Kwatee Changelog

New in version 2.2.1

July 15th, 2014
  • Fixed regression with linux_64 agent
  • EC2 regression fixes

New in version 2.2.0 (June 3rd, 2014)

  • New: H2 embedded db. This is now the default configuration defined in
  • New: command-line deployer. Enables deployment to multiple servers within a datacenter with a command line application and a deployment archive.
  • New: ZooKeeper server pool add-on, courtesy of ... (separate download)
  • Enhancement: user interface improvements
  • Enhancement: encrypt server passwords and private keys
  • Enhancement: added REST operation to update snapshot variables
  • Enhancement: added REST operation to retrieve list of environments & releases
  • Enhancement: added REST operation to retrieve list of artifacts & versions
  • Enhancement: improved interface for 3rd party server pool implementations
  • Enhancement: server passwords are encrypted in db
  • Enhancement: support password-protected private keys, including password prompt
  • Enhancement: configurable file extensions black list for kwatee variable scanning
  • Enhancement: highlighting of kwatee variables when browsing archive files
  • Enhancement: kwatee variable pattern can be customized to scan variables within archive files/overlays. Default remains '%{varName}'
  • Enhancement: inline default values for kwatee variables (e.g. %{myvar=test})
  • Enhancement: improved compatibility with latest zip formats
  • Enhancement: native win64 platform support resolves issues with some powershell scripts when running in 32bit mode
  • Info: renamed the 'package' concept to 'artifact'
  • Info: renamed the 'deployment' concept to 'release'
  • Info: renamed the 'SKETCH' deployment to 'snapshot' release
  • Bug Fix: prompt for password on deploy
  • Bug Fix: delete overlays when uploading archive now works

New in version 2.1.18 (April 18th, 2014)

  • Bug Fix:
  • windows offline installer deployment actions are now correctly executed
  • removed legacy limitation on deployable number of servers per release
  • empty directories in archives are now supported

New in version 2.1.17 (March 11th, 2014)

  • Bug Fix: "The agent for this platform is not installed" error with solaris_sparc servers.

New in version 2.1.16 (December 10th, 2013)

  • Bug Fix: newly created Amazon EC2 pool generates a 500 error
  • Bug Fix: issue with zip files containing a single entry which showed as empty
  • Bug Fix: system variable override not working properly in frozen deployment

New in version 2.1.15 (November 27th, 2013)

  • Bug fix: error in mysql db upgrade script (apologies)

New in version 2.1.14 (November 25th, 2013)

  • Enhancement: increased max variable name length from 40 to 200 and allow names to contain dots ('.')
  • Bug fix: off-line deployment actions not executed. NOTE: must regenerate offline installers
  • Bug Fix: cannot upload overlay at root level of package
  • Bug Fix: pre-setup script not executed unless Post-setup script defined
  • Bug Fix: some kwatee variables had incorrect values after deployment freeze

New in version 2.1.13 (July 23rd, 2013)

  • Bug Fix: environment variable server/package qualifiers lost in import
  • Bug Fix: environment bundle import fails in "upload" mode
  • Enhancement: no longer perform automatic integrity checks before stop operation

New in version 2.1.12 (May 10th, 2013)

  • Bug Fix: major issue with zip archives that could not be uploaded is resolved
  • Bug Fix: cosmetic issue with overlays showing at root of archives is resolved
  • Enhancement: kwateelib and therefore can now update archives even when kwatee is not running on localhost. IMPORTANT NOTE: use latest kwateelib task in your deployment automation