Virtual Appliance

The BMC Atrium Discovery Virtual Appliance (VA) uses VMware virtualization technology to provide Application Distribution Management. The following VAs are available:

  • Community Edition: A free download of BMC Atrium Discovery that is limited to scan up to 60 OSIs.
  • Full Edition: An unrestricted Virtual Appliance, available after purchasing BMC Atrium Discovery.

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping is certified VMware Ready

Pursuant to the terms of VMware’s VMware Ready program. BMC Atrium Discovery is a “qualifying partner product” in that it has been approved by VMware as meeting all of the requirements of the VMware Ready program. BMC Atrium Discovery is certified in the Application Software category of the VMware Ready program and is fully supported by BMC. The product has been fully tested to ensure reliable operation under fully-loaded conditions.

This certification can be validated via this article, in the Installing the virtual appliance guide, and on VMware’s Solution Exchange.

VMware and VMware Ready is a registered trademark or trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions.

Statement of support for VMware Virtualization Solutions

BMC Atrium Discovery is shipped as a Virtual Appliance (VA) which uses VMware virtualization technology and is fully supported on the VMware Virtualization solutions mentioned in this statement. The VAs are production-ready, tested for scalability and security, and delivered in OVF format. They are built using VMware ESX version 4.1, and are compatible with current versions of VMware ESX, ESXi, Workstation and Player. However, to deploy the Virtual Appliance into older versions, or VMware Server, an additional conversion process is required.

BMC provides Operating System updates as part of its monthly BMC Atrium Discovery updates.

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