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Feature #53140

HEALTH_WARN about known issues of running version

Added by Dan van der Ster about 1 year ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

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Description

If the running version has a known issue (of configurable severity?), issue a health warning.
The proposed implementation would query an xml or json of known issues, keyed by version e.g. 16.2.6-0.


Related issues

Related to Orchestrator - Feature #53320: cephadm: warn users before upgrading to a release with major bugs in it New

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#1 Updated by David Galloway about 1 year ago

+1

David Orman also suggested requiring a manual override to install a "pulled" version once that version has been flagged.

#2 Updated by Ernesto Puerta about 1 year ago

There's going to be a new mgr module called 'feedback' for users to report Ceph issues from the CLI and UI.

Given that's basically a wrapper around Redmine, we could use it to regularly (daily) poll Redmine and trigger a Healthcheck error if an issue with "severity = critital" affects the version the cluster is running. The main downside of this would be DDoS (it seems that Redmine has some built-in cache).

#3 Updated by Neha Ojha about 1 year ago

Sage suggested adding a field in https://github.com/ceph/ceph/blob/master/doc/releases/releases.yml to list critical bugs against each release. We could use this information to raise health warnings about critical bugs, end of life of releases etc. The critical bugs bit can also be reflected in our releases table in the docs.

#4 Updated by Sebastian Wagner about 1 year ago

  • Related to Feature #53320: cephadm: warn users before upgrading to a release with major bugs in it added

#5 Updated by Greg Farnum about 1 year ago

I think this needs to have an "acknowledge" functionality so it doesn't persist to cause warnings.

Given the motivating case, we want to warn users not to enable the bluestone omap fsck, but once they have that information they should not continue getting warned.

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