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Pure Storage PowerShell SDK 1.13.0 Release Notes

The Pure Storage PowerShell SDK provides integration with the Purity Operating Environment and FlashArray. It provides functionalities of Purity's REST API as PowerShell cmdlets. RELEASE COMPATIBILITY This release requires PowerShell 3.0 or higher. This release requires .NET 4.5. This release is compatible with Purity FlashArrays that support Pure Storage REST API 1.0 to 1.13 inclusive. This release requires a 64-bit operating system. INSTALLATION AND UNINSTALLATION To install the PowerShell SDK, extract and run PurePowerShellSDKInstaller.msi, and follow the instructions. Administrator privilege is required to install. To verify the installation, run "Get-Command -Module PureStoragePowerShellSDK" in a new PowerShell prompt. The newly installed cmdlets should be listed. The PowerShell SDK can be uninstalled from "Programs and Features" of the Control Panel. The PowerShell SDK can also be installed using the PowerShell Gallery. See https://www.powershellgallery.com/ for details on how to discover resources on the PowerShell Gallery. KNOWN ISSUES Get-PfaProtectionGroupVolumeSnapshots does not work if the array is connected using REST API 1.4. RELEASE 1.13.1 Release 1.13.0 adds the following changes to Release 1.13.0 - Fixed bug where Get-PfaArrayAttributes was interpreting Purity version string as a date RELEASE 1.13.0 Release 1.13.0 adds the following changes to Release 1.7 Support for REST 1.12 and REST 1.13, bug fixes. - Added notification property to SNMPManager object. New cmdlet: Set-PfaSnmpManagerNotification - Added -Filter parameter to cmdlets that return multiple objects to enable server side filtering. See new help topic about_Purity_Filtering. - Added the following new cmdlets related to Pod and sync-rep management Add-PfaArrayToPod Copy-PfaPod Get-PfaAllPodFootprint Get-PfaAllPodMediator Get-PfaAllPodSpaceHistory Get-PfaAllPodSpaces Get-PfaNamedPodFootprint Get-PfaNamedPodMediator Get-PfaNamedPodSpace Get-PfaNamedPodSpaceHistory Get-PfaNamedPods Get-PfaPendingDeletePods Get-PfaPendingPodFootprint Get-PfaPendingPodMediator Get-PfaPendingPodSpace Get-PfaPod Get-PfaPods New-PfaPod Remove-PfaArrayFromPod Remove-PfaPod Rename-PfaPod Restore-PfaPod - Added the following cmdlets to support named certificate management. Get-PfaNamedCertificate Get-PfaNamedCertificateAttribute Get-PfaNamedCertificateAttributes Import-PfaNamedCertificate Remove-PfaNamedCertificate New-PfaNamedCertificateImport New-PfaNamedSelfSignedCertificate - Added the following cmdlets to support reading mirrored IO statistics. Get-PfaAllHostGroupIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaAllHostIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaAllPodIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaAllVolumeIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaArrayIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaHostGroupIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaHostIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaPodIOMetricsMirrored Get-PfaVolumeIOMetricsMirrored - Added the following cmdlets to support KMIP. Get-PfaKmip Get-PfaKmips New-PfaKmip Remove-PfaKmip Test-PfaKmip Update-PfaKmip - Added the following cmdlets to support Purity //Run apps Get-PfaPureAppAttributes Get-PfaPureAppsAttributes - Added the following cmdlets to support volume groups and vvols. Get-PfaAllVolumeGroupIOMetrics Get-PfaAllVolumeGroupIOMetricsByTimeRange Get-PfaAllVolumeGroupsIOMetricsAverage Get-PfaAllVolumeGroupsIOMetricsTotal Get-PfaVolumeGroupIOMetrics Get-PfaVolumeGroupIOMetricsAverage Get-PfaVolumeGroupIOMetricsByTimeRange Get-PfaVolumeGroupSpaceMetrics Get-PfaVolumeGroupSpaceMetrics Get-PfaNamedVolumeGroupsIOMetricsByTimeRange Get-PfaNamedVolumeGroups Get-PfaPendingDeleteVolumeGroups Get-PfaProtocolEndpointVolumes Get-PfaProtocolEndpointVolume Get-PfaVolumeGroups Get-PfaVolumeGroup New-PfaHostGroupProtocolEndpointVolumeConnection New-PfaHostProtocolEndpointVolumeConnection New-PfaProtocolEndpointVolume New-PfaVolumeGroup Remove-PfaVolumeGroup Restore-PfaVolumeGroup - Added the following cmdlets to support remote host/hostgroup/volume operations Get-PfaRemoteHost Get-PfaRemoteHostGroup Get-PfaRemoteHostGroupVolumeConnections Get-PfaRemoteHostGroups Get-PfaRemoteHosts Get-PfaRemoteVolumeHostConnections Get-PfaRemoteVolumeHostGroupConnections Get-PfaVolumeConnection Added the following cmdlets: Get-PfaArrayTCPConnection Bug fixes and cmdlets to support REST 1.7 - Fixed Get-PfaProtectiongGroupVolumeSnapshot to work with REST 1.2 - REST 1.7. It still doesn't work with REST 1.4 (see KNOWN ISSUES above.)
