HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2 Release Notes

HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2 Release Notes
HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2
Release Notes
Abstract
These release notes describe the features and fixes included in HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2. The information in this
document is intended for use by HP customers, partners, and HP field representatives.
HP Part Number: QR482-96910
Published: January 2015
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This document provides the release notes for HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2. HP rebranded
the HP 3PAR Storage System as the HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage system.
1.1 What’s New
The HP 3PAR Management Console (MC) allows users to administer all HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage
systems from a single management window, including remote systems used for replication. A single
screen provides a dashboard view of all connected HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage systems, regardless
of model, as well as graphical charts and tables representing important system data and remote
replication configurations.
1.1.1 New Features
HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2 introduces new management functionality for the following
features, supported with HP 3PAR OS 3.2.1.MU2 unless otherwise noted.
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HP 3PAR Thin Deduplication support
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Enhanced Capacity Efficiency graph to display the Virtual, Used, and Written values
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Supports tuning TDVV (Thinly Deduped Virtual Volume) tuning
1.1.2 Ease-of-Use Enhancements
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Users can get a graphical view of Capacity Efficiency Savings on the summary page.
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Users can perform a Dedup estimate on Thin Provisioning volumes and know the benefits if those
volumes were to be converted to Dedup.
1.1 What’s New
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1.2 Modifications to the HP 3PAR Management Console
This release addresses the following items:
Issue ID
Item
Description
94749
Extraneous Japanese characters appear in the search When using the online help search function on
results field of the HP 3PAR Management Console Japanese versions of the HP 3PAR Management
online help.
Console, extraneous Japanese characters appear
in the search results field.
100496
User interface names in the Japanese translation of The user interface names in the 3PAR Management
the 3PAR Management Console Online Help are
Console Online Help contain a mix of English and
shown in English.
Japanese text.
114619
System level CPU usage display does not update in Instead of reporting the overall CPU usage on the
the 3PAR Management Console.
summary pate, the usage always shows as 0%.
115366
3PAR Management Console unable to manage array The management console interface sometimes does
performance reports.
not load the Performance & Reports tree structure.
117327
Used User Size does not update with new
information.
119856
Host IO errors on peer persistence configurations
Disabling auto_failover disables path_management,
appear in 3PAR Management Console 4.5.1/4.6.0. resuting in errors.
120667
3PAR Peer Motion cannot use TDVV (Thinly Dedup
Volumes) as Destination.
121078
Some virtual volumes do not show an exported state. After upgrading 3PAR Management Console to
4.4.1, Virtual Volumes no longer show up as
exported.
123979
System and Hardware Inventory displays no array
information.
125054
Unable to perform Tune VV operations on TDVV for Tune VV operations on TDVV for the selected CPG
the selected CPG.
disabled in the 3PAR Management Console.
Used User Size column might not reflect the exact
written size for Dedup volume in 3PAR Management
Console 4.6.1.
Using the TDVV as a direct destination from 3PAR
Peer Motion is not supported
3PAR Management Console 4.5.1.13 system and
hardware option does not display any array
information, even after upgrade. to 4.6.0.
1.3 Known Issues with the HP 3PAR Management Console
1.3.1 Support for converting existing 1-1 to Synchronous Long Distance (SLD)
configuration (Issue ID 48421)
HP 3PAR Management Console does not currently support conversion of an existing remote copy 1-1
configuration to an SLD configuration.
Workaround: Use the CLI to convert a 1-1 configuration to an SLD configuration.
1.3.2 Cannot create direct RW snapshots (RWSS) from a group of baseVVs (Issue ID
79230)
HP 3PAR Management Console creates read-only (RO) snapshots if specified virtual volumes are
read-write (RW). InServ 3.2.1 supports the creation of RW snapshots from RW bases (or snapshots),
instead of only from RO snapshots. See issue 66707 for more information.
Workaround: Use the creategroupsv CLI command.
For additional information on this and other commands, see HP 3PAR Command Line Interface
Reference. For information about command usage in general, see HP 3PAR OS CLI Administrator’s
Manual.
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1.2 Modifications to the HP 3PAR Management Console
1.3.3 Minimal Disruptive Migration for Windows 2003 (Issue ID 81875)
When using the Peer Motion Manager Migration Data wizard in Peer Motion, the Minimal Disruptive
Migration for Windows 2003 shuts down the cluster host before performing the Import Volumes step.
The system issues no warning to shut down the cluster host before clicking Finish, resulting in
non-admitted virtual volumes.
Minimal Disruptive Migration for Windows 2003 involves shutting down the cluster host before
completing the Import Volumes step on the Migration Data wizard.
Workaround: None.
1.3.4 HP 3PAR Management Console user interface LDAP configuration wizard stops
working. (Issue ID 83921)
The HP 3PAR Management Console user interface LDAP configuration wizard sometimes stops working
if users enter characters quickly and randomly into the Group DN or User Group DN fields.
Workaround: Type slowly when entering data into these fields.
1.3.5 During active thin reclamation the Used User Size does not update immediately
(Issue ID 85830)
When performing active thin reclamation, the Used User Size does not decrease in real time.
Workaround: None.
1.3.6 System manager panel selects multiple manager panes at the same time (Issue
ID 91536)
When selecting one manager pane in the system manager panel, the system sometimes selects
additional panes. This might occur more frequently on Microsoft Windows 8 systems.
Workaround: Resize the HP 3PAR Management Console manager panel.
1.3.7 Peer Motion fails to produce an error message when the destination user CPG
size is insufficient (Issue ID 98150)
Calculate disk CPG space to ensure that there is sufficient space for all the volumes added.
Workaround: You can fix the disk issue at the destination system and resume the import operation for
the remaining volumes.
1.3.8 Peer Motion fails to start import on all the volumes (Issue ID 98255)
When an import operation is disrupted, Peer Motion fails to initiate and import all volumes.
Workaround: Cancel the Import function or complete the import function before beginning a new
import.
1.3.9 HP 3PAR management console does not display the correct disk type information
(Issue ID 113586)
HP 3PAR Management Console displays the wrong RAID Type in the settings display.
Workaround: None.
1.4 Related information
For the latest HP 3PAR Management Console documentation, see the HP Enterprise Information Library
(http://www.hp.com/go/storage/docs/). Available documents include:
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HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2 User Guide
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HP 3PAR Management Console 4.6.2 Release Notes
1.4 Related information
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HP 3PAR Command Line Interface Reference
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HP 3PAR Command Line Interface Administrator’s Manual
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HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage Concepts Guide
For HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage information, see the HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage website
(http://www.hp.com/go/3par).
For worldwide technical support information, see the HP support website (http://www.hp.com/support).
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