Cloud Manager 2.5 Service Pack 1 (2.5.1) resolves several issues and improves performance.
The documentation for this product is available in HTML and PDF formats at the Cloud Manager Documentation website.
This section identifies changes made to this document since the initial release of Cloud Manager 2.5.1 in February 2017.
The document incorrectly referred to Cloud Manager 2.5.1 as a patch release. Cloud Manager 2.5 Patch 1 has been modified throughout to Cloud Manager 2.5 Service Pack 1 (2.5.1).
This service pack release includes all of the files you need to update the Application Server 2.5 component of Cloud Manager to Application Server 2.5.1, and to update the Orchestration Server 3.5 component of Cloud Manager to Orchestration Server 3.5.1.
Cloud Manager 2.5.1 provides the following enhancement and resolves several issues.
Cloud Manager 2.5.1 adds support for Microsoft Windows 2016.
Cloud Manager 2.5.1 provides fixes for the following issues:
Issue: Change requests to adjust the memory or CPUs for a specified business service were sometimes not applied. A Resync process updated the current values of the workload before the new values could be applied during a Save Configuration job. (SR 101030383971)
Fix: A change request sets a No Resync flag that prevents the workload from starting a Resync job until after the adjusted values for memory or CPUs have been applied.
Issue: The speed of the resync process is important for snapshot creation and removal and in the reconfiguration of a VM. Observed performance is good after a CMOS restart, but it quickly degrades again. The bottleneck seems to be the time spent to make the request to vCenter because a full resync is initiated. (SR 101025634881)
Fix: When snapshot operations are performed, Cloud Manager will not initiate a full resync for the workload. The vSphereUpdater process detects that only the hard disk’s file name has changed, and updates only the file name instead of initiating a full resync.
Issue: CMAS CPU utilization was suddenly high at 600% CPU and 100% memory and eventually went into a completely non-operational state. After a restart, CMAS CPU utilization was stable at a low CPU and 50% memory. (V1 B-103263)
Fix: Some caching in CMAS that was being done with Ehcache has been modified to use the more secure Google Guava Cache.
Issue: In Orchestrator, the customization scripts edit the /etc/HOSTNAME file to adjust the hostname. In SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12, the /etc/HOSTNAME file has been changed to a symlink to the /etc/hostname file. The SLES 12 hostname is not updated. (SR 101048829681)
Fix: The customization scripts detect the symlink file (/etc/HOSTNAME) and edit the /etc/hostname file instead.
Cloud Manager 2.5.1 provides the NetIQ_Cloud_Manager-2.5.1_SLE11.x86_64.iso file that contains the updates for Support Pack 1. This media file contains the following Cloud Manager installation patterns:
To apply Application Server 2.5.1 to your Application Server 2.5 server, you must perform a full upgrade installation of CMAS. For information, see Cloud Manager Installation and Upgrade Guide.
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