9.0.1 Release Notes

Release date: 2022-05-19

Upgrade notes

You can upgrade directly to Commander version 9.0.1 from versions 8.5.0 - 9.0.0. See Upgrade Commander.

Before upgrading, it's recommended that you review all release notes between the version you're currently using and the version you're upgrading to.

To access release notes for previous versions, go to the Release Notes Archive.

Deprecations and removals




Splitting single service cost among multiple organizations.


Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Integration. Notification systems that use SNMP trap listeners must be updated.


Splunk integration. Rightsizing recommendations based on guest OS performance metrics are no longer supported.


Cost models for public cloud will no longer be targeted at anything below the account level. Cost models will still apply below accounts, but must be targeted at the account level.


VM Billing Report for Public Clouds: You can use the VM Billing Report for private cloud environments; however, for public or hybrid cloud environments it's recommended that you use the Cloud Billing Report. The ability to use the VM Billing Report for public clouds will be removed in a future release.


The /cloud-accounts/{id}/access-rights/{user} endpoints in the Commander API are now deprecated and will be removed in a future release. Use /users/{name}/access-rights/cloud-accounts and /users/{name}/access-rights/datacenters instead.


Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is deprecated as of version 8.7.0 and will be removed in a future release.


vSphere datastore scanning is deprecated, and this functionality will be removed in a future release.


Service Portal access for non-organizational users is deprecated, and this functionality will be removed in a future release.


End of Life Policy, Suspect Policy, and Approval Policy and the relevant VM states are deprecated as of version 7.0.2 and will be removed in a future release.


Quarterly and weekly timespans for displaying costs in the Admin Portal and the Service Portal are being deprecated. The options that will remain for showing costs are Daily, Monthly, and Annually.

Resolved issues

  • 25023 Direct and proxied VM Console connections are no longer blocked by default by the Content Security Policy.
  • 24549 SMTP password values stored in Commander are no longer visible using the browser's “Inspect“ function.
  • 24466 The Purge Task for Events should no longer get stuck in high volume environments.
  • 24322 The plug-in Kubernetes workflow step didn't run as expected in Commander versions 8.10.0-9.0.0. This issue has been fixed for Commander version 9.0.1.
  • 23905 You can now successfully save expiry policy changes on pre-existing policies.
  • 23627 Operating system descriptions for VMs with less common operating systems now display properly.
  • 23155 The Tasks tab no longer maintains a status of Queued for workflows after they have successfully completed.
  • 22660 Deployment destination common properties such as region, key pair, or target are now updated correctly when those properties change.
  • 22428 Users who had the guestOS filter in the Service Portal Cost Dashboard before upgrade experienced problems accessing the Cost Dashboard after upgrading to version 9.0.0. This has been resolved.
  • 20360 The VM Uptime value has been updated in the Admin Portal documentation to better explain what the value means for AWS instances.