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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2015-Jun-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 9.0, 10.0, 10.1, and 10.2 series.

Note

In TKU March 2015, privileged execution configuration using the pattern configuration files is deprecated. It is recommended to use the BMC Atrium Discovery platform configuration instead. Previous TKU releases introduced some important changes to the CMDB Sync mapping and Oracle Database modeling.

Release Compatibility

TKU 2015-Jun-1 is released in the following streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 9.x series
  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 10.x 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 9.0 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 10.0 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 10.1 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 10.2 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-2015-06-1.xls

New Pattern Modules

Products

Vendor

Product

Category

Platforms

Instances

Versioning

Product Page

Terrastore

Terrastore

Nonrelational Database Management Systems

Windows, Unix

Y

Y

Terrastore

Atlassian

Atlassian Bamboo

Team Collaborative Applications

Windows, Unix

Y

Y

Atlassian Bamboo

TIBCO

TIBCO ActiveSpaces

Data Integration and Access Software

Windows, Unix

Y

Y

TIBCO ActiveSpaces

DataStax

DataStax Enterprise

Nonrelational Database Management Systems

Windows, Unix

Y

Y

DataStax Enterprise

Varnish

Varnish_Cache

Other Application Server Middleware

Windows, Unix

Y

Y

Varnish_Cache

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFE ref.

Product Page

Enhancement

SI Key Change

QM001864246
QM001878927

Oracle Enterprise Manager

The pattern was updated with improved algorithm for creating some relationships for the Oracle Enterprise Manager Management Server SI.

N

Oracle Management Packs

The pattern was updated with a new trigger (Oracle Enterprise Manager Management Server SI), improved Details key that is linked to the trigger SI. Some outdated methods were eliminated.

N
Oracle RDBMS Installed OptionsThe pattern now reports only those installed options that were enabled.N

TKU-4330

Oracle WebLogic Server

The pattern was updated with improved versioning.

N

QM001879943

Citrix XenServer

The pattern was updated with improved command versioning.

N

QM001876230

CA Workload Automation

The pattern was updated with improved versioning.

N

QM001881299

Oracle Process Manager

The pattern was updated with improved versioning to support Oracle Process Manager version 11G and later.

N

TKU-4154

BigMemory Max

The pattern now supports custer configuration of BigMemory Max.

N

TKU-4237

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping

The pattern was improved to support latest changes introduced in the BMC Atrium Discovery version 10.2.

N

QM001877934

Oracle Entitlements Server

The pattern now supports discovery of the Oracle Entitlements Administration Server.

N

TKU-3198

Oracle Secure Global Desktop

The pattern now supports Gateway and Server Array components.

N

QM001881113

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager

The pattern was updated with improved WMI and active versioning, and also supports version 2007 FP1 and 2010 R2.

N

QM001880003

VMware Virtual Machine software

The pattern was updated with improved package versioning and better vm name retrieval.

N

QM001880362

IBM DB2 RDBMS

The pattern was updated with improved full version extraction mechanism and edition retrieval algorithm.

N

QM001880963

Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise

The pattern was updated with improved install root extraction.

N

QM001879891

Informatica PowerCenter

The pattern was updated with improved path versioning.

N

QM001880429

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation

The pattern was updated with improved product versioning.

N

QM001880438

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database

The pattern was updated with improved product versioning.

N

QM001880482

Apache Derby RDBMS

The pattern was updated with improved active versioning.

N

TKU-4099

Symantec VERITAS Replication Exec

The pattern was updated with improved product versioning.

N

QM001880894

QM001881413

IBM WebSphere MQThe pattern was updated with improved method for install_root retrieval.N
QM001880741IBM Rational Build ForgeThe pattern was updated with improved trigger.N
QM001881240IBM Tivoli Storage ManagerThe pattern was updated with improved versioning.N
QM001881065Oracle VM VirtualBoxThe pattern was updated with the improved VM extraction mechanism.N
QM001881271Borland VisiBrokerThe pattern was updated with the improved trigger to avoid false triggering on the Fusionworks Orbacus Nameserver.N
QM001881144, QM001880419Microsoft Internet Information Services - Extended Discovery

The pattern was updated with the improved extended discovery of Microsoft Internet Information Services, including improved product versioning.

N

TKU-4084

BMC Remedy AR System

The pattern now supports version 9.0 and has improved trigger and install root extraction for BMC Remedy AR System Mid-Tier SI, improved package versioning and better DB details extraction for BMC Remedy AR System Server SI, and improved relationship between BMC Remedy AR System Flashboard and BMC Remedy AR System Server.N
QM001878957TIBCO ActiveSpacesThe pattern for TIBCO ActiveSpaces discovery was created.N

Defects Resolved

The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.

Defect No

Details

Product Page

QM001879309

Problem: The pattern might trigger without sufficient evidence of the HP OpenView ServiceCenter presence.

Solution: Code fix.

HP OpenView ServiceCenter

TKU-4155

Problem: BMC Release Lifecycle Management DeploymentDispatcher pattern retrieves invalid listening_ports.

Solution: Code fix.

BMC Release Lifecycle Management

QM001880559

Problem: The pattern might fail to extract correct product version for Oracle VM VirtualBox SI.

Solution: Code fix.

Oracle VM VirtualBox

QM001880018

Problem: The pattern might fail to discover the version of Oracle Essbase Server SI.

Solution: Code fix.

Oracle Essbase

TKU-4156

Problem: The pattern might use incorrect expected_ports.

Solution: Code fix.

IBM WebSphere Application Server

TKU-3841

Problem: Clustered HP hosts might be modeled using host containers, which might cause issues with visualization.

Solution: Code fix.

HP ServiceGuardHP nPar

HP ServiceGuard

QM001879776

Problem: Latest TKU upgrade might cause issues with Apache Web Server configuration file discovery.

Solution: Code fix.

Apache HTTPD-based Webservers

Esc 075627

Problem: Multiple issues with SQL Server Extended Discovery.

Solution: Code fix.

Microsoft SQL Server - Database Detail Pattern
QM001880899

 

Problem: The pattern fails to retrieve some product versions of IBM FileNet Fax SI.

Solution: Code fix.

IBM FileNet Fax

Problem: The pattern fails to trigger for some versions of Microsoft Internet Information Services.

Solution: Code fix.

Microsoft Internet Information Services - Extended Discovery

TKU-4342

Problem: Apache Zookeeper Service pattern could create obsolete software instances when the cluster key changes.

Solution: Code fix.

Apache Zookeeper
ADDM-16213

Problem: CMDB mapping for StorageProcessor does not put serial number.

Solution: Code fix.

CDM Mapping for Storage
TKU-3363

Problem: Discovery NIC Condition pattern should not create DiscoveryCondition node on a Host where interface.negotiation is set to AUTO.

Solution: Code fix.

Configuring Windows NIC discovery
ADDM-16321

Problem: Missing OS Type in syncmappings for Windows 2012 and 10.

Solution: Code fix.

CDM Mapping for Host

Configuration upgrade

In this release the following patterns have the configuration block updated:

  • The list is under construction.

Updating to this TKU will reset any custom configuration for these products to the default values.

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