Updates included in Service Pack 4
The following topics describe the updates included in Service Pack 4 of BMC Server Automation 8.2:
Display of last logon date on the GUI
When you launch the RCP Client, the last logon date is now displayed on the window title bar by default. You can also choose not to display the logon date by using the new Show last log on date setting on the Preference page (Preference > BMC > Display Options).
After you change the Show last log on date setting, relaunch the RCP Client to apply your changes.
ReFS file system support
Creation of a disk partition for provisioned servers through the BMC Server Automation GUI now supports the Resilient File System (ReFS), a new local file system offered by Microsoft Windows Server 2012. For more information, see Disk partition - Windows.
Support for patches with FTP and HTTPS URLs
Patches that have FTP and HTTPS URLs are now supported for proxy download on Windows patch Catalog.
Windows Server 2012 support
BMC Server Automation now supports Windows Server 2012 in the following product areas:
- All NSH commands
- Visualization support. Refer to the VMware knowledge base article 2037366 for information about Guest OS Customization.
- Provisioning support for Bare Metal Provisioning. For more information, see Creating a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 System Package for PXE-based provisioning.
- Patching support for:
- Patch Catalog Creation
- Patch Analysis
- Patch Deploy and Remediation