This section lists the most important features from each release.

For information about upgrade types for each release, see Qumulo Core Upgrade Mode Reference.

Qumulo Core 7.1.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved NFSv4.1 performance for writes and reads
  • Configured Qumulo Core to move a minimal number of IP addresses
  • Configured S3 and HTTP servers to accept HTTP headers with empty values

Qumulo Core 7.0.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added the ability for the system to explain user access that an S3 bucket access policy allows
  • Made changes to the REST API and qq CLI to support this functionality

Qumulo Core 7.0.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Configured rolling reboots to restart N-1 nodes at a time, where N is the number of nodes configured for the cluster’s fault tolerance
  • Configured Shift-To S3 and Shift-From S3 to replicate file system user metadata.
  • Added support for S3 bucket policies and the ability to configure, retrieve, and delete policies for S3 buckets
  • Further improved NFSv3 random small-write performance
  • Added support for Active Directory Global Catalog for look-ups
  • Added support for DeleteBucketPolicy and PutBucketPolicy S3 API actions
  • Configured RBAC privileges to override bucket policies which deny a user access to API actions through the S3 API
  • Improved REST API and qq CLI operations for working with S3 buckets
  • Fixed an issue with custom LDAP schemas

Qumulo Core 7.0.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for NFSv4.1 cross-connection write combining
  • Made significant improvements in SMB random small-write performance
  • Added partial support for new S3 API actions
  • Configured Qumulo Core to take daily snapshots at regular intervals throughout the day
  • Made changes to the Qumulo Core REST API and the qq CLI to accommodate improvements in snapshot and at-rest encryption functionality
  • Revised permissions for SMB copychunk requests
  • Resolved a minor issue with AD authentication, an issue with .snapshot directories in Windows Command Prompt, and an issue with SMB copy operations and long share names and volume labels

Qumulo Core 6.3.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for additional custom metadata operations to the S3 API
  • Configured Qumulo Core to replicate user metadata
  • Added support for counting metadata updates for a file
  • Configured OpenMetrics API metrics for protocol operations to track file system REST API operations
  • Fixed an issue with cluster authentication for Kerberos client principals with names that contain the @ character

Qumulo Core 6.3.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for storing and retrieving custom metadata and tags by using the S3 API and Qumulo Core REST API and made supporting changes to the API and qq CLI
  • Added the optional data_revision field for all REST resources that return file or stream attributes
  • Resolved an issue with a third-party GSS authentication library

Qumulo Core 6.3.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Configured nodes to remain powered on after Transparent Platform Refresh operations
  • Changed the behavior of static IP addresses when a cluster’s networking configuration changes or nodes are replaced
  • Improved the Qumulo Core Web UI by making accessibility improvements, renaming headings on the Dashboard page, and added physical drive bay locations to the Node Details page for HPE Alletra 4110 and Quiver 1U All-NVMe Gen1 node types
  • Improved compatibility between Qumulo Core and the Auth0 SSO provider, increased the replication speed for large numbers of deleted files, updated the smartpqi driver for the HPE Apollo 4200 Gen10 and HPE Apollo 4200 Gen10 Plus node types, and resolved an issue with misreported temperatures for AMD CPUs

Qumulo Core 6.2.2.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added the ability to store master keys for at-rest encryption in an external Key Management Server (KMS) and updated the corresponding REST APIs and qq CLI commands
  • Added the ability to dismiss errors and warnings on the Cluster > Active Directory page in the Qumulo Core Web UI by clicking X
  • Configured the drive LEDs for the front (external) storage bays on Quiver 1U All-NVMe Gen 1 platforms to light up red if a drive fails
  • Ensured that certain SMB qq CLI commands always output valid JSON

Qumulo Core 6.2.1.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Configured Qumulo Core 6.0.0 (and higher) to have replication compatibility with all quarterly and non-quarterly releases up to 8 quarters in the future (previously, compatibility was for 2 quarters)
  • Improved the functionality of S3 ListObjects, ListObjectsV2, and PutObject API actions
  • Added support for the SMB ATTR_OFFLINE extended file attribute
  • Replaced deprecated REST API and qq CLI command pertaining to authentication
  • Deprecated and replaced REST API command pertaining to the UID light and PSU information

