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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® CloudStack® v4.18.

Apache CloudStack is a 4.18 LTS release with 300+ new features, improvements, and bug fixes since 4.17, including 19 major new features. Some of the highlights include:

-       Edge Zones

-       Autoscaling

-       Managed User Data

-       Two-Factor Authentication Framework

-       Support for Time-based OTP (TOTP) Authenticator

-       Volume Encryption

-       SDN Integration – Tungsten Fabric

-       Ceph Multi Monitor Support

-       API-Driven Console Access

-       Console Access Security Improvements

-       New Global settings UI

-       Configurable MTU for VR

-       Adaptative Affinity Groups

-       Custom DNS Servers for Networks

-       Improved Guest OS Support Framework

-       Support for Enterprise Linux 9

-       Networker Backup Plugin for KVM Hypervisor

-       Custom Quota Tariffs

-       Secure VNC for KVM


The full list of new features can be found in the project release notes at:

The CloudStack documentation includes upgrade instructions from previous versions of Apache CloudStack, and can be found at:

The official installation, administration and API documentation for each of the releases are available on our documentation page:



The official source code for the release can be downloaded from our downloads page:

In addition to the official source code release, individual contributors have also made convenience binaries available on the Apache CloudStack download page, and can be found at: