Updated on: 31 January 2022

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.4.1 | Build 19207641

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes covers the following topics:

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 8.4.1 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.
  • Marketplace service was previously integrated with the VSX solution exchange and is no longer supported with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.4.1 Patch 2 or earlier releases. The Marketplace service now integrates with VMware Marketplace and supports vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.4.1 Patch 3. You can perform one of the following steps for Marketplace integration.
    • Use vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.4.1 Patch 3 to integrate with VMware Marketplace.
    • Upgrade to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.6 or later versions.
    • Download the management or content packs from VMware Marketplace, and then manually install the required vRealize Suite products.

Before You Begin

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 8.4.1 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 the patch, 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 8.4.1 patch and download the patch.
  5. Once you have downloaded the patch, navigate to Settings > System Patches.
  6. Click NEW PATCH, select the patch, and click NEXT.
  7. To install the patch, 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

There are no resolved issues for this release.

Known Issues

There are no known issues for this release.
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