What's new in version 1.3.1

Lenovo XClarity Administrator management software version 1.3.1 supports new hardware, software enhancements, and fixes.

Additional hardware support

This version supports the following new hardware:
  • Servers and appliances

    • ThinkSystem SD530 (7X21)

    • ThinkSystem SN550 (7X16)

    • ThinkSystem SN850 (7X15)

    • ThinkSystem SR530 (7X07, 7X08)

    • ThinkSystem SR550 (7X03, 7X04)

    • ThinkSystem SR630 (7X01, 7X02)

    • ThinkSystem SR650 (7X05, 7X06)

    • ThinkSystem SR850 (7X18, 7X19)

    • ThinkSystem ST550 (7X09, 7X10)

For support and limitations information for manageable devices (such as servers, switches, storage, and CMMs) and other I/O devices and options, see the following compatibility pages for each device type:

Fixes

Refer to the change history file (*.chg) that is provided in the update package for information about fixes.

Software enhancements

This version supports the following enhancements to the management software.
Function Description
Planning Web browser requirements for XClarity Administrator changed (see Supported web browsers).
Device management XClarity Administrator enables function for ThinkSystem servers based on the tier level that is supported by the servers. You can identify the tier level and the associated functions from the server details page (see Viewing the details of a managed server).

XClarity Administrator raises an alert if it detects multiple managed devices with the same IP address (see Viewing active alerts).

Operating system deployment You can deploy operating systems on M.2 drives (see Choosing the storage location for managed servers).
Configuring servers You can deploy Configuration Patterns on M.2 drives (see Choosing the storage location for managed servers and Defining local storage).
Firmware updates When deleting firmware updates, you can optionally delete metadata in addition to the image, change history, and readme files (see Deleting firmware updates).
PowerShell toolkit For information about new and updated PowerShell cmdlets, see Summary of changes in the PowerShell toolkit.
Python (PyLXCA) toolkit For information about new and updated PyLXCA commands, see Summary of changes in the Python (PyLXCA) toolkit.
REST API For information about new and updated REST APIs, see Summary of changes in the REST API.