Qumulo Core 6.2.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added the ability to specify hostnames in host access rules for NFS exports
  • Added the privilege FILE_READ_ACCESS to Qumulo Core for roles that require read-only access
  • Improved the snapshot deletion process
  • Added information about drive bays and disk serial numbers for Quiver 1U All-NVMe Gen1 and virtual machine nodes
  • Disabled the automatic addition of DNS records to an AD domain when you join the domain

Qumulo Core 6.1.2.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added Adaptive Data Protection to the Qumulo Core REST API and qq CLI and made performance improvements
  • Added Transparent Platform Refresh to the Qumulo Core REST API and qq CLI
  • Added S3 configuration settings to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Improved hard link creation

Qumulo Core 6.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for new S3 API actions, snapshot locking for replication target relationships, and lock configuration to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Enabled the Search Trusted Domains Active Directory configuration option by default
  • Upgraded the host and container images
  • Revised the Qumulo Core REST API for snapshots
  • Added qq CLI commands for lock key functionality
  • Added a qq CLI command for viewing blocked upgrade status
  • Updated the OpenMetrics API Specification
  • Made general improvements to Qumulo Core

Qumulo Core 6.1.0.3 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Configured Qumulo Core to use recursive change notifications by default
  • Enabled SMB multichannel by default
  • Added snapshot locking functionality by using the qq CLI
  • Made usability changes to event logging and the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Removed beta multitenancy REST APIs and qq CLI commands

Qumulo Core 6.0.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for streaming file change notifications
  • Improved the S3 API
  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core allocation algorithm
  • Added audit logging and REST API and qq CLI commands for streaming file change notifications
  • Removed v2 Python bindings for NFS export and SMB share APIs
  • Added new fields to the OpenMetrics API
  • Fixed issues with creating SMB shares, transparent platform refresh, vSphere clusters, upgrades in the Qumulo Core Web UI, making SMB2 copies by using ODX, and creating snapshot policies

Qumulo Core 6.0.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added new SMB2 CHANGE_NOTIFY functionality
    • Full support for recursive watch-tree notifications
    • Alternate Data Streams
    • Numerous performance improvements
    • Elimination of missed events
  • Added read combining for NFSv4.1
  • Improved the S3 API
    • S3 API action traversal rights
    • S3 traffic in the Qumulo Core Web UI and in qq CLI output
    • Presigned URL functionality
    • HTTP identity transfer encoding for the GetObject API action
  • Added operational information to audit logging in JSON format
  • Made numerous updates to the multitenancy and S3 qq CLI commands and REST APIs
  • Fixed an issue with Network Interface Card (NIC) addressing on 240TB and 480TB General Purpose models of the HPE Apollo 4200 Gen10 Plus node

Qumulo Core 6.0.0.2 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added Transparent Platform Refresh for node replacement
  • Enabled concurrent node reboots for rolling upgrades
  • Added write combining for NFSv4.1
  • Introduced optional HTTP mode for the S3 API
  • Made SSL certificate changes for the S3 API without a cluster restart
  • Added audit syslog in JSON format
  • Made corresponding changes and additions to the Qumulo Core REST API and qq CLI
  • Fixed issues with the Qumulo Core Web UI, directory access by non-root users on Linux, and changed caching for some OpenMetrics API metrics

Qumulo Core 5.3.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added data protection configuration, multitenancy, tenant-aware SMB and NFS, and automatic clean-up of stale multipart S3 uploads
  • Removed all REST API endpoints under /v1/smb/shares
  • Improved and added REST APIs and qq CLI commands for restriper, multitenancy, and tenant-aware SMB and NFS operations
  • Improved the OpenMetrics APIs
  • Fixed an issue with SMB2 attributes for symlinks and a potential security issue with REST API session tokens

Qumulo Core 5.3.3.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Put out the initial release of the S3 Protocol Server
  • Added support for NFSv4.1 with KRB5i
  • Added the ability to disable access tokens
  • Removed /v1/session/kv REST API endpoints
  • Fixed an issue with listing trustees for a role and an issue with LDAP connections

