December 17, 2020 Release Notes

Changes and enhancements

  • Services that display a progress bar while provisioning will now continue polling after five minutes, but at reduced intervals. Previously, polling stopped at five minutes.Customer report

  • You can now access all available actions for a service from its details page. Previously, most actions were only available from the overflow menu on the service’s listing page.

    screenshot of actions menu

  • We updated how user names and accounts appear in the portal. The new format takes up less space, making it easier to read on smaller screens.

    screenshot of user menu

  • Our excellent UI/UX designer (Andrew Gormley) has once again refreshed the look and feel of the main website:

    screenshot of new website

    But most importantly, this moves the documentation links to a top-level menu item:

    screenshot of new website

Bug fixes

  • Users were unable to select a destination port when creating point-to-point connections.
  • An exception was being thrown when users create Google and Azure hosted cloud connections.
  • Several regressions were occurring when creating dedicated cloud connections.
  • Fixed exception database_error: operator does not exist: integer[] = integer error when returning customer locations via the API.
  • A regression in which incorrect location data was being returned when returning marketplace services.
  • The /v2/locations/cloud API endpoint was missing some fields.
  • Marketplace filters not working correctly.
  • Unable to fully delete stuck AWS connections.
  • Point-to-point statuses were being incorrectly returned.
  • Removed the option to request an outbound cross connect from a LAG interface.
  • Inconsistent IX providers were listed depending on how the user navigated to the IX connection creation page.
  • When a user attempted to delete a port within term, the action would silently fail. We’ve corrected this by adding an error message informing them why it is failing.
  • Search field on the point-to-point connections page stopped working.
  • The progress bar was not automatically appearing when de-provisioning a point-to-point connection.
  • Incorrect links listed in the Active VCs table on port details pages.

Network updates

New locations

  • 12/18/2020 - SLC1: Databank SLC1 at 179 Social Hall Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • 12/18/2020 - SLC2: Databank SLC2 at 14944 Pony Express Road, Bluffdale, UT 84065
  • 12/18/2020 - SLC3: Aligned SLC01 at 3333 W 9000 S West Jordan, UT 84088
  • 12/18/2020 - SLC4: Flexential Downtown SLC04 at 572 S. Delong St. Salt Lake City, UT 84104
  • 12/18/2020 - SLC5: Flexential Cottonwood SLC05 at 6340 S. 3000 E suite 150 Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121

Google Cloud On-Ramp

The Salt Lake City expansion includes a new Google on-ramp option for our cloud connectivity service.

Knowledge base

  • Finally caught up with the last two months of release notes.
  • Updated the look and feel to match the new design.
  • Various updates to reflect small changes in the portal UI (such as less wordy drop-down menus).
Customer request = Indicates changes done based on customer feedback.