This documentation space contains information about PATROL Agents when deployed in a TrueSight Operations Management environment. If you are a BMC Helix Operations Management user, see PATROL Agent 21.02 for BMC Helix Operations Management. Open link Patch 5

This topic contains information about fixes and updates in PATROL Agent For information about issues fixed in this version, see Known and corrected issues.


Before installing this patch, ensure that you have installed PATROL Agent patch on the base version 21.02.00. For details about the patch, see Patch 4.

What's new

On Windows, ownership and permissions are added for the PATROLCli, pconfig, and pwd_encrypt utilities. For more information, see Default ownership and permissions for command-line utilities.

What's changed





Default value of pemCommands_policy variable

The default value for the  pemCommands_policy pconfig variable is changed from A to U.Setting the default account for PEM commands.


Command-line utilities permission

The permission for the PATROLClipconfig, and pwd_encrypt utilities is changed from 755 to 750.Default ownership and permissions for command-line utilities.

Downloading the patch and installation utility from the EPD website

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

ComponentEPD LinkInstallation file names
PATROL Installation Utility

EPD link to download PATROL Installation Utility Open link


Download link for Linux Open link

Download link for Windows Open link

  • Linux/Unix - pia_AIX-HP-LINUX-SOLARIS_21020005.tar
  • Windows -
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