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RightImages v13.5.2

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These release notes document new features, changes, and bug fixes to RightImages.

  • RightLink version: 5.8.13
  • OS package repository freeze date: 2013-12-08
  • Base Build ID: 13.5-bb63c1d9
  • ServerTemplate freeze date: TBD

Known Issues

Local mail delivery on Ubuntu doesn't work. All messages are returned to sender with "loops back to self" error. (w-6088)


sudo echo `hostname --fqdn` > /etc/mailname
sudo sed -i "s/^myhostname = .*/myhostname = `hostname --fqdn`/" /etc/postfix/
sudo sed -i "s/^mydestination = .*/mydestination = `hostname --fqdn`, localhost/" /etc/postfix/
sudo service postfix reload



  • Updated to version 6.5

Amazon EC2

  • Fixed known limitation of being unable to rebundle images with ec2-bundle-vol or the "Bundle" button. All EC2 Paravirtual images are now unpartitioned. (w-6200)
  • Added HVM image support in AP-Singapore (ap-southeast-1), AP-Sydney (ap-southeast-2), US-West (us-west-1).
    • NOTE: Not all regions support cluster compute instance types (cc1, cc2) but now offer HVM virtualization on instance types such as c3.large.
  • Changed default HVM instance type to c3.large.

CloudStack VMware

  • Added floppy drive resource
  • Ubuntu: Now installing open-vm-dkms and open-vm-tools packages

CloudStack Xen

  • Ubuntu: Fixed issue with local changes prompt appearing with no changes when updating kernel (w-6134)


  • Support for the Shanghai region has been re-added.


  • Advanced OS support - Google images now support use of on-disk kernels instead of Google's pre-built kernels. All images will now use on-disk kernels.
  • Ubuntu images should not be used in production without proper testing. Use of a backported kernel from raring is required for VIRTIO_SCSI driver support and to support volume attachments. (w-6223)
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux images have been added.
  • Default instance type has been switched to n1-standard-1. The n1-standard-1d instance type was discontinued.


  • Removed support for Folsom.
  • Added support for Juno and Juno.


  • ​Removed support for Rackspace Legacy

Rackspace Managed

  • Removed support for Rackspace Legacy Managed. Managed support is available on all regions in Rackspace Open Cloud.

Rackspace Open Cloud

  • Added Virginia and Hong Kong regions

Cloud and Image Support

  • CentOS 6.5 - Amazon EC2, Google, Azure, CloudStack*, OpenStack*, HP, Rackspace Open Cloud, SoftLayer, Vagrant
  • Ubuntu 12.04 - Amazon EC2, Google, Azure, CloudStack*, OpenStack*, HP, Rackspace Open Cloud, SoftLayer, Vagrant
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 - Amazon EC2, Google, Rackspace Open Cloud.

*CloudStack versions supported include 3.x. CloudStack 3.x clouds include Datapipe. 

*OpenStack versions supported include Juno, Juno, and Rackspace Private Cloud.

Known Limitations

Amazon EC2

  • EBS-backed instances limited to one ephemeral disk at start. S3 (instance store) backed instances will vary the number of ephemeral drives attached at boot based on instance size. EBS-backed images, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based images, will only attach one ephemeral disk regardless of instance size.
    • Affected RightImage versions: <= v13.5

Image Reports




The RightScale MultiCloud Marketplace offers many MCIs that support v13.5 Infinity and LTS. 

Click here to see the v13.5 MCIs, or follow these simple instructions:

  1. Go to
  2. Click MultiCloud Images under Browse
  3. Enter "v13.5" in the Keyword(s) field
  4. Click Go
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