Cristie VA 4.6.1 What’s New

Here’s an update on what’s new for the Cristie Virtual Appliance. The 4.6.1 release includes lots of new functionality and bug fixes which bring with it a wealth of benefits.

We are pleased to announce a new update for the Cristie Virtual Appliance. The 4.6.1 release includes lots of new functionality and bug fixes which bring with it a wealth of benefits.

Headline Enhancements

  • You can now add AIX backups into recovery, simulation and DR Orchestration jobs.
  • You can now perform recoveries and simulations of AIX and Linux on Power backups to IBM’s Hardware Management Console for Power Systems™.
  • Hyper-V 2022 is now a supported target hypervisor environment for recoveries, simulations & replications.
  • Nutanix AHV is now a supported target hypervisor environment for recoveries, simulations & replications.
  • You can now perform backups, recoveries, replications & simulations of Linux, AIX and Solaris systems using an SSH key instead of a password.
  • You can now configure Rsyslog in advanced options.
  • Windows targets can now automatically reboot and attach the Windows ISO as part of an upgrade operation.
  • Windows Server 2022 is now a supported target with Windows upgrades.
  • You can now specify post install scripts when deploying software through Estate Management.
  • You can now opt to enable/disable insecure SSL/TLS versions, as well as specify a custom SSL certificate as part of custom ISO creation.
  • You can now specify to create E1000 NICs when creating vSphere targets.
  • You can now recover CoBMR backups when the Cohesity server has DoD mode enabled.
  • You can now see the VA signature without opening the licensing wizard.
  • You can now change the log levels of all services through advanced options.
  • You can now specify a network group for an OCI target machine.
  • Failed software deployment to Windows targets now automatically pull the install log from the %tmp% directory.
  • Kube management performance and reliability enhancements.

Bug Fixes

  • OCI discovery was slow on some large tenancies.
  • CloneManager Offline replications to OCI would sometimes fail for multi disk Windows systems.
  • Replication bundle would fail to import with missing dependencies.
  • The option to specify thick or thin disks for vSphere targets was hidden.
  • The replicate window would sometimes be blank when trying to replicate to a pre-booted replication target.
  • VM creation would sometimes fail with the message VVTD should always be enabled for VCPU count > 128.
  • Adding active directory groups would not always import all users.
  • Importing active directory with a long name would fail.
  • Kube Management tickboxes would deselect on screen refresh.
  • Manual proxy configuration would leave one proxy in the database if validation failed for the second proxy.
  • Hypervisor refresh would not always show the hypervisor name in the event.
  • Upgrade Management would not update instantly to show a machine was validating.
  • AIX backups would sometimes not update following a completed backup.
  • Offsite replication (for Protect for VMs) screen would not allow you to save.

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