Cloud-init SRU 19.2.24 into Xenial, Bionic and Disco

Hi cloud-init!

The Ubuntu Server team has just finished our test qualification
of a Stable Release Update (SRU) of cloud-init version 19.2.24 into
Ubuntu Xenial, Bionic and Disco. This SRU contains bug fixes and
features landed in tip of cloud-init up to and including tag

High-level features and bug fixes:

  • Add new Exoscale datasource
  • Oracle:
    • Render secondary vnic IP and MTU values only
    • prefer DS network config over initramfs
    • configure secondary NICs on Virtual Machines
  • ubuntu-drivers: call db_x_loadtemplatefile to accept NVIDIA EULA
  • Azure:
    • Record boot timestamps, system information, and diagnostic events
    • generate_fallback_nic emits network v2 config instead of v1
    • add region and AZ properties from imds compute location metadata
  • GCE: Add support for publishing host keys to GCE guest attributes
  • New data source for the cloud platform [Chris Glass]
  • stages: allow data sources to override network config source order
  • Fix bug rendering MTU on bond or vlan when input was netplan.
  • net: add rfc3442 (classless static routes) to EphemeralDHCP
  • Support netplan renderer in Arch Linux
  • OVF: Add a cdrom size checker for OVF ds to ds-identify
    • VMWare: Trigger the post customization script via cc_scripts module.
  • Cloud-init analyze module: Added ability to analyze boot events.
  • Update debian eni network configuration location, retain Ubuntu setting
  • net: skip bond interfaces in get_interfaces
  • Hetzner: Add missing dsname for Hetzner Cloud datasource
  • sysconfig: support more bonding options
  • cloud-init-generator: use libexec path to ds-identify on redhat systems
  • tools/build-on-freebsd: update to python3
  • Allow identification of OpenStack by Asset Tag
  • run-container: centos: comment out the repo mirrorlist
  • netplan: update netplan key mappings for gratuitous-arp
  • freebsd:
    • fix the name of cloudcfg VARIANT
    • ability to grow root file system
    • NoCloud data source support

If the new versions of cloud-init cause you any problems, please don’t
hesitate to file a bug on Launchpad:

For CentOS users: we publish both our upstream and SRU releases of cloud-init
to our copr el-testing repo which can be found at:

Thanks all for your contributions and validation efforts,
Chad Smith (blackboxsw) & the cloud-init team