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

Release Compatibility

TKU 2013-Feb-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 February (TKU 2013-Feb-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 of components packaged as two licensable entities:

  • BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update
  • 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 8.3.00 - 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-2013-02-1.xls

In this Release

New Pattern Modules

Vendor Product Category Platforms Instances Versioning Product Page
AirWatch Mobile Device Management Security and Vulnerability Management Software Windows Y Y

AirWatch Mobile Device Management
BMC Mobile Device Management

Corosync Cluster Engine Clustering and Availability Software UNIX Y Y

Corosync Cluster Engine

ClusterLabs Pacemaker Clustering and Availability Software UNIX Y Y

ClusterLabs Pacemaker

IBM Cognos Finance End-User Query, Reporting, and Analysis Windows Y Y

IBM Cognos Finance

IBM Cognos Upfront Content Management UNIX/Windows Y Y

IBM Cognos Upfront

IBM Lotus Organizer Consumer Software Windows Y Y

IBM Lotus Organizer

Open Source Linux-HA Clustering and Availability Software UNIX Y Y

Linux-HA

Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher End-User Query, Reporting, and Analysis UNIX/Windows Y Y

Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Identity and Access Management Windows Y Y

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On

Oracle Identity Analytics Identity and Access Management UNIX/Windows Y Y

Oracle Identity Analytics

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFE ref. Product Enhancement SI Key Change Product Page
QM001769101 IBM Sterling Control Center Pattern module enhanced to add support for identification of the product on the UNIX platforms as well as identification of newer versions of the product N

IBM Sterling Control Center

QM001778245 Hardware Reference Data Hardware Reference Data added to our Extended Data Pack based on customer feedback N/A

BMC Atrium Discovery EDP Hardware Reference Data

QM001778626 HP Operations Manager HP Operations Agent pattern enhanced through addition of an addition trigger process to cater for newer versions of the product. The SI type for both HP Operations Agent and HP Operations Manager changes based on the version of the product. Package versioning updated with addition of new package names to cater for newer versions of the product N

HP Operations Manager

QM001778973 Oracle WebLogic Server Extended J2EE WebLogic Server discovery using configuration files extended to add support for virtual host based application deployments N/A

Oracle WebLogic Server

QM001779063 Microsoft SharePoint Version mapping tables for Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Foundation Services updated to add support for version 2013 N

Microsoft SharePoint

QM001779722 OS Support Details Support lifecycle information added for certain versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and updated for certain versions and editions of Microsoft Windows, and HP-UX N/A

OS Product Life Cycle Patterns

QM001780301 Oracle WebLogic Server Code in Oracle WebLogic Server pattern linking domain information with WebLogic Server instances was enhanced to ensure that domain information is more reliably and more frequently obtained during initial discovery enabling its use in the SI key. Support added (via an user configuration option) for parsing domain information from the command-line when this is set using a '-D_<domain><instance>' format N

Oracle WebLogic Server

#TKU-1730 HSQL Development Group HyperSQL HyperSQL Database Server pattern enhanced with addition of file versioning and modelling of databases (as DatabaseDetail nodes) on the DB server N

HSQL Development Group HyperSQL

#TKU-1751 BEA AquaLogic Business Process Management BEA AquaLogic Business Process Management pattern updated to store license information as a Detail node rather than as attributes on the SI N

BEA AquaLogic Business Process Management

#TKU-1754 Microsoft Exchange Server Microsoft Exchange Server pattern was enhanced to add support for Exchange Server 2013. In addition to this registry versioning was improved and path versioning method was added N

Microsoft Exchange Server

- Multiple patterns Patterns in Oracle Essbase, Oracle UCM Document Management and Oracle Berkeley DB pattern modules updated with minor improvements to setting of product version N

Oracle Essbase
Oracle WebCenter Content Document Management
Oracle Berkeley DB

- Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Symantec VERITAS NetBackup Server and Client patterns updated with an additional package regex to improve versioning of newer versions of the product N

Symantec VERITAS NetBackup

Defects Resolved

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

Case No Defect No Details Product Page
ISS04033218 QM001776148 Problem: IBM InfoSphere Warehouse pattern can in certain rare case exit with an ECA Engine error Solution: Code fix. Pattern has also had its SI model (and therefore SI key) updated to improve the way the product is modeled

IBM InfoSphere Warehouse

ISS04063496 QM001777058 Problem: Oracle WebLogic Server pattern could pick an incorrect path to config.xml the WebLogic Server instance is using, by incorrectly interpreting the information in domain-registry.xml file. Solution: Code fix.

Oracle WebLogic Server

ISS04073052 QM001778850 Problem: CA Wily Introscope can exit with an ECA engine error due to an incorrect regular expression used for obtaining product version Solution: Code fix. Pattern further updated with an improved trigger and SI model (SI key updated) based on customer feedback

CA Wily Introscope

ISS03978033 QM001779226 Problem: Active version method in Microsoft Exchange Server pattern can fail due to the pattern incorrectly extracting the installation path Solution: Code fix - parsing of installation path improved

Microsoft Exchange Server

ISS04076985 QM001779854 Problem: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Agent pattern can trigger on hosts not running this product as the trigger condition cross-matches a process from another vendor. Solution: Code fix. Trigger condition improved.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

ISS04080582 QM001780950 Problem: If the name of the ESX cluster changes a new Detail node representing the cluster is linked to the vCenter SI, but the Detail node representing the old cluster is not removed implying that the same virtual host is now a member of 2 clusters Solution: Node management code implemented

VMware vCenter Server

ISS04083196 QM001780980 Problem: Databases once discovered by Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL RDBMS extended DB discovery pattern are not removed from the model if they are no longer discovered on subsequent scans, unless the actual database server SI ages out. Solution: Node management code implemented

Microsoft SQL Server
MySQL RDBMS

ISS04084615 QM001782644 Problem: Path versioning in Red Hat JBoss Application Server pattern can return incorrectly formatted version. Solution: Code fix. Additional parsing implmented.

Red Hat JBoss Application Server

- #TKU-1755 Problem: BMC BladeLogic Client Automation Tuner Service pattern should set SI type to 'BMC Configuration Management Tuner' in case an older version of the product is discovered Solution: Pattern updated. SI type changes according to the version of the product

BMC BladeLogic Client Automation

- #TKU-1756 Problem: BMC CONTROL/M Agent Listener pattern can create an SI with the 'name' and 'instance' attributes containing additional spaces. Solution: Code fix.

BMC CONTROL-M

- #TKU-1760 Problem: Autonomy Interwoven Universal Search pattern does not create correct link to Autonomy IDOL Server Solution: Code fix.

Autonomy Interwoven Universal Search

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