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

Release Compatibility

TKU 2011-Jul-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 July (TKU 2011-Jul-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 July 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-2011-07-1.xls

In this Release

New Pattern Modules

Vendor Product Category Platforms Instances Versioning Product Page
BEA (Oracle) WebLogic Builder Application Deployment Software UNIX, Windows Y Y

BEA WebLogic Builder

BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops Identity and Access Management Windows Y Y

BeyondTrust PowerBroker Desktops

IBM Enterprise Records Content Management Windows Y Y

IBM Enterprise Records

IBM FileNet Fax Content Management Windows Y Y

IBM FileNet Fax

IBM Informix Enterprise Gateway Manager with DRDA Relational Database Management Systems UNIX Y Y

IBM Informix Enterprise Gateway Manager with DRDA

IBM WebSphere Integration Developer Application Development Software UNIX, Windows Y Y

IBM WebSphere Integration Developer

Microsoft Business Intelligence Development Studio Application Development Software Windows Y Y

Microsoft Business Intelligence Development Studio

OpenText Fax Server Content Management Windows Y Y

OpenText Fax Server

Quest ActiveRoles Management Shell for Active Directory Identity and Access Management Windows Y Y

Quest ActiveRoles Management Shell for Active Directory

Enhancements

RFE ref. Product Enhancement SI Key Change Product Page
QM001695874 BMC Remedy AR System BMC Remedy AR System pattern was enhanced to add support for modelling of AR Server groups as part of a BMC AR System installation. N

BMC Remedy AR System

QM001702506 BMC Atrium CMDB BMC Atrium CMDB pattern updated to support versioning of Atrium CMDB 2.1 N

BMC Atrium CMDB

QM001707632 SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal The SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal pattern model has been improved to support multi-server installations Y

SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal

QM001707632 SAP Business Suite Work on improving the SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal pattern also lead to minor changes to the SAP Business Suite Java Server Process and Java Application Server patterns N

SAP Business Suite

QM001708151 Oracle Real Application Clusters The Oracle Real Application Clusters pattern has been updated to allow use of user-defined configuration list of paths when searching for crs_stat command (used to obtain cluster configuration details) N

Oracle Real Application Clusters

QM001709222 IBM WebSphere MQ Code to determine the processes associate to an instance of WebSphere MQ has been improved based on customer feedback N

IBM WebSphere MQ

QM001709833 Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct Pattern was added to the Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct to support discovery of the Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct Server Server on the UNIX platform N

IBM Sterling Connect Direct

QM001710304 Oracle (BEA) WebLogic Application Server WebLogic Application Server pattern has had path versioning improved as well as adding mapping of full version to Oracle market version (v10 onwards) N

BEA WebLogic Application Server

- BMC Atrium Orchestrator Search queries within the Configuration Distribution Peer and Atrium Orchestrator patterns were removed due to potential performance issues. The relationships created between the components are not deemed as important as the performance improvement obtained by removing the code that creates them N

BMC Atrium Orchestrator

- HP OpenView ServiceCenter Another method to find a configuration file on the Unix platform was added to the Web Tier pattern, based on customer feedback. N

HP OpenView ServiceCenter

- Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Pattern enhanced by adding an additional registry path to support versioning of older releases N

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

- Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services Pattern enhanced by adding an additional registry path to support versioning of older releases N

Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services

- Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Pattern enhanced by adding an additional registry path to support versioning of older releases N

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

- Microsoft Visual Studio Code Editor and Debugger patterns enhanced by adding WMI versioning, improved parsing of version information obtained, and also improved the model of the product components (SI key updated) Y

Microsoft Visual Studio

Bugs Fixed

The following bugs have been fixed in this release

Case No Defect No Details Product Page
ISS03779912 QM001706990 Problem: Performance of the pattern and therefor Atrium Discovery can be significantly impacted if large number of Integration Server components (packages) are installed on a host being scanned Solution: A user defined option added to the pattern to disable (by default) obtaining the details of all Software AG webMethods Integration Server packages

Software AG webMethods Integration Server

ISS03779570 QM001709507 Problem: McAfee Common Framework Service SI was being created even when it is more likely that McAfee Common Management Agent is running (which has the Common Framework Service as one of its internal components) Solution: Pattern updated to attempt to determine whether McAfee Common Management Agent is running (by looking for other associated processes running from the same installation path as Common Framework Service) and create an SI for it instead of that for McAfee Common Framework Service

McAfee Common Framework

ISS03760431 QM001709641 Problem: Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct Server not always detected on the Windows platform Solution: Pattern updated to resolve this issue and furthermore additional versioning methods added as well as improving the model created by the pattern

IBM Sterling Connect Direct

ISS03789674 QM001709865 Problem: WebLogic Application Server pattern can incorrectly parse the application server installation path (BEA HOME) Solution: Pattern updated to resolve this issue

BEA WebLogic Application Server

ISS03774060 QM001711237 Problem: In certain cases (older versions of SAP Business Suite) the pattern can fail to correctly determine the DB Server type the suite is using therefore failing to obtain detailed information for the model Solution: SAP Business Suite SI pattern updated with additional code to resolve this issue

SAP Business Suite

ISS03757676 QM001711633 Problem: BM Remedy AR Server pattern can fail to correctly identify the related MS SQL Database Server Solution: Pattern enhanced with additional method to locate the related MS SQL Database Server

BMC Remedy AR System

ISS03787179 - Sybase jConnect pattern SI key has been updated to by default use the installation path if obtained in order to improve the model for the product

Sybase jConnect for JDBC

- Zilla 14719 VMware UUID token ID that is generated by one of the patterns in the VMware pattern module is now formed in the same way that other BMC Atrium data providers create it in order to ensure consistency of data within the Atrium CMDB

VMware Virtual Machine software

- Zilla 14824 Microsoft SQL Server deep DB discovery pattern no longer incorrectly creates Database Detail node of type 'SQL Database Schema' to represent a database, and instead now creates a Database Detail node of type 'SQL Server Database'

Microsoft SQL Server - Database Detail Pattern

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