The VMAN 7.0 RC 2 install bits can now be downloaded from your Customer Portal. Please note that the Release Candidates are fully tested and supported releases and are suitable to be run in production. 7.0 RC2 can be run as an upgrade from 7.0 RC1, as well as from the 6.3 installs. If you have problems with the RC, you can file a ticket with Support just as you would for any other Generally Available (GA) version. To familiarize yourself with new features in 7.0 you can use Welcome to the Virtualization Manager 7.0 Beta 1 as a reference.
Read this section for descriptions of the new features and improvements VMAN and VIM offer in this release.
When VMAN identifies a way to optimize VM resources for active and potential issues, it makes a recommendation for one click optimization. Recommendations display in the Orion Web Console with a description for optimizing your network, and provides a series of steps you can apply immediately with a button click or schedule at a later time.
Balance the virtual environment for optimal performance. You can spread load over hosts, which optimizes the performance for all virtual machines.
Optimize capacity. Virtualization Manager predicts when you will run out of resources on virtualization entities, so you can plan in advance when you have to assign new resources.
Predict possible future performance and capacity issues based on past trends.
Web-based License Manager
Easily add, activate, and manage Orion product licenses through the web-based License Manager. Accessing the License Manager on your main polling engine, you can monitor and update full product and evaluation licenses for your main poller, additional pollers, additional web servers, stackable pollers, and high availability pools all through one page. The License Manager also provides automatic online and offline modes for managing licenses. Add and manage evaluations with ease, including HA.
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Various performance improvements and security fixes
How to upgrade
Use the following resources for planning and upgrading:
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