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Version 3.3

  • Release date: 2017-07-12

Improvements

  • HPTVM-1180 Support for vSphere 6.5d

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 3.2

  • Release date: 2017-04-27

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-1159 Support for vSphere 6.5a/b
  • HPTVM-1158 Support for vSphere 6.0u3

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-1164 Fixed a case where Host PowerTools fails to use the VMware iSCSI software initiator where there's a hardware initiator installed in the ESX server

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 3.1.2

  • Release date: 2017-03-09

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-1155 Fixed a case where Host PowerTools fails to use the VMware iSCSI software initiator where there's a hardware initiator installed in the ESX server
  • HPTVM-1147 Fixed a case in which the plug-in fails to delete snapshots when requested by SnapRotator

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 3.1.1

  • Release date: 2017-01-19

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-1137 Fixed a case where iSCSI provisioning fails when an ESX host uses a discovery method other than SendTargets
  • HPTVM-1133 Fixed a case where the INFINIDAT tab showed an empty page
  • HPTVM-1129 The snapshot modal showed all virtual machines and not just the ones included in the snapshot
  • HPTVM-1120 SnapRotator v6.2.24 and below fail to remove snapshots

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-1147 Fixed a case in which the plug-in fails to delete snapshots when requested by SnapRotator
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 3.1

  • Release date: 2017-01-12

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-1092 Support for VMFS6
  • HPTVM-1087 Support for vSphere 6.5 HTML client
  • HPTVM-465 Support for providing a specifc LUN number when provisioning a volume

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-1116 Fixed a case where the plug-in failed to register its extension in vSphere 6.5
  • HPTVM-1060 Fixed a case where plug-in failed to start which the update ISO media attached

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-1133 Fixed a case where the INFINIDAT tab showed an empty page
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 3.0.1

  • Release date: 2016-12-29

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-1111 Providing a snapshot alias is no longer supported
    • Following HPTVM-1107, this feature has been removed since UUIDs are not being generated for snapshots
  • HPTVM-1041 Upgrade to v3.0 fails
    • This is due to missing packages in the upgrade manifest file

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-1120 SnapRotator v6.2.24 and below fail to remove snapshots
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 3.0

  • Release date: 2016-12-27

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-1115 End of General Support for vSphere 5.0 and vSphere 5.1
    • The End of General Support for vSphere 5.0 and vSphere 5.1 is August 24, 2016
    • Extended support is available via RPQ
  • HPTVM-1028 Support for vSphere 6.5 Web Client
  • HPTVM-987 Support for InfiniBox 3.0
    • Including support for its new features: iSCSI connectivity and writable snapshots
    • Readiness checks for previous clusters for FC connectivity are not kept from previous versions and a re-check is required
    • For most clusters the check will just pass since nothing has changed

Improvements

  • HPTVM-1061 NTP package added to appliance
  • HPTVM-1057 Speed improvement in SnapRotator APIs
  • HPTVM-1051 Fixed error message for some failures
  • HPTVM-1022 Various speed improvements
  • HPTVM-1019 Search-as-you-type for volume name now works faster than before

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-1107 An error appears when trying to create a snapshot for virtual machines that reside on different datastores
    • This problem occurs because two snapshots cannot have the same name
    • Because of this name conflicts, snapshot names will now be UUIDs to avoid conflicts
  • HPTVM-1056 Fixed a case where the 'infinivmware snapshot cleanup' fails to connect to InfiniBox
  • HPTVM-1050 Fixed a case where deleting a snapshot failed
  • HPTVM-1047 Fixed a case where the VASA Provider calls the InfiniBox login API too many times
  • HPTVM-1026 Fixed a case where the wrong plug-in was loaded in vCenter Enhanced Linked Mode
  • HPTVM-1007 Fixed a case where unmapping a volume failed
  • HPTVM-989 Fixed a case where the INFINIDAT tab disappears from the Web Client after upgrade of the appliance

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-1129 The snapshot modal showed all virtual machines and not just the ones included in the snapshot
  • HPTVM-1120 SnapRotator v6.2.24 and below fail to remove snapshots
  • HPTVM-1041 Upgrade to v3.0 fails
    • This is due to missing packages in the upgrade manifest file
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.3

  • Release date: 2016-06-29

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-976 Support for vSphere 6.0 update 2

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-1057 Speed improvement in SnapRotator APIs
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.2

  • Release date: 2016-04-06

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-954 Added the option to provide an alias for an InfiniBox snapshot
  • HPTVM-953 The amount of free space in the datastore in now displayed when selecting a target datastore for restore
  • HPTVM-684 Added button to sync the metadata for hosts and volumes

Improvements

  • HPTVM-959 SSL certificates are not regenerated during upgrade
  • HPTVM-941 Restoring and exposing VMs from snapahots is now available on the cluster level

