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Release notes and notices

This section provides information about what is new or changed in this space, including urgent issues, documentation updates, service packs, and patches.

The following release notes include information about BMC Client Management 12.8. Several enhancements were added to BMC Client Management 12.8.




31 May 202112.8 patch 7Fixes a number of important defects.
20 November 202012. 8 patch 6Fixes a number of important defects.
19 May 202012. 8 patch 5Fixes a number of important defects.
19 November, 201912. 8 patch 4

Fixes a number of important defects.

The SCAP validation package that was present in earlier versions is removed from BMC Client Management version 12.8 patch 4. All SCAP features are available and functional except for the ability to verify an imported package.

24 June, 201912.8 patch 3Fixes a number of important defects.
31 January, 201912.8 patch 2

Includes the following enhancements:

  • Replacement for Java Web Start.
  • Updated BMC Client Management and fixes for defects.
27 November, 2018

12.8 patch 1

Fixes an important defect.

20 November, 2018

12.8 release

The major improvements and new features in BMC Client Management 12.8 are the following:

    • Remote control an unmanaged device
    • Support for FIPS140-2
    • Enhancements to patch management 
    • Centralized account Credentials management
    • Enhancements to operational rules


Ready-made PDFs are available on the PDFs and videos page. You can also create a custom PDF.

The BMC Documentation portal gives you the ability to generate PDF and Microsoft Word documents of single pages, and to create PDF exports of multiple pages in a space.  

Creating PDF and Word exports

You can create a PDF of a page or a set of pages. (Non-English page exports are not supported.) You can also create a Word document of the current page.

To export to PDF or Word

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper-right, select a format:
    • Export to Word to export the current page to Word format
    • Export to PDF to export the current page or a set of pages to PDF
  2. If exporting to PDF, select what you want to export:
    • Only this page to export the current page
    • This page and its children to export a set of pages
    For example, selecting This page and its children from the home page exports the entire space to PDF.

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