IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management 6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM

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Abstract

This is an upgrade image available for IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Mangement version 6.3.2.1.

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(C) Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2012.

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Component: IBM(R) Tivoli(R) Monitoring for Energy Management
Version 6.3.2.1


Component ID: 5724V08EM, 5724V08EP, 5724V08DO

Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management 6.3.2.1 Upgrade, 6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM

Date: 24 Feb 2012

Contents:

1.0 General description
2.0 Problems fixed
3.0 Enhancements
4.0 Architecture
5.0 Prerequisites
6.0 Installation instructions
7.0 Additional installation information
8.0 Notices


1.0 General description
-----------------------

This package contains the upgrade images for IBM Tivoli Monitoring
for Energy Management 6.3.2.1.


2.0 Problems fixed
------------------

The following are the major issues fixed with 6.3.2.1.


2.1 Fixed Issues Surrounding Drill-Through Reports in Reporting
and Optimization
---------------------------------------------------------------

In 6.3.2, two charts have no drill down report: Server
Disk Capacity Chart and Virtual Memory Capacity Chart. This
has been fixed 6.3.2.1 and they now drill down to the Data
Center Power Usage report.

In 6.3.2, the UPS Devices By Battery Time chart drills down to
the "Power Trend report". Per the user's Guide, it should drill down
to the UPS Battery Usage report. This has been fixed in 6.3.2.1.


2.2 Fixed Issues With Several Untranslated English-language Strings
-------------------------------------------------------------------

In 6.3.2 there were several strings in Reporting and Optimization that
were not translated in a non-English locale. These have been
fixed and all screens should now be translated correctly.


2.3 Fixed Issue with OPC Servers agent on Windows 2008
------------------------------------------------------

In 6.3.2 the OPC Servers agent would not collect data on Windows 2008.
The symptom is that the TEP navigator tree oscillates between being
online (black) and offline (grey). Even when the agent is online,
no data is received (no rows in the workspaces for summary nor
detailed attribute groups).


2.4 APAR: IV14707
-------------------
Abstract: KE1_PROVIDER.EXE CRASHES ON WINDOWS 2008
Additional information: The ke1_provider.exe might crash on Windows 2008
with the following error:
---
Faulting application name: ke1_provider.exe, version: 0.0.0.0,
timestamp: 0x4eb191a7
Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17725, time
stamp: 0x4ec49b8f
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0002e41b
Faulting process id: 0x1318
Faulting application start time: 0x01ccdfb576022a2b
Faulting application path: C:\IBM\ITM\TMAITM6\ke1_provider.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
Report Id: e3cfa18e-4ba8-11e1-b2fa-005056806e2b
---
When the ke1_provider.properties has DEBUG_MAX set, the following
messages are at the end of the ke1_provider_*_custom_provider_*.log file:

2012-02-01 13:14:35.012-05:00 <hostname> Collecting Digital
2012-02-01 13:14:35.012-05:00 <hostname> Collecting Digital for ups1_Eng
2012-02-01 13:14:35.012-05:00 opc_da_client.cpp
opc_da_client::readItemWithQuality 483 <hostname> Entry with
group=<ups1_Eng> item_id=<LOCAL_CRAC1_STATUS_CV>
2012-02-01 13:14:35.012-05:00 opc_group.cpp opc_group::readItem
362 <hostname> Entry with group=<ups1_Eng>
itemId=<LOCAL_CRAC1_STATUS_CV>
2012-02-01 13:14:35.028-05:00 opc_group.cpp opc_group::readItem
487 <hostname> Exit
2012-02-01 13:14:35.028-05:00 opc_da_client.cpp
opc_da_client::readItemWithQuality 557 <hostname> Exit
2012-02-01 13:14:35.028-05:00 Utility.cpp Utility::VariantToChar
13 <hostname> Entry
2012-02-01 13:14:35.028-05:00 Utility.cpp Utility::VariantToChar
42 <hostname> Exit for VT_BOOL. return value=<true>

This APAR has been fixed in ITMfEM 6.3.2.1.


3.0 Enhancements
----------------

The following are the major enhancements provided with 6.3.2.1.


3.1 Batch data collection for the OPC Servers agent
---------------------------------------------------

The OPC agent has been enhanced to support reading multiple points
using one API call to the OPC Server. In 6.3.2, attribute values were
read from the OPC Server one-by-one. In 6.3.2.1, the OPC Servers
agent will read multiple attributes at a time, increasing
performance significantly.


