VMware vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.5 Release Notes

vRealize Business | 15 March 2016 | Build 3580268

Last updated: 14 March 2016

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes covers the following topics:

What's New

vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.5 is a maintenance release with the following enhancements:

  • vRealize Business Advanced and Enterprise is rebranded to vRealize Business Enterprise

  • Both user interface and the documentation of vRealize Business Enterprise reflects this change.
  • The vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.5 license is upgraded for both existing and new installations
    The vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.5 enables you to perform the following actions:
    • Select all applications as part of the Enterprise license.
    • Utilize all of vRealize Business capabilities, including IT Financial Management (ITFM) and Service Level Management (SLM).
  • The vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.5 Information Center now includes an Administration Guide
    The vRealize Business Enterprise User Guide is now split into vRealize Business Enterprise Administration Guide, which provides information about managing an administrator's task. It provides more information about how to work with vRealize Business Enterprise.

Documentation

vRealize Business Enterprise includes the following product documentation.

Resolved Issues

The following issues have been resolved in vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.5.

Designer

  • The conditions defined in Additional Attributes in reports do not function correctly for a specific definition
    The conditions defined in additional attributes in reports do not function correctly for a specific definition. For example, a table report displays incorrect coloring of a column. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • A duplicate copy of a database adaptor displays an error when you run the adaptor
    When you run an adaptor using a Progress Detection method, a copy of a database adaptor displays an error. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • The flat file adaptor does not display Discarded Data values
    When you select a filter condition in a flat file adaptor, the auto suggestion displays values that do not match with the specific values of a discarded data value set. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • vRealize Business Enterprise allows you to view and edit a source value when you navigate to a table report
    You can still view and edit a source value even when a No Value and Lock option is set when you navigate to a table report. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • You cannot enter a cron string for an engine job that contains an alphabetical character
    When you enter a cron string for an engine job containing an alphabetical character; some characters are not saved properly. This issue is now resolved in this release.
  • vRealize Business Enterprise does not restore a flow to a previous version
    You cannot restore a flow to a previous version. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • A Web form adaptor with a CLOB data type fails to run
    You cannot run a Web form adaptor that contains a CLOB data type. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • The input time is not considered accurately in a Flat File adaptor
    The actual time limit entered using the Move To or Delete option while selecting an external file for a Flat file adaptor, the actual input time is not considered accurately. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • Timeline report in vRealize Business Enterprise does not display the correct report format when a default template is configured
    The timeline report in vRealize Business Enterprise does not display correct report format when TIME_LINE_GRID_LINE is configured. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • Contents in the data accumulator and view adaptor table are not listed in alphabetical order
    Contents in the data accumulator and view adaptor table are not listed in alphabetical order. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • Instead of sorting the rows with no values in a descending order, column values are sorted incorrectly in a table report
    The values in a table report are sorted incorrectly when a column with no value and a group-by condition is assigned. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • Modifying Value Set removes title values in a row
    vRealize Business Enterprise removes the title value in a row when a Value Set is modified. This issue is resolved in this release.

Application

  • Modified column width in a table report appears unaffected even when additional attributes are defined
    When a column width is modified by pixels or percentage using the additional attributes, it appears unaffected. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • The newly added report check box is not selected when the Delete button is enabled
    The newly added report check box of report lists is not checked when the Delete button is enabled. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • vRealize Business Enterprise does allow you to resend mails with an incorrect email ID
    vRealize Business Enterprise does resend mails with an incorrect email ID. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • vRealize Business Enterprise dashboard with a Google Map report returns a runtime error
  • vRealize Business Enterprise dashboard with a Google map report returns a runtime error. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • vRealize Business Enterprise Organizations does not list Cost Center dimension
    You cannot view the Cost Center dimension under the Organizations list on the vRealize Business Enterprise Administration page. This issue is resolved in this release.
  • The vRealize Business Enterprise application does not display the color change in all the column header in a report
    When you change a color in a column header, some column headers in the report do not reflect this change. This issue is resolved in this release.

Installation

  • After performing a new installation of vRealize Business Enterprise 8.2.4, the user interface (UI) fails to load
    The UI fails to load during a new installation of IT Financial Management (ITFM) only. However, upgrade or new installation of both Service Level Management (SLM) and IT Financial Management (ITFM) is successful. This issue occurs in both Linux and Windows operating systems. This issue is resolved in this release.

Known Issues

  • The resize option in the Internet Explorer window is disabled when Drilldown URL attribute is selected
    When you are trying to navigate to a report using the Drilldown URL attribute, the resize option in the resulting Internet Explorer window is disabled.

  • Workaround:
      1. From the Internet Explorer, go to Tools.
      2. Click Internet Options and select General tab.
      3. Under Tabs, click Settings.
      4. Under When a pop-up is encountered, select either Always open pop-ups in a new window or Always open pop-ups in a new tab option.
      5. Click OK.