HP Operations JMX Metric Builder

 

Release Notes

 

for HP Operations Manager for Windows®

Software version: 6.10

Publication date: October 2008

This document is an overview of the changes made to HP Operations JMX Metric Builder (JMB) for HP Operations Manager for Windows 8.10. It contains important information that is not included in manuals or Online Help. You can find information about the following in this document:

What's New in This Release?
Installation Notes
Enhancements and Fixes
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Documentation Updates
Documentation Errata
Support
Legal Notices

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What's New in This Release?

JMB support for Oracle AS SPI

For more information about customer-related enhancements and software fixes, see Enhancements and Fixes.

Installation Notes

JMB works with WebSphere SPI, WebLogic SPI, and Oracle AS SPI (version 10gR3 only). JMB requires either one or all of the WebSphere SPI, WebLogic SPI, and Oracle AS SPI (version 10gR3 only) which must be installed and configured. JMB operator version runs only on the HP Operations Manager management server.

To install JMB:

  1. Insert the HP Operations Smart Plug-ins DVD into the DVD drive of the management server. The HP Operations Manager InstallShield Wizard starts.
  2. From the first screen, click Next.
  3. In the Product Selection window, select the check box next to JMX Metric Builder and click Next.
  4. Complete the installation by following the instructions in the windows that display.

Support Matrix

You can find the Support Matrix for this product that lists all software and hardware requirements at this location: HP Support matrices.

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

Software and Hardware Requirements

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

Enhancements and Fixes

To display details about each software enhancement or fix, click the reference number link to 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 Support.

Fixes

QXCR1000469893: Policy generation fails in JMB's developer version (Eclipse plugin)


Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds

This release contains certain unresolved problems, some limitations, and there are workaround to help solve certain problems.

PROBLEM: After creating a new UDM file using File > New > Create UDM file; if you click the Template Info tab in the JMB GUI, the Create Template button does not appear.
WORKAROUND: Save the UDM file and open it again in the JMB GUI using File > Open option. The Create Template button will appear.

The uninstallation process does not uninstall JMB completely

PROBLEM: In a cluster environment, the uninstallation process may not remove the JMX Metric Builder tool group, policy group, and some policies.
WORKAROUND: Delete the tool group, policy group and policies manually from the management server console.

Gather Metadata fails

PROBLEM: Gather Metadata fails due to timeout on the node in a network deployer scenario.
WORKAROUND: On the node, perform the following steps:
  1. In <OV_DATADIR>/wasspi/wbs/conf/SPIConfig file add the following property : com.hp.openview.wasspi.collector.rmi.client.socket.timeout=<value in seconds>(preferably 10800 seconds, that is,3hrs ).
  2. In the instrumentation dir, /var/opt/OV/bin/instrumentation, run : wasspi_wbs_perl wasspi_wbs_ca -r -x metadata=on -i "<Server Name>".
    <Server Name>.xml in /var/opt/OV/tmp/wbsspi is created.
On the server, perform the following task:
Copy the output of step 3 to /opt/OV/wasspi/wbs/conf/metadata/<fully qualified node name>/<Server Name>.xml.
For example: /opt/OV/wasspi/wbs/conf/metadata/btovm578.hp.com/<Server Name>.xml

 

Documentation Updates

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Documentation Errata

There are no known errors in the HP Operations JMX Metric Builder for HP Operations Manager for Windows documentation.

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 2008 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.

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