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-979 Fixed a case where deploying from the vSphere Web Client failed
  • HPTVM-977 Fixed a case where cluster registration operation failed where ESX hosts were needed to be moved between cluster objects in the InfiniBox arrray
  • HPTVM-970 Fixed a case where the VASA provider triggered a storage rescan on all ESX hosts
  • HPTVM-963 Fixed the VASA provider from repeatedly accessing the InfiniBox APIs using invalid credentials

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.1.2

  • Release date: 2016-02-16

Improvements

  • HPTVM-942 Window resize improvements
  • HPTVM-933 The directory /var/log/upstart/ is added to the log collection
  • HPTVM-543 Support for Unmapping datastores that are used for HA heartbeats

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-943 Fixing broken symlinks after upgrade
  • HPTVM-934 Respawn limit for powertools-log-page (and powertools itself) is too high

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-979 Fixed a case where deploying from the vSphere Web Client failed
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.1.1

  • Release date: 2015-12-21

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-912 Added a capability to perform space reclamation on datastores
    • This is supported on ESXi 5.5 and above.

Improvements

  • HPTVM-920 Support for vSphere 6.0 Update 1

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-925 Fixed a case where the VASA provider was not registered in vCenter
  • HPTVM-917 Added support for taking snapshots and restoring virtual machines within vApps

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-954 Added the option to provide an alias for an InfiniBox snapshot
  • HPTVM-953 The amount of free space in the datastore in now displayed when selecting a target datastore for restore
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.1

  • Release date: 2015-11-09

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-887 Support for vSphere 6

Improvements

  • HPTVM-876 Prior to provisioning a large number of volumes, Host PowerTools checks the pool free space

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-895 Fixed a case where repeating connections interrupts from the appliance to vCenter cause a file descriptor leak
  • HPTVM-891 The "snapshot cleanup" command now skips snapshots that are not in the database

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-917 Added support for taking snapshots and restoring virtual machines within vApps
  • HPTVM-888 vSphere 6 shows wrong task names in the web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.0.4

  • Release date: 2015-10-01

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-868 Support for ESXi 5.5 update 3

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-842 Fixed a case where the appliance runs out of disk space during upgrade
  • HPTVM-833 Fixed a file descriptor leak and error messages that occur after collecting logs

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.0.3

  • Release date: 2015-08-19

Improvements

  • HPTVM-823 Various security fixes to the web servers and kernel
    • Due to the security fixes, upgrading from previous versions requires a reboot.

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-808 Fixed persistency of the MPIO claiming rules
  • HPTVM-807 Fixed an issue where the hostname was set to "(none)" after deployment
  • HPTVM-803 The "View Log" is now working under Firefox

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.0.2

  • Release date: 2015-07-09

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-782 Exposing VM snapshots
    • With this release, it is now possible just to expose the VM snapshot to the ESX host by creating a clone, mapping it to the ESX host and registering the copy of the VM, without initiating a Storage vMotion back to the original datastore.

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-803 The "View Log" is now working under Firefox
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.0.1

  • Release date: 2015-06-14

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-773 Support for FCoE Adapters

Improvements

  • HPTVM-779 The output of command 'ifconfig -a' was added to the log collection

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


Version 2.0

  • Release date: 2015-05-27

What's new in this release

  • HPTVM-764 Support for InfiniBox 2.0

Fixed issues

  • HPTVM-768 Fixed a case where LDAP users failed to authentication with InfiniBox
  • HPTVM-766 Fixed a case where the user did not see all the available pools in the volume provisioning dialog when the user manages more than 50 pools
  • HPTVM-763 Fixed a case where a volume does not appear as mounted in the INFINIDAT tab after provisioning
    • This is solved by adding a rescan on all the remaining hosts in the cluster after creating the VMFS datastore on the first host
  • HPTVM-761 Downloading the diagnostics from the vSphere Web Client ends with a corrupted file
  • HPTVM-733 Fixed a case where the INFINIDAT tab did not open in vSphere Web Client or provisioning operations fail with the error message "Not Found"
  • HPTVM-732 Fixed an issue where DataTables JavaScript error messages appear when opening the INFINIDAT tab after upgrading from previous versions
    • Internet Explorer used previous versions of the datatables library that were in its cache. The fix is to force the browser to fetch the newest version for every page. To workaround the issue, clear the temporary internet files.
  • HPTVM-721 Appliance may fail to start on the first boot after deployment
    • In case the appliance fails to start and the console shows the error "Address already in use", reboot the appliance and it will start up on the second boot. This will be fixed in the next release.

Known issues

  • HPTVM-1187 The virtual machine fails to power on when deploying from the HTML5 client
  • HPTVM-975 INFINIDAT plug-in fails to register on vCenter servers running non-default ports
  • HPTVM-718 Dialogs, confirmation popups and panels may appear below the plugin view in old versions of the vSphere web client
    • This is a known issue in the vSphere Web Client
  • HPTVM-646 Taking a snapshot of virtual machines spanned across multiple InfiniBox datastores or RDMs is not supported
  • HPTVM-271 In the vSphere .NET client, when using a link to move to an INFINIDAT tab of an object, the last used tab is opened instead
    • This is a a known issue in the vSphere .NET client


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