CA Unified Infrastructure Management:  May-June 2016 Product Release Update

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Please find the included product update and release information for CA Unified Infrastructure Management.  This notification includes information on all components that were released during the months of May & June, 2016. This notification includes our new cloud monitoring probes to help you monitor and optimize hybrid cloud infrastructures.

Thank you!

The CA Unified Infrastructure Management Team

 

1. CA Unified Infrastructure Management 8.4 Service Pack 1.

As part of our continuing commitment to delivering value to UIM customers quickly, we are pleased to announce the availability of our first service pack, CA UIM 8.4 Service Pack 1. This new delivery vehicle puts the latest CA Unified Infrastructure Management bug fixes and performance improvements in your hands, in a convenient, comprehensive package that is easily deployed onto your existing UIM 8.4 systems. If your CA UIM servers are running 8.4, we recommend the addition of this service pack on all UIM and UMP installations. (If you aren't yet running 8.4, we'd strongly encourage you to upgrade now to take advantage of the many new capabilities and quality improvements you'll find in this latest version!)

The Service Pack can be found on the download page of the CA support site at: http://support.nimsoft.com/Default.aspx?center=portal/Downloads#uim84_sp1

 

Some of the key updates available in CA UIM 8.4 Service Pack 1 that you will benefit from include:

 

CA UIM Mobile

     Improved support for iOS devices.

Dashboards

     Improved widget migration.

Discovery

     Improved support for the vmware probe. 

List Designer

     Support for group filtering on targets and hosts.

     Improved load times and performance.

Monitoring Configuration Service

     Updates to the MySQL, Processes, SQL Server, and Windows Services templates.

Unified Dashboards

     Improved load times.

USM

     Improved alarm performance.

     Improved support for Retina® devices. 

CA UIM 8.4 Service Pack 1 also contains important security updates for multi-tenant LDAP environments. These updates have been consolidated into two meta-packages, which allow you to deploy all of the required service pack components at once in a few easy steps. Please see the documentation for additional content details and installation instructions.

 

2. CA Unified Infrastructure Management (UIM) For Cloud Feature Pack 8.45

CA UIM for Cloud Feature Pack 8.45 utilizes probes for monitoring Amazon Web Services (AWS), Nutanix, OpenStack, Docker, and Pure Storage environments with new Unified Dashboards. CA UIM for Cloud Feature Pack 8.45 requires CA UIM & UMP 8.4 (SP1). Please read the CA UIM 8.4 SP1 Installation Guide and Release Notes, then install SP1 prior to installing the feature pack.

UIM for Cloud Feature Pack 8.45 (58.1 MB, MD5 Signature: a8ecd14b119e6b40bc95145373472ca0)

 

  1. The following CA Unified Infrastructure Management probe updates (37) were made available during the months of May & June, 2016:

 

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