HP OpenView Smart Plug-in for JMX Metric Builder

for HP OpenView Operations for Windows

Release Notes

Software version: 04.10.000/ June 2006

This document provides an overview of the changes made to HP OpenView Smart Plug-in for JMX Metric Builder (JMB) for HP OpenView Operations for Windows 7.5. This release notes contains important information not included in the manuals or in online help.

In This Version
Documentation Updates
Installation Notes
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Documentation Errata
Legal Notices

In This Version

This release of the JMB includes the following new feature:

Documentation Updates

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Installation Notes

JMB works with both WBS SPI and WLS SPI. JMB requires either one or both WBS-SPI and WLS-SPI, which must be installed and configured. JMB operator version runs only on the OpenView Operations management server.

Software and Hardware Requirements

To use JMB and create user defined metrics, you must install the following:

JMB Plug-in for Eclipse Requirements

You can download the JMB Plug-in for Eclipse from the OVO management server or from the HP Developer’s Resource web page (http://devresource.hp.com/drc/resources/jmbdwnld/index.jsp).

Refer to the Getting Started guide (JMBPlugin_GettingStarted.pdf ) for more information about system requirements, installing the JMB Plug-in for Eclipse, and integrating with OVO. On the OVO management server, extract the guide from one of the following file:
C:\Program Files\HP OpenView\install\jmb\jmb-developer\JMBPlugin-Windows.zip

Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds

The following problem is known in the current software release. To display details about each problem (including workaround information), click the problem text. To hide details, click again.

Cannot create OVOW policies in JMB
Problem: This release of JMB does not support the creation of OVOW policies.
Workaround: N/A
JMB cannot gather OAS metrics
Problem: This release of JMB does not support Oracle Application Server.
Workaround: N/A
Only one instance of JMB can be started at a time
Problem: You cannot start more than one instance of JMB at the same time.
Workaround: Run only one instance of JMB at a time.
QXCR1000337842: JMB WBS tool shows wrong version
Problem: JMB WBS tool shows wrong version, instead of WBS version it shows WLS name and Version.
Workaround: Change the Version using Add and Remove buttons. The UDM file generated will have only the version name and not the application server name. Hence, UDM file will not be affected

Documentation Errata

There are no known errors in the JMB documentation.


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Legal Notices

ęCopyright 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

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The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.