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Windows Azure Pack - VConnect - v2.1.7- RTM Release Notes

Windows Azure Pack - VConnect - v2.1.7- RTM Release Notes

Let's get to know what's new and updated in the latest release

Author: Swetha S/Monday, July 29, 2019/Categories: Windows Azure Pack, VConnect

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Provided information are related to latest product release notes of Hybr - v1.1.1.5

The below mentioned may includes bug fixes, new features, urgent issues and feature updates.

1. Connections

  • SQL server connection feature enables the discovery of Databases in SQL server  

2. Azure: 

  • Added new Default Compute Instances for the Azure Resources. 

  • Handled errors when removing the Networks in “Error Creating” status 

  • Primary Disk Size for the VMs is shown in the Devices Grid. 

3. AWS:

  • Added new Default Compute Instances for the AWS Resources. 

4. VMware: 

  • Validation on the name of the VM in the Clone VM Custom Command 

5. System Center: 

  • Capturing of the “Update Failed” status of the Virtual Machines in VConnect. 

6. Discovery (Beta):

  • User can view the resources discovered in a Discovery Job 

  • Creating Jobs for the Discovery of the SQL Server Resources 

  • Add Migrations for the Discovered SQL Servers Resource. 

7. Announcements:

  • User can view Latest Version Details available in the WAP Admin Portals. 

  • Users can view the Release Notes and Updates available in the Latest Versions. 

8. Others: 

  • App-setting to sync the CPU and Memory of the resources from the Server to VConnect Database. 

  • Performance improvements in the Plan Settings page. 

  • Show the Created User Name of the Virtual Machine in the Tenant Portal. 

  • Allow Admins to Configure Networks when an already Configured Network is removed from the Server. 

  • Option to execute the Service Request Scripts in the 64 bit powershell. 

Issues that are fixed:

  • Fixed errors while restoring the backups of the VConnect Synced VMs in the Tenant Portal. 

  • Handled Restoration of the backup of a Deleted Virtual Machine to Original Location. 

  • Backup Wizard to show the synced System Center Virtual Machines in the Add/Edit Wizard. 

  • Proper status update of the Removed AWS Virtual Machines. 

  • Handled Compute Instance mismatch in VConnect for the restored Virtual Machines. 

  • Parameter values from the first page in the custom command to be passed in the data-source scripts of the upcoming pages. 

  • Fixed Search in Call Logs and Datastores Tab in the Admin Portal. 


Installers: 



Upgrade Notes:

1. Pre-install steps: 


Required: 

  • Take a backup of the API service web.config file and all the scripts in the API service folder. 

  • If you use those files, keep a backup copy of the finalize VM name power shell script (under “inetpubMgmtSvc-CloudAssert-VConnect” folder) prior to the installing, as it will overwrite during the installation process. 


Recommended: 

  • Take a backup of the Cloud Assert VConnect SQL database 

  • Create a snapshot of the VMs in which VConnect components are installed. 

  • Take backups of the entire install folders of API and agent service. 


2. Install steps: 

  • Uninstall existing VConnect installers from each node where the admin portal extension, tenant portal extension, and API service components are installed. 

  • Install the VConnect components in each of the nodes, using the latest installers, and per the instructions in the setup document, the links for which are given above. 

  • Check “Programs and Features” in the control panel to ensure that the installed version is v2.1.7-RTM 


3. Post-install steps:  

Resource Provider Authentication Settings: 

  • Update the hashed value of the password in the web.config file using the VConnect.exe tool (refer to the instructions in the setup document). 

Copy the backedup version of the Finalize VM name PowerShell script onto the “inetpub/MgmtSvc-CloudAssert-VConnect” folder. 


If you have any clarifications/ queries with the release, please write to support@cloudassert.com 

 

 

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7/31/2019 8:31 PM

Thank you for sharing the nice article. I learned a lot from it. I hope to see more updates from you, it gives me the knowledge I have never heard of.

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