‘London’ Release Notes
This page provides the release notes for the ONAP ‘London’ release. This includes details of software versions, known limitations, and outstanding trouble reports.
Release notes are cumulative for the release, meaning this release note will have an entry for each Major, Minor, and Maintenance release, if applicable.
Each component within the ONAP solution maintains their own component level release notes and links to those release notes are provided below. Details on the specific items delivered in each release by each component is maintained in the component specific release notes.
‘London’ Major Release 12.0.0
Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP)
2023, July 6th
ONAP ‘London’ focusses on:
ONAP takeaways to get feedback from consumers on what we need to prioritize
ONAP evolution definition and mission statement refresh
Modularity and module bundles for specific use cases (O-RAN SMO, Network slicing etc.)
Managing unmaintained projects
Formalizing ONAP as key player in open RAN @ O-RAN SC TOC Level
Getting first project: CPS road for gold badge
Streamlining Release Management tasks
Implementing Service Mesh with ISTIO
Improving software quality by fixing bugs and upgrading components packages
First implementation of Java 17
Richer Set of Cloud Native Functionality
Implements ASD-based CNF package onboarding and lifecycle orchestration.
Support 3GPP 28.582 APIs for slicing use case.
E2E Network Slicing
Added support for 3GPP 28.532 based APIs in NSSMF for network slicing, with focus on RAN slicing.
Control Loop Evolutions
Improvements to CLAMP Automation Composition Management (ACM).
Metadata driven API Generation.
Improved Metrics and SLAs.
Extended O-RAN Integration
Enhancements for Configuration Management notification from O-RAN network functions over O1 interface.
A1 policy and platform enhancements from CCSDK.
Support for constraints.
UI support for view/edit/import data types.
Increased support for TOSCA functions.
Removed need for USER_ID cookie and header.
Addition of Cell and Neighbour objects.
ONAP Operations Manager
Introduction of “Production” ONAP setup.
Removal of unsupported components (AAF, Portal, Contrib,…).
Update of component helm charts to use common templates and practices.
Introduction of Kubernetes Operators for Cassandra (k8ssandra-operator) - to support latest Cassandra version (optional for London) and Keycloak.
The following ‘non-functional’ requirements are followed in the ‘London’ Release:
Packages upgrades to limit number of affecting vulnerabilities.
Interactive architecture diagram updated
End-2-End guides removed because they have become outdated due to unmaintained projects.
Tests & Integration
Minor bug fixes, package upgrades and python version fixes.
Migration out of Orange infra and pipelines was started.
Some non-functional requirements are not fully finalized. Please, check details at Integration
The formal ONAP ‘London’ Release Documentation is available in ReadTheDocs.
The Developer Wiki remains a good source of information on meeting plans and notes from committees, project teams and community events.
OpenSSF Best Practice
ONAP has adopted the OpenSSF Best Practice Badge Program.
In the London release,
100% projects passed 90% of the OpenSSF badge
86% passed the OpenSSF badge
11% projects passed the OpenSSF Silver badge
Project specific details are in the release notes for each component.
ONAP Maturity Testing Notes
For the ‘London’ release, ONAP continues to improve in multiple areas of Scalability, Security, Stability and Performance (S3P) metrics.
More details in ONAP Integration Project
Known Issues and Limitations
Known Issues and limitations are documented in each project Release Notes.