The goal of BMC Discovery is to automate asset discovery and identify systems in the network and obtain relevant information from them as quickly as possible and with the lowest impact, using a variety of different tools and techniques to communicate. 

Learn what’s new or changed for BMC Discovery 24.2 (14.0), including new features, urgent issues, documentation updates, and fixes or patches.


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Known and corrected issues

Support information

Installation process overview

BMC Discovery training and certification Open link

BMC Helix CMDB Release notes Open link

May 9, 2024

The following enhancements are available in this release of BMC Discovery:

  • BMC Discovery 24.2 introduces improvements to the way that reasoning works. Part of the reasoning changes make improvements to TPL compilation and execution.
  • Securely register Outposts using the REST APIs
  • Filter on relationship attributes in the visual query builder
  • Produce compact JSON output from the REST API
  • Discover and display additional attributes for TLS Certificate Discovery.
  • The BMC Discovery Outpost only uses 'Modern' ciphers as defined by Mozilla. See this article on the Mozilla website.
24.2 (14.0) enhancements


You can upgrade to version 24.2 (14.0) from version 12.0 (20.02) or later. For information about the upgrade, see Upgrading.


Ready-made PDFs are available on the PDFs and videos page. You can also create a custom PDF.

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.  

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 Export menu in the upper-right, select a format:
    • Export to PDF to export the current page or a set of pages to PDF
    • Export to Word to export the current page to Word format

  2. If exporting to PDF, select what you want to export:
    • Only this page to export the current page
    • This page and its children to export a set of pages

For example, selecting This page and its children from the home page exports the entire space to PDF.



Plan an installation based on recommended sizing and system requirements, performance tuning and benchmarks, and licensing entitlement. 



Install the product and learn how to migrate the product data.



Perform pre-upgrade tasks, upgrade BMC Discovery, Windows proxies, and BMC Discovery Outpost, and perform post-upgrade configuration.

Service and application modeling


As a regular user, get a quick and easy approach to service and application modeling, which enables you to choose any entry points into an application or service, and begin modeling from there.

BMC Discovery Outpost


Know about BMC Discovery Outpost, the application software that runs as a lightweight Windows service on a dedicated Windows server in your data center or on a public cloud for the discovery of all types of devices. 



As a network administrator, learn about security audits, firewall ports, and more to ensure a secure installation of BMC Discovery.



As a user or administrator, explore how you can integrate BMC Discovery with other products.



As a user or administrator, understand the standard pages and methods of navigating the BMC Discovery UI.



As an administrator, manage users and groups, clusters, licenses, and more in BMC Discovery.



As a developer, access information describing the TPL and node lifecycle.



Resolve common issues or errors, review logs, or contact Support.

BMC Discovery content reference


As a user, explore the products that BMC Discovery can discover and know about the monthly TKU updates.

Product trials

Product trials



Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base




BMC Training and Certification

PDFs and videos


Get a list of all the videos and a PDF version of the BMC Discovery documentation.



Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about BMC Discovery.

Related spaces


See the documentation of products related to BMC Discovery.

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