APTARE IT Analytics Release Notes

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Product(s): APTARE IT Analytics (10.4)
Platform: APTARE IT Analytics
  1. Introduction
    1.  
      About APTARE IT Analytics10.4
  2. Patch Releases for Version 10.4.00
    1. Patch Releases: APTARE IT Analytics
      1.  
        10.4.00P9 Patch Release Notes
      2.  
        10.4.00P8 Patch Release Notes
      3.  
        10.4.00P7 Patch Release Notes
      4.  
        10.4.00P6 Patch Release Notes
      5.  
        10.4.00P5 Patch Release Notes
      6.  
        10.4.00P4 Patch Release Notes
      7.  
        10.4.00P3 Patch Release Notes
      8.  
        10.4.00P2 Patch Release Notes
      9.  
        10.4.00P1 Patch Release Notes
  3. What's New: Version 10.4 Highlights
    1.  
      Security, Authentication, and Privilege Management
    2.  
      Public Sector Compliance
    3.  
      Alerting
    4.  
      New Alert Rules
    5.  
      New and Updated Reports
    6.  
      New System and Version Support
    7. Usability Focus: Simplification
      1.  
        REST API to Add/Edit/Remove Users in the Portal (SC-16663)
  4. Supported Systems
    1.  
      Portal Supported Operating Systems
    2.  
      Data Collector Supported Operating Systems
    3. Supported Browsers and Display Resolution
      1.  
        Linux Portal Server: Exported and Emailed Reports
  5. Installation and Upgrades
    1. Portal Installation Prerequisites
      1.  
        Microsoft Windows Prerequisites
      2.  
        Linux Prerequisites: Portal Installation Default Directory
    2. Upgrading to Release Version 10.4.00
      1.  
        Before You Upgrade
      2.  
        Activate New Features and Reports
    3.  
      Performance Profiles and Transmitted Data
  6. Enhancements and Resolved Issues by Category
    1.  
      Overview
    2.  
      Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
    3.  
      Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues
    4.  
      Data Collection Enhancements and Resolved Issues
    5.  
      Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues
  7. Known Issues, Optimizations, and End of Life (EOL)
    1.  
      Known Issues
    2.  
      Optimization: Customize the Linux File Handle Setting for Large Collections
    3.  
      End-of-Life (EOL)

10.4.00P5 Patch Release Notes

The 10.400P5 release includes all patch fixes up to and including 10.3.00P13. The following software changes are included in this release.

Backup Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues

Table:

Issue Number

Description

SC-26551

Adds support for EMC Avamar to enable clients to be associated with multiple master servers (Avamar Grid).

33462

On the Veritas NetBackup Data Collector screen the default schedule for the NetBackup Job Details probe has been updated to every 35 minutes.

33379

Resolves a parsing issue that occurred during HP Data Protector data collection related to session information.

33377

Resolves an issue with Dell EMC NetWorker collection, where jobs were incorrectly associated with a Backup Server, instead of actual clients. Advanced parameters are added to enable historical data collection:

  • DELLEMC_NETWORKER_LOOKBACK_DAYS

  • DELLEMC_NETWORKER_START_TIME

  • DELLEMC_NETWORKER_END_TIME

Capacity Manager Enhancements and Resolved Issues

Table:

Issue Number

Description

33381

Resolves an issue with on-demand and manual data collection for EMC Symmetrix, when there are multiple Unisphere addresses in a data collector policy.

33378

Resolves a NullPointerException issue that occurred during scheduled collection of IBM SVC Array Performance.

Data Collector Enhancements and Resolved Issues

Table:

Issue Number

Description

33372

Adds new error message to address when a user attempts to add multiple EMC Symmetric policies to a data collector.

32076

Updates the Linux Data Collector, "aptare_agent" script to gracefully handle start, stop and restart of Agent services. Also moves the services pid files from <APTARE_HOME>/mbs/logs to <APTARE_HOME>/mbs/swap.

Portal Enhancements and Resolved Issues

Table:

Issue Number

Description

SC-26829

Adds a new system parameter under Admin>Advanced>System Configuration>Database Administration to control the size of the table apt_scon_log. You can now set the maximum size limit table.

SC-26669

Exposes a new system configuration setting in the Portal. Now, database DEBUG level logging while loading raw data and running the data collector test connection process is configurable. The new option is available to Super Users under Admin> Advanced> System Configuration> Database Administration.

SC-26530

Enhancements to the System Health Check report including a reordering of the displayed reports. In addition, an update has been made to the scope selector to choose the number of records displayed in those report types. For example, Top 25 Reports, you can choose the value and display the Top 50 Reports instead of the default.

SC-25895

In the SQL Template Designer, fields in the formatter pattern: date format, number format, decimal format have been disabled. These fields are legacy code and updates are made in the User Profile.

SC-25423

With this enhancement, the APTARE IT Analytics upgrader now validates the credentials for database users: portal, system, and aptare_ro as part of the pre-upgrade process.

33402

Java heap settings have been moved out of the portal and agent startup scripts into the following locations:

  • agent -> /opt/aptare/datarcvrconf/tomcat/java-settings.sh/.bat

  • portal -> /opt/aptare/portalconf/tomcat/java-settings.sh/.bat

For Linux: New settings will be shown after a restart of the services. For Windows: New settings will be shown after reinstallation of the services.

33392

Resolves an issue with the System Health Check report to display the updated version of Apache.

33389

Resolves an issue with the Inventory failing in a split architecture setup.

33386

Resolves a UI typo in Host Collector Administration Paste Probe Settings dialog.

33366

Resolves an upgrade issue and creates an error record when multiple records are found in the following: product_type and is_master field in apt_server_type table.

33317

Resolves an issue with a bar chart created with the SQL Template Designer was skewed/padded and showing empty space on the side.