VMware vCenter Operations 5.6 Released!

VCenter Operation Box Shot

VMware has released the anticipated  5.6 update for VMware vCenter Operations Suite which provides the following new features:

  • Support for vCenter Server 5.1 and ESXi 5.1
  • Integration with vCenter Infrastructure Navigator providing application health monitoring and automatic application population in the Operations Manager interface
  • Integration with vCenter Configuration Manager, allowing machine groups created by vCenter Configuration Manager to be automatically populated in the vCenter Operations Manager interface.
  • Integration with vCenter vSphere Web Client
  • Custom Groups, allowing user-defined and pre-defined custom groups
  • Capacity Analysis enhancements
  • Stress detection and computation improvements
  • Context-sensitive explanations and next-step guidance for VM, host, datastore and cluster details.
  • Experimental Custom Reports support
  • User Interface enhancements

Release Notes:

  • VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.6 Release Notes:

https://www.vmware.com/support/vcops/doc/vcops-56-vapp-release-notes.html

  • VMware vCenter Configuration Manager 5.6 Release Notes:

https://www.vmware.com/support/vcm/doc/vcenter-configuration-manager-56-release-notes.html

  • VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator 2.0.0 Release Notes:

https://www.vmware.com/support/adm/doc/vcenter-infrastructure-navigator-20-release-notes.html

  • VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager 2.5 Release Notes:

http://www.vmware.com/support/vcbm/doc/vcbm_2_5_0_release_notes.html

  • vFabric Hyperic 5.0.0 Release Notes

http://www.vmware.com/support/vfabric-hyperic/doc/vfabric-hyperic-rn-5.0.0.html

Product Download Page:

https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vcenter_operations/5_6

Installation and Configuration Guide:

https://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcops-vapp-56-deploy-guide.pdf

Product Documentation:

http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vcops-pubs.html

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By Rotem Agmon Posted in Info

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