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NEW RELEASE: Veritas Operations Manager 4.1 and Veritas Operations Manager Advanced 4.0 RU1

Created: 05 Dec 2011 • Updated: 11 Jun 2014
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Symantec today released its newest version of centralized storage management software, Veritas Operations Manager 4.1, and the premium version, Veritas Operations Manager Advanced 4.0 RU1. These releases are part of the major refresh of Symantec’s storage and availability management portfolio.

Check out what’s new in these releases:

Veritas Operations Manager 4.1

  • Manage Virtual Business Services (VBS)
    • Group service groups across clusters to create VBS
    • Ordered start and stop of VBS and underlying virtual machines
    •  Wizard driven fault management setup
  • Manage ApplicationHA
    • Configure ApplicationHA across platforms
    • Monitor status and start/stop applications inside virtual machines
    • Deep visibility into application components and their dependencies through a dependency graph
  • Patch availability notification
    • Automatic updates on patch availability
    •  Get important patch deployment related information like criticality and requires reboot
  • Add-on availability notification
    • Automatic updates on Add-on availability    
    • Download the add-ons  through Veritas Operations Manager console
  • Support for Symantec Performance Value Unit (SPVU)
    • Report showing product to SPVU mapping per platform/edition and version
    •  Report showing SPVUs per server across physical and virtual environments
    • Ability to automatically upload price tier data and recalculate server tier/cpu tier/SPVU
    • Create policies to track license deployments and generate alerts when deployments exceed minimum and maximum level thresholds
  • Support Business Entity life cycle management through the command line
    • Create, update and delete business entities
    • Modify the association of business entities to security groups
    • Import/export business entities

Veritas Operations Manager Advanced 4.0 RU1

  • Virtualization chargeback support for VMware
    • Discover and view the different storage tiers used by ESX servers and individual virtual machines
    •  Filter based on thin LUNs, cluster awareness, and VMDK snapshotting (aka sparse disks)
    •  Create custom chargeback reports
  • Backup utility for the Enterprise Server
    • Backup the database, report definitions, and important configuration files
    •  Restore easily using documented steps
  • Log gathering utility for the Enterprise Server
    • ‘Gather’ utility for collecting logs and roll-up data (csv files)
    •  Creates a zip file that can be provided to support

System Requirements:

Veritas Operations Manager

Operating Systems

Management Server:

  • RHEL 4 (Update 3), 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
  • SUSE Linux 9 and 10
  • Solaris SPARC 10
  • Windows 2003, 2008 64-bit

Managed Host:

  • Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10
  • Solaris 10 x86
  • AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
  • HP-UX 11.11 (For SF 3.5) , 11.23 and 11.31
  • Linux PPC
  • RedHat Linux (x86_64)
  • SuSE Linux 9, 10 (x86_64)
  • Windows 2003, 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Storage Foundation Versions Supported

  • Unix: 3.5 for HP, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.0MP3, 5.1
  • Windows: 4.3, 5.0, 5.1

Veritas Operations Manager Advanced

Operating Systems

Enterprise Server

  • Windows 2008 64-bit

Management Server

  • RHEL 4 (Update 3), 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
  • SUSE Linux 9 and 10
  • Solaris SPARC 10
  • Windows 2003, 2008 64-bit

Managed Host

  • Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10
  • Solaris 10 x86
  • AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
  • HP-UX 11.11 (For SF 3.5) , 11.23 and 11.31
  • Linux PPC
  • RedHat Linux (x86_64)
  • SuSE Linux 9, 10 (x86_64)
  • Windows 2003, 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)

 

Storage Foundation Versions Supported

  • Unix: 3.5 for HP, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.0MP3, 5.1
  • Windows: 4.3, 5.0, 5.1

Package Information

Product Download:  fileconnect.symantec.com

Documentation: sort.symantec.com

  • VOM 4.1 Installation Guide
  • VOM 4.1 General Release Notes
  • VOM Advanced 4.0 RU1 Installation Guide
  • VOM Advanced 4.0 RU1 General Release Notes

Resources:

Veritas Operations Manager go.symantec.com/vom

Veritas Operations Manager Advanced go.symantec.com/vomadvanced

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