- Fixed bug where cmdlets were ignoring -ErrorAction.
- Added mode (primary/secondary) property on the controller object returned by Get-PfaControllers.
- Added cmdlets Get-PfaAllVolumeIOMetricsByTimeRange (Lists historical IO metrics for all volumes for a specified range) and Get-PfaNamedVolumesIOMetricsByTimeRange (Lists historical IO metrics for specified volumes for a specified range.)
- Add Get-PfaProtectionGroupRetentions (retrieve snapshot replication retention policy for all protection groups.)
- Add Get-PfaVolumeSnapshot (retrieve a particular snapshot by name.)
- Set-PfaProtectionGroupRetention should have optional params, so that the user can change one property at a time and doesn't have to specify all properties. - Added Get cmdlets that support filtering by names. The names parameter accepts a single name or a comma-separated list for multiple values. The names parameter also accepts an asterisk ( * ) as a wildcard character. Get-PfaNamedVolumes Get-PfaNamedProtectionGroups Get-PfaNamedHosts Get-PfaNamedHostGroups RELEASE 1.7 ADDITIONS Support for Pure Storage arrays with IPv6 addresses RELEASE 1.6 ADDITIONS The last release for the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK was 1.5 The following cmdlets have been added since the last release to support REST 1.5 - Added Update-PfaArrayConnectionsThrottlingInformation. - Added Get-PfaArrayConnectionsThrottlingInformation. - Added Get-PfaAllHostIOMetrics. - Added Get-PfaHostIOMetrics. - Added Get-PfaAllHostGroupIOMetrics. - Added Get-PfaHostGroupIOMetrics. The following cmdlets have been added since the last release to support REST 1.6 - Added Get-PfaArraySpaceMetricsByTimeRange. - Added Get-PfaAllVolumeSpaceMetricsByTimeRange. - Added Get-PfaVolumeSpaceMetricsByTimeRange. The following cmdlets have been added since the last release to support REST 1.7 - Added Get-PfaArrayIOMetricsAverage. - Added Get-PfaAllHostIOMetricsTotal. - Added Get-PfaAllHostIOMetricsAverage. - Added Get-PfaHostIOMetricsAverage. - Added Get-PfaAllHostGroupIOMetricsTotal. - Added Get-PfaAllHostGroupIOMetricsAverage. - Added Get-PfaHostGroupIOMetricsAverage. - Added Get-PfaAllVolumeIOMetricsAverage. - Added Get-PfaAllVolumeIOMetricsTotal. - Added Get-PfaVolumeIOMetricsAverage. Other additions: - Added New-PfaCLICommand to be able to run any CLI command on the FlashArray - Added Get-PfaVolumeIOMetricsByTimeRange (old name was Get-PfaVolumeIOMetrics - see section CHANGES) - Added Get-PfaProtectionGroupSchedules. - Added Get-PfaSourceProtectionGroupSchedules. The following cmdlets related to Purity's integration with Active Directory to provide authentication.
- Added Set-PfaDirectoryServiceStatus to enable/disable Active Directory integration.
- Added Set-PfaDirectoryServiceAuthenticationStatus to enable/disable server authenticity enforcement using configured CA certificate.
- Added Set-PfaDirectoryServiceGroupBase to set base OU for ArrayAdmin/StorageAdmin/Readonly security groups.

CHANGES
1) Removed CheckPeer and Enabled switch parameters from Set-PfaDirectoryServiceConfiguration - the functionality is provided by new cmdlets Set-PfaDirectoryServviceAuthenticationStatus and Set-PfaDirectoryServiceStatus.
2) In 1.5 version of the SDK, Get-PfaVolumeIOMetrics would get historical performance data for the specified volume. This has been renamed to Get-PfaVolumeIOMetricsByTimeRange.
  A new cmdlet with the same name (Get-PfaVolumeIOMetrics) is added to list IO metrics attributes for the specified volume.
3) In 1.5 version of the SDK, Get-PfaAllVolumeIOMetrics would get IO metrics for a specific volume - this has been renamed to Get-PfaVolumeIOmetrics (see change#2 above)
4) Fixed bug with Get-PfaInitiatorPorts where it was only returning array ports.
5) Added the ability to connect to an array using API token (see help for New-PfaArray)

PERFORMANCE TESTING

No performance testing was done for this release.

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copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
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FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
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