HP Universal CMDB & Configuration Manager Release Notes

for the Windows and Linux operating systems

Software version: 10.01 Cumulative Update Package 1 (CUP1)

Publication date: January 2013

Keep your system up to date with the most recent cumulative update package (CUP) for UCMDB 10.01. This package contains all of the UCMDB 10.01 hotfixes that have been released since the initial release of UCMDB 10.01 in December 2012.

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HP Universal CMDB and Configuration Manager 10.01 CUP1 Files/Components

HP UCMDB 10.01 CUP1 is packaged in one .zip file.

The UCMDB_00106.zip (for Windows) includes the following files/components:

The UCMDB_00107.zip (for Linux) includes the following files/components:

System Requirements

For a list of system requirements, see the HP UCMDB Support Matrix pdf. Check the most previous Release Notes for any additions or changes to the matrix.

Note: If you are using an Oracle version that is prior to, you must apply the Oracle patch that fixes Oracle defect # 5866410. For details, go to the Oracle website and find the information regarding this defect number.

Install 10.01 CUP1 on the HP Universal CMDB and Configuration Manager Servers

CUP Installation for both HP Universal CMDB and Configuration Manager is performed through an automated procedure using the installation wizard.

You can still install the Data Flow Probes separately by upgrading the Data Flow Probes using the UCMDB user interface. For details, see HP Universal CMDB 10.01 CUP1 Separate Data Flow Probe Installation.

Important: The HP UCMDB 10.01 CUP1 can be installed only on top of an HP Universal CMDB version 10.01 that has been started at least once. The HP UCMDB CM 10.01 CUP1 can be installed only on top of HP UCMDB CM 10.01.

Pre-requisites - UCMDB Server and Data Flow Probes

  1. Extract UCMDB_00106.zip (for Windows) or UCMDB_00107.zip (for Linux) to a temporary directory.
  2. Stop the HP Universal CMDB 10.01 server and the HP Universal CMDB Integration Service (if running) before starting the 10.01 CUP1 installation.
  3. Note: If you have a High Availability configuration, the CUP must be installed on all the servers in the cluster, and prior to installation, you must stop all the servers in the cluster.

  4. If you have received private patches for the Data Flow Probe, you must delete them before performing the upgrade. These steps for deleting a private patch must be followed whether you are upgrading the probes during the installation wizard, or if you upgrading the probes using the UCMDB user interface after installation is complete.
    1. Stop the Data Flow Probe.
    2. Delete all private patches that were installed on the system prior to this CUP by deleting the following directory:
      • \hp\UCMDB\DataFlowProbe\classes directory
    3. Start up the version 10.01 Data Flow Probe.

CUP Installation

You must first install the UCMDB CUP, start up the server, and then perform the Configuration Manager (CM) CUP installation.

  1. For UCMDB: Double click the file HPUCMDB_Server_10.01.CUP1.exe (for Windows) or HPUCMDB_Server_10.01.CUP1.bin (for Linux) to open the HP Universal CMDB Server CUP Installation Wizard.
  2. For Configuration Manager: Double click the file CM-10.01.CUP1.exe (for Windows) or CM-10.01.CUP1.bin (for Linux) to open the HP Universal CMDB Configuration Manager CUP Installation Wizard.

  3. While running the wizard:
    • In the Choose Install Folder screen, select the installation directory in which UCMDB/CM is already installed.
    • For UCMDB, in the Install Data Flow Probe CUP screen, select the following option:
      • Automatically update Data Flow Probe with the new CUP version to automatically update during this installation all the Data Flow Probes reporting to this UCMDB.
      • Update the Data Flow Probe manually to update the Data Flow Probes reporting to this UCMDB using the UCMDB user interface after completing the installation of this CUP on the UCMDB server. For details, see HP Universal CMDB 10.01 CUP1 Separate Data Flow Probe Installation.
    • In the Required Actions screen, follow the instruction to ensure that the server is down.
  4. Once the installation wizard for UCMDB is completed, start up the version 10.01 server per the instructions in the Deployment Guide for version 10.01. Go back to step 1 to install the CM CUP.
  5. Once the CM CUP installation is completed, start up Configuration Manager version 10.01 per the instructions in the Deployment Guide for version 10.01.

