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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2011-Feb-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 8.1 and 8.2 series.

Release Compatibility

TKU 2011-Feb-1 is released in two streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 8.1 series
  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 8.2 series

Note

TKU February (TKU 2011-Feb-1) is not compatible with nor supported on versions of BMC Atrium Discovery before v8.1.0

Download

Customers can access this TKU release from the BMC Electronic Product Distribution Website. If you are a customer or partner and do not already have a login please contact your BMC account manager.

Check out this demo if you are unsure how to download from BMC EPD site

Contents

The release comprises of components packaged as two licensable entities:

  • BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update
    • Core - Patterns that model various software products
    • Deep Database discovery - Patterns that extend some of the core database patterns to obtain additional detailed information about certain databases
    • Deep J2EE discovery (Atrium Discovery 8.2 and above) - Patterns that obtain detailed information about certain application servers
    • Network Device Integration Module with associated Network Device definition files (compatible with Atrium Discovery 8.2.01 and above)
  • BMC Atrium Discovery Extended Data Pack
    • Product Lifecycle - Patterns that populate Atrium Discovery with information about End-of-Life, End-of-Support, and End-of-Extended-Support for versions of certain host Operating Systems as well as versions of certain software products
    • Hardware Reference Data - Patterns and data import CSV file that populate Atrium Discovery with power and heat consumption figures for various hosts.

To see some of the highlights of this release visit the February In The Spotlight Page

Installation and Upgrade

  • Atrium Discovery 8.1 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 8.2.00 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 8.2.01 and later - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here

A matrix covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns is available to our customers from the BMC Electronic Product Distribution Website. The filename is TKU_Command_File_Matrix-2011-02-1.xls

In this Release

New Pattern Modules

Vendor Product Category Platforms Instances Versioning Product Page
IBM Information Center Application Server Software Platforms UNIX, Windows Y Y

IBM Information Center

IBM Informix SQL Runtime Relational Database Management Systems UNIX Y Y

IBM Informix SQL Runtime

IBM Mobile Portal Accelerator Data Integration and Access Software UNIX,Windows Y Y

IBM Mobile Portal Accelerator

IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition Content Management UNIX,Windows Y Y

IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition

Open Source Nginx Webserver Application Server Software Platforms UNIX,Windows Y Y

Nginx Webserver

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFE ref. Product Enhancement SI Key Change Product Page
US78087 IBM OmniFind Discovery Edition Discovery Edition Server is now modeled as a second order Software Instance containing Deployment and Extension edition Y

IBM OmniFind Discovery Edition

US74555 IBM Lotus Expeditor Pattern was updated to support deployment on UNIX platform N

IBM Lotus Expeditor

US75477 IBM WebSphere Message Broker The pattern was updated to support v7 of the product as well as adding package versioning on the Windows platform N

IBM WebSphere MQ Message Broker

US76869 IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture Pattern was updated to support deployment on UNIX platform N

IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture

US79298 IBM Cognos PowerPlay Pattern was updated to support deployment on UNIX platform N

IBM Cognos PowerPlay

US78013 IBM Cognos TM1 Pattern was updated to support deployment on UNIX platform N

IBM Cognos TM1

US79790 IBM Informix Dynamic Server Pattern was enhanced for adding new versioning methods, additional attributes for Software Instance and new supported versions Y

IBM Informix Dynamic Server

US78243 IBM WebSphere Portal Server Pattern was enhanced for supporting version 7.0 Y

IBM WebSphere Portal Server

QM001689078\\ QM001691875 Oracle Clusterware Pattern updated with an improved method to obtain cluster information from the cluster.ini file. Furthermore, an alternative method (execution of a particular command) to obtain cluster information was added based on customer feedback. N

Oracle Clusterware

QM001689930 Quest Foglight Pattern enhanced with additional triggers and versioning information can now also be extracted from trigger process arguments N

Quest Foglight

QM001682076, QM001682076 Microsoft SharePoint Pattern enhanced for adding more versions to the SharePointVersions table and to distinguish between free and paid versions of SharePoint N

Microsoft SharePoint

QM001691282 Microsoft BizTalk Server Pattern enhanced for adding additional known versions to metadata N

Microsoft BizTalk Server

QM001692988 BMC Patrol Agent Pattern enhanced for running active command with privileged execution if enabled in Pattern Configuration N

BMC Patrol Agent

Bugs Fixed

The following bugs have been fixed in BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2011-Feb-1

Case No Defect No Details Product Page
ISS03726261 QM001694590 Problem: Software Instance incorrectly linked to multiple Hosts Solution: Code changed to use installation path as Key instead of Key Group

IBM InfoSphere QualityStage
IBM InfoSphere Metadata Workbench
BMC Remedy AR System

ISS03723613 QM001694595 Problem: WebLogic Integration instances not uniquely identified when exporting the Software Instances to the CMDB Solution: Code changed to add related WebLogic Application Server name to Software Instance name and key

BEA WebLogic Integration

N/A 14306 Problem: Borland SilkTest pattern can in certain cases exit with an ECA engine error Solution: Code fix

Borland SilkTest

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2 Comments

  1. Unknown User (petrus.johansson@ikea.com)

    I believe there were a change to the Oracle.Clusterware package as well in this release?

    1. Yes there was a change indeed. It's now been added in the Enhancements table. Thanks for pointing it out.