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Virtualization Manager 8.2 release notes

 

 

Last updated: March 13, 2018

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in the Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 8.2 release. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

Improvements

New wizard for adding virtual objects for monitoring

Adding new vCenters, Hyper-V hosts, and standalone ESX hosts for monitoring is now easier. The new wizard will walk you through adding a virtual object for monitoring step by step.

New user installation

For information about installing Virtualization Manager, see the Orion Installer and Virtualization Manager Installation Guide. After installation, use the VMAN Getting Started Guide to get started fast.

How to upgrade

For a detailed upgrade walkthrough, see the VMAN Upgrade Guide.

Fixed issues

VMAN 8.2 fixes the following issues.

Case number Description
1158172

Some Recommendations that weren't appearing in the UI now appear correctly..

1371119

Some management actions and Recommendation actions that weren't working properly for a domain user now work properly.

1356884

An InvalidCastException error no longer appears in the NPM Virtualization Assets widget after upgrading VMAN.

1354570

Accept an automated change suggested by Recommendations no longer causes any issue.

1363967

VMAN federated collectors should no longer have any issue being deployed on vCenter 6.5.

Known issues

Issue: Some resources may have trouble loading under some circumstances, resulting in an error message: "There was an error rendering with problems".

 

Issue: AppStack data for a vCenter may in some cases be displayed incorrectly when the vCenter is deployed as a virtual machine under an ESXi host that is monitored by the same vCenter.

 

Issue: A false "VM rebooted" alert may trigger after a VM is moved to another host by vMotion.

 

Issue: Dashboards in the VMAN appliance may disappear after migrating from an older (pre 7.1) appliance to a newer appliance (8.0 or newer).

Work-around: See this KB article.

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Previous release notes

View Documentation for previous versions of Virtualization Manager (VMAN).

 

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