HP Universal CMDB 10.01 CUP1 Separate Data Flow Probe Installation

This procedure should be performed only if, when you ran the CUP installation wizard, you selected Update the Data Flow Probes manually.

To install the Data Flow Probe CUP upgrade using the UCMDB user interface, follow these steps.

  1. If you have received private patches for the Data Flow Probe, perform the steps in the section Pre-requisites - UCMDB Server and Data Flow Probes.
  2. In HP UCMDB, go to Data Flow Management > Data Flow Probe Setup, and click Deploy Probe Upgrade.
  3. In the Deploy Probe Upgrade dialog box, navigate to the <SERVER_HOME>\content\probe_patch\Probe_Patch_10.01.CUP1.zip and click OK.

HP Universal CMDB and CM 10.01 CUP1 Uninstall Procedure

When performing the uninstall procedure, this procedure must be performed for both the UCMDB Server and the Data Flow probes, as well as Configuration Manager.

  1. Stop the HP Universal CMDB and Configuration Manager servers, and all running Data Flow Probes before uninstalling the version CUP.
  2. For UCMDB: Double click uninstall.bat (for Windows) or uninstall.sh (for Linux) in the <UCMDBServer>\UninstallerCUP folder. The .bat/.sh file checks if the UCMDB Server or the Integrations Service are running. If either one is running, the .bat/.sh prints a warning message and does not start the uninstall process. If neither is running, the .bat/.sh file begins running the uninstaller.
  3. For Configuration Manager:
    • Windows: Go to Start menu > Programs > HP Universal CMDB Configuration Manager 10.01 and double click Uninstall HP Universal CMDB Configuration Manager 10.01 CUP1.
    • Linux: Go to <CM installation folder/_sp_installation/ and run HPCM_10.01_CUP1-Uninstall.
  4. Uninstall all existing Probes as follows:
    1. Start > All Programs > HP UCMDB > Uninstall Data Flow Probe.
    2. Undeploy the probeUpdate package.
  5. Reinstall the Probes with the same configuration, that is, use the same Probe IDs, domain names, and server names as for the previous Probe installations. Remember that the Probe ID is case sensitive.
  6. Note: After performing an upgrade and installing the new Data Flow Probe, all the Discovery jobs that were active before the upgrade are automatically run.

  7. Start the UCMDB server and once it is up, start the CM server.


Fixed Defects for UCMDB 10.01 CUP1

Here is a list of the defects fixed in the CUP1 release.

Global ID
Scanner Generator context-sensitive help links are now linking to the correct pages in the online help.
Management Zone, Client Connection by Shell no longer sees Client IP address as Data Center IP and does not stop discovery.
10.01 Identification rule description from CIT Manager was updated.
It is no longer possible to uninstall a CUP while the UCMDB server is running.
Improved Management Zone imports. Jobs xmls are now created properly.
Fixed Oracle LMS Data collection issue if expiry_date from DBA_USERs is null.
Federation from non multi-tenancy to multi-tenancy environments works also for non-admin users.
Improved the analysis process for adding/removing a large bulk of links.
Added timeout to data-in operations with calculated explicit timeout.
Improved UI error messages from Service Anywhere adapter.
Enhanced Content Pack deployment to run data update.
Improved warning messages logging for reconciliation logs.
Fixed problem of push engine for failed statistics.
In a multi-customer SaaS environment, each customer can now handle its own management zones.
Improved adhoc tasks of the synchronization flow.
System Type Manager list definitions can be deleted and no longer cause unidentified errors.
Any error message coming from the Get All Models flow is displayed in the UI and also in the logs.
Improved Pattern-based models scheduler.
Improved the handling of multiple triggers for a single job at the same time.
Template-based views now get the inter-layer property from the base template and inter-layer links are no longer displayed for the view if the property is disabled.
CI Type default label property is saved properly in the URM. For handling CI Types that were corrupted prior to this fix, see Notes.
Configuration Manager Fixed Defects
Fixed Configuration Manager UI startup issue caused by the UCMDB Browser.
Views with long name are displayed properly in Add Composite CIs dialog box.

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