Date Published: September 2012
Sentinel 7.0.2 improves usability and resolves several previous issues. Many of these improvements were made in direct response to suggestions from our customers. We thank you for your time and valuable input. We hope you continue to help us ensure our products meet all your needs. You can post feedback in the Sentinel Community Support Forums, our community Web site that also includes product notifications, blogs, and product user groups.
The following outlines the key features and functions provided by this version, as well as issues resolved in this release:
Operating System Support
Sentinel 7.0.2 adds support for the following operating system versions:
Enhancements and Software Fixes
Sentinel 7.0.2 includes software fixes that resolve several previous issues.
For the list of software fixes and enhancements in previous releases, see the Sentinel 7.0 Documentation Web site.
Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability
Sentinel Does Not Validate SAML Token Signature
Report Administrators Have Permission to Create Data Retention Policies
You can upgrade to Sentinel 7.0.2 from Sentinel 7.0 or later, or perform a new installation.
For a detailed information on hardware requirements and supported operating systems, and browsers, see "Meeting System Requirements" in the NetIQ Sentinel 7.0 Installation and Configuration Guide.
Note: The Sentinel 7.0 Installation and Configuration guide is not updated for this release. Therefore, information about support for SLES 11 SP2 and RHEL 6.3 operating systems is not available in the Sentinel 7.0 Installation and Configuration guide.
Installing Sentinel 7.0.2
To install Sentinel 7.0.2, see the NetIQ Sentinel 7.0 Installation and Configuration Guide.
Installing the Xen Appliance
The Xen image has changed for this release. Therefore, to install the Xen appliance, you need to modify the xenconfig file as follows. These changes are in addition to the configuration changes mentioned in "Installing the Xen Appliance" in the NetIQ Sentinel 7.0 Installation and Configuration Guide.
The final xenconfig file must be as follows:
Post Installation on Non-Appliance Systems
Along with the Sentinel installation, install the supportutils RPMs as a root user on SLES systems to enable configuration information and log file retrieval for future troubleshooting. These steps are performed automatically on appliance installations of Sentinel. To install the supportutils RPMs, issue the following command:
Upgrading to Sentinel 7.0.2
To upgrade to Sentinel 7.0.2, see "Upgrading Sentinel" in the NetIQ Sentinel 7.0 Installation and Configuration Guide.
You need to upgrade the appliance by using the zypper patch because the upgrade fails in WebYaST due to the vendor change from Novell to NetIQ in the update package.
To upgrade the appliance:
If you upgrade Sentinel from version 7.0 to 7.0.2, perform the following post-upgrade procedures when applicable for your environment.
NetIQ Corporation strives to ensure our products provide quality solutions for your enterprise software needs. The following issues are currently being researched. If you need further assistance with any issue, please contact Technical Support.
Cannot Install the Xen Appliance
Appliance Update Fails in WebYaST
Cannot Download Advisor Feed Files
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