4.2. Deprecated Features

The following table describes deprecated features to be removed in a future version of Red Hat Virtualization.

Table 4.2. Deprecated Features

Deprecated FeatureDetails

Cisco Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX)

Support for the Cisco Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX) is now deprecated. This functionality will be removed in a future release.

Export Domains

Use a data domain. Migrate data domains between data centers and Importing Virtual Machines from a Data Domain into the new data center.

In Red Hat Virtualization 4.4, some tasks may still require the export domain.

ISO domains

Use a data domain. Upload images to data domains. In Red Hat Virtualization 4.4, some tasks may still require the ISO domain.

ovirt-guest-agent

The ovirt-guest-agent project is no longer supported. Use qemu-guest-agent version 2.12.0 or later.

moVirt

Mobile Android app for Red Hat Virtualization.

OpenStack Networking (Neutron)

Support for Red Hat OpenStack Networking (Neutron) as an external network provider is now deprecated, and was removed in Red Hat Virtualization 4.4.5.

OpenStack block storage (Cinder)

Support for Red Hat OpenStack block storage (Cinder) is now deprecated, and will be removed in a future release.

instance types

Support for instance types that can be used to define the hardware configuration of a virtual machine is now deprecated. This functionality will be removed in a future release.

websocket proxy deployment on a remote host

Support for third party websocket proxy deployment is now deprecated, and will be removed in a future release.

SSO for virtual machines

Since the ovirt-guest-agent package was deprecated, SSO is deprecated for virtual machines with Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 or earlier and for Windows guest operating systems. Support for SSO will not be provided for virtual machines running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 or later or Windows as guest operating systems.

Cockpit installation for Self-hosted engine

Using Cockpit to install the self-hosted engine is deprecated. Support for this installation method will be removed in a later release.