Version 8.7.00.004: Patch 4 for version 8.7
This topic contains information about fixes and updates in Patch 4 (product version 8.7.00.004), and provides instructions for downloading and installing the patch.
The RSCD agents upgraded to version Patch 4 are qualified to work with the version 8.7 Patch 2 or Patch 3 Application Server.
EPD version number
|Patch 4 for version 8.7||8.7.00.295||8.7.00.004||November 19, 2016|
Downloading the patch
Patch 4 for version 8.7.00 includes full installers for all components. You can download the files for version 8.7.00.004 from the BMC Server Automation 8.7.00 download page at the BMC Electronic Product Distribution (EPD) website.
For full 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, do one of the following:
- To use a centralized UI for installation of most BMC Server Automation components, see Installing using the unified product installer.
- To install individual components, download the Patch files and then follow the instructions in Installing individual components. To see an overview of the installation steps, see Walkthrough: Installing individual components for Microsoft Windows and SQL Server environments and Walkthrough: Installing individual components for Linux and Oracle environments, depending on your environment.
Upgrading to the patch
You can upgrade to this patch from 8.5.x, 8.6.x, and the earlier 8.7.x versions.
To upgrade, do one of the following:
- To use a centralized UI for installation of most BMC Server Automation components, see Upgrading on Windows using the unified product installer. For step by step instructions based on platform, see .
Upgrade from Patch 2 or Patch 3 to Patch 4 for version 8.7 does not include DB migration. The database version properties of Patch 4, as listed in the system_property table, are as follows:
DatabaseVersion = 8.7.00
DatabasePatchVersion = 002