VMware Smart Assurance 10.1.8 | 26 MAY 2022
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VMware Smart Assurance Network Configuration Manager (NCM) is:
When user clicks on Approve and Submit job, a confirmation pop up window appears, asking the user to confirm if the job really needs to be submitted.
A new API getCredentialAssociation() is added to check if the given credential is associated with any device or not.
systemctl stop|start|restart|status <service_name>
systemctl stop ncm-as
/etc/init.d/ncm-as to $VOYENCE_HOME/bin/service/ncm-as.
systemctl status vcmaster, shows the status of parent (vcmaster) process. It will not show the status of all the NCM services individually. To check the status of all the services individually, use the command:
Following third-party software components are upgraded in Smart Assurance Network Configuration Manager 10.1.8:
NOTE : Third-party software component upgrade is not applicable for the jars coming from 9.6 Report Advisor and InstallAnywhere.
For Open Source License(OSL) file open_source_licenses.txt, navigate to <VOYENCE_HOME>/osl directory.
The VMware Smart Assurance Network Configure Manager Support Matrix available from the VMware Support website provides the latest platform and interoperability information. For detailed information about platform support and interoperability, refer support matrix for your release.
Note: In NCM 10.1.8 release, some of the document(s) do not require modification. The older version document(s) are released as it is.
SMARTA-1514 / SR 21267291610: NCM Console times out after 40 minutes without recognizing console activity.
SMARTA-1587 / SR-21269572610: snmpSet() function returns incorrect status.
SMARTA-1466 / SR-21254256109: NCM is not able to pull configuration file for F5 devices via SSH/SCP.
SMARTA-1674 / SR 22307783902 : getLatestConfigFile API returns NULL for multi-config files.
SMARTA-1569 / SR 21278591511 : Requirement of changing existing capabilities of commmgrd process.
SMARTA-1713 / SR 22312932803 : Unable to use the UCS file of F5 device for restoration.
SMARTA-1480 / SR 21261957509 : Typo detected in
https://<NCM IP Address>/detect.html.
SMARTA-1602 / SR 21285952712 : STIGs detected in Apache Tomcat Application Server and Tomcat servers used by NCM.
Note: V-222932 is not implemented in ncm-as and V-223002 is not implemented in NCMSmartsAdapter and local RA(in case of upgrade)
SMARTA-841 / SR 20126740405: Readable_Run_Config configuration file is not being fetched successfully via API.
SMARTA-1607 / SR 22292141901 : NCM - Spring Security vulnerabilities CVE-2021-22112 and CVE-2021-22119 detected on NCM 10.1.4 and 10.1.6 servers.
SMARTA-1506 / SR 21262406610 : NCM API getDeviceVlans() is failing.
SMARTA-1562 / SR 21279843611 : Error “java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Comparison method violates its general contract!” is observed in NCM GUI.
SMARTA-1529 / SR 21274590711 : Exclusion / Mapping Rules issue observed in NCMSmartsAdapter.
SMARTA-1535 / SR 21268981410 : "An unexpected error has occurred" appears in GUI when Attribute: IP Address, Operator, subnet (IP/CIDR) and Expression 10.1.0.0/16 is used while creating a new view.
HealthCheckStatus is in failed state by default, and common.pm error appears in the upgraded environment.
The issue appears, when the status is checked before starting the healthcheck service, there is no functional impact.
Run the command
systemctl start healthcheck to start the healthcheck service.
For older known issues and fixed issues, refer previous VMware Smart Assurance Network Configuration Manager Release Notes.