Release Notes Konvoy 1.7 beta 0


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D2iQ Konvoy version 1.7.0 beta 0 was released on 21, 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.

Supported versions

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

Breaking changes

New features and capabilities

  • Added support for SUSE 15.


  • Wait for an addon to be deleted before printing [OK] message. (COPS-6692)
  • Now cleanup dangling docker container pinata-sshd when running konvoy down.


  • New clusterConfiguration.spec.spec.kubernetes.apiserver.targetRamMB to configure the targetRamMB value of the kube-apiserver.
  • New clusterConfiguration.spec.loggingOptions to configure systemd-journald settings.
  • For use the Containerd configuration merge rather than using Golang. Nested data will now be properly merged without requiring to add all parent configuration.


  • Addded retries when adding iptable rules to avoid errors when another program may have a lock on the table.
  • Re-enabled coredns caching to reduce unnecessary load on API server.


  • Disabled color output when running without a tty.


  • Fixed a regression that prevented adding new tags to EC2 instances after an initial provision run. (COPS-6687)
  • Tag AWS key pairs created by Konvoy.
  • Fixed the apiserver being spammed by a handshake TLS errors by using an HTTPs instead of a TCP health probe on the kube-apiserver ELB.


  • Fixed a bug that prevented upgrades when the kommander addon is not installed.


  • Validate AWS & Azure credentials are valid before saving them.


  • New flag --filter-files, a comma separated list of regular expressions of files that will not be included in the diagnostics bundle.


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

Component versions

  • Ansible v2.9.15.0
  • Calico v3.16.5
  • Cluster-autoscaler v0.3.0
  • Containerd v1.3.9
  • Docker v19.03.14
  • Go 1.15.6
  • Helm v3.3.4
  • kubeaddons-dispatch stable-1.18-1.3.1
  • kubeaddons-kommander testing-1.18-1.3.0-beta.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.