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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2012-Jul-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 8.2 and 8.3 series.

Release Compatibility

TKU 2012-Jul-1 is released in two streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 8.2 series
  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 8.3 series

Note

TKU July (TKU 2012-Jul-1) is not compatible with nor supported on versions of BMC Atrium Discovery before v8.2.0

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.

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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 - 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) and Printer definition files (compatible with Atrium Discovery 8.3 and above)
    • System - Patterns that detect configuration issues and populate Discovery Conditions as well as patterns used by the CMDB sync system
  • 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.

Installation and Upgrade

  • 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
  • Atrium Discovery 8.3.00 - 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-2012-07-1.xls

In this Release

New Pattern Modules

Vendor Product Category Platforms Instances Versioning Product Page
HSQL Development Group HyperSQL Relational Database Management System UNIX, Windows Y N

HSQL Development Group HyperSQL

IBM Business Process Manager Process Automation Middleware UNIX, Windows Y Y

IBM Business Process Manager
Atrium Discovery 8.3 only

IBM Content Collector for Microsoft SharePoint Content Management Windows Y Y

IBM Content Collector for Microsoft SharePoint

IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition Process Automation Middleware UNIX, Windows Y Y

IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFE ref. Product Enhancement SI Key Change Product Page
QM001713921 Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Pure Internet Architecture Pattern updated to add support for discovering the product running on Windows hosts. SI model updated based on additional research Y

Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Pure Internet Architecture

QM001754633 Software AG webMethods Broker Pattern updated with support for discovering the product running on Windows hosts. SI model updated based on additional research Y

Software AG webMethods Broker

QM001755658 HP OpenView Operations (OVO) HP OpenView Operations Manager pattern trigger updated with an additional process regex to add support for version 9 and later of the product N

HP Operations Manager

QM001755885 Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server extended database discovery pattern updated to no longer use file based database discovery as one of the default methods as database file names do not necessarily match the names of the databases. File based discovery is now user configurable option (turned off by default), and if used will no longer create DatabaseDetail nodes but Detail nodes instead (not automatically synced to Atrium CMDB).
Finally, the pattern code managing the lifecycle of DatabaseDetail (and Detail) nodes created by the pattern has been improved

N

Microsoft SQL Server

QM001757301\\ QM001727125 BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping pattern module enhanced with a pattern to identify Atrium Discovery Windows proxy N

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping

QM001757694 Adobe ColdFusion Adobe ColdFusion pattern has been enhanced to add support for ColdFusion 9.x N

Adobe ColdFusion

QM001758117\\ QM001758275 Software Product Support Details Support lifecycle information added for BMC Patrol Agent and CONTROL-M products N/A

Software Product Life Cycle Patterns - Extended Data Pack 2012-Jul-1

QM001758331 Microsoft Lync Microsoft Lync pattern module updated to add support for discovery of Microsoft Lync Server Director and Microsoft Lync Server Group Chat N

Microsoft Lync Server

QM001758807 Oracle Database Oracle Database Server pattern code which determines the IP address and port the database is listening on updated to ensure that only IP addresses pertaining to the host being scanned are considered N

Oracle Database

QM001758842 OS Product Support Details Support lifecycle information added for Oracle Enterprise Linux N/A

OS Product Life Cycle Patterns - Extended Data Pack 2012-Jul-1

QM001759141 Microsoft Internet Information Services Web Server pattern that discovers IIS 6 has been enhanced so that Web Sites that are defined via server bindings in Custom tags are also discovered N

Microsoft Internet Information Services

QM001759625 Oracle (BEA) WebLogic Application Server WebLogic Application Server patterns updated with an improved method for JMX port discovery based on customer feedback N

Oracle (BEA) WebLogic Application Server

QM001760208 Oracle Database Oracle Database TNS Listener pattern code that processes listener.ora files to work out the relationship of each listener with Oracle Database Server improved N

Oracle Database

QM001760811 TIBCO Hawk Pattern further updated with addition of domain information to the SI created N

TIBCO Hawk Agent

QM001760813 TIBCO Enterprise Message Service TIBCO EMS pattern updated to model TIBCO EMS queues and topics N

TIBCO Enterprise Message Service

#15910 IBM Lotus Forms Server - Forms Services Platform\\ IBM Lotus Forms Server - Webform Server Patterns updated to ensure that they trigger only when the IBM Lotus Forms Server is likely to be installed N

IBM Forms Server - Forms Services Platform
IBM Forms Server - Webform Server

#15926 IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Pattern updated with a more specific trigger to ensure that it does not trigger if the product is unlikely to be running on the host N

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center

#16018 IBM License Metric Tool Code in the pattern that deals with managing the lifecycle of the SI improved N

IBM License Metric Tool

US137069 IBM DB2 Connect Pattern enhanced with code to obtain edition information for the product N

IBM DB2 Connect

US132668 Multiple product patterns Product patterns in the TKU that use code which searches for related Software Instance node have had this code moved to a set of common library functions to improve maintainability N

