9.6.21: Service Pack 3

This topic contains information about fixes and updates in this service pack. For information about issues corrected in this service pack, see Known and corrected issues.

What's new

Support for alternate user name for Java operating system credentials

While configuring DB2 local connection, for Java operating system credentials, you can now use any of the following user names:

  • Empty user - In this case, the KM uses IBM DB2 database credentials.
  • A user name that you enter - In this case, the KM uses the entered user name.
  • $PATROL_USER - In this case, the KM uses the PATROL default account user.

Support for DB2PATH variable in IBM DB2 installation home parameter value

While configuring DB2 local, remote UNIX, or remote Windows connection, in the IBM DB2 installation home field, you can also enter the environment variable that starts with DB2PATH. Files are installed to the following directories under the installation base directory as depicted in the following example:

Windows: C:\Program Files\IBM\SQLLIB 

UNIX: /opt/ibm/db2/V10.5

Updated out of the box thresholds for few parameters

Updated the out of the box thresholds for the following parameters:

ParameterApplication classUpdated attributeOld valueNew value
Monitoring Status (MonitoringStatus)DB2_ENVIRONMENTBorder rangeUndefined0-1
Alarm 1 rangeUndefined0-0 OK
Alarm 2 rangeUndefined1-1 Alarm

Configuration Status (ConfigurationStatus)

DB2_ENVIRONMENTBorder range0-10-1
Alarm 1 range0-00-0 OK
Alarm 2 range1-11-1 Alarm
Connection to Database (ConnToDBOK)DB2_DATABASEBorder rangeUndefined1-3
Alarm 1 rangeUndefined1-1 Alarm
Alarm 2 rangeUndefined2-2 Warn

Downloading the installation files

You can download the latest version of the KM by downloading a single KM installation file or by downloading the latest version of the Infrastructure Management-PATROL Repository. Use your preferred method of obtaining the installation files by completing one of the following procedures:

To download the PATROL for IBM DB2 installation file

Select and download the installation files for your platform; see the following table. Use your BMC Support credentials to access the EPD website. You might also be prompted to complete the Export Compliance Form.

ComponentEPD linkComment
PATROL for IBM DB2 9.6.21

  Download link

  • Microsoft Windows/NT - pso_ALL_9621.zip
  • UNIX - pso_ALL_9621.tar
PATROL Installation Utility 11.3.00

  Download link

  • Microsoft Windows/NT  - ins_WINDOWS_11300.zip
  • All Platforms - ins_ALL_11300.tar

To download the Repository files

The following table provides links to the pages in the EPD website that contain the Repository files. From the EPD page, you can select and download the installation files for your platform. Access to the EPD website requires that you provide your BMC Support credentials. You might also be prompted to complete the Export Compliance Form.

VersionEPD linkComment

Download link

Installation files for the latest version of the Repository.

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