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RightImages v14.1.3


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

  • RightLink version: 6.1.5
  • RightImage version: 14.1.3
  • OS package repository freeze date: 2014-10-02
  • Base Build ID: v14-c6dcca92


Common for ALL Images

  • Updated to RightLink 6.1. View the RightLink release notes here >
  • Updated bash package due to Shellshock vulnerability. See
  • For customers new to the v14 lineage, see the v14.0 release notes for general information regarding a change in the building philosophy and other common changes


  • Disable yum fastest mirror plugin instead of removing to quell warnings about missing dependencies


  • Add support for Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty)
  • Install ca-certificates package
  • Updated to grub2
  • Enable "HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ecdsa_key" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
  • 14.04: Pin collectd package to 4.10.1-2.1ubuntu7 for compatibility with RightScale monitoring. Monitoring is needed for graphs, alerts, and autoscaling arrays.
  • 14.04: Set "UsePrivilegeSeparation sandbox" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config (w-6279)


  • Update WALinuxAgent to 2.0.8


  • Removed symlink from /var/lib/dhcp to /var/lib/dhcp3, as it is no longer needed for RightLink

VMware (CloudStack VMware and vSphere)

  • Ubuntu: Install VMware tools, instead of using open-vm-tools, to resolve issue with auto-detecting volumes upon attachment (w-6291)


  • Support for the Datapipe cloud has been removed

Amazon EC2

  • Added support for HVM instance-store images


  • Install Google daemon v1.1.6 (w-6306)
  • Update startup scripts to v1.1.6


  • Support for the HP cloud has been removed


  • Support for the Softlayer cloud has been removed


  • Update to chef 11.6.0 to match RightLink 6.1
  • Update to VirtualBox 4.3.16
  • Ubuntu: Update to ruby 1.9.1


  • Remove floppy drive mount as metadata is now provided by VMware tools
  • CentOS: Remove /etc/modprobe.d/floppy-pnp.conf as floppy device discovery is no longer required for RightLink

Cloud and Image Support

Cloud Support

NOTE: v14.0 RightImages with RightLink 6.0 were a limited support release. Only CentOS and Ubuntu RightImages for EC2 (except HVM instance store), OpenStack, vSphere, and GCE were released. With v14.1, all other supported operating system, cloud, and instance-type combinations are included in this release. Please see the summary of changes below.

  • v14.0 Release
    • CentOS 6.5 Amazon EC2 (except HVM instance store), Google, OpenStack, vSphere
    • Ubuntu 12.04Amazon EC2 (except HVM instance store), Google, OpenStack, vSphere
  • v14.1 Release
    • CentOS 6.5 - Amazon EC2, Google, Azure, CloudStack, OpenStack, Rackspace Open Cloud, Vagrant, vSphere
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 - Amazon EC2, Google, Rackspace Open Cloud
    • Ubuntu 12.04 - Amazon EC2, Google, Azure, CloudStack, OpenStack, Rackspace Open Cloud, Vagrant, vSphere
    • Ubuntu 14.04 - Amazon EC2, Google, Azure, CloudStack, OpenStack, Rackspace Open Cloud, Vagrant, vSphere

Note: CloudStack versions supported include 4.x. OpenStack versions supported include Juno.

Image Reports

Image reports for supported clouds are available from the image reports S3 bucket:

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.

CloudStack Xen

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