Chapter 7. Deprecated functionality

This section provides an overview of functionality that has been deprecated in all minor releases up to this release of Red Hat Ceph Storage.

Ceph configuration file is now deprecated

The Ceph configuration file (ceph.conf) is now deprecated in favor of new centralized configuration stored in Ceph Monitors. For details, see the The Ceph configuration database section in the Red Hat Ceph Storage Configuration Guide.

The min_compat_client parameter for Ceph File System (CephFS) is now deprecated

The min_compat_client parameter is deprecated for Red Hat Ceph Storage 5.0 and new client features are added for setting-up the Ceph File Systems (CephFS). For details, see the Client features section in the Red Hat Ceph Storage File System Guide.

The snapshot of Ceph File System subvolume group is now deprecated

The snapshot feature of Ceph File System (CephFS) subvolume group is deprecated for Red Hat Ceph Storage 5.0. The existing snapshots can be listed and deleted, whenever needed. For details, see the Listing snapshots of a file system subvolume group and Removing snapshots of a file system subvolume group sections in the Red Hat Ceph Storage Ceph File System guide.

The Cockpit Ceph Installer is now deprecated

Installing a Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster 5 using Cockpit Ceph Installer is not supported. Use Cephadm to install a Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster. For details, see the Red Hat Ceph Storage Installation guide.