HP OpenView Smart Plug-in for BEA Tuxedo

for HP OpenView Operations for Windows

Release Notes

Software version: 03.10 / June 2006

This document provides an overview of the changes made to Smart Plug-in for BEA Tuxedo (Tuxedo SPI) 03.10 for the HP OpenView Operations for Windows (OVO) 7.5. It contains important information not included in the manuals or in online help.

In This Version
Installation Notes
Enhancements and Fixes
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Documentation Errata
Support
Legal Notices

In This Version

Tuxedo SPI supports only OVO 7.5. Earlier versions of OVO are not supported. The new features are as follows:

New Policies

The policies added to integrate with OVP products are as follows:

New Tools

The new tools added are as follows:

New Scheduled Policy

The Tuxedo_Discovery scheduled policy is added with this release. This policy runs by default at 2 a.m. every night and supports service auto discovery and generation of the service map for the discovered application services.

Installation Notes

Installation requirements, as well as instructions for installing Smart Plug-in for BEA Tuxedo, are documented in the Installation Guide for Smart Plug-ins CD for OpenView Operations Installation/Upgrade Guide provided in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

Software and Hardware Requirements

Before installing Tuxedo SPI, make sure that your system meets the following minimum requirements for the management server and the managed node:

Management server

Managed node

Enhancements and Fixes

The following items (identified by error tracking number) are fixed in the current software release. To display details about each software fix, click the error tracking number. To hide details, click again.

QXCR1000308394: :_SERVER-PCT_GEN returns servers that are not supposed to be restarted.
PROBLEM: Notification messages sent to message browser each time a Tuxedo server (that is allowed to be restarted) restarts. This causes a large amount of notification messages on the message browser.
CAUSE: There was no condition to check whether the RESTART(TA_RESTART) value in the UBBConfig file was set to Y for a specific Tuxedo server. Y indicates that the specific Tuxedo server can be restarted. Therefore, the metric SERVER-PCT_GEN was calculated for all Tuxedo servers that were restarted.
FIX: This problem is addressed by providing a that checks if the RESTART(TA_RESTART) value in the UBBConfig file was set to Y for a specific Tuxedo server. This prevents notification messages on the message browser from Tuxedo servers that are allowed to be restarted.
QXCR1000287010:_OVOW-Documentation: TMSYSEVT should be enabled as a prerequisite
PROBLEM: Documentation does not include the information about configuring and starting the TMSYSEVT server of the Tuxedo system as a prerequisite for receiving system event monitoring information from all the machines in the domain.
CAUSE: Defect identified post release.
FIX: This information is now updated in the Tuxedo SPI documentation.

Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds

Show Domains-For Tuxedo version "8.1" it show "8.0" (QXCR1000201665)

The Show Domains tool displays Tuxedo version as 8.0 for Tuxedo version 8.1.

Documentation Errata

There are no errors in the Tuxedo SPI documentation currently.

Support

Please visit the HP OpenView support web site at:

http://www.hp.com/managementsoftware/support

This web site provides contact information and details about the products, services, and support that HP OpenView offers.

HP OpenView online 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:

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 the following URL:

http://www.hp.com/managementsoftware/access_level

To register for an HP Passport ID, go to the following URL:

http://www.managementsoftware.hp.com/passport-registration.html

Legal Notices

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

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The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.