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Technology Knowledge Update TKU 2020-Apr-1 contains the following additional product content for the BMC Discovery 11.3 and 11.2 series:

Important Note for BMC Discovery for Multi-Cloud users

Please be aware that for the 2019 December TKU we enhanced the Cloud Regions model and Cloud Services are now segregated by account. As a result, the keys of all CloudRegion and CloudService nodes, and many contained nodes may change, even if you only discover a single account.

If you synchronize to CMDB, the identities of the corresponding CIs may also change. If you performing upgrade from 2019 November TKU or earlier to the current release you should be aware that the existing nodes are not deleted automatically. It is highly recommended to remove the old nodes created by previous TKU from the BMC Discovery model. You can achieve this by deleting the patterns that were deactivated by the patterns from the fresh TKU. And in order to remove the old CIs from the CMDB you should perform a re-synchronization.

Product content updates require appliance restart

When product content is added, the appliance is restarted as part of the update. You are given the opportunity to prevent the restart, though if you do so, none of the knowledge content will be installed.


Feature updates

  1. Added support for Google Cloud Run discovery. (DRDC1-14054)
  2. Added support for Microsoft Azure Managed Instance(DRDC1-12279, DRDC1-13513)
  3. Added support for Microsoft Azure Sql Virtual Clusters. (DRDC1-13779)
  4. Moved prepareAttrs from CloudCommon to the DiscoveryFunctions. (DRDC1-14767)

For more information about Cloud Discovery, see Supported Cloud Providers

Other defects

The following additional defects were resolved in Product Content 2020-Apr-1:

  • Scan of Windows server from Microsoft's Semi-Annual Channel end with "Skipped - desktop host discovery has been disabled". (DRUD1-25351)

Changes to discovery commands

Discovery commands are unchanged in Product Content 2020-Apr-1.

Model changes

Taxonomy has been updated to support new relationships for BlueCat devices and Dell Remote Management Controller. For details, please see (DRDC1-13710).

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