Virtual GPU Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations Release Notes

Release information for all users of the NVIDIA Virtual GPU Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations.

1. Changes in this Release

Changes in Release 1.1

  • New frame buffer statistics for GPU and vGPU objects
  • New Framebuffer Statistics widget in the GPU Summary and vGPU Summary dashboards for displaying the new frame buffer statistics
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

2. Resolved Issues

Only resolved issues that have been previously noted as known issues or had a noticeable user impact are listed. The summary and description for each resolved issue indicate the effect of the issue on NVIDIA Virtual GPU Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations before the issue was resolved.

Issues Resolved in Release 1.1

Bug ID Summary and Description
200422318

No data displayed on NVIDIA dashboards in VMware vRealize Operations

Data is not collected for any ESXi host that is identified by its host name when it is added to VMware vCenter Server. The connection to CIM provider from NVIDIA Virtual GPU Management Pack fails for such hosts because their host names cannot be resolved.

200402630 FrameBuffer Usage chart in the NVIDIA vGPU Summary dashboard always shows the value as zero

The FrameBuffer Usage metric in the NVIDIA vGPU Summary dashboard always shows the value as zero irrespective of the actual usage as reported by the nvidia-smi vgpu -q command.

2109975 Connection to vCenter server fails with InvalidLogin because of multiple active sessions

When a user tries to configure the NVIDIA vGPU adapter, the following error frequently occurs: Unable to establish a valid connection to the target system. null. Sometimes the connection succeeds, but when the user tries to save configuration settings, the following error occurs: Unable to establish a valid connection to the target system.

3. Known Issues

3.1. NVIDIA vGPU data is missing from the VMware vRealize Operations dashboards

Description

To collect data from hosts in VMware vCenter that are running NVIDIA GPUs and the NVIDIA vGPU Manager, each user of the NVIDIA vGPU adapter requires the CIM interaction privilege. If this privilege is not assigned, the user cannot use the NVIDIA vGPU adapter to collect data.

When this issue occurs, the adapter log files contain error messages similar to the following examples:

2019-07-01 17:40:32,296 DEBUG [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - com.vmware.vim25.NoPermission
2019-07-01 17:40:32,296 WARN  [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - CIM Connection to host: srvr-12.example.com failed. This host will be skipped from current collection cycle
2019-07-01 17:41:32,296 DEBUG [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.run - Retrieving hosts and initializing CIM Client instances
2019-07-01 17:41:32,328 INFO  [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - Initializing CIM Client for host: srvr-10.example.com
2019-07-01 17:41:32,330 DEBUG [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - com.vmware.vim25.NoPermission
2019-07-01 17:41:32,331 WARN  [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - CIM Connection to host: srvr-10.example.com failed. This host will be skipped from current collection cycle
2019-07-01 17:41:32,343 INFO  [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - Initializing CIM Client for host: srvr-11.example.com
2019-07-01 17:41:32,346 DEBUG [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - com.vmware.vim25.NoPermission
2019-07-01 17:41:32,346 WARN  [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - CIM Connection to host: srvr-11.example.com failed. This host will be skipped from current collection cycle
2019-07-01 17:41:32,359 INFO  [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - Initializing CIM Client for host: srvr-12.example.com
2019-07-01 17:41:32,362 DEBUG [pool-9771-thread-1] (117) com.nvidia.nvvgpu.adapter.client.CimClient.initializeWBEMClient - com.vmware.vim25.NoPermission

Workaround

Assign the CIM interaction privilege that the NVIDIA vGPU adapter requires.

Status

Not a bug.

Ref. #

2639301

3.2. NVIDIA vGPU adapter instance does not collect data after VM restart

Description

After a VMware vRealize Operations VM is restarted, the NVIDIA vGPU adapter instance does not start collecting data.

Workaround

Wait until the VMware vCenter adapter shows the collection status as Data receiving and restart the NVIDIA vGPU adapter instance.

Status

Open

Ref. #

200525085

3.3. The NVIDIA Host Summary dashboard shows alerts unrelated to the GPU

Description

After the NVIDIA Virtual GPU Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations is installed, an NVIDIA vGPU adapter instance is created and the host is rebooted, the NVIDIA Host Summary dashboard shows alerts unrelated to the GPU.

Status

Not an NVIDIA bug

Ref. #

200451772

3.4. NVIDIA dashboards are not removed after the adapter is uninstalled

Description

After the NVIDIA vGPU adapter is uninstalled, NVIDIA dashboards are still present. These dashboards should be removed as a part of the uninstallation process.

Status

Not an NVIDIA bug

Ref. #

200343762

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