OnCommand Unified Manager 5.2 Beta Program

by adaikkap Former NetApp Employee on ‎2013-02-25 03:44 AM

Hi All

OnCommand Unified Manager v5.2 is available on BETA

The theme of this release is to improve OCUM 5.2 customer experience by supporting Data ONTAP 8.2 licensing change in both 7-Mode and clustered ONTAP with infrastructure upgrades and security fixes.

OnCommand Unified Manager v5.2 is the next version of 5.1  and provides incremental updates to all the features and functionality that was available in version 5.1.OnCommand Unified Manager v5.2 includes

old products like Operations Manager, Protection Manager, Provisioning Manager, Performance Adviser

OnCommand Unified Manager v5.2 provides

  • Manageability support for clustered Data ONTAP and 7-Mode running Data ONTAP version 8.2.

PS: OCUM 5.2 is the minimum version required to Discover, Monitor, Report and Manage Data ONTAP 8.2 in 7-Mode and clustered ONTAP

For a detailed list of the new features in OnCommand Unified Manager v5.2 refer the list below.

OnCommand Unified Manager 5.2  Operating in Clustered Data ONTAP Mode:

  • Support for Data ONTAP Version 8.2
  • Discovery and reporting of FlashPools aka Hybrid Aggregates
  • Security updates and Fixes for Bugs reported on version 5.1
  • Supportability enhancements like (DFMDC, dfm Backup enhancements and DB maintenance)
  • Latest versions of browser and support for Google Chrome
  • Removal of 32 bit installer

OnCommand Unified Manager 5.2 Operating in in 7-Mode:

Operational Capability:

  • Support for Data ONTAP version 8.2
  • Ability to Discover, Monitor  and Report OntapEdge
  • Discovery and reporting of FlashPools aka Hybrid Aggregates
  • Security updates and Fixes for Bugs reported on version 5.1
  • Supportability enhancements like (DFMDC, dfm Backup enhancements and DB maintenance)
  • Latest versions of browser and support for Google Chrome
  • Removal of 32 bit installer

Provisioning  & Protection Capability:

  • Support for ONTAPEdge
  • 64bit Dedupe Resource Limits
  • Bug Fixes

Customer Qualification/Summary requirements:

Organization with at least 5 storage systems,
Commitment  to install the beta version of the product, spend time each week  testing the software and provide regular inputs to NetApp on the  testing.

To Enroll for BETA

  1. Download the Questionnaire document available at OnCommand Unified Manager 5.2 Beta Questionnaire
  2. Fill the questionnaire document and mail it to xdl-ocum52beta@netapp.com

This will go through the export compliance and you will be granted access to the OnCommand Unified Manager 5.2 Beta Community.

PS: For internal NetApp Personnel Usage(SE/CSE/PS/PSC) just send an email to  xdl-ocum52beta@netapp.com

Support:

Beta has a limited support. NetApp does not commit to fix all bugs or  issues related to beta in current release. Based on available time

and resources, critical issues reported will be considered and non-critical ones will be taken up as part of upcoming releases.

Regards

OnCommand Unified Manager Beta Test Team

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