Information on the latest updates and additions to the Akuity Platform.
Config Management Plugins
Configuring Argo CD Config Management plugins is now possible using the Akuity Platform user interface.
The Akuity Platform now supports declarative management of Argo CD instances using
akuity argocd <apply|diff> commands. Check out the docs to learn more.
Synchronization History Reports
The Akuity Platform now provides powerful application synchronization history reports. The feature is available in the Akuity Platform dashboard as well as via an extension in the Argo CD user interface.
Agent State Replication
The Agent State Replication feature on the Akuity Platform allows you to disconnect a managed cluster from the platform without losing core Argo CD features.
Agent Token Rotation
The Akuity Platform dashboard provides a way to rotate the Akuity Agent token with one button click.
Flexible Argo CD Architecture
Akuity Platform allows you dynamically choose host cluster for Argo CD components. The following components' location is configurable: Application Set, Repo Server or Image Updater.
Argo CD Instance Security
The Akuity Platform provides information about CVEs detected in Argo CD releases and suggests upgrading to non-vulnerable versions.
Deep Links Settings Management
The Akuity Platform dashboard allows configuring Argo CD Deep Links.
General Argo CD Settings Improvements
The dashboard for managing Argo CD secrets is greatly improved and allows users to provide secret values without making unnecessary clicks. Generate Argo CD Settings wizard allows enabling and disabling RBAC that controls logs access in managed clusters.
Declarative Argo CD Instance Management
Akuity CLI supports
akuity argocd apply command, which allows declaratively managing Argo CD instances.
The command accepts a YAML file with the Argo CD instance settings and applies it to the Akuity Platform.
Agent Version Management
The Akuity platform dashboard now allows installing a specific version of the Akuity Cluster Agent on the cluster.
Cluster Filters & Pagination
Cluster management UI has been improved to allow filtering and pagination, which in turn makes managing a very large number of clusters more friendly.
Agent Manifest Kustomization
The Akuity platform now allows for customizing the Akuity Cluster Agent manifests using Kustomize.
The GitHub webhook requests are now forwarded to the Argo CD Server and ApplicationSet components.
The overall user interface is now more polished and consistent.
Argo CD v2.6
🎉 Argo CD v2.6 is generally available! 🎉
OpenShift 4 Support
Support for Red Hat OpenShift 4
The audit extension allows users to see the Argo CD related audit log in Argo CD user interface.
Image Updater Support
The Argo CD Image Updater is now supported out-of-the box. The new component can be enabled using the Argo CD Instance settings page.
Notifications Wizard Enhancement
Notifications Wizard now provides web forms for configuring Argo CD Notifications triggers and templates.
Akuity Platform now allows you to specify a "delegate" git cluster agent. This feature allows specifying a single cluster agent to use as the sole agent to access the git server. This is useful for environments where the git server can only be accessed from a single location.
Organization names can now be changed.
IP Allowlist for Cluster Agents
The IP allowlist can now be optionally applied to cluster agents attempting to connect to the control plane.
Schema Validation for Dex Configuration
Dex configuration is now validated for errors before persisting.
Migrating to Quay.io for Redis Images
The Redis image installed in cluster agents will now pull from Quay.io (previously Docker Hub) to avoid rate limiting.
Argo CD Custom Style Wizard
This new wizard allows users to customize Argo CD styling, including the logo image and color palette.
Displaying and Exporting Audit Details
Organization audit functionality now provides detailed information about events. In addition, the audit log can be exported as a
Improved Management of Organization's Members
The organization member management functionality has been improved and no longer requires using an invitation code. Once invited, the user just needs to click the 'Accept' button in the Akuity Dashboard to join the new organization.
Argo CD v2.5
🎉 Argo CD v2.5 is generally available 🎉
Getting Started Wizard
A Getting Started Wizard is available to walk new users through the process of creating and using their first Argo CD instance.
Organization Audit Filtering
The Organization Audit page now supports filtering based on a range of time, the object type, the actor, and the action. Its overall look and feel has been improved.
Argo CD Instance Notifications and SSO Wizards now support multi-line secrets.
Conflicting Agent Installation Detection
The Clusters dashboard for an Argo CD instance will now display a warning if the Akuity Agent for one of the clusters has been installed in additional clusters.
Customizable Agent Manifests
You can now override the Akuity Agent target namespace and configure custom image registries. The customizations can be configured per cluster or globally at the Argo CD instance level.
Disable Agent Auto-Upgrades
Now you can disable Akuity Agent auto-upgrading after changing the installed Argo CD version and apply new manifests manually instead.
Argo CD Settings UI Improvements
The Argo CD settings section now reminds you to save the changes you've made if you haven't done so already.
🎉 Akuity Platform is generally available! 🎉
Akuity Platform is available in early access with select design partners.