Qumulo Core 5.3.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added distributed multi-AZ clustering to Qumulo clusters on AWS
  • Added SMB2 CHANGE_NOTIFY parity with Windows
  • New Qumulo OpenMetrics API metrics
  • Added expiration time for access tokens
  • Improved the Qumulo Core REST API

Qumulo Core 5.3.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for watching for changes in file attributes and directory entries with SMB2 CHANGE_NOTIFY filters
  • Updated all firmware for all variants of Mellanox CX5 and CX6 and Broadcom NICs
  • Added metrics to the Qumulo OpenMetrics API
  • Added two-factor authentication for qq-CLI-initiated SAML SSO workflows
  • Improved REST API and qq CLI
  • Added a missing library dependency that allows SAML SSO to work on cloud platforms

Qumulo Core 5.3.0 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added interactive SAML SSO login and SSO for Active Directory users who manage clusters
  • Identified a known issue with SAML SSO on cloud platforms
  • Improved SMB CHANGE_NOTIFY requests
  • Released the Qumulo OpenMetrics API
  • Released the Access Tokens API
  • Improved the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Added REST APIs for node identification
  • Improved qq CLI commands

Qumulo Core 5.2.5.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Allowed clusters joined to Active Directory to use SAML 2.0 SSO
  • Added support for displaying NFSv4.1 quotas
  • Created a more balanced usage of free space on clusters after the addition of nodes
  • Improved the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Added a flag to a qq CLI command
  • Fixed issues related to quotas and Alternative Data Streams

Qumulo Core 5.2.4

Downloads and Release Notes

The majority of functionality and stability improvements in this Qumulo Core release are internal.

Qumulo Core 5.2.3

Downloads and Release Notes

The majority of functionality and stability improvements in this Qumulo Core release are internal.

Qumulo Core 5.2.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core Web UI on the NFS Exports and Role Management pages
  • Adjusted the Qumulo Core REST API endpoint /v1/smb/sessions and the corresponding qq CLI command
  • Fixed an issue that occurs during NFSv4.1 failover
  • Fixed an issue that prevents a cluster from forming due to an incorrect HDD-SSD ratio.

Qumulo Core 5.2.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added over-the-wire encryption to NFSv4.1 with Kerberos
  • Improved performance for SMB Find requests
  • Added an optional Web UI login banner
  • Removed /v1/upgrade/ endpoints
  • Fixed an issue on the NFS Exports page.

Qumulo Core 5.2.0.2 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enabled local trustees for NFSv4.1 with Kerberos
  • Added support for Amazon EC2 M6i instances and Amazon EBS gp3 volumes
  • Removed and replaced REST API endpoints related to shutting down and stopping clusters and nodes
  • Fixed an SMB client issue
  • Resolved a file system operations latency issue with continuous replication jobs and on clusters with high file creation load
  • Resolved an issue that caused a node to enter a reboot loop under certain conditions.

Qumulo Core 5.1.5

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enabled creating mounts by using NFSv4.1 with Kerberos
  • Improved NLM and NFSv4.1 locking
  • Updated Mellanox NIC firmware
  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core Web UI on the APIs & Tools, Add Nodes, and Active Directory pages
  • Added NFS fields to the Qumulo Core REST API and qq CLI
  • Deprecated the /v2/upgrade/status REST API
  • Updated security permissions for home directories
  • Prohibited the use of the switch-user command
  • Added support for user principal (UPN) names

Qumulo Core 5.1.4.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved workload read performance for streaming
  • Deprecated the /v1/session/kv/ REST API endpoints
  • Fixed an issue on the FTP Settings page
  • Fixed an issue where unexpected behavior from an NFS client can cause issues with memory usage on a Qumulo cluster.

Qumulo Core 5.1.3

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added NFSv4.1 byte-range locking support for clusters that have NFSv4.1 enabled
  • Added custom naming functionality for snapshots
  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Improved node fault tolerance for node-adds
  • Updated the time synchronization for cloud clusters
  • Added a REST API to calculate node-add capacity
  • Fixed issues related to adding S3 privileges, making OPEN requests over NFSv4.1, and reassigning floating IP addresses.

