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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2014-Jun-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 8.3, 9.0 and 10.0 series.

The June 2014 TKU includes changes to the CMDB Sync mapping

  • When you synchronize with the CMDB the first time, the BMC_ComputerSystem CIs mapped from partition Host nodes are updated and their PartitionIds are set.
  • When you synchronize with the CMDB the first time, the BMC_ComputerSystem CIs mapped from Cisco Nexus NetworkDevice nodes are updated and their PartitionIds are set (data only discovered with ADDM 9.0 SP3).

Release Compatibility

TKU 2014-Jun-1 is released in three streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 8.3 series
  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 9.0 series
  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 10.0 series

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 Extended Data Pack, which is a separately licensable 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 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 9.0 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 10.0 series - 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-2014-06-1.xls

New Pattern Modules

Vendor Product Category Platforms Instances Versioning Product Page
BMC Analytics for BSM Advanced Analytics Software Windows N Y

BMC Analytics for BSM

BMC BladeLogic Database Automation Database Development and Management Tools UNIX/Windows Y Y

BMC BladeLogic Database Automation

BMC Decision Support for Server Automation Change and Configuration Management Software UNIX/Windows Y Y

BMC Decision Support for Server Automation

BMC Dashboards for BSM End-User Query, Reporting, and Analysis UNIX/Windows N Y

BMC Dashboards for BSM

BMC IT Service Management Business Process Management UNIX/Windows Y Y

BMC IT Service Management

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator Network Management Software UNIX/Windows Y Y

Dell OpenManage Server Administrator

IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager Data Protection and Recovery Software UNIX/Windows Y Y

IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail Storage and Device Management Software UNIX/Windows Y Y

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail

Oracle Access Manager Identity and Access Managment UNIX/Windows Y N

Oracle Access Manager

Oracle Adaptive Access Manager Identity and Access Management UNIX/Windows Y N

Oracle Adaptive Access Manager

Oracle Identity Manager Identity and Access Management UNIX/Windows Y N

Oracle Identity Manager

Oracle GoldenGate Director Database Development and Management Tools Windows Y Y

Management Pack for Oracle GoldenGate

SAP HANA Relational Database Management Systems UNIX Y Y

SAP HANA

 

Enhanced Pattern Modules

 
RFE ref. Product Enhancement SI Key Change Product Page
QM001823970 Microsoft Internet Information Services potential_rdbms_connection_strings attribute added to SoftwareComponent instances N

Microsoft Internet Information Services

QM001829182 BMC Remedy AR System MidTier pattern was unable to identify product when installed on an existing Apache Tomcat installation as opposed to the included installation. Support has now been added for a manual .war MidTier file in Apache Tomcat installations N

BMC Remedy AR System

QM001830127 IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks Package versioning for the AIX platform was added N

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks

QM001830431 Several modules Several modules in latest TKU releases have null origin - added origin and tree_path metadata N
QM001848339 BMC Performance Manager Pattern added for BMC Performance Manager Server N

BMC Performance Manager

Esc 058499 & 058907 (QM001849431) Oracle Coherence Regular expression that extracted coherence_home was corrected. If only one of appsvr_install_root or coherence_home are known, a grouped SoftwareInstance is now created. Y

Oracle Coherence

Esc 054580 Microsoft SQL Server Pattern now has better handling of special characters (_, $) within servername in WMI query calls N

Microsoft SQL Server

TKU-2219 NetworkDevice syncmapping

Ability to synchronize BMC_NetworkPort to BMC_IPEndpoint connectivity for NetworkDevice (data only discovered with ADDM 9.0 SP3 - see Managing network device virtual interface discovery).

N

CDM Mapping for NetworkDevice

QM001851914 IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Relationship update: linking code for IBM WebSphere Application Server Deployment Manager with IBM WebSphere Application Server Node Agent was tightened. N

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment

 

Defects Resolved

The following defects have been fixed in BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2014-Jun-1

Defect No Details Product Page
QM001829318 Problem: Extended Discovery pattern had trouble parsing JDBC URL Solution: Pool database resource modeling updated

Apache Tomcat

QM001848072 Problem: In an active command, the pattern failed to detect a 'cannot open' message being returned Solution: The pattern now correctly handles an active command when such a message is returned

Oracle Database

QM001848793 Problem: Extended pattern module was causing high memory consumption and potential ECA error. Solution: Performance addressed in extended pattern module.

Microsoft Internet Information Services

QM001850538 Problem:Discovery NIC condition pattern does not include related Network Interface information. Solution: Pattern updated

Discovery Conditions Windows NIC

ISS04304527 Problem: Pattern may sometimes set the SI's edition incorrectly to 'Community' Solution: The method for obtaining the edition has been updated

Red Hat JBoss Application Server

TKU-2249 Problem: Pattern can potentially give ECA Error Solution: Corrected potential ECA error where port is missing from scheduler entry

Oracle Business Intelligence

TKU-2263 Problem: package versioning method was always performed, even if version already known Solution: Pattern no longer always performs package versioning method

Autonomy IDOL

TKU-2267 Problem: Pattern failed to check that servicepack_version had a value Solution: Now checks that servicepack_version has a value

HP Quality Center

TKU-2269 Problem: Pattern can potentially give ECA error during active command execution Solution: Pattern updated to prevent the possibility of ECA error

BMC CONTROL-M Enterprise Manager

TKU-2274 Problem: Pattern can potentially give ECA error in path versioning Solution: Pattern updated to prevent the possibility of ECA error

Adobe Macromedia JRun

TKU-2280 Problem: 'lsmod |grep vxfs' active command could potentially fail with 'NoAccessMethod' Solution: pattern now has better handling of the active command.

Symantec VERITAS Storage Foundation File System

TKU-2288 Problem: ADDM proxy pattern set proxy_name attribute instead of instance Solution: proxy_name attribute changed to instance

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping

TKU-2289 Problem: MongoDB name duplicated in SI's type and name attributes due to being same for vendor and product Solution: MongoDB now only mentioned once in SI's type and name attributes.

MongoDB MongoDB

TKU-2290

Problem:NetworkDevice partition_id is not currently synchronized to CMDB
Solution: Add mapping from NetworkDevice.partition_id to BMC_ComputerSystem.PartitionId (data only discovered for Cisco Nexus devices with ADDM 9.0 SP3)

CDM Mapping for NetworkDevice

 

 

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