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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2016-Apr-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 10.0, 10.110.2 and BMC Discovery 11.0 series.

Info

From version 11.0, BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping has been renamed BMC Discovery.

Note

If you are running BMC Discovery version 11.0 you must upgrade to 11.0.0.1 (patch 1) to use TKU April 2016 and subsequent releases.

Release Compatibility

TKU 2016-Apr-1 is released in the following streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 10.x series
  • Release compatible with BMC Discovery 11.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 such 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.
  • BMC Atrium Discovery for Storage, which is a separately licensable product.
    • Storage Systems: Patterns that model many Storage Systems. See the full list of currently supported storage devices here. Visit the Storage System Release Notes page to get details about what's new. 
    • Improvements on existing Storage patterns. See what we have fixed or improved in existing patterns in the Storage Systems Release Notes page.

Installation and Upgrade

  • 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
  • Atrium Discovery 11.0 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-2016-04-1.xls

New Pattern Modules

Products

Vendor

Product

Category

Platforms

Instances

Versioning

Product Page

Dynatrace

Dynatrace Data Center Real User Monitoring

Performance Management Software

Windows

Y

Y

Dynatrace Data Center Real User Monitoring

Cisco

Cisco Information Server

Enterprise Service Bus and Connectivity Middleware

Windows, Unix

Y

Y

Cisco Information Server

HP

HP ServiceGuard Quorum Server

Clustering and Availability Software

Unix

Y

Y

HP ServiceGuard Quorum Server

Beanstalkd

Beanstalkd

Enterprise Service Bus and Connectivity Middleware

Unix

Y

Y

Beanstalk

CeleryCeleryOther Application Server MiddlewareUnixYYCelery

 

Enhanced Pattern Modules for Cluster Awareness in BMC Discovery 11.x series

BMC Discovery 11.0.x  introduces a new extended cluster discovery.

Cluster Modeling approaches and Key changes:

  1. Clustering Platform  that generate a Cluster Node. In most cases the Key doesn’t change.
  2. Clustered Software.  In previous releases, the SIs were modeled running on Host nodes.  Now, if they are running on a cluster, they are modeled running on the Cluster node .That means that instances of these products that run on clusters have changed Keys. Instances that do not run on clusters do not have changed Keys.
  3. Software Performing Clustering - products that implement their own Clustering Scheme without using a Clustering Platform. In general, the SoftwareCluster is given the same Key that was previously given to the SoftwareInstance.

 More about new clustering technologies and clustering models you may find here.

 

Task No

Product Page

Enhancement

Clustering ModelKey Change
DRDC1-5660Microsoft Cluster Server, IBM WebSphere MQ

Added support for IBM MQ running on MS Cluster

Clustered SoftwareY

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFEs

RFE ref.

Product Page

Enhancement

SI Key Change

DRDC1-5544 $$$$Microsoft BizTalk ServerFixed issue with edition information extractionN
DRDC1-5943Apache HTTPD-based WebserversEnhanced pattern to create SI HTTP Server's attribute "config file" when in the httpd process there isn't the -f optionN
DRDC1-5628Microsoft PerformancePoint ServerFixed incorrect SI typeN
DRDC1-4760 Sybase ASE Dataserver - Database Detail PatternPattern updatesN
DRDC1-5904 Microsoft SQL ServerFixed the instance discovery issueN
DRDC1-6057

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor

Fixed Oracle RDB Export failingN
DRDC1-6007Sybase Adaptive Server EnterpriseAdded an additional connection parameter when calling the VersionQueryN
DRDC1-5971

Symantec Deployment Solution, Symantec Patch Management Solution,

Symantec Software Management Solution, Symantec Workflow, Symantec Inventory Solution

Fixed the issue with huge numbers of relationshipsN

DRDC1-5967,

DRDC1-5941

Oracle VM Server for SPARC

Fixed the issue when LDOM "vio-service" is not assigned to the HostcontainerN
DRDC1-6011IBM WebSphere Application Server Network DeploymentUpdated pattern to fix missing link between 2 WAS nodesN
DRDC1-6077Microsoft SQL Server - Database Detail PatternResolved issue with running osql.exe with an incorrect parameterN
DRDC1-6024Apache Ambari,Apache Kafka,Apache Spark,Apache Storm,Apache ZookeeperAdd improvement in Hadoop stack components based on Hortonworks Hadoop distributionN
DRDC1-5771Oracle GoldenGateResolved the issue with missing link to remote host N
DRDC1-5923

Oracle RDBMS

Fixed the IP address issueN
DRDC1-6078HP ServiceGuardPattern enhancementN
DRDC1-6065Oracle Data GuardFixed relationships issueN
DRDC1-4021Apache HadoopPattern enhancementsN
DRDC1-5804Processor InformationPattern enhancementsN
DRDC1-4759 Atlassian StashBMC CONTROL-M Enterprise ManagerBMC Client ManagementBMC Remedy AR SystemOracle Application ExpressOracle Management PacksOracle RDBMSOracle RDBMS Installed OptionsOracle Real Application TestingOracle SQL Connector for HDFSOracle Data GuardOracle E-Business SuiteSAP Business SuiteOracle RDBMS - Database Detail PatternUpdated queries to Oracle database N
DRDC1-4581RedisUpdated for Celery(New Product) patternN
DRDC1-6051Microsoft System Center Operations ManagerFixed version mapping issueN

Defects Resolved

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

 

Defect No

Details

Product Page

DRDC1-5979

DRDC1-5984

Problem: Various Red Hat JBoss bugs

Solution: Code fix.

Red Hat JBoss Application Server
DRDC1-5908 Problem:  Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and SQL Server Reporting Services patterns have wrong short_name
Solution: Code fix.

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services,

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

DRDC1-6032Problem: Oracle Weblogic Server TPL is not detecting that Weblogic Portal is Installed
Solution: Code fix.
Oracle WebLogic Server
DRDC1-5953Problem: Issue with Clusterware pattern creating key with no member hosts
Solution: Code fix.

Neo4j, Oracle Clusterware, Oracle Real Application Clusters,

BigMemory Max, IBM WebSphereMQ Cluster

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