The Apache CloudStack project is pleased to announce the release of CloudStack

The CloudStack release is a maintenance release as part of its 4.17.x LTS branch and contains more than 150 fixes and improvements since the CloudStack release.

Highlights include:

* Support for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS as a management server and KVM host

* Improvements for System VM storage migration on KVM

* CKS cluster upgrade enhancements

* Several network and VPC-related fixes especially related IPv6 and permissions

* KVM libvirt Java library upgrade

* KVM Shared Mount Point fix

* VMware local storage volume migration improvements


CloudStack LTS branches are supported for 18 months and will receive updates for the first 12 months and only security updates in the last 6 months. Apache CloudStack is an integrated Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) software platform that allows users to build feature-rich public and private cloud environments. CloudStack includes an intuitive user interface and rich API for managing the compute, networking, software, and storage resources.

The project became an Apache top-level project in March 2013. More information about Apache CloudStack can be found at:


# Documentation

What's new in CloudStack

The release notes include a full list of issues fixed, as well as 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:


# Downloads

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: