APTARE Version 10.2.00 Patch Release Notes
  
Version 10.2.00P7
APTARE Version 10.2.00 Patch Release Notes
The following software changes are included in this patch release.
NOTE: If you already applied a custom patch after upgrading to 10.2.00 contact APTARE Global Support Services before applying one of the following patches as these patch releases may reverse the updates provided in the custom patch.
10.2.00P7 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P6 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P5 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P4 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P3 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P2 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P1 Patch Release Notes
10.2.00P7 Patch Release Notes
Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29156
This fix increases the performance of any report using the view apt_v_avm_activities.
29188
Resolves an issue with a probe status error in the scon log - Backup Exec isProbeActive.
29195
Fixed the issue of a server not being available for re-selection in certain data collector policy screens once it is deselected.
29211
Increased the length of the description column in apt_cmv_reason to accomodate longer values than 1024 characters.
29216
To resolve issues with warning messages displaying in the log files for CommVault Simpana, the database will now truncate long failure messages to 2048 characters.
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29164
Fixes an error message for HP EVA in the daily process of purgeActiveStateRecords.
29204
In the database table, SDK_PURE_STORAGEARRAY, increased the column size for DATA_REDUCTION, THIN_PROVISIONING and TOTAL_REDUCTION from NUMBER(5,2) to NUMBER(10,2).
Cloud Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29152
Resolves a data collection issue for AWS EC2 instances and S3 buckets.
Database Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29154
Corrected the name of the log file in the message to show the proper log file name upgrade_pre_check_views.log during upgrade.
29209
Resolves an issue where multiple, duplicate hosts were being created and displayed in the Inventory.
29256
Resolves an issue where deleting a folder containing reports that were scheduled to run caused an error the next time the Admin attempted to login.
Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29138
Error messages were being displayed in the logs because of issues with SNMP traps and the ports being used. The code has been updated to use only one port to send all the SNMP traps.
29224
Corrects an issue where users were unable to Test the configured proxy servers even with the correct privileges.
10.2.00P6 Patch Release Notes
Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29070
An unexpected output from the CIFS share show command in Dell EMC Data Domain 5.7 and higher is now handled.
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29041
Corrects an issue with incorrect read_ops data for the NetApp Cluster-Mode Volume Performance report.
29043
Resolves an issue with NetApp Cluster Mode that was causing a deletion error in the logs.
Database Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
29084
Resolved an issue of an upgrade failure when it was incorrectly looking for the NetBackup module when it was not installed.
29087
Added a new column client_name to the view apt_v_ddm_boost_connection and fixed additional Data Domain view synonyms and grants.
29116
Increased the size of the database column apt_nbu_incld_excld_path.path from 512 to 4000.
29123
Increased the size of the database column aps_ntc_export_rule.client_match from 128 to 1024.
Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28960
Certain subsystems when under load, such as Data Domain, timeout when negotiating a SSH session. Now, the Advanced Parameter SSH_CHANNEL_WAIT_TIME for both a command timeout and a SSH channel timeout value is used.
28994
EMC CLARiiON performance metrics for LUNs belonging to a pool, now use additional commands to get more accurate statistics.
29091
Reduces the occurrence frequency of an issue with a Microsoft Azure billing data collector probe failure. This error is raised by Microsoft Azure when the data being requested is not ready to be consumed by the Data Collector, as it is still being processed by Microsoft Azure. See also Known Issues and Optimizations.
29113
Fixes an issue with collection where probes running with less frequent schedules such as, once a week/month, were getting restarted in between collections.
 
10.2.00P5 Patch Release Notes
Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28920
Backup License Details report was having counting issues when the same clients were being backed up by NetBackup and IBM Spectrum Protect (TSM). This has been resolved.
28934
Resolves an issue where in some HP Data Protection configurations, sessions were missing from an initial omnidb call, only to reappear several hours later, causing the collector to skip some sessions/jobs.
28949
An issue where duplicate server instances were being created when a Data Domain server was created or updated, has been resolved.
28974
Resolves an issue where Data Domain CIFS share information was not being persisted for Data Domain systems running DD OS 5.6 and prior.
SC-13665
IBM Spectrum Protect version 8.1 is now supported. Version 8.1 is supported by APTARE StorageConsole 10.2.00 P3 and higher.
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
27517
Excludes EMC VPLEX allocated virtual LUNs from the Storage Optimization Solution rule Unallocated LUNs.
28807
Corrects an issue in the Array Utilization Summary report for IBM SVC values being incorrectly calculated for the internal usable capacity.
28867
Resolves a counting issue where there were an incorrect number of allocated LUNs in the report, Host Capacity and Utilization.
28894
A new database view, aps_h3p_storage_system_log, has been added.
28895
Decommissioned arrays are excluded from reports created with LUN-based Solution rules.
28946
Updates EMC Isilon collection to handle non-numeric disk bays.
Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28927
Fixes an HNAS issue where snapshots or NFS export objects if they were not configured, then the probe status would report a WARNING. It has been fixed to report as SUCCESS.
28944
Upgraded FasterXML Jackson libraries to version 2.9.5 to address CVE in prior version.
28971
Fix to reduce the increase in outgoing Apache traffic to the Data Collector. This increase was caused by status information being pulled by the Data Collector during each run.
28985
VMWare collector logs now display if historical intervals are enabled or disabled.
Fabric Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28918
New columns were added to the view aps_v_swi_perform_vol_log:
ELEMENT_NAME
DIFF_FRAMES_RX_COUNTER
DIFF_FRAMES_TX_COUNTER
DIFF_BYTES_RX_COUNTER
DIFF_BYTES_TX_COUNTER
PREV_LOG_DATE
SPEED
THROUGHPUT_KBPS
UTILIZATION_PCT
Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28828
Resolves an issue that was preventing saved reports and dashboards from being deleted.
28864
Solution rules for Storage Optimization and Risk Mitigation have been optimized for performance improvements.
10.2.00P4 Patch Release Notes
Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28648
In certain NetBackup configurations, the Replication import job backup image information may not be collected.
28692
The Data Domain OS v6.0 filesys encryption show command has changed its output. We now persist the encryption option for the Active tier as well as information regarding the lock state and encryption algorithm used.
28736
Resolves an issue with Data Domain client purging.
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
26859
Resolves a mapping error found in the NetApp Cluster logs by suppressing an error message if initiator name is a FC wwn.
Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28287
Hitachi Block Storage Capacity and Performance raw data was getting generated under mbs/rawdata and not to the subsystem specific directory. Rawdata will now be generated under mbs/rawdata/hds/hds.
28652
On the Data Collection Detail report, status reporting fixed for SDK-based subsystems where status was displayed as 'Success' when errors/warning messages are posted during collection. With the fix, the status would be Warning indicating there might be actionable items.
28677
Fixes an issue with SDK-based subsystems to report probe status as ERROR when an exception is thrown during data persistence.
28704
The EMC Clariion driver had static fields which were getting overwritten from array names from multiple policies. This caused a database issue where the collected data was incorrect. A code fix was made to remove three static variables (arrays, username and password).
28771
Fixes an issue which was causing LUN allocation to be incorrect for Pure Storage FlashArray. This was caused by missing storage paths between host to LUN.
10.2.00P3 Patch Release Notes
Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28078
Resolved an issue where IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1 (TSM) probes were failing because the data returned from the Copy Groups query had changed.
28464
To correct a problem with a NBU Backup policy collection failure, the length of column ptl_nbu_policy.snapshot_method_argument was increased.
28487
The time zone now defaults to blank when you select backup type as Veritas NetBackup Master Server. This means that the time zone of the Data Collector is used when persisting data.
28550
In an effort to standardize on forecasting rules within the Risk Mitigation Solution, forecasting on thin pool usage will now use used capacity instead of available capacity for calculations.
28628
Fixes an issue with the search algorithm for host names for EMC Avamar.
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28446
Increased a database column size in APS_NTC_SNAPSHOT_LOG to resolve an error that was causing an inability to save NetApp Cluster snapshots.
28447
In an effort to fix an error where a LUN could not be saved, the column size of APS_LOGICAL_UNIT was increased to 400.
28506
HCP Array Collection has been enhanced to retry collecting SNMP data for OIDs which are not returned in the initial calls.
28509
Virtual and Known Virtual Columns in the Capacity License Usage Details are now formatted to show GB/TB and so on.
28531
Trend reports showing incorrect data have been fixed by a reset of the system parameter 'SRM_DELAY_DEL_FILE_SYSTEM_HOURS' to delay the deletion of file systems.
28546
For HP 3PAR collection, this fixes an error where a temporary virtual volume was not showing during collection and displaying a failed status.
28577
Fixes an issue with an incorrect parameter that was causing the Host Utilization Detail report to fail when loading in the Inventory.
28631
Updated database tables to populate APS_LOGICAL_UNIT, for HDS LUNs, in the field estimated_used_kb with consumed_capacity_kb.
28663
Fixed an issue with the ntc_node_id missing from the Group By statement while saving NetApp Volume Performance data.
Cloud Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28482
Microsoft Azure collection is now available in Data Collector Status Summary Report.
Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28537
Fixed a data collection parsing issue causing the mount points to be missing in the Host Capacity & Utilization and Host Capacity & Utilization Detail reports.
28605
Resolves a parsing issue with the "multipath -l" output. This was causing issues where the Disk Partitions/Volume Group Details in the Host Capacity & Utilization and Host Capacity & Utilization Detail reports were displaying incomplete data.
28638
The probe execution order, during the On-Demand collection, for the following Data Collector policy vendors has been corrected in this release:
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
EMC XtremIO
HDS HCP
Huawei OceanStor
Infinidat Infinibox
Microsoft Azure
Openstack Ceilometer
Pure FlashArray
Fabric Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28477
Switch collection will now fallback to the slower, but more compatible CIM dump method, if there is an error using the faster CIM dump method when using CLIENT mode. This is only for a single request.
Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) collection will use SERVER mode by default, can still be changed to CLIENT mode using the advanced parameter BROCADE_CIM_METHOD.
28566
Resolves an issue where virtual switches were appearing in the Inventory as SAN switches. Virtual switches are no longer displayed in the Inventory.
Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28428
Fixes a regression in the code that caused the Mission Control Backup report to no longer display an arrow icon for expanding the host/client to view file paths.
28511
Resolves an issue that was causing the Export to PDF feature to fail on certain reports.
Virtualization Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28565
Improved the performance of VMWare Disk Performance data collection.
10.2.00P2 Patch Release Notes
Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28270
Some country specific locale settings meant that some NetBackup tape commands produce date formats that were not understood by the collector. Now, prior to running these commands, the locale is set to produce an understood format.
28322
The EMC Data Domain OS v6.1 filesys encryption show command has changed it's output. We now persist the encryption option for the Active tier as well as information regarding the lock state and encryption algorithm used.
28333
This fix resolves an issue where certain reports in the Inventory including the EMC NetWorker group report and other backup reports (NBU Policies, NBU SLP Status, etc) were not showing data properly.
28352
Once a host is recommissioned, the Host Info by Source report will show the actual host name.
28359
For EMC Avamar clients, if a pattern matching and cleanup for host name is enabled while searching, with these changes, apt_host.display_name will be saved after removing unwanted suffixes.
28371
Data collector policies for EMC Avamar, EMC Data Domain for Backup and IBM TSM will now show decommissioned servers, so that they are available for removal.
28402
The report NetBackup SLP Status Report was showing data for all master servers. As this report is for NetBackup, it now only shows NetBackup master servers.
 
 
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28369
Resolves an issue where during an upgrade some host storage paths were temporarily lost. The database view aps_v_storage_path was modified to return host_id collected from the host side first. If not found, it would return host_id collected from array side.
28395
Because duplicate HP 3PAR arrays were being created, StorageConsole now uses the System Serial Number as the object ID during collection to identify the arrays.
28398
To resolve an error created when saving a Data Domain system, a field in the database, nfs_proc_pct_nusy, has been increased.
28406
Corrects an issue where an error was produced due to missing MiBs during EMC Isilon performance collection.
28408
Corrects an issue that was causing deadlock errors during Host Resource Collection.
28437
LUN path names in NetApp Cluster collection now supports 512 bytes.
 
Cloud Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28218
When collecting from AWS S3 policies that did not contain an ID, an error occurred. This issue has been resolved.
 
Database Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28384
The database will now remove leading and trailing spaces when creating a new domain or host group.
 
Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28272
For Data Domain, when looking for DDBOOST connections, and there are no connections or clients in the DDBOOST show connections output, incorrect data was persisted. This has been resolved.
28273
For a Data Domain for system running DD OS v6.1, when a storage unit did not contain any files, an additional incorrect row was persisted in the database. This has been resolved.
28328
The Data Domain OS v6.1 'system show serialno' command has changed its output. The serial number is now persisted correctly.
28350
VMWare Data Collection now displays a warning status for a scenario where it was previously displaying an error status. When an unused datastore is discovered, the collection status is now considered a warning; meaning that collection did complete, but some issues were discovered in the process.
28404
On the Collector Administration page, the Advanced search was not producing any results or errors. This has been resolved.
28406
Reduced several data collection logging messages to DEBUG or TRACE, and reformatted others to have a simple version at INFO and more detail at DEBUG.
28423
Fixed an issue that was preventing data receiver log files from being created.
28433
The Data Collection Status report now honors Domains.
 
