Product content TKU 2023-Sep-2

Technology Knowledge Update TKU 2023-Sep-2 contains additional product content for the 20.08, 21.05, 21.3, 22.1, 22.2, 23.1, and 23.3 versions of BMC Discovery.

Product content updates require appliance restart

This TKU release contains product content additions. The appliance is restarted when product content is added to the update. You can prevent the restart, but none of the knowledge content will be installed if you do so.

For more information about Cloud Discovery, see Supported Cloud Providers

Feature updates

The following features and enhancements are introduced within the scope of this release: 

  • CLOUD/AWS: Added the cloud_id  value (Cloud Identifier) for Amazon Host nodes with the ARN. For more details, see (DRDC1-20458).
  • CLOUD/AWS: Added the discovery of the relationships between the Amazon RDS nodes in a read replica setup. For more details, see (DRDC1-13989) and the documentation here.
  • CLOUD/AZURE: Added support for the discovery of Microsoft Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server. For more details, see (DRDC1-20864) and the documentation here.
  • CLOUD/AZURE: Added the following patterns to the Microsoft Azure discovery scan (for more details, see DRDC1-18245):
  • CLOUD/AZURE: Fixed an issue with an ECA error after the Microsoft Azure cloud scan is executed. For more details, see (DRDC1-21626) and the documentation here.
  • CLOUD/AZURE: Updated the full_version logic for the database based on the type of Azure PostgreSQL Database server: Microsoft Azure Database for PostgreSQL and Microsoft Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server. For more details, see (DRDC1-21655) and the documentation here.
  • CLOUD/AZURE: Updated the Microsoft Azure InferLoadBalancer pattern to prevent an ECA error. For more details, see (DRDC1-21636) and the documentation here.
  • CLOUD/GCP: Added a new cloud pattern for GCP workflows. For more details, see (DRDC1-21312) and the documentation here.
  • HOST: Added support for the discovery of the virtual and cloud hosted attributes for Google hosts. For more details, see (DRDC1-21620) and the documentation here.
  • HOST: Improved the discovery of the HP ProLiant server running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. For more details, see (DRDC1-21641).
  • NETWORK DEVICES: Improved the discovery of the operational status attribute in the NetworkInterface inferred node. For more details, see (DRDC1-21659).
  • DATABASES: SAP HANA Extended Database Discovery. Improved the database discovery by adding the SAP HANA JDBC driver. For more details, see (DRDC1-21108) and the documentation here.
  • STORAGE: Updated the Huawei OceanStor REST pattern to discover FC ports if an FC parent ID has non-standard formatting. For more details, see (DRDC1-21508) and the documentation here.
  • STORAGE: Updated the pattern to discover vStores (virtual StorageSystem) and Logical Ports (virtual Network Interfaces). For more details, see (DRDC1-14669) and the documentation here.
  • STORAGE: Updated the storage pattern to display a storage system related to the host in the UI details. For more details, see (DRDC1-21337) and the documentation here.
  • STORAGE: Updated visualization to show StorageUse relationship between physical and virtual disks. For more details, see (DRDC1-21591).
  • STORAGE: Added full support for Huawei OceanStor 5300 V5 via REST APIs. For more details, see (DRDC1-21650) and the documentation here.  
  • STORAGE: Added support for HP TapeLibrary (StoreOnce type) information with the HPE StoreOnce (REST) pattern. For more details, see (DRDC1-21434) and the documentation here.   

Defects

The following defects are fixed within the scope of this release: 

  • API: Fixed an issue with the topology output that returns nodes outside of the model definition. For more details, see (DRUD1-42081).
  • CLOUD/OCI: Fixed an issue with a trailing space in the short_name of the cloud provider. For more details, see (DRDC1-21617) and the documentation here.

Changes to discovery commands

Discovery commands are unchanged in Product Content 2023-Sep-2.

Model changes

Taxonomy is updated for the following:

  • NETWORK DEVICES: Added the hsrp_virtual attribute to the IPAddress node. For more details, see (DRDC1-13987).
  • TAXONOMY: Added the instance attribute to the SoftwareCluster node. For more details, see (DRDC1-21602).
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