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Release Notes v4.1.00

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What's New

The monitoring solution now provides support for WQL query in WBEM client based on SBLIM method.
When a new EMC SMI-S Provider is added, the monitoring solution now instantaneously creates the corresponding monitor in the BPPM console without waiting for the discovery to complete.
The monitoring solution now reports on Host Visible Capacity for both CLARiiON and Symmetrix volumes.

Changes and Enhancements

The Available Capacity attributes for Symmetrix Storage Systems now includes the Available Capacity in Thin Pools.
The mechanism that handles the parsing of WBEM queries has been improved to reduce the consumption of CPU and memory resources.
The error message displayed in debug files when querying an SMI-S Provider that does not support the EMC namespace has been improved to be more explicit.
The default value of the End Debug Time field has been updated to be 2014/07/04 00:00:00.

Fixed Issues

The value of the Operation Rate attribute is now null when the total number of operations per second performed by the system cannot be computed. ­
The monitoring solution no longer reports all devices as missing when the EMC SMI-S provider is not unavailable.
An exception, which prevented the monitoring solution from collecting information about the system, occurred while discovering Disk Groups.
From now on, the storage system's instance name will always be displayed in the BPPM console even though this instance name is null or empty. (using the WBEM Name property).