VVP Project Release Notes

Version: 6.0.0

Release Date:2020-05-14

Removed Features - None

New Features

  • Added plugin capability to preload template generation. End users can now create their own python plugins for VVP to generate preload templates in the method and format of their choosing. (VVP-339)

  • The vvp/test-engine repository has been revived and repurposed, and is now used to maintain the code for the following two enhancements:

    • Enhanced OVP VNF Heat validation to execute stand-alone, and moved into the VVP test-engine repository. (VVP-381)
    • Created onap-client python api client to interact with various ONAP applications. (VVP-381)
  • Added validation test for new VNF Heat Template requirement R-55307 . (VVP-354)

  • Enhanced validation for nested resources R-17528. (VVP-357)

  • Updated test_02_no_duplicate_keys_in_file to check environment files for duplicate keys. (VVP-284)

  • Enhanced validation for R-90279 based on updated VNF Heat Template requirements. (VVP-360)

  • Enhanced resiliency of preload template generation to support more general case VNF Heat Templates. (VVP-335)

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved false negatives for internal network floating IP parameters parameter format checks. (VVP-340)
  • Resolved false negatives checking required sections of a VNF Base Template module. (VVP-365)

Known Issues

  • None

Security Notes

VVP code has been formally scanned during build time using NexusIQ and no Critical vulnerability was found.

VVP code also is passing the mandatory test coverage percentage (%55).

Additionally, all VVP code is still scanned using the Bandit library. All potential issues reported this scanning process have been addressed or marked as non-issues using the # nosec marker in the source code.

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Version: 5.0.1

Release Date:2019-09-30

Removed Features - None

New Features

  • OpenStack Heat Validation - VVP now includes the latest version of OpenStack Heat, and can be used to validate that the Heat not only complies with ONAP rules, but is also valid Heat (similar to stack-validate) (VVP-218)

  • Preload Template Generation - VVP will now create preload templates based on the Heat template being validated. The user can optionally populate the template by specifying environment files (VVP-227, VVP-277)

  • Added checks.py to consolidate various quality checks that can now be performed cross-platform and consistently between the local and build environment.

    • Added quality check to ensure VVP includes the latest version of Heat requirements from the VVP project
    • All code is now scanned for security issues using the Bandit library (VVP-244)
  • Updated Availability Zone tests to align with latest VNF Requirements (VVP-226)

  • Performance enhancements - improved performance of validation of large templates by 30-70% (VVP-225)

  • VVP GUI can be customized to display configurable disclaimer text, and also allow the acceptance of terms-and-condition, or other legal agreements before allowing the user to use the tool (VVP-195)

  • Enhanced report readability by removing unnecessary columns and other enhancements (VVP-184)

  • Removed dependency on yamllint library to remove dependency on L/GPL code (VVP-201)

  • Allow error messages with line breaks (VVP-225)

  • Various enhancements to remove redundant tests or improve error messages

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed errors in test_environment_file_parameters where wrong variables were being checked (VVP-267)
  • VVP GUI fails to open reports when tools is launched from a network share (VVP-266)
  • Escape error messages before display in HTML report (VVP-159)
  • Improved error message when Heat archives included nested directories which are not allowed (VVP-217)
  • Relaxed validation of get_param usage to better comply with SDC implementation (VVP-220)

Known Issues

  • None

Security Notes

VVP code has been formally scanned during build time using NexusIQ and no Critical vulnerability was found.

Additionally, all VVP code is now scanned using the Bandit library. All potential issues reported this scanning process have been addressed or marked as non-issues using the # nosec marker in the source code.

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Version: 4.0.0

Release Date:2019-05-10

Removed Features

  • The VVP web application has been deprecated and is no longer supported as of the Dublin release. The validation scripts continue to be supported and enhanced, but contributions to the web-related repositories are now locked and VVP will no longer be supported for deployment via ONAP Operations Manager (OOM).

    The following repositories are now locked as of this release:

    • vvp/ansibile-ice-bootstrap
    • vvp/cms
    • vvp/devkit
    • vvp/engagementmgr
    • vvp/gitlab
    • vvp/image-scanner
    • vvp/jenkins
    • vvp/portal
    • vvp/postgresql
    • vvp/test-engine

New Features

  • A new GUI application has been contributed and can be used to execute validations in a user-friendly way without using complex command line options.
  • VVP is now packaged as a Docker container eliminating the need to run the application from source code. See the Docker Execution instructions for more details.
  • VVP Validation Scripts now cover all mandatory, testable HOT requirements from VNFRQTS

Known Issues

  • None

Security Notes

VVP code has been formally scanned during build time using NexusIQ and no Critical vulnerability was found.

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Version: 3.0.0

Release Date:2018-11-30

New Features

  • Created mapping of validation scripts to VNF Guidelines
  • Increase validation script test coverage
  • Created HTML report generation in validation scripts repository

Security Notes

VVP code has been formally scanned during build time using NexusIQ and no Critical vulnerability was found.

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Version: 2.0.0

Release Date:2018-06-07

New Features

  • Initial release of VNF Validation Program (VVP) for Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP).
  • This intitial releases is based on seed documents that came from Open-O and Open ECOMP.
  • This release provides a process to allow VNFs to be incubated and validated against the ONAP Heat Requirements.

Bug Fixes - None

Known Issues

  • As of now, the VVP Project has been created to check Validity for VNFs using Heat Orchestration Templates.
  • Only deployable using OOM, will be a standalone toolkit in the future.
  • UWSGI webserver dependencies.

Security Notes

VVP code has been formally scanned during build time using NexusIQ and no Critical vulnerability was found.

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Upgrade Notes

  • Initial release - none

Deprecation Notes

  • Initial release - none

Other

NA

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