Release notes

Learn what’s new or changed for BMC Database Automation 2020 Release 02, including new features, urgent issues, documentation updates, and product updates.


To use the Product Alerts feature, the BDA Manager must have internet access to make API calls. For more information, see Knowledge Article 000376031 .


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October 21, 20202020 Release 02

Enhancements and features available in this release:

  • Updates to Oracle database provisioning operation using bdacli
  • Added sorting feature
  • Updates to tab names of Management Console
  • Updates to software prerequisites
May 19, 20202020 Release 01

Enhancements and features available in this release:


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

 Click here to see the steps.

From any page in the space, use the following procedure to create a PDF of either the current page or multiple pages (a parent topic and its child topics):
  1. Go to the branch or topic for which you want to create a PDF.

  2. On the toolbar in the upper-right of the window,  clickand select Export to PDF:



    Although you can export to Microsoft Word, this portal is not optimized for Word exports. If you require an export in XML or HTML format,  contact us.

  3. In the Exporting PDF dialog box:

    • In the Template box, select one of the following PDF styles:
      • Simple to export a PDF with no cover, table of contents, or index 
        By default, the Simple template exports only the current page.
      • Standard to export a traditional PDF with a cover, table of contents, and index 
        By default, the Standard template exports the current page and its child pages.


      In this example, selecting This page and its children creates a PDF of all topics in the space's "Reference" section:

    • In the Export Scope box, select what you want to export:

      • Only this page to export the current page
      • This page and its children to export an entire section (current page and any child topics)
  4. Click Export.

For more information, see Help for BMC Online Technical Documentation .

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