value in the pronghorn.json and not the global encryption setting.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.158 [05-18-2021] - Fixed an issue that was causing an empty error when a user would update the active profile for the system.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.157 [05-17-2021] - Fixed error handling when profile is not found.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.156 [05-14-2021] - Implemented Redis write heartbeat to improve Ioredis error handling.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.155 [05-14-2021] - Fixed RabbitMQ health status reported by the /status route.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.154 [05-13-2021] - Added schema to ensure valid brokers.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.153 [05-13-2021] - Added detection of uninstalled adapters when migrating properties to database. Warning is issued to operator when adapter cannot be migrated due to missing installation.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.152 [05-13-2021] - Disabled the ability to deactivate the administrative group and prevent users from locking themselves out.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.151 [05-12-2021] - Updated network dependency to pin amqp-connection-manager to a prior version before a bug was introduced.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.150 [05-11-2021] - IAP will no longer hang on exit when an invalid RabbitMQ endpoint is provided.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.149 [05-05-2021] - Updated Core to remove all principals upon IAP restart and to allow each user to have refreshed permissions without requiring a fresh login.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.148 [05-05-2021] - Updated the descending sort arrow to match the ascending arrow in Authorization Manager.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.147 [04-30-2021] - IAP will now exit if a problem is encountered during initialization.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.146 [04-28-2021] - Fixed an issue in Authorization Manager where the last entry in the role edit screen was cut off.

Security Fixes

  • adapter-nso:6.27.4-2019.3.56 [05-21-2021] - Updated database and any related dependencies to fix dependency security vulnerabilities.
  • app-automation_catalog:2.4.2-2019.3.34 [05-25-2021] - Updated dependencies to fix security vulnerability in Axios library.
  • app-automation_catalog:2.4.2-2019.3.32 [05-19-2021] - Updated react-json-view to fix a security vulnerability.
  • app-automation_studio:1.0.0-2019.3.34 [05-25-2021] - Axios security updated for internal packages.
  • app-json_forms:1.13.0-2019.3.38 [05-21-2021] - Updated Axios security for internal packages.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.167 [05-25-2021] - Updated dependency and added code obfuscation to webpack and javascript modules.
  • pronghorn-core:10.12.21-2019.3.160 [05-19-2021] - Users are now redirected from the login page when an active session exists.
  • queue-controller:1.1.0 [05-20-2021] - Updated Redis version in queue-controller.

Chores

  • app-workflow_builder:5.5.9-2019.3.49 [05-11-2021] - Updated MongoDB driver to fix the arbiter bug.

2019.3.17 Release Versions

Automation Platform Versions

component version
@itential/adapter-automation_gateway 2.12.0-2019.3.18
@itential/adapter-azure_aaa 1.0.8-2019.3.4
@itential/adapter-email 3.1.5-2019.3.5
@itential/adapter-ldap 2.12.6-2019.3.7
@itential/adapter-local_aaa 3.0.3-2019.3.3
@itential/adapter-mongo 2.9.0-2019.3.2
@itential/adapter-nso 6.27.4-2019.3.60
@itential/adapter-policy_engine 1.0.7-2019.3.1
@itential/adapter-prospector 1.6.11-2019.3.5
@itential/adapter-radius 2.0.3-2019.3.3
@itential/adapter-redis 2.0.7-2019.3.3
@itential/app-automation_catalog 2.4.2-2019.3.34
@itential/app-automation_studio 1.0.0-2019.3.35
@itential/app-configuration_manager 3.28.19-2019.3.80
@itential/app-form_builder 4.2.9-2019.3.32
@itential/app-golden_config 5.18.0-2019.3.13
@itential/app-golden_services 1.3.6-2019.3.2
@itential/app-json_forms 1.13.0-2019.3.38
@itential/app-mop 6.3.6-2019.3.38
@itential/app-nso_manager 2.18.0-2019.3.13
@itential/app-service_catalog 3.9.8-2019.3.13
@itential/app-service_management 2.23.3-2019.3.13
@itential/app-smart_template 1.8.0-2019.3.9
@itential/app-task_worker 3.0.11-2019.3.11
@itential/app-template_builder 2.3.6-2019.3.14
@itential/app-workflow_builder 5.5.9-2019.3.65
@itential/app-workflow_engine 6.7.10-2019.3.146
@itential/pronghorn-core 10.12.21-2019.3.171
@itential/search 1.1.3-2019.3.3
@itential/tags 2.2.3-2019.3.10
@itential/itential-utils 2.6.10

