Release Notes Konvoy 1.6.1

View release-specific information for Konvoy 1.6.1

D2iQ Konvoy version 1.6.1 was released on 17, December 2020.

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Release summary

This release provides new features and enhancements to improve the user experience, fix reported issues, integrate changes from previous releases, and maintain compatibility and support for other packages used in Konvoy.

NOTE: A note on upgrading from 1.5.x to 1.6.1: There are some limitations upgrading to this Konvoy version due to the migration of Helm v2 to Helm v3 of large ConfigMaps to Helm v3 Secrets for Prometheus and the need to delete and redeploy this addon. For more information, see Helm v2 to v3 migration.

Supported versions

Kubernetes Support Version
Minimum 1.16.x
Maximum 1.18.x
Default 1.18.13

New features and capabilities

  • Added support for SUSE 15.


  • Wait for an addon to be deleted before printing [OK] message. (COPS-6692)


  • New clusterConfiguration.spec.spec.kubernetes.apiserver.targetRamMB to configure the targetRamMB value of the kube-apiserver.


  • Re-enabled coredns caching to reduce unnecessary load on API server.


  • Fixed a regression that prevented adding new tags to EC2 instances after an initial provision run. (COPS-6687)


  • Fixed a bug that prevented upgrades when the kommander addon is not installed. (COPS-6679)


  • The kubeaddons-controller-manager now sets a Helm flag to limit the number of releases.
  • Removed leader election for the kubeaddon-controller deployment to avoid the pod being terminated in the middle of an install operation.

Component versions

  • Ansible v2.9.15.0
  • Calico v3.16.5
  • Containerd v1.3.9
  • Docker v19.03.14
  • Go 1.14.15
  • Helm v3.3.4
  • kubeaddons-dispatch stable-1.18-1.3.0
  • kubeaddons-kommander stable-1.18-1.2.0
  • kubernetes-base-addons stable-1.18-3.0.1
  • Kubernetes v1.18.13
  • Kubeaddons v0.23.7
  • Mitogen a60c6c14a2473c895162a1b58a81bad0e63d1718
  • Terraform v0.13.5
  • Terraform AWS plugin ~> 3.0
  • Terraform Azure plugin ~> 2.31
  • Terraform GCP plugin ~> 3.42
Additional resources

For information about installing and using Konvoy, see the Konvoy documentation.

For information about working with native Kubernetes, see the Kubernetes documentation.