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VMware CIM SMASH Server Management API 5.1 Release Notes

Released 10 Sept 2012

This document contains the following information:

About the VMware CIM SMASH Server Management API

The VMware Common Information Model (CIM) SMASH API allows you to view and to manage hosts using the System Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) standard.

Requirements

These release notes apply to the 5.1 release of vSphere. You should install the following software to use the CIM SMASH Server Management API.

To use the CIM SMASH/Server Management API, install:

  • ESXi 5.1 | 10 Sept 2012 | Build 799733

What’s New in This Release?

This release of the VMware CIM SMASH Server Management API includes the following new features:

  • There are no new features in this release.

Resolved Issues

This release of the VMware CIM SMASH Server Management API resolves the following issues:

  • No new issues were resolved in release 5.1. See the 5.0 Release Notes for the CIM SMASH/Server Management API for the latest list of new features and resolved issues.

Known Issues and Workarounds

  • API Methods Supported But Not in Reference.   The CIM/SMASH Server Management API Call Reference does not mention the following methods, but they are implemented by VMware:

    • OMC_NumericSensor.reset()
    • VMware_ConcreteJob.getError()

  • Last updated 08-Aug-2012