Automation Gateway Versions

component version
automation_gateway 2.36.3-2019.3.38

NSO Manager Versions

component version
itential-tools 1.23.11.2019.3.12
prospector 1.10.4-2019.3.0

Dependencies

Automation Platform Server

package supported recommended
nodejs 10.x 10.24.1
npm 6.x 6.14.13
python 2.x or 3.x 3.9.5
pip supported recommended
pip any version 20.2.4
textfsm 1.x 1.1.0
Jinja2 2.x 2.11.3

The gcc-c++ and make packages should be installed from your OS distribution.

Mongo Server

package supported recommended
mongodb 3.6.x or 4.2.x 4.2.13

RabbitMQ Server

package supported recommended
rabbitmq 3.8.x 3.8.14
erlang 21.3+ or 22.x 22.3.1

Redis Server

package supported recommended
redis 5.x 5.0.12

The gcc-c++ and make packages should be installed from your OS distribution.

Automation Gateway

package supported recommended
python 3.6 3.6.13
openssl 1.x 1.1.1k
haproxy 2.x 2.2.13

The gcc-c++ and make packages should be installed from your OS distribution.

The following development packages are required to install automation gateway: libffi-dev, openssl-dev, python-dev, sqlite-dev.

pip package supported recommended
pip any version 20.2.4
ansible 2.7, 2.8 or 2.9 2.9.21

One or more of the following packages may be required by the specific ansible modules you're using: psutil, pycrypto, paramiko, ncclient, lxml, nitrosdk-python, jxmlease.

Check the ansible documentation for the roles you're planning to use for additional package requirements.

Prospector

package supported recommended
java 1.7 or 1.8 1.8.275.01

NSO/Itential Tools

package supported recommended
java 1.7 or 1.8 1.8.275.01

The ant package should be installed from your OS distribution.

IAP Compatibility

Device Configuration

Device Configuration compatibility describes which devices are expected to work with the basic features of the Configuration Manager application across various southbound systems.

Ansible:

* Arista EOS
* Cisco IOS
* Cisco IOSXR
* Cisco NX
* Juniper Junos

NSO:

Refer to the NSO Versions and NED Versions tables below for a list of tested devices.

Device Compliance

Device Compliance compatibility describes which devices are expected to work with Golden Configurations.

Ansible:

* Arista EOS
* Cisco IOS
* Cisco IOSXR
* Cisco NX
* Juniper Junos

NSO (Configuration Manager app):

* Arista EOS
* Cisco IOS
* Cisco IOSXR
* Cisco NX
* Juniper Junos

NSO (Golden Config app):

* a10-acos
* adtran-aos
* alu-sr
* arista-dcs
* cisco-ios
* cisco-iosxr
* cisco-nx
* cisco-staros
* f5-bigip
* huawei-vrp
* juniper-junos

Device Maintenance

Device Maintenance compatibility describes which devices Itential can perform maintenance activities on (e.g., reboots and firmware upgrades).

Ansible:

* Arista EOS
* Cisco IOS
* Cisco IOSXR
* Juniper Junos

NSO:

* cisco-ios
* cisco-iosxr
* juniper-junos

Device Health Checks

Device Health Checks compatibility describes which devices Itential can execute read-only show commands to use the method broker and Command Templates application.

