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vCloud Networking and Security 5.1.2a Release Notes

vCloud Networking and Security 5.1.2a | 7 FEB 2013 | Build 943471 Patch 997359

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

The vCloud Networking and Security 5.1.2a patch release fixes an issue where vShield Manager needs to be restarted frequently. This patch release is mandatory and must be installed.

System Requirements and Installation

For information about system requirements and installation instructions, see the vShield Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Known Issues

The following known issues have been discovered through rigorous testing and will help you understand some behavior you might encounter in this release.

The known issues are grouped as follows:

vShield Manager Issues

vShield Manager upgrade fails with an error
When vShield Manager has been upgraded from 4.1 to 5.0 to 5.1, vShield Manager fails to connect to the vCenter Server and the UI displays an Internal Server Error.
Workaround: Re-enter the vCenter Server credentials. If connectivity is not restored, reboot the vShield Manager.

vShield Manager fills the /common directory very fast
vShield Manager filled 20% of the /common directory in 30 minutes.
Workaround: If DRS is enabled, you must add at least two hosts from the same cluster in a dvSwitch.

vShield App Issues

If the vCenter Server becomes unavailable during the vShield App upgrade process, the upgrade fails and the Update link is not available
See Update link not available during vShield App upgrade.

vShield Edge Issues

Additional steps to install SSL VPN client on Mountain Lion
Cannot install the SSL VPN client on the Mountain Lion operating system.
Workaround: Mountain Lion does not allow you to install the SSL VPN client since it is unsigned. CONTROL-click on the installer to proceed.

Cannot configure different certificates for two different features
Cannot configure different certificates for two different features. For example, you cannot use certificate a for IPsec and certificate b for SSL VPN.
Workaround: Use the same certificate for both features and then change the certificate for one of the features.

Resolved Issues

The following issue has been resolved in the 5.1.2a patch release.

  • vShield Manager needs to be restarted
  • vShield Manager becomes unresponsive and needs to be restarted.