Qumulo Core 5.1.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved user experience for NFSv4.1 ACL editor
  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Updated time synchronization APIs for QaaS Azure clusters
  • Fixed issues related to malformed RPCBIND requests and replication relationships.

Qumulo Core 5.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved time management on QaaS Azure clusters
  • Improved resiliency against data center accidents
  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Updated the SDK to Python 3.8
  • Disabled time management APIs on QaaS Azure clusters
  • Fixed SMB and Web UI form issues

Qumulo Core 5.1.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved write performance for workloads on clusters with high-churn, small-file datasets
  • Added a new Active Directory capability
  • Made a number of pages in the Qumulo Core Web UI more clear
  • Improved SMB and NFS share, export management, and status APIs
  • Added inactivity timeout to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Identified a regression in 5.0.5 and fixed an issue that occurs for rare NFS client applications.

Qumulo Core 5.0.6

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved read performance for previously read large files
  • Improved write performance for certain platforms and workloads
  • Improved cluster resilience on Azure
  • Added support for HPE Broadcom NICs and updated the NIC and SKU reference
  • Made improvements to the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Fixed issues related to snapshots of directories with SMB-illegal characters and localized Active Directory installations.

Qumulo Core 5.0.5

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Increased the tolerance of uncertainty for NTP
  • Mapped Isilon-style and Samba-style NFS SIDs to Qumulo SIDs
  • Made changes to the Python SDK
  • Made an XSS security fix

Qumulo Core 5.0.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enabled advanced data integrity for new clusters
  • Added a check to confirm whether an upgrade can begin
  • Added an initial release of the S3 protocol
  • Deprecated reboot qq CLI commands
  • Added access time (atime) API resources and qq CLI commands.

Qumulo Core 5.0.3

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added Rolling Reboot for platform upgrades (including new APIs and CLI commands)
  • Updated the Qumulo Core Web UI for both software and platform upgrades
  • Made improvements to write performance over NFSv3
  • Improved the Add Nodes and Snapshots pages in the Qumulo Core Web UI

Qumulo Core 5.0.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Changed all HPE firmware updates to be performed using the Qumulo installer
  • Improved cluster resilience against boot drive failures
  • Added the ability to set timestamps through NFSv4.1
  • Added the access_time field to the attributes REST API resource.

Qumulo Core 5.0.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enforced the Qumulo-to-Qumulo replication compatibility guarantee to 3 consecutive quarterly releases
  • Made improvements to Shift-to-S3
  • Removed unconfigured node APIs

Qumulo Core 5.0.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Changed the Qumulo-to-Qumulo replication compatibility guarantee from 2 to 3 consecutive quarterly releases
  • Enforced Kerberos ticket expiration
  • Enabled NLM persistence by default
  • Added sorting and filtering to the Snapshot Policies page
  • Improved speed of deleted snapshot clean-up
  • Removed requirements for QaaS clusters
  • Added support for Python 3.8
  • Improved the API and CLI version and user-querying command
  • Resolved an issue that causes an unpredictable node failure if two NFSv4.1 clients have the same hostname.

Qumulo Core 4.3.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added work estimation to Shift-from-S3 relationships
  • Added a feature that improves cluster resiliency for unresponsive devices
  • Changed the kiosk timeout window to 15 minutes

Qumulo Core 4.3.3

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Prevented authentication requests with PAC buffers of unknown type from failing
  • Improved Saved Snapshots page in the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Added a mechanism for monitoring status of front-end network on platforms with separate interfaces.

