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The Joyent Riverbed Stingray appliance is a SmartOS instance pre-configured as load balancer that helps you efficiently manage network resources and control application traffic. It inspects, transforms and routes requests as it load-balances them across the application infrastructure, all through an easy to use GUI interface. Below is a summary of available Stingray load balancers.

Starting with release 14.2.0, the Stingray Traffic Manager image has been rename to SteelApp Traffic Manager.

Also starting with 14.2.0 the login username has changed from stingray to steelapp.

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Stingray Product Features

Description Throughput Load Balancing SSL Clustering Caching / Analytics Bandwidth Mgmt Service Level Monitoring TrafficScript Rules Global LB Application Firewall Autoscale
Developer Edition 1mbps    
500L 10 mbps YES - Simple 100 SSL TPS                
500M - 200Mbps 200 mbps YES - Simple 100 SSL TPS                
1000M - 200Mbps 200 mbps YES 1000 SSL TPS        
1000M + SAF 200 mbps YES 1000 SSL TPS      
1000H - 1Gbps 1 gbps YES 1000 SSL TPS        
2000L - 1Gbps 1 gbps YES 10000 SSL TPS  
2000L + SAF 1 gbps YES 10000 SSL TPS
4000L 5Gbps 5 gbps YES Unlimited  

Logging into Stingray TMs

You log in to the Stingray TM through a web browser in the following way:

You log in as the "stingray" user. To see the password for the "stingray" user, check the machine credentials page.

Below are the release notes for the Riverbed Stingray SmartMachine appliance image.

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Version 14.2.x

14.2.0

Name steelapp-*
Based on base64 14.2.0
pkgsrc 2014Q2

What's New in This Release

  • Base image is base64-14.2.0 (2014Q2)
  • root, admin metadata passwords removed (accounts are ssh key only)
  • /etc/product file includes description of image
  • Name change from Stingray to SteelApp
  • Metadata login user changed from 'stingray' to 'steelapp'
  • SteelApp version is 9.7
  • SteelApp autoscale script included at /opt/local/steelapp/zxtm/conf/extra/Joyent
  • Added configuration option trafficscript!data_local_size tuned to settings.cfg
The Stingray license will expire on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 and will be renewed automatically if your virtual machine is still active.

14.2.0 (Developer Version)

Name steelapp-developer
UUID badda358-53af-11e4-adbb-374e5eb5334a
Description Stingray Traffic Manager 9.8.1 Developer Edition
Based on base64 14.2.0
pkgsrc 2014Q2

What's New in This Release

  • Base image is base64-14.2.0 (2014Q2)
  • root, admin metadata passwords removed (accounts are ssh key only)
  • /etc/product file includes description of image
  • Name change from Stingray to SteelApp
  • Metadata login user changed from 'stingray' to 'steelapp'
  • SteelApp version is 9.8.1
  • SteelApp autoscale script included at /opt/local/steelapp/zxtm/conf/extra/Joyent
  • Added configuration option trafficscript!data_local_size tuned to settings.cfg

Version 13.4.x

13.4.1

Name stm-*
Based on base64 13.4.1
pkgsrc 2013Q4

What's New in This Release

  • Base image is base64-13.4.1 (2013Q4)
  • Stingray licensed versions have version 9.5. Stingray developer (stm-developer) version has version 9.6
  • Updated OpenSSL version (1.0.1f) for HeartBleed bug
  • Enabled Java extensions by default (uses openjdk7)
  • Added setting "webcache!max_file_size 25MB" to zxtm configuration
  • Fixed missing directories on importing backups issue
  • Npm Manta installed by default
The Stingray license will expire on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 and will be renewed automatically if your virtual machine is still active.

Version 13.2.x

13.2.0

Name stm-*
Based on base64 13.2.0
pkgsrc 2013Q2

What's New in This Release

  • Base image is base64-13.2.0 (2013Q2)
  • Stingray version is 9.3r0
  • Added stingray models: STM-2000-L-STX, STM-2000-L-SAF-STX, STM-2000-M-STX, STM-2000-M-SAF-STX

Version 13.1.x

13.1.1

Name stm-*
Based on base64 13.1.0
pkgsrc 2013Q1

What's New in This Release

  • Added /etc/hosts public_ip to hostname mapping which is used when setting up a cluster

13.1.0

Name stm-*
Based on base64 13.1.0
pkgsrc 2013Q1

What's New in This Release

  • Base image is base64-13.1.0
  • Stingray image built from pkgsrc 2013Q1
  • Stingray models changed to: stm-1000H, stm-1000M, stm-1000M-SAF, stm-2000L, stm-2000L-SAF, stm-4000L, stm-500L-10, stm-500M-200
  • Stingray version is now 9.2
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