What's new in version 2.1.3

Get a quick overview of what's added, changed, improved, or deprecated in this release.

IBM® Hyper Protect Virtual Servers Version 2.1.3 (available 31 January 2023) introduces the following new features and enhancements:

Updated image

You can get the IBM Hyper Protect Container Runtime version 2.1.3 image from Passport Advantage. For more information, see Downloading the IBM Hyper Protect Container Runtime image.

Package update highlights:

  • Kernel version now is 5.4.0-136.153 from previous release's 5.4.0-135.15
  • Containerd version now is 1.5.9-0ubuntu1~20.04.6 from previous release's 1.5.9-0ubuntu1~20.04.5
  • Python version now is 3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.6 from previous release's 3.8.10-0ubuntu1~20.04.5

Security enhancement to disk encryption verification

To address Denial-of-Service attacks, the requests to verify disk encryption status are throttled at three per five minutes.