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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2013-Aug-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 8.3 and 9.0 series.

The July 2013 TKU included a change to the CMDB Sync mapping. After installing the July TKU, when you synchronize with the CMDB first time, all BMC_Database, BMC_SoftwareServer, BMC_ApplicationSystem, and BMC_Cluster CIs are updated and their TokenIds are set.

Release Compatibility

TKU 2013-Aug-1 is released in two streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 8.3 series
  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 9.0 series

Note

TKU August (TKU 2013-Aug-1) is not compatible with nor supported on versions of BMC Atrium Discovery before v8.3.00

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 components packaged as two entities:

  • BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update
  • BMC Atrium Discovery Extended Data Pack, which is a separately licenseable product.
    • 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 8.3.00 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 9.0.00 - 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-2013-08-1.xls

In this Release

New Pattern Modules

Vendor Product Category Platforms Instances Versioning Product Page
Automic ONE Automation Process Automation Middleware UNIX/Windows Y Y

Automic ONE Automation

Oracle Directory Server Data Integration and Access Software UNIX/Windows Y Y

Oracle Directory Server

Oracle Process Manager Other Application Server Middleware UNIX/Windows Y Y

Oracle Process Manager

Oracle Web Cache Other Application Server Middleware UNIX/Windows Y Y

Oracle Web Cache

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFE ref. Product Enhancement SI Key Change Product Page
QM001790444 VMware vCenter Server VMware vCenter Server pattern module was enhanced through addition of a pattern to support discovery of vCenter Server Linux Virtual Appliance N/A

VMware vCenter Server

QM001793954 BMC Network Automation BMC Network Automation Server pattern (Windows) was updated with an improved trigger condition to increase the likelyhood of the discovery of this product. The SI key was also updated to be in sync with the SI key created for the BMC Network Automation Server SI when discovered on the UNIX platform. Y

BMC BladeLogic Network Automation

QM001794855 TIBCO Rendezvous Pattern was enhanced through an addition of a new trigger as well as new package used for package versioning N

TIBCO Rendezvous

QM001795684 Software AG webMethods Integration Server Pattern updated with an improved trigger to enable identification of newer versions of the software N

Software AG webMethods Integration Server

QM001795872 IBM Lotus Notes and Domino IBM Lotus Domino Server pattern updated through addition of another SI attribute which stores fully hierarchical server name N

IBM Notes and Domino

QM001796582 IBM Rational ClearCase IBM Rational ClearCase pattern that creates a 2nd order SI to model the software has been updated with stricter conditions under which this SI will be created N

IBM Rational ClearCase

QM001796829 Software Support Details Software Support Details for Oracle Fusion Middleware components updated N/A

BMC Atrium Discovery EDP Software Product Support Details

QM001798119 Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Pure Internet Architecture Application Server pattern updated with an improvement to the file versioning approach N

Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Pure Internet Architecture

QM001798324 BMC BladeLogic Server Automation Suite Function in the module that performs active versioning updated N

BMC BladeLogic Server Automation Suite

#TKU-1850\\ #TKU-1887\\ #TKU-1894 HP Systems Insight Manager Patterns in the HP Systems Insight Manager module have had a number of improvements including updating the SI key to improve the model, service pack information now set in the service_pack attribute instead of being embedded in the product_version attribute, patch information set in the patch attribute (if applicable) Y

HP Systems Insight Manager

#TKU-1851 SAP Business Suite

SAP pattern has been updated to model the modules identified running in a SAP environment as SoftwareComponent nodes - the old model which created Detail nodes is still present, but should be regarded as deprecated

N

SAP Business Suite

#TKU-1852 IBM Forms Designer\\IBM Forms Server Services Platform\\IBM Forms Server Webform Server Patterns updated to set the correct SI type and product attributes based on version to enable correct mapping to entries in BMC Product Catalog N

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

#TKU-1898 Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server Search queries used by the pattern to relate the created SI with Microsoft IIS were updated to sync up with recent changes to the Microsoft IIS pattern N

Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server

#TKU-1900 Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services Pattern trigger updated and aligned with recent changes to the Microsoft IIS pattern N

Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services

- Oracle Application Server The relationship that ApplicationServerOC4J pattern creates between Oracle Application Server OC4J Instance SI and Oracle Process Manager SI has now been changed to 'Management' relationship as this is more appropriate. A minor update was also made to path versioning in ApplicationServerOC4J and OC4J patterns. N

Oracle Application Server

- BMC Remedy AR System BMC Remedy AR System module has had additional application GUIDs added to ApplicationSupportedType table to enhance identification of installed applications N

BMC Remedy AR System

Defects Resolved

The following defects have been fixed in BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2013-Aug-1

Case No Defect No Details Product Page
ISS04164558 QM001796832

Problem: SI key used in the patterns in Sybase ASE module may not be unique enough in certain scenarios

Solution: Code fix. SI key updated in all Sybase ASE module patterns

Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise

ISS04144816\\ ISS04157590 QM001798081 Problem: IBM WebSphere Application Server extended J2EE discovery pattern can exit with an ECA error while parsing application details Solution: Code fix. Parsing improved.

IBM WebSphere Application Server

ISS04171436 QM001799288 Problem: BMC Network Automation server (UNIX) pattern has incorrect trigger Solution: Code fix. Trigger condition updated.

BMC BladeLogic Network Automation

ISS04170798 QM001799702 Problem: EMC NetWorker Client pattern may fail to correctly parse information about the server host with too much data retrieved Solution: Code fix. Parsing algorithm updated.

EMC NetWorker

- #TKU-1841 Problem: IBM Rational RequisitePro parses incorrectly the name of the file to be read to obtain version information Solution: Code fix. Regular expression to extract the file name improved.

IBM Rational RequisitePro

- #TKU-1896 Problem: Oracle WebLogic Server extended J2EE discovery pattern can exit with an ECA error when parsing application information Solution: Code fix

Oracle WebLogic Server

- #TKU-1902 Problem: FoundationSecurity pattern can exit with an ECA engine error Solution: Code fix.

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping

- #TKU-1904 Patterns in the BMC Performance Manager Portal, BMC Recovery Manager and BMC CONTROL-M/Forecast modules updated to set product_version to greater level of detail to align it with EOL data as published by BMC Software.

BMC Performance Manager Portal
BMC Recovery Manager
BMC CONTROL-M Forecast

- #TKU-1905 Problem: IBM DB2 High Performance Unload pattern can potentially exit with an ECA engine error if one of the commands it executes fails. Solution: Code fix.

IBM DB2 High Performance Unload

- #TKU-1906 Problem: Oracle VM VirtualBox Virtual Machine pattern can under certain circumstances create an SI without the SI type attribute being set Solution: Code fix. Updated pattern to prevent the above

Oracle VM VirtualBox

- #TKU-1912 BMC CONTROL-M Forecast pattern updated to always perform registry versioning if version not obtained through active versioning approach.

BMC CONTROL-M Forecast

- #TKU-1917 Problem: Formatting of the attributes of the Detail nodes created by Quest Spolight Console pattern is poorly interpreted by Atrium Discovery UI due to the way the data is stored Solution: Pattern updated to store the data in a different manner (as strings and not as lists)

Quest Spotlight

- #TKU-1921 Problem: IBM Information Center pattern can under certain circumstances exit with an ECA engine error Solution: Code fix.

IBM Information Center

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