Introduction

This document describes the new features, open caveats, and resolved caveats in Cisco Virtual Media Recorder (VMR) Release 1.4.1_035.

Compatibility:

  • MemSQL 6.0.20 (Highly Recommended for new installations or non-production environments) or 5.8.12

  • Cisco Cloud Object Store (COS) v3.18.b2+

  • OpenShift COE v1.5.1 or 3.7.0

Software Upgrade

For instructions on upgrading the VMR application instance controller (AIC) and VMR Services, see the Cisco Virtual Media Recorder Release 1.4.1 Deployment Guide.

New Features

The following is a list of new features for VMR Release 1.4.1.

Table 1. New Features in VMR 1.4.1

Feature

Description

COS Health Monitoring (New)

Monitoring the health of the COS nodes is turned on by default. See the Cisco Virtual Media Recorder User Guide for additional information.

Support for OpenShift COE Version 3.7.0 (New)

OpenShift COE v3.7.0 is now supported.

Label VMR Nodes (New)

To improve resource management, for VMR 1.4.1 and later, the VMR components are distributed on a separate set of minion nodes than the other components. When installing OpenShift, you must specify and label which minion nodes will be used for the VMR components (labeled vmrk8s=true) and which minion nodes will be used for the other components (labeled vmrk8s=false). See OpenShift Requirements in the Cisco Virtual Media Recorder Deployment Guide.

Known Issues

This section lists open and resolved issues for Cisco VMR Release 1.4.1_036. The issues describe unexpected behavior in VMR software releases. Severity 1 bugs are the most serious issues; severity 2 bugs are less serious. Severity 3 bugs are moderate issues, and only selected severity 3 bugs are included in this section.

Open Issues

The following is a list of open issues in Release 1.4.1_035. Bug details are displayed in the Bug Search.

Table 2. Open Issues in VMR 1.4.1_035

Bug ID

Description

Playback of HTTP URLs in an HTTPS Dashboard may fail. As a workaround, configure the browser as described in the Troubleshooting chapter in the Cisco Virtual Media Recorder Deployment Guide.

CSCvj00476

Re-Archiving consumes MemSQL CPU usage - needs to be optimized.

To work around the issue, stop the archive-agent re-archive process.

CSCvj01258

Playback of re-archived content getting PUTCOPY errors.

To work around the issue, set longer re-archive time for the channel; it should be at least be 3 days.

CSCvj25156

Some recordings stuck with attribute = 6 during continuous record/playback/delete test.

To work around the issue, manually change the attributes for those recordings with attribute 6 to 2.

Closed Issues

The following is a list of closed issues in Release 1.4.1_035.

Table 3. Closed Issues in VMR 1.4.1_035

Bug ID

Description

CSCvi71991

GUI backend support for configurable iframe segment duration

CSCvi84974

DO has debug log enabled

CSCvg35233

UpdateCMPD failed error after MA recovery within tstv window (#81)

CSCvi34117

Port config map upgrade recovery to standalone script (#124)

CSCve46269

Set ErrorCode 2 on failed DecrementCCAndRemoveRec with Column 'CopyCount' cannot be null error (#92)

CSCvi97806

NSA /configuration GET not printing default value for NodeDupe (#20)

CSCvi53846

stream_no_ma_check: we could see only one alarm instead of no of alarms as per channel (#36)

CSCvi61808

Show Copy Type in Search Recording Results Page

CSCvi95949

UI doesn't send the DeDupe/NoDeDupe field to API, which throws an error on updating streams (#44)

CSCvh78233

Increasing MA_DB_TIMEOUT to 10secs (#108); recording fails after inactivity (#39)

CSCvj07731

Remove ipvs image (#131)

CSCvi73413

Fix standalone configuration for X1_ELK port - 4000 with quotes (#125)

CSCvi73587

DO: Use StartNumber from segments table to populate the outgoing MPD

CSCvh31482

MA: recording's AST does not include the failed segments in the beginning (#93)

CSCvj30044

Livepoint jumped ahead by 2 days when presentation time offset > start time (#95)

CSCvj29671

Manifest Agent stopped pulling MCE MPD (#98)

Related Documentation

Refer to the following documents for additional information about VMR 1.4.1:

  • Cisco Virtual Media Recorder 1.4.1 User Guide

  • Cisco Virtual Media Recorder 1.4.1 Deployment Guide

  • Open Source Used in Cisco Virtual Media Recorder