Release notes and notices

This section provides information about what is new or changed in this space, including urgent issues, documentation updates, service packs, and patches. 


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December 22, 20209.7.12: Service Pack 3Released a service pack with new features and fixed issues reported in the earlier versions.
August 31, 2020Technical bulletinsAdded Oracle 19c support
December 10, 2018Technical bulletinsAdded Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 platform support
November 1, 20189.7.11.03: Fix Pack 3Released a fix pack to fix issues reported in the earlier versions
May 23, 20189.7.11.02: Fix Pack 2Released a fix pack to fix issues reported in the earlier versions
January 16, 20189.7.11.01: Fix Pack 1

Released a fix pack with the following changes:

  • Improved Oracle Extended Tablespace Monitoring (ETSM) feature
  • Removed support for deprecated features
  • Fixed issues reported in earlier versions, see Known and corrected issues
October 08, 2017Technical bulletinsAdded tolerance support for Oracle 12c R2

June 23, 2017

9.7.11: Service Pack 2

PATROL for Oracle Database 9.7.11 provides you the following new features:

  • Support for Windows 2016
  • Introduced a new pconfig variable.
April 6, 20179.7.10.02: Patch 2Released a patch to fix issues reported in the earlier versions
November 24, 20169.7.10.01: Patch 1

Released a patch to fix issues reported in the earlier versions

September 20, 20169.7.10: Service Pack 1

PATROL for Oracle Database 9.7.10 provides you the following new features:

  • Oracle KM now supports a detailed events report
  • Privilege to execute SQL*Plus commands

March 14, 2016

9.7.00 enhancements

PATROL for Oracle Database 9.7.00 provides you the following new features:


You can create a custom PDF of this release notes and notices branch.

The BMC Documentation portal gives you the ability to generate PDF and Microsoft Word documents of single pages, and to create PDF exports of multiple pages in a space.  

Creating PDF and Word exports

You can create a PDF of a page or a set of pages. (Non-English page exports are not supported.) You can also create a Word document of the current page.

To export to PDF or Word

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper-right, select a format:
    • Export to Word to export the current page to Word format
    • Export to PDF to export the current page or a set of pages to PDF
  2. If exporting to PDF, select what you want to export:
    • Only this page to export the current page
    • This page and its children to export a set of pages
    For example, selecting This page and its children from the home page exports the entire space to PDF.


 Accessing online Help

Online Help for KMs is no longer available for the following consoles:

  • PATROL Central Operator – Microsoft Windows Edition
  • PATROL Central Operator – Web Edition
  • PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows
  • PATROL Console for UNIX.

However, online Help will continue to be available from the BMC TrueSight Operations Management console and BMC Central Monitoring Administration. For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions on Online Help.

Related topic

Known and corrected issues

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