Virtualization Manager 8.2 Release Notes
Released March 13, 2018
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in the Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 8.2 release. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
New wizard for adding virtual objects for monitoring
Adding new vCenters, Hyper-V hosts, and standalone ESX hosts for monitoring is now easier. The new wizard will walk you through adding a virtual object for monitoring step by step.
New user installation
For information about installing Virtualization Manager, see the Orion Installer and Virtualization Manager Installation Guide. After installation, use the VMAN Getting Started Guide to get started fast.
How to upgrade
For a detailed upgrade walkthrough, see the VMAN Upgrade Guide.
VMAN 8.2 fixes the following issues:
Some Recommendations that weren't appearing in the UI now appear correctly.
Some management actions and Recommendation actions that weren't working properly for a domain user now work properly.
An InvalidCastException error no longer appears in the NPM Virtualization Assets widget after upgrading VMAN.
|1354570||Accepting an automated change suggested by Recommendations no longer causes any issue.|
|1363967||VMAN federated collectors should no longer have any issue being deployed on vCenter 6.5.|
Issue: Some resources may have trouble loading under some circumstances, resulting in an error message: "There was an error rendering with problems".
Issue: AppStack data for a vCenter may in some cases be displayed incorrectly when the vCenter is deployed as a virtual machine under an ESXi host that is monitored by the same vCenter.
Issue: A false "VM rebooted" alert may trigger after a VM is moved to another host by vMotion.
Issue: Dashboards in the VMAN appliance may disappear after migrating from an older (pre 7.1) appliance to a newer appliance (8.0 or newer).
Work-around: See this KB article.
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