BMC Release Package and Deployment 5.0

BMC Release Package and Deployment (RPD) is a comprehensive automation solution for managing deployments and updates of complex business critical applications from Development to Production. The product provides seamless application deployment automation while automating the discovery, configuration management and correction of middleware, databases, operating systems, and environments configurations within the deployment process.
Release notes and notices
updated 20 Dec
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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All patches are cumulative. Therefore, all the fixes from previous patches apply to the subsequent patches.

The following updates have been added since the release of the space:




December 21, 20175.0.03: Service pack 3 for version 5.0

Fixes various issues and provides the following enhancements:

  • Integrating Slack notification for deployments on an environment
  • Integrating with JFrog Artifactory
June 23, 20175.0.02: Service pack 2 for version 5.0

Fixes various issues and provides the following enhancements:

  • View source of a property
  • New option in the Unlock Old Instances schedule
  • Support for version 9.5.4 of PostgreSQL 9.5.4
April 13, 20175.0.01.01: Patch 1 for Service Pack 1

Provides enhanced logging while creating and deploying an instance and fixes issues listed in Known and corrected issues.

March 3, 20175.0.00.01: Hotfix 3Fixes an issue regarding the Prune Process Logs schedule (DRVDA-7724).
February 14, 20175.0.00.01: Hotfix 2Fixes an issue regarding the deployment process status (DRVDA-7497).
February 1, 2017 Service pack 1 for version 5.0

Enhancements in this service pack:

  • Slack integration
  • Performance improvements
  • UI improvements
October 28, 20165.0.00.01: Patch 1 for version 5.0.00Fixes issues listed in Known and corrected issues.
September 8, 2016BMC Release Package and Deployment version 5.0.00

Lists fixes in Known and corrected issues and new features in 5.0.00 enhancements.

Getting started


Video > Overview of BMC Release Package and Deployment



Concepts, architecture, deployment, planning, and system requirements.



Information about installing the product and migrating product data.

Configuring after installation


Required post-installation configuration.



Upgrade process, migration, and configuration.



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



Interface descriptions, using the product.



Security, system administration, maintenance.



Development interfaces and toolkits.

Support information


Customer Support information.

PDFs and videos

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FAQs and additional resources

This topic provides information that supplements the BMC Release Package and Deployment documentation.

Frequently asked questions

This section provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about BMC Release Package and Deployment.

The following table describes where you can find information previously provided in release notes.

Type of information

Found here in

New features (enhancements) and other information

5.0.00 enhancements

  • Issues corrected by the base release and its service packs and patches
  • Issues that are currently open
Known and corrected issues

Flashes contained urgent information about product issues and are delivered after a product is released. On, this information is delivered in an "Urgent issues" topic, under Release notes and notices. If this topic does not exist for a given product release, no urgent issues have been discovered for that release.

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.


Depending on the number of topics included in the export, it might take several minutes to create the PDF. Once the export is complete, you can download the PDF.

Related spaces

BMC Release Package and Deployment is a part of the BMC Release Lifecycle Management Suite, which includes BMC Release Process Management and BMC Release Package and Deployment products.

 BMC Release Lifecycle Management Suite 5.0

BMC Release Process Management 5.0

Additional resources from BMC

The following BMC sites provide information outside of the BMC Release Package and Deployment documentation that you might find helpful:

  • BMC Release Package and Deployment BMC Release Process Management , and BMC Release Lifecycle Management communities
  • BMC Knowledge Base filtered by BMC Release Package and Deployment
  • BMC Release Package and Deployment Learning Path
  • BMC Release Package and Deployment YouTube channel | playlist

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