Fabric Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28315
Resolves an issue where a Brocade blade slot # was not being persisted in the Port Summary report. The new format from Brocade for collecting blade slot # is now handled.
28329
Alias Name is now displayed in Port Summary and Port Detail reports.
SC-15068
Implemented an alternative method of collecting from Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) to handle cases where the BNA doesn't return all the requested port connections. An advanced parameter is made available to set a collection method: BROCADE_CIM_METHOD.
 
Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28300
Resolves an issue that if more than one collector had a Veritas Backup Exec policy the Data Collector Status page was not working correctly.
28376
When creating report templates using the SQL Template Designer, if an image tag was used without a source attribute, export would not function consistently. This has been resolved.
10.2.00P1 Patch Release Notes
Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28143
A new column naa_id has been added to the views aps_v_logical_unit and aps_v_logical_unit_fast to capture information from VPLEX Virtual Volumes.
28168
Resolves an issue where Hitachi Performance probes were not omitting arrays from the exclude list in the policy and causing failures with warnings stating the storage array is not found.
28180
A new column, disk_type_name has been added to the view aps_v_hds_pdev to allow for the mapping of a name to the disk type.
28199
New HDS disk types are now available in the Capacity Chargeback Policy: 7-SAS(SED) and 9: FMC.
SED: Self-encrypting drives
SAS: Serial Attached SCSI
FMC: Flash Module Compression (another name for the FMD DC2 drives)
28234
A new advanced parameter, HNAS_INTERVAL_IN_SECS has been added to configure a delay interval during HNAS collection. This parameter would indicate the number of seconds delay to be added between the execution of commands for HNAS.
28239
During collection for IBM SVC an error was being produced because of a character limitation in a database field. This has been resolved.
28266
A data inconsistency during Hitachi Storage Array performance collection is corrected in this release.
28281
Fixed a typo in a database column that resulted in incorrect data for HP 3PAR logical unit tier2_used_kb.
28283
Fixed an issue where EMC VPLEX collection was being stopped with the failure of a cluster-connectivity API. The cluster-connectivity failure will now be reported as WARNING and not an ERROR.
SC-15265
Data collection has been updated to include and persist encryption status for HDS LDev, HDS PDev, HDS Journal Pool, and HDS Array Groups. Encryption status is now exposed through the relevant database views.
Cloud Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
25695
When drilling down from the AWS Billing Summary Over Time to the AWS Account Billing Detail an extra row is no longer displayed.
28129
The issue of Microsoft Azure collection raising a 'StackOverflowError' for an unauthorized Microsoft Azure account is corrected in this release.
Database Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28089
Because of an issue where a host was first collected by VMWare and later by Commvault had a null backup_server_type; now apt_host_detail.backup_type_server will not be NULL if input sourceServerType is available when saving host source info.
Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28236
Resolves an issue where after an upgrade, Data Collection Schedule Summary was failing because of an issue in the database with string length.
28257
Starting with release 10.2.00, Data Collectors on a Windows OS now require .NET Framework 4. Previous .NET versions are no longer supported.
Fabric Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
26765
A new database view, aps_v_swi_switch_fc_port_conn, was created to expose the connect information for SWITCH FC ports.
File Analytics Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28178
File Analytics historic data views are now available through the SQL Template Designer. the views include:
APT_V_AFA_CAPACITY_LOG
APT_V_AFA_DATA_GROWTH_LOG
APT_V_AFA_FILE_CATEGORY_LOG
APT_V_AFA_FILE_DUPLICATION_LOG
APT_V_AFA_FILE_LIFETIME_LOG
APT_V_AFA_FILE_SIZE_LOG
APT_V_AFA_FILE_SUMMARY_LOG
APT_V_AFA_FILE_TYPES_LOG
APT_V_AFA_LARGEST_FILES_LOG
APT_V_AFA_OWNER_CATEGORY_LOG
 
Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28136
When using a Mozilla Firefox browser, some buttons on the Save and Share tab in the SQL Template Designer were being incorrectly displayed. The sizing of the dialog has been revised and the buttons are now properly shown.
28197
The Support Tools, Admin>Advanced>Support Tools, now sorts download requests in descending order by request date.
27991
In the Dynamic Template Designer, the Configure Chart button is now available for Stacked Bar Charts.
28101
Updated the help text for downloading log files for the Support Tools dialog Support Package Request for Data Collector logs.
28259
This resolves an issue where the upgradeApache24x.sh was failing because it was uncompressing (untar) the zip into the current working directory. The script has been updated to now always untar the file to /opt/aptare/upgrade directory.
 
Virtualization Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
Issue Number
Description
28232
Code changes have been made to improve the time to render for the VM Performance Summary report.