BMC Decision Support – Network Automation provides web-based reporting and analytics. In addition to providing a wide range of built-in reports, BMC Decision Support – Network Automation also enables you to easily create custom reports. 
Release notes and notices
updated 11 Feb
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Date

Title

Summary

February 11, 20198.9.02.004 enhancements
  • Enhanced Content Deployment utility
  • Support for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) platform version 4.2 SP 5 Patch 5
October 01, 20188.9.02.003 enhancements
  • Dynamic fields included for rules in Compliance reports
  • Count of device dynamic fields increased to 20
June 11, 20188.9.02.002 enhancementsView the number of devices complying to a rule or ruleset
March 12, 20188.9.02.001 enhancements

Support for SAP BusinessObjects BI platform version 4.2 SP 5

October 20, 20178.9.02 enhancements
  • Installation and other product updates
  • Support for version 9.6.4 of PostgreSQL
  • Support for version 8.9.02 of BMC Network Automation
April 17, 20178.9.01 enhancements
  • Support for Open schema
  • Support for SAP BusinessObjects BI platform version 4.1 SP 9
  • Support for additional operating systems and databases
  • Support for version 8.9.01 of BMC Network Automation 
September 23, 20168.9.00 enhancements
  • Support for version 9.5.3 of PostgreSQL
  • Support for fetching the association between rules and CVE IDs
  • Support for version 8.9.00 of BMC Network Automation 

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Related topic

 Known and corrected issues 

 

Planning

 

Concepts, architecture, deployment, planning, and system requirements.

Installing

 

Information about installing the product and migrating product data.

Configuring after installation

 

Required post-installation configuration.

Upgrading

 

Upgrade process, migration, and configuration.

Troubleshooting

 

Issues resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.

Using

 

Interface descriptions, using the product.

Administering

 

Security, system administration, maintenance.

Integrating

 

Integrations with other products.
What's new?

This section contains information about fixes and updates in this service pack, and provides instructions for downloading and installing the service pack. 

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For information about issues corrected in this release, see Known and corrected issues.

Enhancements

BMC Decision Support – Network Automation 8.9.01 provides the following enhancements.

Open schema

BMC Decision Support – Network Automation version 8.9.01 provides details about the database schema. You can now access the reporting data generated from BMC Network Automation and integrate it with any reporting solution already in use in your organization (for example, BusinessObjects, Yellowfin, Cognos, and so on) to generate customized reports. For more information, see Working with views using Open schema.

Support for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) platform version 4.1 Service Pack 9

BMC Decision Support – Network Automation now supports version 4.1 Service Pack (SP) 9 of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) platform.

Discontinued support for SAP BusinessObjects BI platform version 4.1 SP 6

Starting with version 8.9.01, BMC Decision Support – Network Automation discontinues support for version 4.1 SP6 of SAP BusinessObjects BI platform.

Support for additional operating systems and databases 

Starting with version 8.9.01, BMC Decision Support – Network Automation supports the following operating system and databases:

  • Windows Server 2016 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 
  • PostgreSQL 9.5.5

For the complete operating system support information, see OS support. For the complete database support information, see Supported databases.   

Supported version of BMC Network Automation

Version 8.9.01 of BMC Decision Support – Network Automation supports version 8.9.01 of BMC Network Automation.

Downloading and installing the service pack

For download instructions, see Downloading the installation files.

For installation instructions, see Installing.

Frequently asked questions and other information

 

This topic provides information that supplements the BMC Decision Support – Network Automation 8.9 documentation. It contains the following sections:

Frequently asked questions

This section provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about BMC Decision Support – Network Automation.

 Which versions of third-party products are supported by BMC Decision Support - Network Automation?

Product versionJava Runtime Environment (JRE) versionApache Tomcat Server version
8.9.02.0048 update 1319.0.12
8.9.02.003
8.9.02.002
8.9.02.001
8.9.02
8 update 1318.0.47
8.9.018 Update 1218.0.41
8.9.008 Update 77
8.0.33

 What happened to all the PDFs for this product?

Where to find information previously provided in a guide or manual

Document title

Found here in

Installation Guide

 Planning
 Installing
 Upgrading 

Administrator Guide

Administering

User Guide

Key concepts 
Integrating
Using 

 Where do I find release note information?

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  • Issues corrected by the base release and its service packs and patches
  • Issues that are currently open

Known and corrected issues

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Contents of a service pack or patch and instructions particular to it

Other information

Placed in context throughout this space, but listed and linked to in Technical bulletins. You will not have this topic in the first release of the product such as 8.9.00.

 Where do I find information that was previously published as a flash bulletin?

Flashes contained urgent information about product issues and are delivered after a product is released. On docs.bmc.com, this information is delivered in an "Urgent issues" topic, under  Release notes and notices. If this topic does not exist for a given product release, no urgent issues have been discovered for that release.

 Is all the content for BMC Decision Support - Network Automation 8.9.00 in this space?
Yes, all the content for BMC Decision Support - Network Automation 8.9.00 is in this space.
 I’d like a PDF of just selected information. How can I do that?

You can create a custom PDF of this release notes and notices branch.

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 template you want to use:
    • Simple to export a lightweight PDF with no cover, table of contents, or index.
      By default, the Simple template only exports 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 all child pages.

XML and HTML exports

If you require an export in XML or HTML format, contact us.

 

PDFs

 

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