Release notes and notices
updated 03 Mar

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


March 24, 20175.0.00.01: Fix Pack 1Released a fix pack for fix an issue reported in the earlier versions
December 15, 20165.0.00 enhancements

PATROL for Microsoft Windows Operating System:

  • Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Remote monitoring support for Nano server
  • Introduced new attribute in the Windows Process monitor type
  • Added functionality to limit Event Subscriptions to specified event criteria

PATROL for Microsoft Cluster Servers:

  • New design to support multiple Cluster configuration
  • Remote monitoring of Microsoft Failover Clusters
  • Filter based on Resources Type
  • Ability to configure operating system remote monitoring of nodes
  • Ability to monitor Cluster using Virtual PATROL Agent
  • Performance Scalability and Reliability
  • Merged the PATROL for Microsoft Cluster Server KM into the Microsoft Windows Servers suite
  • Upgrade from earlier versions not supported 


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Accessing online Help

Online Help for KMs is no longer available from 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 about online help.


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Creating PDF and Word exports

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Getting started


Parameter Reference Database (PRD)

Monitor types and attributes


Information about the monitoring elements of the KM.



Planning and system requirements.



Information about installing the product.



Information about upgrade process.

Configuring after installation


Required post-installation configuration tasks.



Issues resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.

Related products and documentation

The following list of documents provide information about all the related products:

DocumentFile size

Building a PATROL Knowledge Module Developers Guide

3.31 MB
Distribution Server Getting Started1.82 MB
PATROL Configuration Manager User Guide3.25 MB
PATROL Central Operator – Microsoft Windows Edition Getting Started1.25 MB
PATROL Console Server and RTserver Getting Started2.58 MB
PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows User Guide - Understanding the Basics of PATROL, Volume 11.88 MB
PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows User Guide - Monitoring and Managing with PATROL, Volume 21.84 MB
PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows User Guide - Customizing PATROL, Volume 32.70 MB
PATROL Security User Guide1.81 MB

PATROL History Loader Knowledge Module User Guide

2.01 MB
PATROL History Loader Knowledge Module Release Notes223 KB

TrueSight Operations Management 10.7 Open link

PATROL Agent online documentation 10.7.00 Open link

Installation Utility online documentation 10.7.00 Open link

PATROL for Event Management 2.9.00 Open link

PATROL for Log Management 2.7.30 Open link

PATROL for UNIX and Linux 9.13.20 Open link

PATROL for Microsoft Windows 5.0.00 Open link


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