HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Cluster Infrastructure Release Notes

for HP Operations Manager for Windows®, HP-UX, Linux, and Solaris

Software version: 2.01

Publication date: February 2012

This document is an overview of the features in HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Cluster Infrastructure (CI SPI). It contains important information that is not included in the manual or the online help. You can find information about the following in this document:

Whats New in This Release
Supported Environments
Installation Notes
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Documentation Updates
Localization Support
Legal Notices

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What's New in This Release

HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Cluster Infrastructure contains the following feature enhancements:

Supported Environments

Before installing the Cluster Infrastructure SPI, make sure that your system meets the following minimum requirements for HPOM management server and managed nodes. To know more about the supported operating system architectures, supported operating system release versions, required patches, and recent updates, visit the support matrix URL: HP Software Support Matrix.

Management Server Requirements

The Infrastructure 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_00120
8.16 OMW_00121
HP-UX 9.10 PHSS_41692
9.00 PHSS_41175
Linux 9.10 OML_0043







HP Performance Manager (to view graphs)



















8.21 -
HP Reporter (to view reports) Windows 3.90 -
3.80 -

* Contact HP Support to obtain the hotfix.

Supported Agent Versions on Managed Nodes

The Infrastructure SPIs support 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. Install the latest patch available for the agents.

Product Name Version Supported
HP Operations Agent 11.02 + Hotfixes (QCCR1A128620 & QCCR1A131518)
HP Operations Agent 8.60 + Patches and Hotfixes


Supported Cluster Environments

Enhancements and Fixes

You can view details about each software enhancement or fix 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.

For the list of defects fixed in this release, see the Infrastructure SPI 2.01 patch text.

Installation Notes

To install Infrastructure SPIs, version 2.01, follow these steps:
Note - Install Infrastructure SPIs version 2.00 from the media before you install Infrastructure SPIs version 2.01.

  1. Go to the following web site:
    HP Software Product Patches
  2. Log on to the web site with your HP Passport credentials.
  3. Search the files with the following keywords:
  4. The search result includes links to download the files.

  5. Click one of the links and download the file on your system.

For more information, see the patch text to install the Infrastructure SPIs on the HPOM management server.

About upgrading Infrastructure SPIs from earlier versions, see HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Infrastructure Installation Guide.

Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds



This release of CI SPI has the following limitations:

  • The language of the policies auto-deployed on the nodes depends on the locale of the HPOM for Windows management server and not the node's locale.
  • Uninstallation of Infrastructure SPI 2.01 will not remove the custom settings of the policies from the management server.
  • Known Problems and Workarounds

    The known problems and workarounds for this release of Cluster Infrastructure SPI are listed below:

    Documentation Updates

    The following documentation is available for Cluster Infrastructure 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:

    1. Product name.
    2. Version list.
    3. Operating System.
    4. Preferred Language.
    5. Document title.
    6. Click Open or Download.

    You must have Adobe Reader installed to view files in PDF format (*.pdf). To download Adobe Reader, go to the Adobe web site.

    Localization Support

    HP supplies Infrastructure SPI localized software and documentation in these languages:

    HP Software Support

    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.


    Legal Notices

    ©Copyright 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

    Confidential computer software. Valid license from HP required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation, and Technical Data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S. Government under vendor's standard commercial license.

    The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

    The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

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