Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Server Automation is renamed to TrueSight Server Automation. This space contains information about BMC Server Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.

Version Patch 1 for version 8.9.01

This topic contains information about fixes and updates in Patch 1 (product version, and provides instructions for downloading and installing the patch.

For information about issues corrected in this release, see Known and corrected issues.

Build information


Build number

EPD version number

Release date

Patch 1 for version 19, 2018


The following topics describe the updates and enhancements included in this patch:

GeneralThird-party software updates

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version that is shipped with BMC Server Automation have been updated to 1.8.0_152 (JRE 1.8 Update 152). For more information about other third-party software versions, see Minimum software requirements.


A new property, Build Date has been added in AIX  for the Filesets and Service Packs. You can view this property in the following locations:

  • Extended Properties tab of the Filesets and Properties tab of the Filesets
  • AIX Container Properties tab of the Service Packs

For more information, see Examining patch properties for AIX.

Downloading the patch

Patch 1 for version 8.9.01 includes full installers for all components. You can download the files for version from the BMC Server Automation 8.9.01 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:

Upgrading to the patch

You can upgrade to this patch from the following versions:

  • 8.6.x
  • 8.7.x
  • 8.8.x
  • 8.9.00
  • 8.9.01
  • 8.9.01 RU3

For upgrade instructions, see Upgrading and Walkthrough: Upgrading using the configurator and individual component installers.

The following figure illustrates the supported upgrade paths to BMC Server Automation

To upgrade, do one of the following:

Using with BMC Decision Support for Server Automation 8.9

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