This documentation supports the 21.3 (12.3) version of BMC Discovery.


Supported versions of BMC Discovery

This page details the support status of existing versions of BMC Discovery and the earlier releases called BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping (BMC Atrium Discovery). For complete definitions of release numbering, release terminology, and support levels, see the BMC Software Product Support Policy.

Fully supported products

The following table lists the fully supported product versions:

Product

Release date

End of full support date

End of version support date

Documentation

BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0)August 11, 2023August 11, 2026August 11, 2028BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0)
BMC Discovery 23.1 (12.8)January 18, 2023January 18, 2026January 18, 2028BMC Discovery 23.1 (12.8)
BMC Discovery 22.2 (12.5)April 27, 2022April 27, 2025April 27, 2027BMC Discovery 22.2 (12.5)
BMC Discovery 22.1 (12.4)February 4, 2022February 4, 2025February 4, 2027BMC Discovery 22.1 (12.4)
BMC Discovery 21.3 (12.3)September 21, 2021

September 21, 2024 

September 21, 2026 BMC Discovery 21.3 (12.3)
BMC Discovery 21.05 (12.2)May 27, 2021

May 27, 2024 

May 27, 2026 BMC Discovery 21.05 (12.2)
BMC Discovery 20.08 (12.1)September 15, 2020September 15, 2023September 15, 2025BMC Discovery 20.08 (12.1)
BMC Discovery 20.02 (12.0)April 24, 2020April 24, 2023April 24, 2025BMC Discovery 20.02 (12.0)

CentOS 7 support 

The CentOS 7 OS ends maintenance support on 30 June 2024. BMC will be unable to provide CentOS 7 OS updates after the CentOS 7 OS end of maintenance support on 30 June 2024.

CentOS 6 support 

BMC Discovery 11.3 has reached "End of version support" and was the last version supporting CentOS 6. If you are still using BMC Discovery 11.3, BMC Customer Support recommends upgrading to a more current version, release, or service pack of the product.

Upgrading to newer product version and migration path

The following table lists the migration path to upgrade to the latest BMC Discovery version from your current version and provides the corresponding documentation links:

Current version

Upgrade path

BMC Discovery 23.1 (12.8)

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from Red Hat 7 or CentOS 7-based appliances.

BMC Discovery 22.2 (12.5)

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from Red Hat 7 or CentOS 7-based appliances.

BMC Discovery 22.1 (12.4)

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from Red Hat 7 or CentOS 7-based appliances.

BMC Discovery 21.3 (12.3)You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from Red Hat 7 or CentOS 7-based appliances.
BMC Discovery 21.05 (12.2)You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from CentOS 7-based appliances.
BMC Discovery 20.08 (12.1)

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from CentOS 7-based appliances.

BMC Discovery 20.02 (12.0)

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.3 (13.0) from CentOS 7-based appliances.

End of version support

When a version of BMC Discovery reaches the "End of version support" stage, it means that you can access most technical documentation, known resolutions and workarounds, existing patches and Service Packs, and BMC support communities will remain available where applicable. However, no new sustaining maintenance releases, enhancements, patches, or hotfixes will be made to that version or release. BMC Customer Support recommends upgrading to a more current version, release, or service pack of the product.

The following table shows the most recent versions in the end of version support stage, lists the requirements to upgrade to version 11.3 from these earlier versions, and provides the corresponding documentation links.

Current version

Migration path

BMC Discovery 11.3.x

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 23.1 (12.8) from CentOS 7-based appliances.

From CentOS 6-based appliances, you must backup your data and restore it to a new BMC Discovery 23.1 (12.8) appliance. For more information, see upgrading to BMC Discovery 23.1 (12.8).

BMC Discovery 11.2.x

You can directly upgrade to BMC Discovery 11.3.

BMC Discovery 11.1.x

You can directly upgrade to:

BMC Discovery 11.0.x

You can directly upgrade to:

BMC Atrium Discovery 10.2.x

You can directly upgrade to

BMC Atrium Discovery 10.1.x

You can directly upgrade to



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