This space contains information about the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite 8.6 release.

This space documents data center automation use cases related to the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite. While the space describes some use cases in detail, for many it provides only high-level descriptions. This space only provides information for cross-product solutions. For information specifically about BMC Server Automation, see the BMC Server Automation documentation online technical documentation.

Release notes and notices
updated 12 Dec
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The following updates have been added since the release of the space:

Date

Title

Summary

December 11, 2014

8.6.00 enhancements

Enhancements available in version 8.6.00

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Related topic

 Known and corrected issues

 

Enforce continuous compliance for servers

 

Implementing the BMC Continuous Compliance for Server Automation solution.

Enforce continuous compliance for networks

 

Implementing the BMC Continuous Compliance for Network Automation solution.

Enforce continuous compliance for databases

 

Implementing the BMC Continuous Compliance for Database Automation solution.

Assess server software compliance

 

Implementing the server software compliance solution.

Installing Configuration Automation

 

Implementing the Configuration Automation solution.

Troubleshooting

 

Issues resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.
Frequently asked questions

 

This topic provides information that supplements the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite 8.6 documentation. It contains the following sections:

Frequently asked questions

This section provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite.

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Type of information

Found here in

New features (enhancements) and other information

8.6.00 enhancements

  • Issues corrected by the base release and its service packs and patches
  • Issues that are currently open

Known and corrected issues

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Where to find information previously provided in a technical bulletin

Type of technical bulletin

Found here in

Contents of a service pack or patch and instructions particular to it

Other information

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Additional resources from BMC 

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