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for HP Operations Manager for Windows®, HP-UX, Linux, and Solaris operating systems
Software version: 11.11
This document is an overview of the changes made to HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Virtualization Infrastructure (VI SPI). It contains important information that is not included in manuals or the Online Help. You can find information about the following in this document:
What's New in This Release?
License for the Software
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
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This release of VI SPI contains the following new features:
oainstallprogram. For more information about installation, see HP Operations Agent and Smart Plug-in for Infrastructure Installation Guide.
For more information about the new features, see the HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Virtualization Infrastructure User Guide.
For more information about customer-related enhancements and software fixes, see Enhancements and Fixes.
Before installing the VI SPI, make sure that your system meets the following minimum requirements for HP Operations Manager (HPOM) management server and managed nodes.
For information about the supported operating system architectures, supported operating system release versions, and for recent updates, go to the support matrix URL:HP Software Support Matrix.
The Infrastructure Smart Plug-ins (SPIs) are supported on HPOM for Windows, HP-UX, Linux, and Solaris operating systems. The following table lists HPOM requirements and the HP Software products you must install on the management server. The patches mentioned are the minimum applicable level. Always apply the latest available patches.
|Product Name||Operating System||Versions Supported||Patch/ Hot fix|
|HP Operations Manager||Windows||9.00||OMW_00145|
|HP Performance Manager (to view graphs)||Windows||9.00||HPPM9W_00002|
|HP Reporter (to view reports)||Windows - 64 bit||4.00||-|
|Windows - 32 bit||3.90||-|
* Contact HP Support to obtain the hotfix
The Infrastructure SPIs supports nodes running Windows, AIX, Linux, HP-UX, or Solaris operating systems. The following table lists the agent versions that you must deploy on the managed nodes. You must install the latest patch available for the agents.
|Product Name||Version Supported|
|HP Operations Agent||11.11|
For supported version and architecture related information, visit the support matrix URL:HP Software Support Matrix
No separate license is required for the VI SPI. It is included with the purchase of HP Software Operations Agent LTUs (License to Use). Separate LTUs for SI SPI, CI SPI, and VI SPI are included with each HP Software Operations Agent LTU.
Installation requirements, as well as instructions for installing the VI SPI are documented in the Installation Guide (HP Operations Agent and Smart Plug-ins for Infrastructure Installation Guide).
The following CR (identified by reference number) is fixed in the current software release. You can view details about this CR using the reference number from the HP Software Support Online. You need a HP passport to access this web site. To set up your passport profile, go to: HP Support.
QCCR1A127810: Request support for Vsphere 5.0.
This release of VI SPI has the following limitations:
The package HPSpiInfG 11.11.xxx (HP Software SPI for Infrastructure - Graphs); cannot be uninstalled. Dependent packages : HP Performance Manager.
For VI SPI:
agtreptime out on the vMA node by using the following command:
ovconfchg -ns agtrep -set ACTION_TIMEOUT 30
Note ^M is NOT SHIFT+6 + M. To run the command, type CTRL+V+M.
Workaround: This error can be avoided by following these steps:
#!/bin/shin the script with
- If needed, repeat
step ain the following scripts:
/usr/xpg4/bin/shshould be available on all Solaris systems because it is used in all the HPOM script (e.g. in
Workaround: Look at the policy versions to check if Infra SPI 2.01 patch is installed or not.
Workaround: To fix this issue, you can disable autodeployment of policies by following these steps:
- Right-click the node and then click Properties.
- In the properties window, click the Network tab.
- Under the Auto Deployment feature, ensure that the Enable Auto Deployment option is not checked.
Workaround: Before upgrading Infrastructure SPI from 2.00 or 2.01 to 11.10 or 11.11, create a copy of the policy group Infrastructure Management and rename it. For example: Create a copy of the policy group Infrastructure Management and rename it to Infrastructure Management 2_01, where 2_01 is version number.
For HP Operations Agent:
The following documentation is available for VI SPI:
The first page of this release notes document contains the following identifying information:
To check for recent updates or to verify that you are using the most recent edition, visit this URL: HP Software Product Manuals
To retrieve a document, select the:
You must have Adobe Reader installed to view files in PDF format (*.pdf). To download Adobe Reader, go to the Adobe web site.
HP supplies Infrastructure SPI localized software and documentation in these languages:
This web site provides contact information and details about the products, services, and support that HP Software offers. For more information, visit the HP Support web site at: HP Software Support Online.
HP Software support provides customer self-solve capabilities. It provides a fast and efficient way to access interactive technical support tools needed to manage your business. As a valued support customer, you can benefit by being able to:
To access the Self-solve knowledge base, visit the Self-solve knowledge search home page.
Note: Most of the support areas require that you register as an HP Passport user and sign in. Many also require an active support contract. To find more information about support access levels, go to: Access levels.
To register for an HP Passport ID, go to: HP Passport Registration.
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