Release Notes: F5 Cloud Services

Product description

F5 Cloud Services are a set of enterprise-grade SaaS services for network administration, security, and application delivery. F5 Cloud Services are optimized for cloud-native applications and microservices.


Cloud Services Releases Overview of current release
GSLB_GA (September, 2019) This is the general availability with full UI and API interaction for the DNS Load Balancer Service.
F5CS_V1.0.4 (June, 2019) This is part of the GSLB Preview 1 release that fixes bugs in the Cloud Services platform.
Cloud Services platform GA-0 (March, 2019) The GA-0 release builds on the Preview 1 release, adding official subscription mechanisms in the AWS Marketplace.
DNS Preview 1 (January, 2019) This preview release provides full support for the DNS Cloud Service.
DNS Preview 0 (November, 2018) Initial preview release with starter functionality.


Issue Fix Release Description
F5CSFE-796 DNS Preview 1 If a user clicks the Back button after getting the zone file for a new DNS zone, the zone fails to deploy
F5CSFE-909 DNS Preview 1 Portal can get into a redirect loop when attempting to log in [intermittent]
F5CSFE-912 DNS Preview 1 Number of zones in DNS services is summarized incorrectly when a user switches between different accounts
F5CSFRWK-408 DNS Preview 1 Phone number cannot be updated
F5CSFRWK-429 DNS Preview 1 Invited existing user cannot confirm invitation via UI if email contains +
F5CSFRWK-436 DNS Preview 1 Limited/privileged user can invite limited/privileged users to the owner’s account.
F5CSFRWK-474 GA-0 [Account Management] Creating a user without an associated account causes problems in the UI
F5CSINFRA-946 DNS Preview 1 DNS query count is inconsistent with the backend in the API and GUI
F5CSPF-289 GA-0 Emails are case sensitive
F5CSPF-408 GA-0 Phone number cannot be saved, phone number field will always be empty
F5CSPF-429 GA-0 An invited user cannot accept the invitation if his or her email address contains a plus (+) sign.
F5CSPF-474 GA-0 Creating user without assigned account causes portal UI oddities
F5CSPF-616, F5CSFE-859 F5CS_V1.0.3 The phone number field does not permit enough characters in a phone number to include the country code.
F5CSPF-683 GA-0 Enable users to view the list of IP addresses to add to allowlist for zone transfers. For the list of IP addresses, see Working with F5 DNS Cloud Service.
F5CSPF-704 GA-0 Number of zones in DNS services is summarized when user switches between different accounts
F5CSPF-709 GA-0 Your F5 Cloud dashboard does not show 90 day total
F5CSPF-710 GA-0 The Deploy button should become active only after the system properly acquires the zone file.
F5CSPF-716 GA-0 When you update information about an organization, you must log out and log back in to see your changes in the interface.
F5CSPF-717 GA-0 The cancel button intermittently doesn’t close the sliding panel when the form is invalid in IE
F5CSPF-890 GA-0 User’s email should be able to be changed
F5CSPF-942 GA-0 Display the last successful zone transfer to customer
F5CSPF-948 GA-0 Need to provide more accurate DNS deployment status
F5CSPF-1032 11-27-19 UI: Sorting doesn’t work properly in some data columns: dns, users
F5CSPF-1053 F5CS_V1.0.3 The service state gets stuck on “UNDEPLOYING” if the new zone was never deployed
F5CSPF-1128, F5CSPF-1129 F5CS_V1.0.3 Metering - ListStatuses endpoint should return tier information in addition to uom for each period
F5CSPF-1163 GA-0 The data on the console page is wrong until it is refreshed
F5CSPF-1625 GSLB_GA Number of total DNS zones/GSLB services on console page doesn’t include zones/services from divisions

Known issues

The following table describes known issues for which resolutions are in development and will be available in a future release. If a known workaround exists, that information appears in the Notes column with additional information about the issue itself.

Issue Description
F5CSPF-613 User can’t have different roles in different divisions
F5CSPF-974 No scroll bar for the account list after login
F5CSPF-1037 Portal limited to a maximum of 20 divisions – Errors if exceeded
F5CSPF-1045 When an owner user deletes an invited user from their organization but not from their divisions, only the invited user’s organization membership is deleted

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