HP Performance Manager Release
for the Windows®,
HP-UX, Solaris, and Linux operating systems
Software version: 9.03
Publication date: May 2013
This document is an overview of
the changes made to HP Performance Manager. It contains important
information that is not included in books or Help. You can find
information about the following in this document:
What's New in This Release?
Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Integration with Other HP Software Products
HP Performance Manager contains
new features, feature enhancements, and other changes.
HP Performance Manager 9.03
The HP Performance Manager
includes the following features:
After installing this version of the product, you can use HP Performance Manager to collect data from the HP Operations agent installed on an IPv6, IPv4, or dual stack system. You can install HP Performance Manager 9.00 and 9.03 on an IPv6, IPv4, or dual stack system.
(PKI) User Authentication: HP
Performance Manager supports certificate-based authentication to access
the console. You can use X.509 certificates to log on to the
HP Performance Manager console. For more information on PKI user authentication, see the HP
Note: To use the above features, you must install the following Component Upgrade patch on the Performance Manager server:
- For Windows: HPPM8X9XCPW_00004
- For Linux: HPPM8X9XCPL_00004
- For Solaris: HPPM8X9XCPS_00004
- For HP-UX: HPPM8X9XCPI_00004
You can find the Support Matrix
for this product that lists all software and hardware requirements at
this location: http://www.hp.com/go/hpsoftwaresupport.
To display details about each
software enhancement or fix, go to the HP Software Support web site.
The first time you click a link, you must enter your HP passport
information. To set up your passport profile, go to: HP
See the patch text file for
more information on enhancements and fixes.
This release contains certain
unresolved problems, some limitations, and there are workaround to help
solve certain problems.
Cannot open graphs from HP Operations Manager 9.01 64-bit
HP Performance Manager 9.01 requires 'Adobe Flash Player' to be
installed in the browser. Download and install the 64-bit flash player
from the website: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ or access
performance graphs using the Operations Manager Web console.
The "Next" Button in Data
source Selection page does not work as expected.
In the design wizard, after selecting data source, clicking the 'Next'
button to navigate to the next screen does not work unless the mouse
cursor is moved away from the button once.
Move the mouse cursor away from the 'Next' button once and click the
'Next' button again.
Editing a saved system comparison graph does not allow the user to
change the metric.
When you edit a system comparison graph from the design wizard, you
cannot change the metric which appears selected.
From the Metric Selection screen, remove a metric and add another
metric which you want to use for system comparison.
Required disk space reported by the Performance Manager
During the process of installation, the installer displays the disk
space requirements. But the value displayed by the installer is
incorrect and much lesser than the actual disk space required. If the
actual disk space on the system is less than the required amount
specified here, the installation fails.
See the "Hardware
Requirements" section in the
HP Performance Manager Install, Upgrade and Migrate Guide for
the actual disk space values required.
HP Performance Agent returns wrong End Date for proxy
When proxy log files or extracted log files are used as data source,
the graphs display incorrect values for 'end date'.
Do not save the proxied log file in the location /var/opt/perf/datafiles.
The graph displays correct values when you save the log file in any
location other than /var/opt/perf/datafiles.
Performance Manager fails to open URL when username
parameter is passed
Launching URL-based graphs by passing user name parameter in Chinese
locale fails on Performance Manager 9.01.
The URL parameters should be encoded to UTF8 format if it includes
User unable to add multiple sub node groups if one of the
Description: User unable to add sub node groups with similar name under
different groups. "An error message appears stating that the node group
already exists. Choose a different name".
You have to select refresh after adding a sub node group. The newly
added sub node group is displayed.
OvAutoDiscovery Server does not start up after upgrading to
OvJREB-01.06.006 on the HP Operations Manager for Windows server
OvAutoDiscovery Server does not start up on installing HP Performance
Manager 9.01 on HP Operations Manager for Windows 8.10 due to heap size
mentioned in the registry key.
To resolve this issue on an HPOM for Windows 8.16 or 8.10 system with
latest server patch level (OMW_00070) except OMW_00071, modify the
following registry key:
Server\JavaOptions in such a way that the value "Options" is now set as
"-Xms16m -Xrs". On an HPOM for Windows 8.16 or 8.10 system with server
patch OMW_00071, no action needs to be taken as this value is already
When HP Performance Manager and HP Reporter are installed
on the same
system, HP Performance Manager does not automatically detect HP
Description: The TYPE
and PORT parameters are not
correctly updated in the OVPMconfig.ini.
The following parameters need to be updated manually in the OVPMconfig.ini:
Reporter database type [Example: TYPE= oracle
sqlserver], Reporter Database
port number [Example: PORT=1433].
For more information, see Integrating
with HP Reporter section in
the HP Performance Manager
- In the Diagnostic View,
the Selection Panel does not list the newer instances occurring for a
connected Real-time datasource.
You have to reconnect to the Real-time datasource to view
Using the Attach Groups option when you search for a user and if the
user is not found, the same alert message appears twice.
Performance Manager home page is not displayed if the user
enter the action details in the URL launch.
In graphs panel, when user selects date range panel, "Last"
date range panel should not be blank.
- QCCR1A111961: In date range
panel, unable to select "weeks in month" in range option when "month"
is selected in last option.
Truncation problem in 'transaction details' page.
Preview option should not be disabled when we redraw the
View menu and refresh the Performance Manager page.
Preview option is disabled when a graph designed using the Graph menu
is redrawn using the View menu, after refreshing the home page through
the Nodes menu.
When the user clicks on the color button in table
pop-up covers the metric drop down and other text fields
When the user enters special characters in the value field,
rows in the drilldown window that does not match the entered value are
AutoPass library prints to stdout.
While verifying the license, the message "IPv6 Loopback address Found"
appears multiple time on the CLI. The number of times the message
appears is many as the number of IP locked licenses present in license
file. This happens only, if licenses other than the Instant-On, are
installed and are not locked to wildcarded IP (*.*.*.*)
Multiple error messages appear when Performance Manager fails to
retrieve HP Operations Manager node list.
Multiple error messages appear in the Performance Manager user
interface when Performance Manager fails to retrieve the node list from
Operations Manager for Windows 8.00.
: Not displaying the default graph window when the Agentless
does not have data.
When the user connects to an Agentless datasource that does not have
data, default graph window is not displayed.
Out-of-Box graph names are displayed vertically in Japanese
The first page of this release
notes document contains the following identifying information:
- Version number, which
indicates the software version.
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each time the document is updated.
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Reader, go to the Adobe
HP Performance Manager integrates with these HP
- HP Operations Manager for Windows versions:
- 8.10 (with the latest patch)
- 8.16 (with the latest patch)
(with the latest patch)
- HP Operations Agent
- 8.50, 8.51, 8.52, 8.53, 8.60, 11.00
- HP Performance Agent
versions 4.70 and 5.00
- HP Reporter version 3.80
- HP SiteScope version 11.00
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