Google Distributed Cloud Hosted release notes

December 8, 2023 [GDCH 1.9.8]


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 is now released.

See the product overview to learn about the features of Google Distributed Cloud Hosted.


Add-on Manager:

The Google Distributed Cloud Virtual for Bare Metal version is updated to 1.14.11 to apply the latest security patches and important updates.

See Google Distributed Cloud Virtual for Bare Metal 1.14.11 release notes for details.


Version update:

The Debian-based image version is updated to bullseye-v1.4.3-gke.10.


Updated Canonical Ubuntu OS image version to 20231116 to apply the latest security patches and important updates. To take advantage of the bug and security vulnerability fixes, you must upgrade all nodes with each release. The following security vulnerabilities are fixed:


The following container image security vulnerabilities are fixed:


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 fixes an issue with the upgrade where NodeUpgrade firmware upgrade task gets stuck in the in process status.


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 fixes an issue where the server BMC certificate state might get stuck in the Generating or Verifying states, blocking upgrade or server credential rotation.


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 has a known issue where a user cluster with three n2-standard-4 worker nodes has insufficient CPU resources for upgrade.


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 has a known issue where the node draining is blocked due to pod stuck in the terminating state.


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 has a known issue where the artifact distribution fails after attaching signatures.


Google Distributed Cloud Hosted 1.9.8 has a known issue where alerts in organization system clusters don't reach the ticketing system.