The information in this Release Notes document pertains to Novell PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4.
For instructions on downloading and upgrading to PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4, see Upgrading to PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 in the Novell PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 Getting Started Guide.
For administrative tasks, see the Novell Platespin Recon 3.7.4 User Guide.
This product contains undocumented utilities that Novell Support might use to diagnose or correct problems.
PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 includes the following new features and enhancements:
Allows you to install the PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 Server and the PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 Client on the following 64-bit Windows servers:
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2
Windows Server 2008 SP2
Windows Server 2003 SP2
Supports discovery, inventory, and data collection (monitoring) for the following machines:
Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2 SP3 Linux (32-bit, 64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (32-bit, 64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 XEN (64-bit)
VMware ESXi 5.0 Server
VMware Virtual Center 5.0
Provides improved sudo support. Recon now supports password-protected sudo accounts
Resolves duplicate SMBIOSUUID issues that might cause the inventory jobs to fail. For more information, see the following scenarios in the Novell Platespin Recon 3.7.4 User Guide:
The following issues that were discovered in previous releases of PlateSpin Recon have been resolved in this release:
Issue: During the creation of consolidation scenarios, the workloads are not unpinned even if you have deselected theoption.
Fix: You can now unpin workloads while creating the consolidation scenarios.
Issue: During the inventory of a host machine, if a duplicate SMBIOS UUID is encountered, the inventory fails.
Fix: If a duplicate SMBIOS UUID is encountered during the inventory of a host machine, the inventory continues by skipping the VM that has duplicate SMBIOS UUID and logs a warning message.
Some of the issues that were discovered in the original shipping version of PlateSpin Recon 3.7, PlateSpin Recon 3.7.1, and PlateSpin Recon 3.7.2 have not yet been resolved. For continuing issues, review the following:
There are no known issues in PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 at the time of the release.
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