Qumulo Core 4.3.2

Downloads and Release Notes

Fixed an issue in Qumulo Core’s handling of cross-protocol permissions

Qumulo Core 4.3.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved write performance
  • Improved speed and duration of terminating outstanding requests to AD Controllers
  • Added file system permission checks for SMB shares and NFS exports
  • Enabled mounting NFS over UDP with floating IP addresses

Qumulo Core 4.3.0 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added Network File System Version 4.1 (NFSv4.1)
  • Improved performance for SMB offloaded data transfer (ODX) and SMB directory query
  • Allowed AWS Sidecar to handle a new class of EBS failures
  • Fixed issues in Shift-From-S3 and the Qumulo Core Web UI

Qumulo Core 4.2.6

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Made an enhancement to Web UI for Qumulo on Azure
  • Adjusted a REST resource
  • Made an important change to export names that end with a slash (/) or are longer than 64 KiB

Qumulo Core 4.2.5

Downloads and Release Notes

Added Web UI management support for Qumulo Shift-from-S3 operations

Qumulo Core 4.2.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enhanced tree-delete operations
  • Made performance improvement for C-72T, C-168T, C-192T, and C-432T platforms
  • Enhanced Shift-to-S3
  • Made performance improvements
  • Fixed several issues

Qumulo Core 4.2.3

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added Qumulo Shift-from-S3
  • Web UI Update for SMB Shares
  • Enabled DNS configuration for cloud deployments in the Qumulo Core Web UI

Qumulo Core 4.2.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved the appearance of spinners in the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Fixed a failover procedure issue

Qumulo Core 4.2.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Made improvements for security identifiers
  • Upgraded the Linux kernel to 5.4
  • Improved multistream throughput for 4U nodes
  • Updated qq CLI commands for unconfigured node cluster creation

Qumulo Core 4.2.0 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enhanced snapshot performance
  • Enhanced Active Directory connections
  • Fixed an important issue

Qumulo Core 4.1.5

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added details to the Node Add page in the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Updated qq CLI upgrade commands for unconfigured nodes
  • Made improvements to snapshot cleanup
  • Fixed an important issue

Qumulo Core 4.1.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Updated user privileges for the quota qq CLI commands
  • Enhanced autocomplete functionality in the Qumulo Core Web UI
  • Fixed several important issues

Qumulo Core 4.1.3

Downloads and Release Notes

The majority of functionality and stability improvements in this Qumulo Core release are internal.

Qumulo Core 4.1.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enhanced security of qq CLI commands
  • Fixed several important issues

Qumulo Core 4.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added the ability to repeat completed jobs for Shift
  • Enhanced the security flag for SMB connections
  • Improved directory-caching performance
  • Updated the HPE Field Verification Tool

Qumulo Core 4.1.0.1 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enhanced the upgrade experience
  • Improved the Qumulo Sidecar for AWS
  • Fixed several important issues

Qumulo Core 4.0.6

Downloads and Release Notes

Made a platform upgrade for cloud clusters

Qumulo Core 4.0.5

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Updated the SMB API and CLI
  • Fixed several important issues

Qumulo Core 4.0.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Updated the firmware for C-72T, C-168T, C-192T, C-432T, K-144T, K-168T, and K-432T platforms
  • Enhanced qq CLI commands
  • Fixed an important issue related to mixed-node clusters

Qumulo Core 4.0.3

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Enhanced the web server security
  • Fixed an important issue related to mixed-node clusters

Qumulo Core 4.0.2

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Improved the performance of SSD clusters
  • Made minor performance enhancements
  • Fixed an important issue in the Qumulo Core Web UI

Qumulo Core 4.0.1.1

Downloads and Release Notes

Fixed important issues in:

  • Cloud-Based Monitoring
  • SMB file enumeration
  • Compound API and qq CLI request errors

Qumulo Core 4.0.0.2 (Quarterly)

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Deprecated the Python 2.7 SDK
  • Fixed several important issues

Qumulo Core 3.3.5

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Updated mixed-node compatibility
  • Made a performance improvement for Qumulo Shift
  • Improved the Field Verification Tool for HPE Apollo 4200 Gen10 clusters
  • Adjusted audit logging functionality
  • Fixed several important issues

Qumulo Core 3.3.4

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added support for the HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 Plus platform
  • Made general performance enhancements for hybrid clusters

Qumulo Core 3.3.3

Downloads and Release Notes

  • Added Instant Software Upgrade
  • Made Qumulo Shift performance improvements and Web UI enhancements
  • Updated the HPE Service Pack Pro (SPP) Update for HPE Apollo 4200 Gen10 clusters