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Community, This publication is jammed pack with content so I encourage you to take a minute and read and/or bookmark.   There is some great new stuff in here..  Including documentation on how to upgrade, lots of new videos for eHealth and PM, new blogs and many new tech tips for UIM.   Big thanks to many of my colleagues for bringing this to the community.  Shout out this month to --> DavidM Rich_V BryanKMorrow Jeremy_Rossbach Declan_Dempsey

 

UPGRADE CONTENT (*NEW*)

CA Unified Infrastructure Management Upgrade Content

CA Performance Management Upgrade Content

CA Spectrum Upgrade Content

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcing the General Availability of CA Performance Management r2.8 and CA Mediation Manager r2.8

Announcing the General Availability of CA Virtual Network Assurance 1.1

Service Pack 1 now available for CA Unified Infrastructure Management 8.4

 

EVENTS COMING SOON - please register

August 9, 2016 - Monitoring OpenStack and Nutanix with CA UIM Demo (NA Edition)

August 10, 2016 - Your Input Needed on New UIM for Cloud Dashboards for AWS, Nutanix, and Docker 

 

NEW VIDEOS

(for CA Performance Management) --->  thank you Jeremy_Rossbach and Brian_Jackson

Bookmark this page --> PLAYLIST: CA Performance Management 2.8 "How To" Video Series

CA Performance Management 2.8 – Open vSwitch Context Dashboards

CA Performance Management 2.8 – Open API Publishing

CA Performance Management 2.8: CA Spectrum Enhanced Integration

CA Performance Management 2.8 – Combo Views Improvements

CA Performance Management 2.8 – Deviations from Normal Improvements

CA Performance Management 2.8 – Deviations from Normal Improvements

How to edit user settings in CA Performance Management

How to manage dashboard view settings in CA Performance Management

How to login to CA Performance Management

How to create threshold profiles in CA Performance Management

How to Install CA Performance Center

How to set a default dashboard in CA Performance Management

 

(for eHealth)  Thank you Rich_V

Video: How to add a datafile to eHealth.

Video: Basic element discovery in eHealth.

Video: How to install DSSP on Windows 2012

video: Manage cluster members in a distributed eHealth environment

Video: How to schedule a database save in eHealth.

Video: How to source the eHealth environment on a Linux host.

Video: How to perform a v3 discovery in eHealth

 

NEW BLOGS

by BryanKMorrow :

Configuration Archive - A Custom Multi-threaded UIM Probe

Probe of Things - A Custom Probe That Does Things

 

TECH TIPs/KBs

CA UIM

Product downloads from support.nimsoft.com now available from support.ca.com

Tech Tip: Baseline activation via Perl script

Tech Tip: Regex in snmptd probe not working as expected - tec1629067

Tech Tip: How to Configure cdm to Ignore Certain Filesystems or Devices? TEC000003079 (Updated)

XenDesktop Custom Dashboards

Tech Tip: UIM 8.4 MCS tab missing on fresh install/MCS tab missing after upgrade (updated Techdocs)

Tech Tip - UIM vmware probe fails to collect data for some monitors and generates an error with 'Failed to configure monitor'

Tech Tip - UIM - Why do the UIM database tables become so fragmented?

Tech Tip - UIM - hub install error 'Did not succeed setting security'.

Tech Tip - In CA UIM Is it ok to update Java JRE on a system running a hub or robot?

Tech Tip - I’m unable to test a query with the sqlserver probe.

Tech Tip - Querying an OID with Snmpcollector v3.20 Probe Utility no longer work as in the previous versions.

Tech Tip - CA UIM sqlserver probe is not sending alarms for the check_dbalive checkpoint.

Tech Tip: New UMP users get the message "You do not have the roles required to access this portlet" on every portlet

 

CA Performance Management

Tech Tip: Increasing Success when Configuring TLS/SSL on CA Performance Center (CAPC)

Tech Tip: Best Practices to prevent discovery large number of components in CA Performance Management

 

CA Spectrum

Spec KB: Error messages when running Archive Manager repair

Spec KB: In NCM when trying to save component configuration the following error is seen: SPC-OCC-10165 : Unable to connect to the ncmservice. The ncmservice daemon may be running on the SPECTRUM host machine.

Spec KB: Where can I find? Install media / Hotfixes / Product documentation / Compatibility matrix / Quick links?

Spec KB: How can I enable or disable suppressed alarms?

Spec KB: Is Jaspersoft 6.2 supported in Spectrum 10.1?

Spec KB: How can I use Java Webservices REST API to see connectivity information for devices?

 

CA Network Flow Analysis

Tech Tip - Migrator error during Linux Harvester installation

 

CA eHealth

Tech Tip: Downloading eHealth 6.3.2.13

 

EVENTS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED, WATCH THE REPLAY:

(big thanks to Steve Guthrie for helping to make this happen for our community)

Webcast Recap: What's New in CA Performance Management 2.8 and VNA 1.1

Webcast Recap: CA Unified Infrastructure Management for z Systems Helps Remove Silos

Webcast Recap: Monitoring Citrix Environments with CA Unified Infrastructure Management

Webcast Recap: Vision and Roadmap for CA Unified Infrastructure Management

Webcast Recap: Introducing CA Spectrum 10.1.1 and Demo

Webcast Recap: What's New in CA Application Performance Management 10.3

Webcast Recap: CA UIM Integration - Operational Mode

Webcast Recap - Introducing CA Service Operations Insight 4.0 CU1

CA SPECTRUM AP Office Hours Transcript - June 9th, 2016,  2.00PM - 3.00PM (AEST) Sydney Time

CA Network Flow Analysis AP Office Hours Transcript - June 23rd, 2016, 2.00PM - 3.00PM (AEST) Sydney Time

CA Application Delivery Analysis AP Office Hours Transcript - July 20th, 2016, 2.00PM - 3.00PM (AEST) Sydney Time

 

Read the last edition of WYMHM --> What you may have missed (May 16 - May 31, 2016)