3.2 BMS Agent Mapping File Enhancement
--------------------------------------

In previous releases, there is an inconsistency in the BMS agent
mapping files in the use of spaces and underscores ("_") in the
device mapping files. As an example, some agents use
TivoliAttribute="Power Input", while others use
TivoliAttribute="Power_Input". In 6.3.2.1, the agents were modified
to allow either spaces or underscores in the TivoliAttriubute value,
to make the creation of the device mapping files easier.


4.0 Architecture and prerequisites
----------------------------------

This fix pack is supported on all operating systems listed in the IBM
Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management Prerequisities, version 6.3.2.
See the Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management Information Center for
complete product documentation:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v15r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.itmem.doc_6.3.2/EM_welcome.htm


5.0 Image directory content
---------------------------

This fix image contains the following files:

File Description

6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM.README This README file
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-AIX.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - AIX
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-HPUX.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - HP-UX
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-LinuxAMD64.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Linux AMD64
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-LinuxIA64.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Linux Itanium
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-LinuxP.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Linux POWER
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-LinuxX.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Linux x86
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-LinuxZ.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Linux System z
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-Solaris.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Solaris
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-Windows.zip ITM for EM Agents - Windows

6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-Langpack.tar.gz ITM for EM Agents - Language Pack

6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-RO-AIX-Upgrade.tar.gz ITM for EM R&O - AIX
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-RO-HP-Upgrade.tar.gz ITM for EM R&O - HP-UX
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-RO-Linux-Upgrade.tar.gz ITM for EM R&O - Linux
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-RO-Sol-Upgrade.tar.gz ITM for EM R&O - Solaris
6.3.2.1-TIV-ITM_EM-RO-Windows-Upgrade.zip ITM for EM R&O - Windows


6.0 Installation instructions
-----------------------------

The upgrade images are designed only to install on a previous version
of Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management. See the Information
Center URL listed in section 3.0 for complete product documentation.


7.0 Additional installation information
---------------------------------------

7.1 Updating the Active Energy Manager plug-in
----------------------------------------------

No changes were made to the Systems Director Active Energy
Manager plug-in version 6.3.2.1. Therefore, it is not
necessary to remove and reinstall the plug-in.

7.2 Updating the Agents
-----------------------

You can upgrade the ITM for Energy Management agents from any
previous release.


7.3 Upgrading Reporting and Optimization
----------------------------------------

The steps to upgrade from previous versions of Reporting and
Optimization vary, though the installation program performs
the same basic tasks. For more information, search for the
"Upgrading from previous versions of Reporting and
Optimization" topic in the Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management
Information Center located at:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v15r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.itmem.doc_6.3.2/EM_welcome.htm

7.4 Language Pack Installation
------------------------------

Instructions for installing the language pack can be found in all of the
monitoring agent user's guides located at the URL listed in section 7.3.

7.5 Custom Charts Not Migrated During Upgrade
---------------------------------------------

ITMfEMRO charts placed on a custom page are not migrated on the upgrade from
R&O version 6.3.1.1 to version 6.3.2. After the upgrade the custom page will
exist but will no longer contain the R&O charts it did in version 6.3.1.1.
Instead the page will contain the Charting portlet.

This is due to the fact that TCR must be upgraded from version 1.3
to version 2.1.1 as part of the R&O upgrade from 6.3.1.1 to 6.3.2.
The TCR upgrade does not migrate the BIRT charts.

The work around is to record the contents of your custom pages (i.e. take a
screen shot, etc) before doing an upgrade and then recreate the charts on your
custom pages via the Charting portlet after the upgrade is complete.


8.0 Notices
-----------

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Prerequisites

- IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management: Version 6.2.0 or
- IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management: Version 6.2.1 or
- IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management: Version 6.3.0 or
- IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management: Version 6.3.1 or
- IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management: Version 6.3.1.1 or
- IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management: Version 6.3.2

Installation Instructions

1. Download the User's Guide, Offering Guide, and Readme from the link on this page. Read it to become familiar with the functions and installation instructions.
2. Download the appropriate compressed package(s) for your operating system, and follow the instructions for installing, configuring, and enabling the new capability.

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Product Alias/Synonym

ITMfEM

Problems (APARS) fixed
IV14707

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More support for:

Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management

Software version:

6.3.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

4032044

Modified date:

2014-01-20

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