This documentation supports the 21.05 version of BMC Helix CMDB.

To view an earlier version, select the version from the Product version menu

21.05 patches

Review the fixes and updates in this patch in BMC Helix CMDB 21.05 that might impact your users.

Several significant enhancements were delivered in versions 21.05, 21.02, and 20.08 for SaaS customers. Starting with this patch release, these features and enhancements are also available for on-premises customers.

The key enhancements include:

  • BMC Helix Innovation Suite for Service Management applications
    Starting with version 21.02, Service Management applications run on a single environment named, BMC Helix Innovation Suite. With the new BMC Helix Innovation Suite, we bring together the capabilities of Action Request System and BMC Helix Innovation Studio.

  • Product name change in Remedy platform and applications
    Starting with version 21.02, there are changes to the product and component names.

  • Support for Progressive Web Applications
    Smart IT uses the industry standard Progressive Web App (PWA) technology. You can customize screens in Developer Studio in a similar way that you customize the forms.
    Also, create and view your custom application as a progressive web application simply by selecting and using Progressive views in Developer Studio.

To learn about these enhancements, see the following links:

  • 21.05 enhancements Open link  in BMC Helix ITSM documentation.
  • 21.02 enhancements Open link  in BMC Helix ITSM documentation.
  • 20.08 enhancements Open link  in Remedy ITSM documentation.

Available patches

Patch versionSaaSOn premisesDefect fixesUpdates


Updates for 21.05.02



Updates in 21.05.02

Container deployment of BMC Helix CMDB

BMC Helix CMDB is available as part of BMC Helix Innovation Suite. Perform container deployment of BMC Helix Innovation Suite and Service Management applications in your on-premises environment. 

For more information, see  21.05 Patches Open link  in BMC Helix Innovation Suite Deployment documentation.

(On-premises only) Downloading and installing the patch

Download from EPD

See Downloading the installation files Open link in BMC Helix Innovation Suite Deployment online documentation .

Patch installation

See Installing Open link in BMC Helix Innovation Suite Deployment online documentation.

SaaS application patching

BMC applies patches during  Maintenance windows Open link

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