Xelon HQ changelog
Xelon HQ changelog

Fresh new VMWare client, Backup logs, provision improvements, and major performance growth








What's new:

  • Our fresh new VMWare client received a major improvement as we migrated to our own VMWare API. The whole process is now more secure, faster, and visible.
  • HQ's REST API now supports multiple tokens for the same IP as we added an extra HTTP header Client-ID. We also included IPv4/IPv6 ranges in the pattern format (eg. 192.168..) and in CIDR/subnet format (eg. to this update.
  • Last Actions & Changes Log now works much smoother.
  • We added backup logs (sneak peek to the upcoming Backup Restore functionality πŸ‘€).
  • Implemented adding wildcard host records for DNS zones.


  • Device provisioning will work even better. Now it is worker-agnostic, so it won't fail if any worker's job fails.
  • Persistent storage is now being displayed in the 'newest first' order by default.
  • Updated guest VMWare tools for WAF and Load balancers.
  • Now users can add the network link for Internal IP on the Firewall page.
  • Added a way to collect the usage info through the device's ID. 


  • Device creation errors
  • Device selection when creating a persistent storage
  • device import
  • Invalid IP Address highlight prompt
  • Snapshot creation that produced a duplicate
  • Second HDD availability after extension
  • Subtenant reports issues
  • Service accounts problem after k8s v1.25 update
  • Not editable device if there was no network connected
  • Firewall and Load balancer creation

Improved HTML5 console, backup creation date and much more






What’s new

  • Updated HTML console now has better symbol displaying, stable connection, and adjusted design. To ensure the proper work, please set the same keyboard layouts on the host and the VM.
  • Now we allow a higher RAM limit (64GB β†’ 128GB) when creating a new device
  • Load balancers can be created even without forwarding rules
  • Devices page now displays the latest backup creation date
  • Deleted device page will store and display all the data within
  • Usage reports now display breadcrumbs-like family trees of organizations and child organizations
  • When creating subtenants, you can assign them to one or a few clouds (requires access to these clouds)

What’s improved

  • Improved requests validations for device creation, plain and clear error messages
  • Logs now will display the correct timezone according to your account settings
  • Optimized network creation payload
  • Device info page shows info about the creator-user and related organization

Good news for child tenants, storage extension updates, and more






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What's new:

  • Child organizations now have a clear breadcrumbs-like naming
  • Networks now can be used on all child tenants
  • Removed redundant parameters for the device list API response (See API changelog)
  • Public cloud storage now has new limits for first and second disks 2048GB and 6000GB respectively

What's improved:

  • Fixed minor ranged input parameters for min and max digits
  • Database creation wizard now has the option to generate a password and has a port input field
  • Feature request modal window became a bit fancier
  • Fixed network price calculation algorithm
  • Safari now displays My Organization activity log correctly
  • Fixed minor invoice and usage report display bugs
  • Firewall rules now will be deleted after removing the assigned device

Shared networks for subtenants, multiple finance emails, and docs updates






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What's new

  • Shared networks now can be shared with child organisations πŸŽ‰
  • Organizations now can have multiple finance emails! Go to Manage My Organization > Contacts block > Edit to check it out
  • The financeemail parameter now looks like financeemail: "[\"address1@xelon.ch\",\"address2@xelon.ch\"]"
  • We're on our way to deliver Stretched networks very soon πŸ§‘β€πŸ³

What's improved

  • Fixed visibility of WAN networks when creating a Load Balancer within the Shared Networks pool
  • Fixed blank page occurrence for Windows device creation
  • Fixed a 500 error that popped up when opening a list of devices (in some environments)
  • Improved PDF reports download
  • Fixed validation emails for creating an organization
  • Fixed persistent storage creation errors
  • Added a user guide prompt for custom Firewall setup πŸ“š
  • Adjusted our Organization fields endpoint description
  • Knowledge Base now has a few more use cases for API usage

A few polishings and improvements



  • We tuned up the Billing feature and gave the DNS Zones module a thorough clean.

  • Firewall deletion is now running even more smoothly.

  • We gave our alert messages a talking-to, and they have agreed to be more clear and useful.

  • From now on, deleting the device won't leave a lone Firewall hanging out in our database. The same goes for Cluster-based Load Balancers.

  • We have tinkered with the older OS (including CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 18) provisioning scripts, and now they work much better.

Kubernetes 2.0 with Cloud-Init






You can now create a Kubernetes cluster using a Cloud-Init instance! We are extending the functionality by the hour, so don't forget to check it out!

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What's new:

  • Autoscaling support
  • User and permission management

What's coming up next:

  • Monitoring and alerts
  • Quick install from docker package

Billing and Reports improvements




From now on, you can now pay your invoices right within the platform! We polished the Reports' appearance, added more in-depth data and improved the report generation speed.

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Firewall improvements




Within this update, we improved validation, tooltips, and added more flexibility to values.

Take a look at our fresh Firewall service

Product changelog




Stay in the loop of our product updates: click on a megaphone icon to explore the latest product updates!

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Payment security improvement




Introducing 3-D Secure integration with the Xelon HQ Platform!. 3-D Secure is a protocol designed to be an additional security layer for online credit and debit card transactions.

Make safer payments, get fraud protection, and add more banks.