Service Pack 1: version 8.5.01
This topic contains information about fixes and updates in BMC Server Automation 8.5 Service Pack 1 (product version 8.5.01), and provides instructions for downloading and installing the service pack.
For information about issues corrected in this service pack, see Known and corrected issues.
The following topics describe the updates and enhancements included in this service pack.
- Agent updates for SP1
- BLCLI updates for SP1
- Compliance Content updates for SP1
- Compliance updates for SP1
- Patch management updates for SP1
- Security updates for SP1
- Virtualization updates for SP1
EPD version number
|Service Pack 1||8.5.01.096||8.5.01||July 7, 2014|
Downloading the service pack
Service Pack 1 for BMC Server Automation 8.5.00 includes full installers for all components. You can download the files for version 8.5.01 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 service pack as a fresh product installation
If you are installing this service pack as a fresh product installation, download the Service Pack files and then follow the instructions in Performing the installation.
After configuring the database, run the scripts found in the 85SP1-SQL_Update_Scripts.zip file. This file is available in the BMC Server Automation 8.5.01 section of the EPD. Run these scripts as the BMC Server Automation database owner (as provided to blasadmin). For more detailed instructions, see Running the SQL update scripts.
Upgrading to the service pack
To upgrade to the service pack, follow the instructions in Upgrading.
The installation programs for BMC Vendor Patch Management and BMC BladeLogic Advanced Repeater were not upgraded for service packs. 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 service pack level.
Note the following special tasks that you must perform during an upgrade to a service pack, after upgrading the Application Server and Console:
|Special condition or scenario||Task description|
|If upgrading from 8.3.x or earlier||Run the Data Migration Manager using the version 8.5 SP1 external files to upgrade your Oracle or SQL Server database to version 8.5 SP1.|
|Any upgrade||found in the 85SP1-SQL_Update_Scripts.zip file. This file is available in the BMC Server Automation 8.5.01 section of the EPD. Run these scripts as the BMC Server Automation database owner (as provided to blasadmin).|
|If upgrading from a version earlier than 8.0||Run the postmigration file to migrate pre-8.x compliance rules and discovery signatures.|
|If smart group conditions were defined in any earlier version||Run the postmigration file to migrate and update smart group conditions.|