iManager 2.7.7 Patch 9 Release Notes

February 2017

iManager 2.7.7 Patch 9 resolves specific previous issues. This document outlines why you should install this patch. 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 a full list of all issues resolved in NetIQ iManager 2.7, including all patches and service packs, refer to TID 7010166, “History of Issues Resolved in NetIQ iManager 2.7”.

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

For the list of software fixes and enhancements in the previous releases, see iManager 2.7.7 Patch 7 Release Notes.

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

1.0 What’s New

iManager 2.7.7 Patch 9 adds support for the following:

1.1 Fixed Issues

This release includes software fixes for the following components:

iManager Fails to Connect to Sentinel Server 7.4.2 and Above

Issue: iManager is displaying an error message while connecting to the Sentinel server 7.4.2 and above. (Bug 1019789)

Fix: iManager is enhanced to use the SHA256 certificates while sending audit events to the Sentinel server 7.4.2 and above.

2.0 System Requirements

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

3.0 Upgrading to iManager 2.7.7 Patch 9

You can download the software from the NetIQ Downloads page. To upgrade to iManager 2.7.7 Patch 9, you need to be using any of the following versions of iManager:

  • 2.7.7

  • 2.7.7 Patch 1

  • 2.7.7 Patch 2

  • 2.7.7 Patch 3

  • 2.7.7 Patch 4

  • 2.7.7 Patch 5

  • 2.7.7 Patch 6

  • 2.7.7 Patch 7

  • 2.7.7 Patch 8

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 iManager Does Not Retain Configuration Settings After Upgrading

Issue: iManager does not retain changes related to NAudit and XDAS configuration after upgrading.

iManager is also resetting the iManager_Logging.xml configuration file after upgrading. Due to this issue, auditing of iManager events using NAudit and XDAS doesn’t work.

Workaround: Enable the NAudit and XDAS events manually from iManager and make the necessary changes in the iManager_Logging.xml configuration file and restart the Tomcat server.

5.0 Legal Notice

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