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VMware: vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1c released

July 22nd, 2014 No comments

This release resolves the following issues related to vCloud Automation Center:

Attempts to perform vCloud Automation Center tenant administration operation fail with an error
When you attempt to perform any vCloud Automation Center tenant administration operations such as removing an administrator from the default tenant (vsphere.local), the operation fails with a System Exception error.

Attempts to log in to vCloud Automation Center fail if the SAMAccountName contains extra trailing spaces
When you attempt to log in to vCloud Automation Center, the login attempt fails if the SAMAccountName attribute contains extra spaces trailing at the end of the name.

Attempts to log in to vCloud Automation Center fail if the password contains the colon (:) character
While attempting to log in to vCloud Automation Center, if you use a password that contains the colon (:) character, the login attempt fails.

Attempts to use the Windows Session Authentication feature might fail

When you log in to vCloud Automation Center by using Windows Session Authentication on browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox might fail due to an error in the VMware Client Integration Plug-in. An error message similar to the following is displayed:
Windows Session Authentication login has failed as a result of an error caused by the VMware Client Integration Plugin 

Attempts to log in to vCloud Automation Center fail if a custom UPN suffix is configured in the alias field for AD over LDAP
When you attempt to log in to the vCloud Automation Center where the custom UPN suffix is configured in the alias field for Active Directory (AD) over Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), the login attempt fails.
This issue is resolved in this release.

Attempts to log in to vCloud Automation Center using vSphere Single Sign-On 5.5.0b might fail with an error
If you specify the Global Catalog (GC) port in the AD over LDAP Identity Provider’s (IDP) connection string, attempts to log in to vCloud Automation Center using vSphere Single Sign-On 5.5.0b might fail with an error message similar to the following:
Error received by LDAP client: com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.WinLdapClientLibrary, error code: 10
You can also see log messages similar to the following in the vmware-sts-idmd.log file:
2014-04-09 14:18:16,564 ERROR [ServerUtils] Exception
'com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.ReferralLdapException: Referral
LDAP error '
com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.ReferralLdapException: Referral
LDAP error
at
com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.LdapErrorChecker$11.RaiseLdapError(LdapErrorChecker.java:172)
at
com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.LdapErrorChecker.CheckError(LdapErrorChecker.java:826)
at
com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.WinLdapClientLibrary.CheckError(WinLdapClientLibrary.java:758)
at
com.vmware.identity.interop.ldap.WinLdapClientLibrary.ldap_search_s(WinLdapClientLibrary.java:433) 
 

The vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1c can be downloaded here and the release notes can be found here.

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Sander Daems is founder and author of this blog and working as a Lead (Sr.) Consultant by UNICA ICT Solutions. Sander has over 15 years experience in IT, primary focus: virtualization and modern worksplace.

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