Patch 5 for Service Pack 1: version 8.5.01.005
This topic contains information about fixes and updates in Patch 5 for Service Pack 1 (product version 8.5.01.005), and provides instructions for downloading and installing the patch. It includes the following sections:
The video at right walks you through the process of upgrading to SP1 patch 5.
You can also review the following entry on BMC Communities:
For information about issues corrected in this patch, see.
Patch 5 for BMC Server Automation 8.5 SP1 includes following updates:
- Multiple performance fixes for previous 8.5.x versions, as described in Known and corrected issues.
- Patch domain historical database cleanup is enabled. For more information see, Cleaning up the BMC Server Automation database.
- Support for Patch Analysis over a Wide Area Network (over a repeater) was added in Service Pack 1 and is temporarily disabled in Patch 5.
EPD version number
|Patch 5 for Service Pack 1||8.5.01.304||8.5.01.005||April 23, 2015|
Downloading the patch
Patch 5 for Service Pack 1 includes full installers for all components. You can download the files for version 8.5.01.005 from the BMC Electronic Product Distribution (EPD) website. For download instructions, see Downloading the installation files. For a list of installation programs by OS, see Installation programs for BMC Server Automation.
Installing the patch as a fresh product installation
If you are installing this patch as a fresh product installation, download the Patch files and then follow the instructions in Performing the installation.
Upgrading to the patch
The upgrade steps for this patch depend on the BMC Server Automation from which you are upgrading. The following sections explain the two paths.
|Upgrade path||See this topic for details|
Upgrading from 8.3.x or earlier
|Upgrading to 8.5.01 Patch 5 from version 8.3.x or earlier|
Upgrading from 8.5.x
|Upgrading to 8.5.01 Patch 5 from version 8.5.x|
The installation programs for BMC Vendor Patch Management were not upgraded for patches. If you have installed version 8.5.00 for any of these programs, you do not need to upgrade these programs when upgrading to the patch level.