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Virtualization Manager 6.1.1 Release Notes

Created by Beatrix.Turan, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Updated 07/29/2014

These release notes provide additional guidance for SolarWinds Virtualization Manager v6.1.1 Service Release.

You can no longer upgrade on Windows. All versions prior to v6.0 and all Windows versions of Virtualization Manager have entered the End-Of-Life (EOL) cycle. View the SolarWinds EOL Policy online.

To determine the correct upgrade path you need to follow, see this KB article.

As of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager v6.1, performance and configuration metrics that had been collected through SSH have been removed. SSH collection will entirely be removed in a future release. We recommend that you start using the per virtual disk graphs. See this KB article for the list of graphs that were removed from Virtualization Manager v6.1.

Upgrading your Virtualization Manager Appliance

You can upgrade to Virtualization Manager v6.1.1 from Virtualization Manager v6.0 or later.

New Features and Improvements

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager v6.1.1 includes the following improvements:

  • Security fixes in the the virtual appliance
    • Updated CentOS version
    • Updated third party libraries to latest patched versions
  • Improved autoupgrade procedure
  • Improved the usability of the Synchronization Wizard
  • Improved the efficiency of the midnight hourly rollup

Fixed Issues

Issue Case Number
Fixes an issue where no data appears in on-demand reports.

 

613794
Fixes an issue where the Virtualization Manager tabs do not show up.

 

612097
Fixes a discrepancy between the CPU value utilization shown on the vCenter and on VIM.

 

580954
Fixes a performance issue in the Orion Web Console.

 

644048
Fixes an issue where Virtualization Manager starts up slowly after an upgrade to version 6.1.

 

617552
Fixes an issue with displaying status tool data.

 

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Fixes an issue where account limitations strings are incorrectly displayed.

 

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Fixes an issue with charts not displaying all data for the selected time period.

 

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Fixes an issue with inconsistent polling source settings.

 

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Fixes an issue with creating List resources.

 

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Open Issues

Issue Case Number
Not every host NIC appears on charts. 585989
Incorrect values are displayed as VM tool status. 610075
Issue with adding multiple trends to a widget. 621536
Issue with filtering results by VMware Tools status. 625185
The fitment widget report does not work for custom Resource Containers. 619730
Issue with the Host Partition Storage Free Space alert on ESX volumes. 629903, 630051
Issue with IOPS graphs. 636070
The alert history of a configuration item gets cleared incorrectly. 642124

SolarWinds End of Life Policy

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager versions 5.1.1 and below are no longer supported. Customers on those older versions should transition to version 6.0 or above.

View the SolarWinds EOL Policy online.

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