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NVIDIA NetQ 4.4 Release Notes

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4.4.1 Release Notes

Open Issues in 4.4.1

Issue IDDescriptionAffectsFixed
3739222
The opta-check command does not properly validate if the required 16 CPU cores are present on the system for NetQ. The command only presents an error if there are fewer than 8 CPU cores detected.4.2.0-4.8.0
3442456
When an event notification is resolved or acknowledged, the NetQ UI might display a duplicate event with the original notification content and timestamp.4.2.0-4.6.04.7.0-4.8.0
3438973
When you install NetQ onto your VM, the installation fails with the following messages:
05:57:33.023618: master-node-installer: Installed Debian …	[ FAILED ]————————————–ERROR: Failed to install the master node
This is due to an expired key in the installation tarball. For assistance working around this issue, contact NVIDIA support.
4.3.0-4.5.04.6.0-4.8.0
3395385
When you use NetQ LCM to upgrade a Cumulus Linux switch in an MLAG pair, the upgrade might fail.4.4.1-4.5.04.6.0-4.8.0
3360627
When the switch RoCE egress pool buffer limit is configured as unlimited, the maximum buffer usage for RoCE counters might display incorrect values in the NetQ UI.4.4.1-4.5.04.6.0-4.8.0
3305144
When you perform a netq trace between two hosts, the following message might be printed in the output even when the trace is successful:
argument of type ‘NoneType’ is not iterable
4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3303284
When you run the netq show opta-health command, it might fail and produce the following error:
ERROR: Expecting value: line 1 column 1 (char 0)
4.3.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3290068
When you back up NetQ data with the backuprestore.sh script, the operation fails with the following log messages:
Failed to clear all earlier snapshot for keyspace:master. Exiting!command terminated with exit code 1Failed to execute /opt/backuprestore/createbackup.sh script on cassandra pod
Failed to proceed ahead with backup procedure. Exiting !
Contact NVIDIA support for assistance performing a backup.
4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3266922
When a NetQ agent sends your NetQ server or OPTA an unexpectedly large number for switch interface counters, netq check and netq show commands might fail with the following message:
local variable ‘url’ referenced before assignment
4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3241664
When you start the netq-agent service, the WJH service is enabled by default. However, when you run the netq config show agent wjh command, the output might reflect the WJH service as disabled.4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3179145
The NetQ agent does not collect VLAN information from WJH data. This has been resolved, however when you upgrade to a NetQ version with the fix, historical WJH data will not be displayed in the UI.4.3.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3015875
NetQ trace might report incomplete route information when there are multiple default routes in a VRF in the path between the source and destination.4.1.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
2885312
EVPN Validation Type 2 checks might show false Duplicate MAC events for MAC addresses that are not duplicated. An example of this is shown below:
EVPN Type 2 Test details:
Hostname Peer Name Peer Hostname Reason Last Changed
—————– —————– —————– ——————————————— ————————-
torc-11 - - Duplicate Mac 00:02:00:00:00:55 VLAN 1249 at Sun Dec 5 18:26:14 2021
torc-21:vx-282 and torc-11:peerlink-3
4.1.0-4.8.0

