Date: May, 2014
CA Technologies is pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of CA Performance Management r2.3.3 and CA Performance Center r2.3.3.
New features include:
Group based On-Demand Reporting
Ability to run On-Demand reports against a group or multiple groups (up to 15)
Allows selection of multiple metrics and provides smart-filtering to ensure metrics presented are applicable to technologies in the group (up to 15 metrics for multiple groups)
Allows selection as aggregate of group, as aggregate of devices, or per component
Ability to select count or rate metrics within trend views
Over 500 additional metrics now available as rate values
Rate metrics in Top-N views under evaluation for future inclusion
Updated Discovery User Interface to improve usability
Improved Discovery Performance
Improvements to support device name aliasing
Scalability and Resiliency Improvements in disk utilization and improved dashboard performance with optimized database segmentation
User Experience improvements
Several new certifications
Huawei H3C S3600-SI-1602P01, H3C MSR30-40, H3C Router MSR30-20, H3C S3600-52P-EI
Huawei Quidway Router AR28-11, AR157 Huawei Versatile Routing Platform Software VRP, Router AR28-31,
Huawei Eudemon 8160E
Huawei S2700, S3700, 3526C
Alcatel 7750 SRC 12
Ceragon XPAND IP
Cisco 1125 Series Cisco Ecds, 3355 MSE, LBS LTE
IBM AIX 7.1
Procera Packet Logic R12.4
Alteon Application Switch 5412XL
Genband SBC S3
Extreme Networks Black Diamond 8810 XOS
Juniper MPLS LSP, M and T Series
Note: For more information please go to the Certification Portal located at - http://serviceassurance.ca.com/im/
Maintenance roll up of fixes
Note: Release 2.3.3 is a complete release containing all features and fixes in the 2.3 release stream. It can be installed fresh or as an upgrade on top of 2.2.x or 2.3.x releases.
Special NOTE: For customers upgrading there is an additional step that is documented in Section 3 of the Readme. After the installation there is a utility to convert pre-segmented data to the new optimized segmentation architecture. This is an important enhancement to help customers scale with an optimized cost to scale and improved dashboard performance. Customers are strongly encouraged to perform this step and should review the readme instructions prior to completing the upgrade. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact CA Support with any questions as you plan your install.
For further information on the available fixes, please see the Fixed Issues file for this service pack and the Software Release Notices for previous service packs.
The leatest releases are recommended for all CA Performance Management and CA Performance Center installations to help:
customers take advantage of the latest bug fixes.
customers who are experiencing a symptom described in the Software Release Notice for previous service packs and the Fixed Issues file.
customers who require patches for issues in progress, as defined in the Data Aggregator Fix Strategy or CA Performance Center Fix Strategy documents.
You can obtain the CA Performance Management 2.3.3 and associated Fixed Issues file from the Published Solutions section of the following product support pages:
CA Performance Management
You can obtain the CA Performance Center 2.3.3 and associated Fixed Issues file from the Products section of the following product support pages:
CA Performance Center
Please review the Fixed Issues file completely before installing.
Important! A full backup of the CA Performance Center and Data Aggregator systems being updated prior to service pack installation should be created.
There is no official uninstall process for a CA Performance Management and CA Performance Center outside of restoring from a system backup. Should you need any assistance in understanding the contents of these service packs, our CA Performance Management Technical Support team can help.
To review our CA Technical Support Lifecycle policy, please visit:
To review the Data Aggregator Fix Strategy document, please visit:
To review the CA Performance Center Fix Strategy document, please visit:
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Please see the following attachment for the CA Performance Management v2.3.3 Software Release Notice and Readme files. Thank you -