Ansible:

* Arista EOS
* Cisco IOS
* Cisco IOSXR
* Cisco NX
* Juniper Junos

NSO:

* a10-acos
* alu-sr
* arista-dcs
* cienacli-acos
* cisco-aireos
* cisco-asa
* cisco-gss
* cisco-ios
* cisco-iosxr
* cisco-nx
* cisco-qps
* cisco-staros
* ericsson-sgsnmme
* f5-bigip
* huawei-vrp
* juniper-junos

Note: Some of the devices in the health checks category are tested against netsim devices.

Forms

Ansible:

IAP can render most ansible networking modules as forms. Support for specific modules may vary. If you encounter issues with any particular modules, reach out to the Itential Customer Success Team for assistance.

NSO:

IAP can render most service models advertised by NSO as forms. Support for specific yang features may vary. If you encounter issues with your service models, reach out to the Itential Customer Success Team for assistance.

Service Provisioning

NSO:

IAP can provision most service models advertised by NSO. Support for specific yang features may vary. If you encounter issues with your service models, reach out to the Itential Customer Success Team for assistance.

Devices/Services Compatibility

The Itential Automation Platform is tested against the following component versions.

Ansible Versions:

* 2.9.21
* 2.8.20
* 2.7.18

Ansible Modules:

* eos_facts
* eos_command
* eos_config
* ios_facts
* ios_command
* ios_config
* iosxr_facts
* iosxr_command
* iosxr_config
* nx_facts
* nx_command
* nx_config
* junos_facts
* junos_command
* junos_config

NSO Versions:

* 5.2.5
* 4.7.9
* 4.6.5

NSO NED Versions:

ned 4.6.5 4.7.9 5.2.5
a10-acos 3.15.3 3.8 3.18
adtran-aos 4.0.5 4.0.2 4.0.6
alu-sr 8.3 7.10.1 8.13.4
arista-dcs 5.7 5.2.12 5.20.2
checkpoint-gaiaos_rest 1.3.8 1.3.10 n/a
ciena-acos 6.1.5 6.0.8 6.2.5
cisco-aireos 3.3.20 3.3.18 3.7.2
3.7.1
cisco-asa 6.7.7 6.2.2 6.12.4
cisco-gss 2.1.1 2.0 2.1.1
cisco-ios 6.42.2 6.69 6.69
6.68.2
cisco-iosxr 7.18.2 7.33 7.33
cisco-nx 5.1.3 5.7.1 5.21.1
cisco-qps 5.1.2 5.1.0 5.1.3
cisco-staros 5.22.1 5.5.1 5.34.6
5.34.5
ericsson-sgsnmme 1.0.7 1.0.3 1.0.7
f5-bigip 3.7.13 3.17 3.17
3.16
fortinet-fortios 5.4 5.1.2 5.4.21
huawei-usn 1.2.1 1.1 1.2.1
huawei-vrp 6.1 6.17.4 6.17.4
6.17.3
juniper-junos 4.5.17 4.6.19 4.6.19
4.6.17
paloalto-panos_cli 4.3.1 4.8.2 4.8.2
4.8.1
radware-alteonos 2.4 2.1.1 2.4.1
unix-bind 2.0.17 2.0.10 2.1.0

VTS Versions:

* 2.6.2

VTS NED Versions:

ned 2.6.2
cisco-iosxr 6.6
cisco-ncs5500 1.0
cisco-nx 5.1.4

Virtual Devices:

* A10 vThunder 4.1.4 GR1
* Arista EOS-4.23.0FX
* Checkpoint R80.30-273.583
* Cisco ASAv 9.13.1.7
* Cisco CSR 17.02.01r
* Cisco NX 9.3.2, 9.3.1
* Cisco StarOS 21.15.29
* Cisco XR6.3.1
* F5 BIGIP 15.1.0.2-0.0.9
* Fortigate 6.4.0
* Juniper VMX 18.4R1
* Juniper VSRX 19.1R2
* PanOS 9.1.2
* Radware 32.6.0.0

IAP Browser Compatibility

* Firefox 80.0.1
* Chrome 85.0.4183.121
* Edge 85.0.564.63
* Internet Explorer 11