BMC PATROL for iSeries 4.2

All versions

Release notes and notices
updated 03 Aug

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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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
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    For example, selecting This page and its children from the home page exports the entire space to PDF.





August 4, 2023Technical bulletinsAdded Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.x support
March 21, 20224.2.30 Feature Pack 3Feature Pack 3 for PATROL for iSeries 4.2
October 18, 2019Technical bulletinsAdded IBM i 7.4 operating system support
December 19, 20184.2.20 Feature Pack 2Feature Pack 2 for PATROL for iSeries 4.2
June 26, 20184.2.10 Feature Pack 1Feature Pack 1 for PATROL for iSeries 4.2
March 23, 20184.2.00 enhancements

Features available in this release:

  • Support for Network Connections monitoring
  • Enhanced System monitoring
  • Enhanced Message Queue monitoring

For documentation related to local monitoring of the iSeries operating system, see PDFs and videos.

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.



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

Configuring after installation


Required post-installation configuration tasks.

Documentation for older consoles


Documentation for using and configuring older consoles.
PDFs and videos


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