PlateSpin Recon 3.6.1 Release Notes

July 27, 2009

1.0 Overview

The information in this Release Notes file pertains to Novell® PlateSpin® Recon 3.6.1.

For instructions on downloading and upgrading to PlateSpin Recon 3.6.1, see “Upgrading PlateSpin Recon” in the Novell PlateSpin Recon 3.6 Getting Started Guide.

For administrative tasks, see the Novell PlateSpin Recon 3.6 User Guide.

2.0 New Features in This Release

PlateSpin Recon 3.6.1 includes the following new features:

  • Support for New Platforms: This release enhances the existing comprehensive platform support with the addition of support for VMware* vCenter Server 4, VMware ESX 4.0, and VMware ESXi 4.

  • Support for New Processor: This release provides support for inventory and data collection for the Intel* Xeon* processors based on the Nehalem architecture processor.

3.0 Bug Fixes

The following issues that were discovered in the original shipping version of PlateSpin Recon 3.6 have been resolved in this release:

  • 495106: PlateSpin Recon Inventory of VC2.5 fails with the message No output returned from the script execution.

  • 510350: PlateSpin Recon 3.6 Inventory hangs the servers.

4.0 Known Issues

  • 515062: ESX edition for ESX 4i is displayed incorrectly. In the General tab of the ESX machine Properties page, the edition of the inventoried ESX 4i machine is incorrectly displayed as 3i instead of 4i.