Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 11.4.0a

Release Notes for Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 11.1 Release

This release notes document describes the enhancements and changes, fixed and known issues that exist for the Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises release 11.1.

Notes

This release notes document does not include security related fixes. For a list of security related fixes and advisories, see the Citrix security bulletin.

What’s New

The enhancements and changes that are available in release 11.1.

Citrix SD-WAN 11.4.0a Release

Citrix SD-WAN 11.4.0a release is supported in Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises.

[ SDW-19785 ]

Citrix SD-WAN 11.3.2 Release

Citrix SD-WAN 11.3.2 release is supported in Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises.

[ SDW-19038 ]

Route summarization

Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises introduces an enhancement to the route summarization functionality. With this enhancement, you can add summary routes without specifying the gateway IP address.

[ SDW-19404 ]

ECMP load balancing

Equal Cost Multi-Path (ECMP) groups allow you to group multiple routes, with the same cost, destination, and service type. ECMP load balancing ensures:

  • Distribution of traffic over multiple equal-cost connections.
  • Optimal usage of available bandwidth.
  • Dynamic transfer of traffic to other ECMP member route, if a route becomes unreachable.
  • ECMP groups can be formed over Virtual Paths and Intranet services.

[ SDW-17452 ]

Storage management (Preview)

Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises supports migrating the configuration and data from one disk to another. You can perform disk migration either to increase the disk space or for disaster recovery.

  • Add a new disk: You can add a new disk with a storage size at least twice as that of the current data consumed by Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises.
  • Disaster recovery: In the event of a disaster, you can attach the disk containing the Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises configuration and data to a new instance of Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises virtual machine.

[ SDW-16404 ]

Cloud brokered zero-touch deployment (Preview)

Cloud brokered zero-touch deployment is an automated process that involves Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises as a broker to establish connectivity between Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises and the Citrix SD-WAN appliances.

[ SDW-11614 ]

Transit node enhancements

Enabling hub-and-spoke communication as part of global settings allows all the sites to use the control nodes as transit nodes, by default, for site-to-site communication. Site-specific preferences for virtual overlay transit nodes allow you to override the global virtual overlay transit node settings for all the sites in your network. You can also choose a non-control node as the primary transit node for a site.

[ SDW-12443 ]

IPv6 data plane support

Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises supports IPv6 addresses for the following Citrix SD-WAN appliance configurations with Citrix SD-WAN software version 11.3.1 or above:

[ SDW-19194 ]

Fixed Issues

The issues that are addressed in release 11.1.

SD-WAN appliance versions lower than 11.2.0 cannot connect to Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises versions lower than 11.1. Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 11.1 is the recommended version if users want to connect their SD-WAN appliances running a software version lower than 11.2.0.

[ SDW-20220 ]

When there is a failure in upgrading a customer’s account to production, the UI does not display the failure message.

[ SDW-19574 ]

Upgrade to production fails in Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises, for prepaid customers having only perpetual licenses.

[ SDW-19558 ]

Assigning perpetual licenses to sites fails in Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises.

[ SDW-19556 ]

When there is a failure in assigning licenses, the UI does not display the failure message under Administration > Licensing.

[ SDW-19238 ]

Even though the customer administrator does not have access to delete the remote authentication servers, the UI displays the delete icon. However, when the customer administrator tries to perform the delete operation, the following error is displayed:

User is not authorized to perform this operation.

[ SDW-18945 ]

From the provider level Administration > Announcements page, if you choose a customer from the top menu bar, a blank page with Network Administration as the heading is displayed.

[ SDW-18944 ]

After importing valid production entitlements, the Upgrade to production option is made available under Licensing even before assigning the license to the appliance.

[ SDW-18721 ]

Known Issues

The issues that exist in release 11.1.

Cloud brokered ZTD feature has a dependency on SD-WAN Orchestrator service, for it to work. This will be addressed in an upcoming SD-WAN Orchestrator service release. However, customers need not upgrade their Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises.

[ SDW-20307 ]

When Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises is upgraded to the 11.1 version, the audit logs collected during the previous releases display sdwan-onprem-sp as the user and the log payloads toggle button is enabled on the UI. These logs are cleared after 92 days.

[ SDW-20305 ]

SD-WAN cloud ZTD configuration fails to work for HA Sites if the cloud ZTD is already configured on a primary site.

Workaround:

  1. Delete the primary site cloud ZTD configuration by navigating to Administration > ZTD Settings > Cloud Brokered ZTD.
  2. Reconfigure the cloud ZTD site for both primary and secondary sites at the same time.

[ SDW-20208 ]

Licensing feature is not supported in the provider managed setup of Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises. Providers can continue with the trial licenses. A grace period of 60 days is provided.

[ SDW-18831 ]

When an appliance loses connectivity to Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises for more than 20 minutes and goes into the re-registration phase, it sends an incorrect serial number in the registration request.

Workaround: Reboot the appliance.

[ SDW-18781 ]

In a provider managed setup, the announcements added by the provider administrators are not getting displayed to customers at their login.

[ SDW-18491 ]

Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises displays the status as Not Connected although the SD-WAN appliance is connected to Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises.

Workaround: Navigate to Configuration > Network Config Home and verify the connectivity status of the appliance on the Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises UI.

[ SDW-18280 ]

When the database backup of an appliance is restored on another appliance having the same release of Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises, the user details are not restored. On the restored appliance, if you create a user with the same user name as in the backed-up database, the following error is displayed:

User has a role already assigned

Workaround: Create a user with a different user name that did not exist on the backed-up database.

[ SDW-15984 ]

Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises running VMware ESXi 13 fails to reboot and goes into a bad state.

Workaround: Use VMware ESXi version 9.

[ SDWANHELP-2182]

Release Notes for Citrix SD-WAN Orchestrator for On-premises 11.1 Release