VMware vRealize Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.6 Release Notes

VMware vRealize Infrastructure Navigator Version 5.8.6 | 2 June 2016 | Build 3923091

Last Document Update: 2 June 2016

This release note describes the following topics:

Introduction to vRealize Infrastructure Navigator

VMware vRealizeTM Infrastructure NavigatorTM is an application awareness plug-in to vCenter Server that provides continuous dependency mapping of applications. vRealize Infrastructure Navigator offers application context to virtual infrastructure administrators to monitor and manage the virtual infrastructure inventory objects and actions. Administrators can use vRealize Infrastructure Navigator to understand the impact of change on the virtual environment in their application infrastructure. vRealize Infrastructure Navigator helps virtual infrastructure administrators perform the following tasks:

  • Make accurate first-level triage decisions to either eliminate a problem, or associate a problem with the virtual infrastructure, when business service users report problems.
  • Assess change impact. Manage and communicate virtual infrastructure issues for critical applications.
  • Understand the application and business impact of changes to the virtual infrastructure on applications.

What's New in vRealize Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.6

This release of vRealize Infrastructure Navigator supports the following:

  • New security patch that addresses a critical vulnerability for glibc (CVE-2015-7547).
  • Java SE Runtime Environment 1.8.0_92 that addresses a critical security vulnerability for CVE-2016-3427.

General Information, Limitations and Known Issues

The general information, limitations, and known issues that are relevant to vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.2 are also relevant to this release of vRealize Infrastructure Navigator. See vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.2 release notes for more information.

The following issue is also applicable in addition to the issues that are documented.

  • After you have upgraded the vRealize Infrastructure Navigator to version 5.8.6, the vRealize Infrastructure Navigator extension is not visible in the vCenter Server vSphere Web Client.

    Workaround:
    1. Power off and power on the vRealize Infrastructure Navigator virtual machine from the vCenter Server vSphere Web Client to install the vCenter certificate.
    2. Restart the Web Client service.
    The vRealize Infrastructure Navigator extension appears in the vCenter Server vSphere Web Client.