Engine Yard Release Notes- January 2017

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:

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It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 (stable-v2) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates. This week's updates:

  • Installed rack 1.6.4 before installing Unicorn, to get around rack 2.0.1's dependency on Ruby 2.2.
  • Created /root/.psqlrc for better prompt and 2000 line .psql_history file
  • Fixed incorrect comparison operator used in collectd check scripts that prevented some OKAY alerts from being delivered.
  • Reduced warnings created by interval controls of collectd check_health_for
  • Updated our ca-certificates certificate.

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 2009, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 docs.

 

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:

stack_stable-v4_2.0.png

It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 (stable-v4) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates.

  • Created /root/.psqlrc for better prompt and 2000 line .psql_history file
  • Corrected logrotate configuration for MySQL slow query logs.
  • Provided OpenSSL 1.0.1 with patches for CVE-2016-2177, CVE-2016-2178, CVE-2016-2181, CVE-2016-2179, CVE-2016-6302
  • Added application/javascript to gzip_types in Nginx configuration.
  • Fixed incorrect comparison operator used in collectd check scripts that prevented some OKAY alerts from being delivered.
  • Reduced warnings created by interval controls of collectd check_health_for
  • Added /etc/hosts entries for the private IP of each instance in the environment

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 docs.

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