Original Publication Date: 05/26/2015
This release note documents the version 3.1.1 release of Enterprise Manager.
The following manuals are associated with this release:
|Enterprise Manager Getting Started Guide||This guide provides you with the basic concepts and tasks required to set up your Enterprise Manager and start managing devices.|
|Enterprise Manager: Monitoring Network Health and Activity||This guide contains information to help use iHealth service for diagnostics purposes, monitor log events using LogIQ, track certificates, create alerts for events, run reports, and manage statistics storage.|
|Enterprise Manager: Working with Changesets and Templates||This guide provides information specific to working with changesets and templates.|
|Enterprise Manager: Managing Configuration Files||This guide contains instructions about how to store configuration data (UCS), including how to create an archive schedule, as well as information about restoring a UCS archive and comparing configurations.|
|Platform Guide: Enterprise Manager 4000||These guides include Enterprise Manager system hardware platform specifications, installation instructions, and important environmental warnings.|
|Release notes||Release notes contain information about the current software release, including a list of associated documentation, a summary of new features, enhancements, fixes, known issues and available workarounds, as well as installation and upgrade instructions.|
|Solutions and Tech Notes||Solutions are responses and resolutions to known issues. Tech Notes provide additional configuration instructions and how-to information.|
You can apply the software upgrade to Enterprise Manager 4000 or Enterprise Manager Virtual Edition (VE) platforms running software versions 2.x.x and 3.x.x.
Enterprise Manager version 3.1.1 supports the following software versions:
If you are using a new Enterprise Manager system, the current software is loaded and configured. For procedures about specifying network options and performing initial configuration, refer to the Enterprise Manager Getting Started Guide. If you are upgrading an existing system, you must download and install the upgrade. For procedures, refer to the Software Management chapter.
Enterprise Manager can now monitor bundled certificates in addition to individual certificates.
You can now configure Enterprise Manager to send requests for updates to the IP Address Intelligence Service database, through a web proxy. This eliminates the need for your managed BIG-IP Application Security Manager devices to connect directly to the public internet.
|ID 417643||This release includes a BIND update to address CVE-2013-2266.|
|ID 415406||The data collection agent installed by the Enterprise Manager device is now backward-compatible with the big3d daemon running on managed devices, and device synchronization for GTM groups now works properly.|
|ID 414804||Managed devices running version 11.3.0 now properly display as compatible LogIQ source devices.|
|ID 414784||Enterprise Manager now uses the Local Host Name SMTP configuration setting to identify itself to the configured mail server when sending report emails.|
|ID 413288||Previously, some BIG-IP software images were incorrectly identified as unsupported with BIG-IP platforms 1600, 3600, 6900, and 8900. This issue is now corrected.|
|ID 412921||In previous versions, a device sometimes displayed as impaired with the following error message: Data too long for column 'i_value' at row 1. Enterprise Manager now supports longer field lengths, eliminating this issue.|
|ID 412211||The Gather Support Information wizard no longer requires that an F5 support case ID start with a C.|
|ID 408109||The device inventory report now properly reports uptime even if a device is up for more than 839 hours.|
|ID 407909||big3d now sends a properly formatted XML error message when responding to an iQuery from Enterprise Manager or the F5 Management Pack.|
|ID 406795||We have corrected an issue that sometimes caused the big3d agent to experience high memory usage.|
|ID 406754||Previously, for managed BIG-IP devices with a large number of objects, the device's mcpd CPU usage could increase dramatically. To resolve this issue for those devices, we reduced the number of queries from Enterprise Manager.|
|Issue||Description||Workaround (if available)|
|ID 382231||Currently, the remote statistics database does not support IPv6.||If you want to configure Enterprise Manager to store statistics on a remote database, you must use IPv4.|
|ID 384108||Statistic collection and reporting for network traffic (Analytics) is not supported when a proxy is configured for communication between Enterprise Manager and managed devices.||To collect and report analytics on your managed devices, you must disable the Use Proxy option. To access the screen for this setting, click .|
|ID 397721||If you restore an Enterprise Manager archive that no longer includes a device that was previously configured as a LogIQ source device, that device still attempts to log to the index cluster.||To resolve this issue, rediscover the previously configured source device, re-add the device as a LogIQ source device, and then remove it from the source device list.|
|ID 403592||You cannot upgrade managed devices to version 11.3.0 if they have less than 6.5G memory with three or more modules provisioned. If attempted, upgrades from 10.0.x display only an upgrade failed message as a software status. All other versions display a clear error message, referring you to SOL13988.||To avoid an error, verify that you have only one or two modules provisioned if the managed device has less than 6.5G of memory before you upgrade.|
|ID 404179||If you remove a BIG-IP device as a LogIQ source device, Enterprise Manager attempts to edit the configuration of the device to stop logging. If this operation fails, that device continues to attempt to log to the index cluster.||To resolve this issue, re-add the device as a LogIQ source device, and then remove it from the source device list.|
|ID 405734||Alerts for device configuration synchronization may not function as expected for managed BIG-IP devices running version 11.x.||To verify the configuration synchronization status, log on to the managed device and view the Device Group properties screen for version 11.x-11.2.0 or the Overview screen for version 11.2.1 and later.|
|ID 408480||Enterprise Manager marks as impaired, any device running version 11.3.0 that contains a Request Adapt, Response Adapt, or Diameter Endpoint profile. As a result, Enterprise Manager cannot access configuration data for devices containing those profiles.||To work around this issue, upgrade your devices to version 11.3.0 HF2.|
|ID 420234||If you configure multiple ConfigSync alerts for one device, all alerts trigger when the first condition threshold for one of the alerts is reached.||To avoid this issue, configure only one ConfigSync alert per device.|
|ID 421034||Comparing UCS archives for devices running version 11.4.0 is currently not supported. Enterprise Manager returns an error message if you attempt to compare UCS archives from devices running version 11.4.0.|
|ID 422486||ASM objects created in the Security menu are not saved to the Enterprise Manager UCS file.||If you upgrade the Enterprise Manager system or restore its UCS file, you must recreate ASM-specific objects through the Security menu.|
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