Updated on: 14 January 2022

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2 | Build 19196539

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What's New?

In this release, Apache log4j has been updated to version 2.17 to resolve the CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 vulnerabilities. The workaround in KB 87097 is not required if vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2 patch 3 is applied and Apache log4j is updated to version 2.17. For more information on the vulnerabilities and their impact on VMware products, see VMSA-2021-0028. 

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2 Patch 3 Installation Procedure

This section describes the prerequisites and the download instructions you should know before installing the software. If the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VA is not connected to the Internet, you can download this patch by going to the  VMware Patch Download Center and select vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager from the Search by Product drop-down menu. 

When vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VA is not connected to the Internet, perform the following steps.

  1. Verify that you have taken a snapshot of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VA.
  2. Log in to vRealize Lifecycle Manager VA.
  3. From the Lifecycle Operations dashboard, navigate to Settings > Binary Mapping  and click Patch Binaries.
  4. Click UPLOAD and click SELECT FILE to upload the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager version 8.2 Patch 3 downloaded from VMware Patch Download Center.
  5. Once you upload the patch, navigate to Settings > System Patches.
  6. Click NEW PATCH, select the patch, and click NEXT.
  7. To install patch 3, click INSTALL. Once the patch install is triggered successfully, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager services are restarted and you are redirected to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI login page.

    Note: To verify your new patch, from the Lifecycle Operations dashboard, navigate to Settings > System Patches, and check Patch Details.

If the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VA is connected to the Internet, perform the following steps.

  1. Verify that you have taken a snapshot of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VA.
  2. Log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager VA.
  3. From the Lifecycle Operations dashboard, navigate to Settings > Binary Mapping  and click Patch Binaries.
  4. Click CHECK PATCHES ONLINE and once the request is complete, search for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2 patch and download the patch.
  5. Once you have downloaded patch 3, navigate to Settings > System Patches.
  6. Click NEW PATCH, select the patch, and click NEXT.
  7. To install patch 3, click INSTALL. Once the patch install is triggered successfully, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager services are restarted and you are redirected to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI login page.

          Note: To verify your new patch, from the Lifecycle Operations dashboard, navigate to Settings >System Patches, and check Patch Details.

Resolved Issues

  • Resource action capture fails if it has resource map dependency

    If the resource map with dependency for resource action has an inbuilt resource type, the capture fails.

     

  • vRealize Orchestrator content release failure when content is source controlled

    When capturing vRealize Orchestrator content by folder, the empty tag files are also created. When the content is marked as source controlled content, VMware vCenter Orchestrator content release fails.

Known Issues

  • Windows Connector Installation or Migration for VMware Identity Manager Fails

    When installing or migrating Windows connector for VMware Identity Manager, if connector binary is mapped using the My VMware source mapping option, the installation fails with the following error message:

    LCMVIDMWINCON0014 Failed to fetch the connector binary.
    Ensure source mapping is done for connector binary.

    Workaround:
    Perform the following steps to install or migrate the Windows connector:

    1. Delete the existing binary mapping for VMware Identity Manager Windows connector.
    2. Manually download the VMware Identity Manager Windows Connector Installer for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager binary.
    3. Perform the local source mapping.
  • vRealize Automation 8.2.0 Patch 1 download fails

    When downloading vRealize Automation 8.2.0 Patch 1 online, it may fail due to issues in the production Content Delivery Network (CDN), where vRealize Automation patch is hosted, and you may see the following error:

    LCMPATCHDOWNLOAD16001 Patch Processing failed

    Workaround: Perform the following steps to download vRealize Automation 8.2.0 Patch 1. Close the other patch downloads in progress when performing these steps.

    1. If there are any files in the /data/patches/temp/ folder of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, delete the files.
    2. Trigger a patch refresh by navigating to Settings > Binary Mapping >Patch Binaries, and then selecting Check Patches Online in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
    3. Proceed with the patch download.
  • UNKNOWN_SYSTEM_ERROR when deploying VMware Identity Manager cluster setup with Windows connector node

    When deploying or scaling-out VMware Identity Manager cluster setup with the Windows connector node, the operation fails with an UNKNOWN_SYSTEM_ERROR.

    Workaround: Perform an installation or scale-out operation for VMware Identity Manager cluster setup and Windows connector separately.

  • Scale-out or Day-2 operations on VMware Identity Manager fails when trusting certificate

    When performing the scale-out operation or replacing the certificate operation on VMware Identity Manager, if the system administrator password is different from the administrator password on the secondary and connector nodes when trusting certificate, the operation fails.

    Workaround: Ensure that you have the same system administrator and administrator passwords in the primary, secondary, and connector nodes.

  • The vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI crashes when navigating to certain pages.

    The vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI crashes or does not reflect specific operations when navigating to certain pages. It displays an unexpected error message to check connectivity to the server and try again.

    Workaround: Perform one of the following workarounds:

    • Clear the browser cache.
    • Open the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI in an incognito mode to reset the browser cache.
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