Fixed Issues in 4.4.1

Issue IDDescriptionAffects

4.4.0 Release Notes

Open Issues in 4.4.0

Issue IDDescriptionAffectsFixed
3739222
The opta-check command does not properly validate if the required 16 CPU cores are present on the system for NetQ. The command only presents an error if there are fewer than 8 CPU cores detected.4.2.0-4.8.0
3442456
When an event notification is resolved or acknowledged, the NetQ UI might display a duplicate event with the original notification content and timestamp.4.2.0-4.6.04.7.0-4.8.0
3438973
When you install NetQ onto your VM, the installation fails with the following messages:
05:57:33.023618: master-node-installer: Installed Debian …	[ FAILED ]————————————–ERROR: Failed to install the master node
This is due to an expired key in the installation tarball. For assistance working around this issue, contact NVIDIA support.
4.3.0-4.5.04.6.0-4.8.0
3305144
When you perform a netq trace between two hosts, the following message might be printed in the output even when the trace is successful:
argument of type ‘NoneType’ is not iterable
4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3303284
When you run the netq show opta-health command, it might fail and produce the following error:
ERROR: Expecting value: line 1 column 1 (char 0)
4.3.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3290068
When you back up NetQ data with the backuprestore.sh script, the operation fails with the following log messages:
Failed to clear all earlier snapshot for keyspace:master. Exiting!command terminated with exit code 1Failed to execute /opt/backuprestore/createbackup.sh script on cassandra pod
Failed to proceed ahead with backup procedure. Exiting !
Contact NVIDIA support for assistance performing a backup.
4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3266922
When a NetQ agent sends your NetQ server or OPTA an unexpectedly large number for switch interface counters, netq check and netq show commands might fail with the following message:
local variable ‘url’ referenced before assignment
4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3241664
When you start the netq-agent service, the WJH service is enabled by default. However, when you run the netq config show agent wjh command, the output might reflect the WJH service as disabled.4.4.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3179145
The NetQ agent does not collect VLAN information from WJH data. This has been resolved, however when you upgrade to a NetQ version with the fix, historical WJH data will not be displayed in the UI.4.3.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
3015875
NetQ trace might report incomplete route information when there are multiple default routes in a VRF in the path between the source and destination.4.1.0-4.4.14.5.0-4.8.0
2885312
EVPN Validation Type 2 checks might show false Duplicate MAC events for MAC addresses that are not duplicated. An example of this is shown below:
EVPN Type 2 Test details:
Hostname Peer Name Peer Hostname Reason Last Changed
—————– —————– —————– ——————————————— ————————-
torc-11 - - Duplicate Mac 00:02:00:00:00:55 VLAN 1249 at Sun Dec 5 18:26:14 2021
torc-21:vx-282 and torc-11:peerlink-3
4.1.0-4.8.0

Fixed Issues in 4.4.0

Issue IDDescriptionAffects
3254224
In a What Just Happened table, column titles might appear as long strings of text. To fix this issue, select the ‘reset columns’ icon at the upper-right corner of the application.
3244553
The What Just Happened (WJH) feature does not work with the NetQ agent on SONiC switches.
3226405
TLS versions 1.0 and 1.1 are enabled for the OPTA API Gateway listening on TCP port 32708. Only TLS versions 1.2 and 1.3 should be enabled.4.3.0
3216161
In an OPTA clustered environment, NetQ agents might appear as rotten after upgrading to NetQ 4.3.0. To work around this issue, configure the spice: false parameter in /etc/netq/netq.yml.4.3.0
3211317
Upgrading Cumulus Linux with NetQ LCM fails when you upgrade a switch with the MLAG primary role.4.3.0
3205778
In some high scale environments, NetQ agents might appear as rotten during high load.4.3.0
3203960
When you add an LDAP user, the operation will fail and return an error: Parameter error. This has been resolved in NetQ 4.4.0 and later. If you configured LDAP authentication prior to NetQ 4.4.0, you must reconfigure LDAP after upgrading.
3157803
The netq show commands to view MACs, IP addresses, neighbors, and routes might show a higher value compared to the corresponding entries in the NetQ UI. The netq show commands display additional values from the NetQ server or OPTA in addition to monitored devices in the NetQ inventory.4.2.0-4.3.0
3141723
When you edit a TCA rule, an error will prevent the rule from updating. To work around this problem, delete the existing rule and create a new one.
3140425
LCM NetQ install or upgrade will silently fail if a target switch’s hostname is still set to the default (cumulus for Cumulus Linux or sonic} for SONiC).
3131311
Sensor validation checks might still reflect a failure in NetQ after the sensor failure has recovered.4.2.0-4.3.0
3085064
When you attempt to install NetQ on a device using LCM and configure the incorrect VRF, the installation will be reflected as successful but the switch will not be present in the inventory in the LCM UI.4.1.0-4.3.0
3053143
The MLAG Session card might not show all MLAG events.4.2.0-4.3.0
2605545
Sort functionality is disabled when the number of records exceeds 10,000 entries in a full-screen, tabular view.4.3.0