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Technology Knowledge Update TKU 2020-Feb-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 the following AWS Inventory Resources:

      2. Added support for the following Azure Inventory Resources:

     3. Improved Azure Web Apps modelling in Discovery. (DRDC1-14420)

     4. Added UAE region to Azure discovery (w/o UAE Central) . (DRDC1-14497)

More information about Cloud Discovery can be found here.

Other defects

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

  • ECA Error in AmazonCloudTrail pattern. (DRDC1-14448)
  • AWS Common function: Empty AccountAlias causes ECAErrors. (DRDC1-14360)
  • OpenStackNeutron and OpenStackOctavia naming should be fixed. (DRDC1-11562)
  • AWS Athena API returns default workgroups in all regions. (DRDC1-14182)
  • Various GCP patterns issues that lead to Database sync mapping errors (instance attribute is absent for DataBase node). (DRDC1-14449)
  • The chart "Software By End of Life Date" fails on ParseFailure/Syntax Error. (DRUD1-28386)
  • Problems with HP IVMs. (DRUD1-27042)
  • Discovery doesn't create relation between Deployment and Cluster. (DRDC1-14552)

Changes to discovery commands

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

Model changes

For the TKU Feb release the following model changes have been introduced:

  • New credentials are introduced for Cisco ACI. (DRDC1-13224, DRDC1-11112)
  • Taxonomy was updated to support new relationships for Cisco ACI. (DRDC1-13224, DRDC1-11112)

More information about Cisco ACI discovery can be found on our Cisco ACI page.

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