We are happy and excited to announce that on July 20, 2014, Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Release 2 Update 1 was released for all platforms including Oracle Solaris SPARC/x86 and Linux.
Ops Center 12cR2 PSU1 is an update release containing improvements and enhancements in the following areas: performance, new hardware support and general quality improvements.
In the performance area we have made improvements in core Ops Center components such as the Enterprise Controller, Proxy Controller and Virtualization Agent. We have reduced the Enterprise Controller memory footprint and enhanced start up times for the Enterprise Controller and agents. We have looked at areas such as deployment wizards and the management of LUN's and made improvements in the performance of these areas.
For new hardware we support the discovery, monitoring and provisioning of both OS and Firmware for: X4-4, X4-8, M4000 and M10. We also made improvements for firmware management of the X4-2 and introduced enhanced support for add / modify hardware configurations for Oracle SuperCluster.
In the general quality area we improved security, refined logging, made improvements to OS provisioning and enhanced areas such as LDAP and the UI.
For customers with a support contract historically any new updates to the Ops Center components would automatically appear in the Download window of the UI. However, we have noticed a bug which prevents this new version appearing. A fix / IDR is in place and is described in the release notes for this version available here
. There is also a MOS note 1908726.1 which describes the IDR and procedure to enable the download.
Software downloads outside of this automatic process will be available on the OTN and edelivery in the coming days.
Before upgrading your Enterprise Controller please check the upgrade guide available here
There is also an excellent blog which gives advice on pre upgrade tasks to ensure a smooth and successful upgrade experience here