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VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.7.1 Release Notes

VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator Version 5.7.1 | 02 October 2014

Last Document Update: 02 October 2014

This release note describes the following topics:

Introduction to vCenter Infrastructure Navigator

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

  • Make accurate first-level triage decisions to help 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 vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.7.1?

This version addresses the "shell-shock" vulnerability that was discovered in earlier versions of this product. For your security, VMware recommends that you install this upgrade as soon as possible.

Additional information about the vulnerability is provided in the Knowledge Base in article 2091093.

General Information, Limitations and Known Issues

The data, including general information, limitations and known issues that are relevant to vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.7 affect this vCenter Infrastructure Navigator release. Refer to the vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 5.7 release notes for more information.