csi-provisioner allows you to automatically create volumes. This topic lists the latest changes to csi-provisioner.


The csi-provisioner component provided by Alibaba Cloud allows you to automatically create volumes. You can use csi-provisioner to create volumes from cloud disks and Apsara File Storage NAS file systems. The Kubernetes version of the cluster must be 1.14 or later.

Usage notes

For more information, see Overview.

Release notes

April 2021

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.1.2 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.6.0-e360c7e43-aliyun 2021-04-08
  • Kubernetes 1.20 is supported. The metadata.selflink field is deleted.
  • The ClusterID tag is automatically added to cloud disks.
  • NAS volumes can be expanded when the quota is used.
No impact on workloads.

January 2021

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.1.1 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.6.0-b6f763a43-aliyun 2021-01-13
  • DBFS volumes are supported.
  • By default, volume monitoring is enabled.
  • Local volumes of the QuotaPath type are supported.
  • The VolumeSnapshot List feature is supported.
  • Quota groups are supported by NAS volumes.
  • Custom disk types are supported.
  • NAS volumes of the Losetup type are supported.
No impact on workloads.

November 2020

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.1.0 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.6.0-b6f763a43-aliyun 2020-11-02
  • The deployment template is updated to allow drivers to be merged into one container.
  • The issue that subdirectories fail to be created in Extreme NAS volumes is fixed.
  • Kubernetes 1.18 is supported.
  • Labels can be added to NAS volumes when you create NAS volumes.
No impact on workloads.

August 2020

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.0.7 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.4.0-aliyun 2020-08-05
  • The issue that occurs when you create snapshots from disks is fixed.
  • The issue that dynamic NAS volumes fail to be created due to residual data is fixed.
  • The check logic of BDF nodes when the plug-in is started is fixed.
  • The use of universally unique identifier (UUID) to obtain device paths is no longer supported.
No impact on workloads.

July 2020

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.0.6 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.4.0-aliyun 2020-07-13
  • EBS snapshots are supported. You can use EBS snapshots to restore data to the beta version.
  • Extreme NAS volumes are supported. You can create and delete Extreme NAS volumes.
  • The Config SysConfig of EBS volumes is supported when you configure PVs.
  • The issue that block volumes are loaded twice in the BDF mode is fixed.
  • EBS and NAS volumes are allowed to access APIs by using the internal domain.
  • The Cloud Paralleled File System (CPFS) driver is upgraded and the kernel dependency is removed.
No impact on workloads.

April 2020

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.0.5 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.4.0-aliyun 2020-04-20
  • EBS volumes can be unmounted before you delete the volumes.
  • The disk provisioning policy is updated. SSDs are created in preference to ultra disks. Ultra disks are created only when no SSD is available.
  • UUID is supported to search devices that use EBS volumes.
  • The authentication management in managed Kubernetes clusters is updated.
  • Security Token Service (STS) is supported to connect to OSS buckets.
  • The issue of DuplicateMountPoint in EBS is fixed.
  • The BDF protocol is supported to bind EBS volumes after the volumes are connected.
No impact on workloads.

February 2020

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.0.4 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.4.0-aliyun 2020-02-18
  • CSI clusters that have no Internet access are supported.
  • The issue of Mountpath check in EBS is fixed.
No impact on workloads.

December 2019

Version Image address Date Description Impact
v1.0.2 registry.cn-hangzhou.aliyuncs.com/acs/csi-provisioner:v1.2.2-aliyun 2019-12-20
  • The EBS PV name can be used as the disk ID. This feature is also supported by Flexvolume.
  • Mount options can be configured for EBS volumes in MKFS Stage.
  • MountOptions can be configured to have a higher priority than VolumeAttribute in NAS volumes.
  • Mount options of OSS volumes can be validated in OSS connectors.
  • Subdirectories of OSS buckets can be mounted as volumes.
  • Volume topology can be used to dynamically configure Logical Volume Manager (LVM).
No impact on workloads.