8.9.03: Service Pack 3 for version 8.9.00
This topic contains information about fixes and updates in this service pack, and provides instructions for downloading and installing the service pack.
For information about the issues corrected in this service pack, see Known and corrected issues and select 8.9.03 in the Corrected in list to filter the issues in the table.
This section contains information about enhancements in version 8.9.03 of the BMC Database Automation (BDA) product.
Support for sha256 algorithm
|Starting with this version, BMC Database Automation supports sha256 algorithm for enhanced security. For more information, see Enabling SSL support.|
|Fixed width columns in reports||In report tables, the column width is now fixed and better aligned with data. If data exceeds the column width, use the tool tip to see the complete data.|
|Support for SAP Replication Server 16.0 on additional platforms||Starting with this version, BMC Database Automation supports Replication Server 16.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and RHEL 7 platforms.|
|Support for Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Core Edition||Starting with this version, BMC Database Automation supports SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core Edition.|
|Defining custom fields for scheduling options||Starting with this release, you can define custom fields for the scheduling options present on the Scheduling page while running a job or action. The values of those options are derived from the values of corresponding custom fields specified on the Custom Fields page. For more information about defining custom fields, see To add custom fields for the scheduling options to a template.|
|Applying inline patches before/after CRS configuration||Now you can choose whether you want to apply a patch before or after configuring CRS during inline patching of an Oracle grid infrastructure. For more information, see the Apply Patch Before Configuring CRS option on Creating an Oracle cluster.|
|Starting with version 8.9.03, the command line utility, cmdutils is deprecated on Windows. The utility is still supported on Linux.|
BMC Database Automation web services updates
|Ability to override Action templates||With this release, you can override values in a supplied Action template through custom fields. For more information, see Run Action.|
|REST API Commands for patching functions|
Starting with version 8.9.03, you can use the REST API commands to perform the following functions with BDA patches:
For more information, see Patching functions.
Changes to the supported products and solution versions
BMC Database Automation integrates with the following BMC products to provide the BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management solution. For more information about this integration, see Overview of the BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management integration.
|BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management||4.6.06|
BMC Atrium Orchestrator Platform
BMC Atrium Orchestrator Content
|BMC Decision Support - Database Automation||8.9.02|
|BMC Remedy ITSM Suite||9.0|
Downloading and upgrading to the service pack
For download instructions, see Downloading the installation files.