Life Cycle Manager (LCM) is out and ready for download!
The Life Cycle Manager (LCM) tracks and upgrades both software and firmware versions of all entities in the cluster, completely in-band with Nutanix Prism Element and Prism Central.
Firmware Versus Software Updates
LCM supports software updates for any platform running Nutanix software.
LCM supports firmware updates only for platforms from the following vendors.
|Dell XC / XC Core
|Lenovo HX / HX Ready
|HPE DL (G10)
Table 1: Platforms That Support Firmware Updates Through LCM
Individual component firmware support differs among hardware vendors, so check the RIM bundle for your hardware vendor for details.
- Stop Update button: LCM 184.108.40.206 adds the ability to stop most in-progress LCM updates by using the Stop Update button. When you click Stop Update, LCM automatically chooses a safe point to stop the update. Not all updates can stop after they have begun.
- Username logging: For security reasons, LCM 220.127.116.11 logs the username for every update attempt.