iManager HF2 Release Notes

July 2017

iManager HF2 resolves specific previous issues. This document outlines why you should install this Hot Fix. Many of these improvements were made in direct response to suggestions from our customers. We thank you for your time and valuable inputs. We hope you continue to help us ensure our products meet all your needs.

For more information about this release and for the latest Release Notes, see the iManager Documentation Web site.

For more information about the previous release, see iManager 2.7.7 Patch 10 Release Notes.

To download this product, see the NetIQ Downloads Web site.

1.0 What’s New

The following sections outline the enhancements and fixes in this release:

1.1 Enhancements

This release includes the following software enhancements:

Support for Dependent Components

  • This version of iManager extends support for Java 1.8.0_131

  • This version of iManager supports Tomcat 7.0.78.

1.2 Fixed Issues

This release includes software fixes for the following components:

Resolved Security Vulnerabilities

This release resolves CVE-2017-7425. Special thanks to for finding and reporting this issue.

Unable to Restrict Network Addresses

Issue: User is unable to add a specific IP address in the Network Address Restriction list.

Fix: This release updates iManager to resolve this issue. (Bug 1034291)

2.0 System Requirements

For information about system requirements, see the NetIQ iManager Installation Guide.

3.0 Upgrading to iManager 2.7.7 Patch 10 HF2

You can download the software from the NetIQ Downloads page. To upgrade to iManager 2.7.7 Patch 10 HF2, you need to on iManager 2.7.7. Patch 10 HF1.

For information about upgrading iManager, see Upgrading iManager in the NetIQ iManager Installation Guide.

4.0 Known Issues

NetIQ Corporation strives to ensure our products provide quality solutions for your enterprise software needs. If you need further assistance with any issue, contact Technical Support.

4.1 Upgrading to iManager HF2 Fails

Issue: User is unable to upgrade the iManager server to HF2 from the previous version. This occurs when the iManager server was initially upgraded from 2.7.7. P10 to HF1 and then to 2.7.7 P10 HF2.

Workaround: Remove the iman277_patch10.npm (e.g.: /var/opt/novell/iManager/nps/packages) file from the installation folder on your system before upgrading iManager. (Bug 1058342)

5.0 Legal Notice

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