VMware Releases and Flings
VMware has released a new version of vRealize Log Insight 3.6. This version has some enhancements and preview features.
vRealize Operations Manager Integration Enhancements
Alerts sent to vRealize Operations Manager now contain the same metadata as email alerts.
Auto Cancel Alerts
User alerts to vRealize Operations Manager can be set to auto cancel in 10 minutes.
Integration with High Availability
When integrating with vRealize Operations Manager, an Integrated Load Balancer virtual IP is used to ensure high availability.
More Dashboard Widgets
Event type and event trend queries can now be saved to the Dashboard page as widgets and included in Content Packs.
Event Type Alerts
User alerts can now be created to alert based on new event types.
Syslog Event Forwarding Enhancements
Syslog Event Forwarding now supports send tags as well as complementary tags.
Query API Enhancements
The query API now supports duration, Content Pack extracted fields, the group-by field, the order-by function, and event trends.
Content Pack Upgrade Instructions
Content Packs now support separate installation and upgrade instructions.
vRealize Log Insight 3.6 includes several features that you can use on a preview basis.
Super Admin users can now impersonate another user, allowing the ability to view, edit, and disable another user's alerts.
This release includes support for IPv6. You can now use IPv6 addresses in the same way as IPv4 addresses.
VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) Integration
Authentication with vIDM can be configured to allow Single Sign-On.
Streaming Support Bundles
You can use this method to create a support bundle that uses no disk space on the node.
For full release notes see: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/LogInsight/36/log-insight-36-release-notes.html
VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.0
VMware also released VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.0, see the release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vrni/3.0/vrealize-network-insight-30-release-notes.html
VMware vCenter 5.5 Update 3e
This is a maintenance release, which primary address security issues with SSLv3 and JAVA, but also some bugs.
See the release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/55/vsphere-vcenter-server-55u3e-release-notes.html
There are also some Flings for the last couple of weeks:
vSphere HTML5 Web Client 2.0, now with management UI for the appliance, find it here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vsphere-html5-web-client
ESXi embedded host client 1.7.1 which is mostly bug fixes, find it here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/esxi-embedded-host-client
Routing Control Plane for OpenStack, find it here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/routing-control-plane-for-openstack
VMFork for pyVmomi, find it here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vmfork-for-pyvmomi
App Volumes Toolbox, find it here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/app-volumes-toolbox
Horizon Migration Tool, used for Citrix to Horizon migration, find it here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/horizon-migration-tool