20.08 enhancements

This topic provides information about the enhancements introduced in PATROL Agent version 20.08.

Installation and upgrade

Added support for operating system

PATROL Agent now supports the following operating systems:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2, x86_64, s390x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1, x86_64, s390x, PPC64LE 
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.8, x86_64
  • CentOS 7.7, 8.0

For more information, see System requirements.


Restricted access to security configuration files

By default, only the following type of user accounts will have read and write permissions to the config.default and opendatagateway.current configuration files:

  • Microsoft Windows: Administrators, SYSTEM account, and PATROL Default account
  • Unix: Owner and the associated group users

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  1. Sachin Aru

    Not taking me to the master place, is this Helix only PA ? if so shall we explicitly mention it here ?

    Oct 13, 2020 08:36
  2. Rashmi Gokhale

    Hi Sachin,

    Thanks for the feedback.

    I will check this and update you.

    Regarding, the doc spaces:

    PA 20.08 doc space applicable to TSOM users - PA 20.08 - Home

    PA 20.08 doc space applicable to BMC Helix Operations Management users - PATROL Agent for BHOM users.

    On the PA 20.08 - Home (TSOM users) page, you can see the following banner:



    Oct 14, 2020 05:06
    1. Rashmi Gokhale


      The comment redirection is fixed now.



      Oct 19, 2020 09:09