Actuate BIRT iServer
Autonomy IDOL
Autonomy Interwoven OpenDeploy
Autonomy Interwoven Universal Search
BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping - Legacy
BMC BladeLogic Server Automation Suite
BMC CONTROL-M
BMC ProactiveNet Analytics
BMC PATROL DashBoard
BMC Patrol Enterprise Manager
BMC Transaction Management Application Response Time
Borland SilkTest
Borland StarTeam
CA Wily Introscope
HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping
HP Performance Manager
IBM Cognos TM1 Executive Viewer
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
IBM Forms Server - Webform Server
IBM Lotus Sametime
IBM Rational Asset Manager
IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager
IBM Tivoli CAM for SOA Platform
IBM Tivoli Data Warehouse
IBM Tivoli Netcool Reporter
IBM Tivoli Service Request Manager
IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager
IBM WebSphere Business Events
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager
Oracle Content DB
Oracle Siebel CRM
Oracle VM
Oracle E-Business Suite
Quest Recovery Manager for SharePoint
SAS Foundation Services
SAS Server
Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Sybase Enterprise Connect Data Access
Sybase Replication Agent software
Symantec Backup Exec
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery
Symantec Deployment Solution
Symantec Management Platform
Symantec VERITAS CommandCentral Storage
Symantec Workflow
VMware Consolidated Backup
VMware Virtual Machine software
VMware High Availability
VMware vCenter Server
VMware vMotion

- Multiple product patterns A number of patterns that perform searches based on IP addresses have been updated to add support for IPv6 IP addresses N

Adobe Acrobat Elements Server
Actuate BIRT iServer
Autonomy IDOL
Autonomy Interwoven OpenDeploy
Autonomy Interwoven TeamSite
Autonomy Interwoven Universal Search
BEA Tuxedo
BMC ProactiveNet Analytics
BMC PATROL DashBoard
BMC Patrol Enterprise Manager
BMC BladeLogic Server Automation Suite
CA Wily Introscope
Citrix XenServer
HP Diagnostics
HP Performance Manager
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
IBM Cognos BI Metrics Server
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
IBM Forms Server - Webform Server
IBM Rational Asset Manager
IBM Rational Build Forge
IBM Rational Jazz Server
IBM Tivoli CAM for Response Time
IBM Tivoli CAM for SOA Platform
IBM Tivoli CAM for Transactions
IBM Tivoli Data Warehouse
IBM Tivoli Intelligent Orchestrator
IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager
IBM Tivoli Monitoring
IBM WebSphere InterChange Server
Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Microsoft SQL Server
NRG Global ScenarioBuilder
OpenVZ Containers Virtualization
Oracle Essbase
Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
SAP Business Suite
Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Sun Solaris Zone Container
Symantec Management Platform

Defects Resolved

The following defects have been fixed in BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2012-Jul-1

Case No Defect No Details Product Page
ISS03963211 QM001758265 Problem: In certain cases the BMC Patrol Agent pattern will not take into account user configured option indicating the paths to use when attempting to obtain version of the product Solution: Code fix.

BMC Patrol Agent

ISS03973228 QM001758543 Problem: Sybase ASE pattern can incorrectly assume that Sybase ASE Cluster Edition is running and stop further exection due to the incorrect parsing of command-line arguments Solution: Code fix. Pattern regular expression used to parse command-line arguments (in order to detect ASE Cluster Edition) improved

Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise

ISS03973228 QM001758551 Problem: Sybase ASE patterns can incorrectly parse command-line arguments when attempting to extract the server name, leading to populating the wrong value in the 'instance' attribute of the respective SI Solution: Code fix. Pattern regular expression used to parse command-line arguments improved

Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise

ISS03982417\\ QM001761921 Problem: IBM DB2 Connect Server pattern can exit with an ECA Engine error while verifying installation of the product on the host being scanned Solution: Code fix.

IBM DB2 Connect

- #15454 Oracle (BEA) WebLogic Application Server pattern updated to change the SI type based on the version of the product.

BEA WebLogic Application Server

- #15794 Problem: BMC Atrium Discovery pattern should not model a single instance of BMC Atrium Discovery as a BAI Solution: Pattern module updated to remove the pattern that creates the BAI

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping

- #16077 Problem: Criteria for creation of IBM Rational Team Concert SI are too weak Solution: Pattern updated with improved algorithm to confirm that the product is actually present on the host

IBM Rational Team Concert

- #16254 Problem: BMC BladeLogic Client Automation pattern can exit with an ECA Engine error due to incorrect handling of a result coming from a common library function used to return related SIs Solution: Code fix.

BMC BladeLogic Client Automation

- #16281 Problem: Location of the default profile file as used by patterns in the SAP module can be incorrectly obtained leading to failure to read this file Solution: Code fix.

SAP Business Suite

- #16284 Problem: There is an unnecessary removal block in HP OpenViewe Performance Insight pattern Solution: Code removed from the pattern

HP OpenView Performance Insight

- #16285 Problem: Invalid (wrong spelling) relationship used in a search expression in MetricsManagerApplication pattern of IBM Cognos BI Metrics Server pattern module Solution: Code fix.

IBM Cognos BI Metrics Server

- #16286 Problem: Invalid (wrong spelling) relationship used in a search expression in BIApplication pattern of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence pattern Solution: Code fix.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

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