Utilization Meter 184.108.40.206 patch launch rolled out on Might twenty third. This new launch addresses a significant concern present in Utilization Meter 4.5.
Why is Utilization Meter 220.127.116.11 wanted?
The brand new Utilization Meter 18.104.22.168 fixes a person permission concern with Utilization Meter 4.5. The issue that it solves is expounded to the umscheduler account, which doesn’t have sufficient permissions to run the next Utilization Meter cron jobs: umhealth, logarchive, umlogs, umlogsize, and umarchive. Because of this, these cron jobs can not run mechanically, and the Utilization Meter logging is stopped.
Because of the lack of person permissions, the umscheduler person can not write and delete log recordsdata in
/op/vmware/cloudusagemetering/var/logs listing and begin or cease Utilization Meter processes with
cease.sh. The latter can have an effect on the metering in case there is a matter with any of the info collectors. The issue gained’t be detected, and the providers can’t be restarted.
One other concern that stems from the issue is that some log recordsdata older than 90 days should not mechanically deleted. Additionally, outdated utilization information recordsdata from
/choose/vmware/umdata/, relying on Utilization Meter working mode, should not cleaned, e.g., after 90 days for on-line mode. This can affect the consumed storage capability in your Utilization Meter equipment however gained’t affect the reported utilization information as solely new information goes to Utilization Perception.
What’s going to occur with Utilization Meter 4.5?
Utilization Meter 4.5 will now not be downloaded after the discharge of Utilization Meter 22.214.171.124. It will likely be faraway from Buyer Join, and shortly after that might be out of assist.
What to do after Utilization Meter 126.96.36.199 is out?
To keep away from any incorrect metering and compliance points, we extremely suggest that you simply take motion to improve to Utilization Meter 188.8.131.52! That is very true for companions working Utilization Meter 3.6.1, 4.1, 4.2, and 4.5. Try the next data per a Utilization Meter model.
Companions working Utilization Meter 4.5
In case you are a accomplice working Utilization Meter 4.5, you could improve instantly to Utilization Meter 184.108.40.206. You may both carry out an in-place improve or set up Utilization Meter 220.127.116.11 and add your VMware merchandise anew.
The next data will aid you carry out an in-place improve or contemporary set up.
Companions working Utilization Meter 4.X
Companions working Utilization Meter 4.x cases ought to remember that a few of them will quickly be out of assist. That implies that upgrading to Utilization Meter 18.104.22.168 is extremely really useful!
Try this data on learn how to improve from Utilization Meter 4.x to Utilization Meter 22.214.171.124.
Companions working Utilization Meter 3.6.1
In case you are nonetheless working Utilization Meter 3.6.1, you’ll need to improve to Utilization Meter 4.X by deploying 126.96.36.199 as a brand new equipment. To avoid wasting effort and time, migrate your product configuration to Utilization Meter 188.8.131.52. You need to use a migration script that may switch the small print of your VMware merchandise, equivalent to endpoint IP or hostname, person credentials, and product model, to a pre-deployed Utilization Meter 184.108.40.206 occasion.
Verify these procedural steps to discover ways to do it.
Observe: Take into account that merchandise metered by Utilization Meter 3.6.1 can differ from these supported by Utilization Meter 220.127.116.11. Verify the VMware Interoperability Matrix earlier than migrating your product configuration to keep away from confusion. The migration script will solely migrate these merchandise supported by Utilization Meter 18.104.22.168
Whereas we acknowledge the inconvenience that this concern introduces to you, we are going to make an additional effort to attenuate the chance of getting such unplanned releases sooner or later. We’ll proceed with our try to offer clear and handy VCPP utilization metering to you.
When you’ve got extra questions on switching to Utilization Meter 22.214.171.124, e mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or go away a remark.