8.9.02.003: Patch 3 for Service Pack 2

This topic contains information about updates in this patch, and provides instructions for downloading and installing the patch.

 

 

Enhancements in the patch

This patch provides the following enhancements.

Dynamic fields included for rules in Compliance reports

With this version, you can add a rule dynamic field such as, Category as the reporting attribute while creating custom compliance reports in BMC Decision Support – Network Automation. You can add a maximum of 20 rule dynamic fields to a report.

Count of device dynamic fields increased to 20

Now, you can add a maximum of 20 device dynamic fields to a report.

Supported versions of TrueSight Network Automation

Version 8.9.02.003 of BMC Decision Support – Network Automation supports the following versions of TrueSight Network Automation (formerly called BMC Network Automation):

  • 8.9.02 
  • 8.9.03 

Downloading the patch

For download instructions, see Downloading the installation files.

Upgrading to the patch 

Follow the steps in one of the following sections depending upon which version you are upgrading from.

Upgrading to the patch from versions earlier than 8.9.02

  1. Log on to the host computer on which you plan to upgrade BMC Decision Support – Network Automation as an Administrator.
  2. Ensure that you have performed the tasks mentioned in Preparing for upgrade.
  3. Uninstall the existing version of BMC Decision Support – Network Automation.
  4. Clean up the BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) server for the BMC Decision Support – Network Automation reporting contents.
  5. Ensure that you have downloaded and extracted the required installation files.
  6. Navigate to the directory containing the setup.exe file.
  7. Double-click the file to start the installation wizard.
  8. Follow the instructions in the installation screens and refer to the Installation worksheet for versions 8.9.02 and later for details about the required installation parameters. The installation worksheet includes instructions for upgrading the product.
  9. Run the Content Deployment utility.

Upgrading to the patch from versions 8.9.02 or later

  1. Log on to the host computer on which you plan to upgrade BMC Decision Support – Network Automation as an Administrator.
  2. Ensure that you have performed the tasks mentioned in Preparing for upgrade.
  3. Ensure that you have downloaded and extracted the required installation files.
  4. Navigate to the directory containing the setup.exe file.
  5. Double-click the file to start the installation wizard.
  6. Follow the instructions in the installation screens and refer to the Installation worksheet for versions 8.9.02 and later for details about the required installation parameters. The installation worksheet includes instructions for upgrading the product.
  7. Run the Content Deployment utility.
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