2.7.40: Service Pack 4

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This topic contains information about the fixes and updates in this service pack. 


For information about issues corrected in this service pack, see Known and corrected issues.

What's new in PATROL for Log Management 2.7.40?

Support to add arguments for script files

For the Script File monitor type, you can now enter arguments in addition to the script file path that are used while executing the script files. For more information, see Configuring Script Files.

Support for ECMAScript Regex

For the Text Files and Script Files monitor types, you can now use ECMAScript Regex to define the pattern search criteria.

Support for additional pconfig variables

The following pconfig variables are added:

  • actRegexType
  • actNameArguments
  • ignoreScriptRunError

For more information, see Configuring a text file for multiple search criteria by using pconfig variables.

Ability to add Text Settings for Script Files monitor type

While configuring the Script Files monitor type, you can now configure the text settings where you can specify the number of lines from the log file that you want to display when a match is found and specify the string to nullify the alarm for the dual search feature. For more information, see Configuring Text Files.

Ability to enable or disable debug logging by using the LOG application class

You can now use the LOG application class to enable of disable debug logging. Earlier, you used the PMGDEBUG class for this purpose.

Discontinued features

Support for the following monitor types is discontinued:

  • Binary
  • XML
  • Named pipe

Downloading the installation utility and the product files

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

ComponentEPD linkInstallation file name
PATROL for Log Management 2.7.40

Download link Open link

Microsoft Windows/NT - PMG_ALL_2740.zip

All Platforms - PMG_ALL_2740.tar

PATROL Installation Utility 11.3.00

Download link Open link

Linux - ins_ALL_11300.tar

Microsoft Windows/NT - ins_Windows_11301.zip

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