BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2016-Aug-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 10.0, 10.1, 10.2 and BMC Discovery 11.0 series.
From version 11.0, BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping has been renamed BMC Discovery. Also, If you are running BMC Discovery version 11.0 you must upgrade to 18.104.22.168 (patch 1) to use TKU April 2016 and subsequent releases.
Starting from TKU July 2016 release the Extended Data Pack comes with a new feature! BMC Discovery now automatically links to National Vulnerability Database. This is available only for users who have a license for the Extended Data Pack. Please see here the details of the new feature.
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) has been enhanced and is now being shipped in the modern Microsoft Excel format of .xlsx rather than the older .xls.
From TKU August 2016 onwards, it can be downloaded from Configipedia. See below.
The main command/file matrix documentation is accessible from the Got a Problem to Solve? page or directly from here.
TKU 2016-Aug-1 is released in the following streams:
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.
The release comprises components packaged as such entities:
BMC Atrium Discovery Extended Data Pack, which is a separately licensable product.
|IBM||InfoSphere Streams||Advanced Analytics Software||Unix||Y||Y||IBM InfoSphere Streams|
|BMC||BMC Remedy Migrator||Process Automation Middleware||Windows||Y||Y||BMC Remedy Migrator|
|Kubernetes||Kubernetes||Clustering and Availability Software||Unix||Y||Y||Kubernetes|
|Flannel||Flannel||Network Management Software||Unix||Y||Y||Flannel|
|Etcd||Etcd||Nonrelational Database Management Systems||Unix||Y||Y||Etcd|
BMC Discovery 11.0.x introduces a new extended cluster discovery.
Cluster Modeling approaches and Key changes:
More about new clustering technologies and clustering models you may find here.
(For details of why the SI key change is important, please see this documentation)
|Clustering Model||Key Change|
|DRDC1-6280||Oracle VM||For BMC Discovery 11.x ‘Oracle VM Server Pool’ Cluster is modelled||Clustering Platform||N|
|DRDC1-6561||Oracle WebLogic Server||Updates performed for SoftwareCluster.key. Now it won't contain multicast parameters when unicast is used||Clustered Software||Y|
|DRDC1-6373||Kubernetes||A SoftwareCluster node of type 'Kubernetes' may be created in BMC Discovery 11.x.||Software Performing Clustering||N|
For details of why the SI key change is important, please see this documentation
SI Key Change
|DRDC1-6280||Oracle VM||Updated the linking between Oracle VM Manager and VM Servers||N|
|DRDC1-6637||Processor Information||Added support for IBM/S390, for /proc/cpuinfo on zLinux VM||N|
|DRDC1-6603||Oracle ProC||Updated pattern to avoid ECA error||N|
|DRDC1-4166||Apache Derby RDBMS||Updated SI name||N|
|DRDC1-6638||Automic ONE Automation||Versioning methods were updated||N|
|DRDC1-6577||Oracle RDBMS||PRIV_RUNCMD option was added to use as a fall back to run 'opatch' command||N|
|DRDC1-6138||BMC Recovery Manager||Known versions were updated||N|
|DRDC1-5587||Fixed invalid tree_path and versions||N|
|DRDC1-6530||Oracle RDBMS||Fixed the issue with removal of clustered SIs||N|
|DRDC1-6677||Adobe CQ||Added support for Adobe CQ 6.0||N|
|DRDC1-6560||TIBCO Rendezvous||Added support for the cache component||N|
|DRDC1-6559||TIBCO Rendezvous||Trigger enhancement||N|
|Nagios Suite||Added PRIV_RUNCMD option||N|
|Sybase ASE Dataserver - Database Detail Pattern|
Sybase ASE should only check for database details via the error log if a configuration option is enabled
Improved log file discovery for Sybase ASE
|DRDC1-671||Sybase ASE||Trigger and known versions were updated||N|
|DRDC1-6506||Oracle WebLogic Server||Updated SI type assignment||N|
|DRDC1-6678||BMC Remedy AR System||Updates performed to support BMC Migrator product||Y|
|DRDC1-6332||IBM AIX System p Hardware, Zones||Added LPAR and Zone resource representation details||N|
|DRDC1-5322||Apache Zookeeper||Updated pattern to support IBM InfoSphere Streams product||N|
|DRDC1-6653||Oracle VM Virtual Machine Consolidation||A number of updates added||N|
|DRDC1-6373||Docker||Pattern is updated to support a new product - Kubernetes||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
Problem: SI type should not include "IBM TPM" abbreviation
|IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager|