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Please note that starting from version 11.0.x the product BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping changes its name into BMC Discovery.

 

BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2016-Feb-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 10.0, 10.110.2 and BMC Discovery 11.0 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 2016-Feb-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-2016-02-1.xls

Note

IBM DB2 Extended Discovery pattern update (key change)

The DatabasesAndTables pattern in the IBM DB2 Extended Discovery pattern module comes with a key change on all DatabaseDetail nodes this pattern creates. This may impact your CMDB data. To avoid this issue (assuming you have not upgraded to TKU Feb yet), please wait until TKU March which is scheduled to be released during the last week of March 2016.

New Pattern Modules

Products

Vendor

Product

Category

Platforms

Instances

Versioning

Product Page

McAfee

McAfee MOVE

Secure Content and Threat Management

Unix, Windows

Y

Y

McAfee MOVE

McAfee

McAfee VirusScan for Linux

Secure Content and Threat Management

Unix

Y

Y

McAfee VirusScan for Linux

CommvaultCommvault Virtual Server ProtectionData Protection and Recovery SoftwareWindowsYYCommvault Virtual Server Protection

SolarWinds

SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor

Performance Management Software

Windows

Y

Y

SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor

SolarWinds

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager

Change and Configuration Management Software

Unix

Y

Y

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager

SolarWinds

SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor

Transaction Processing Monitors

Windows

Y

Y

SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor

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
DRDC1-5099Apache TomcatThe pattern now supports the new Clustered Software data model

Software Performing Clustering

N

DRDC1-5473,

DRDC1-5474,

DRDC1-5475$$$$$$$$ $$$$$

BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency MappingNumber of SI type fixes for version 11.0.xSoftware Performing ClusteringN
DRDC1-4732vCenter ClusterThe pattern now supports the new Cluster data model

Clustering Platform

N
DRDC1-5511HP ServiceGuardThe pattern now supports the new Cluster data model

Clustering Platform

N
DRDC1-5504IBM WebSphere Application ServerThe pattern now supports the new Clustered Software data modelSoftware Performing ClusteringN
DRDC1-4726Linux-HA ClusterThe pattern now supports the new Cluster data modelClustering PlatformN
DRDC1-4725Microsoft Cluster Server 

The pattern now supports the new Cluster data model

Clustering PlatformN
DRDC1-4729Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server updated to support Symantec VERITAS Cluster Server, Oracle Clusterware, HP ServiceGuard and Oracle Data Guard

Clustered Software

Y

DRDC1-4724

Oracle ClusterwareThe pattern now supports the new Cluster data modelClustering PlatformN
DRDC1-4730Oracle Data GuardThe pattern now supports the new Cluster data modelClustering PlatformN
DRDC1-5253, DRDC1-5511, DRDC1-4724, DRDC1-4730Oracle RDBMSOracle RDBMS updated to support Symantec VERITAS Cluster Server, Oracle Clusterware, HP ServiceGuard and Oracle Data GuardClustered SoftwareY
DRDC1-4728Oracle Real Application Clusters

The pattern now supports the new Clustered Software data model

Clustered SoftwareY
DRDC1-5253Symantec VERITAS Cluster ServerThe pattern now supports the new Cluster data modelClustering PlatformN

DE97935

Atlassian Bamboo, Atlassian Stash, BMC CONTROL-M Enterprise Manager, BMC Client Management,

BMC Remedy AR System, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Application Express, Oracle Management Packs,

Oracle RDBMS,Oracle RDBMS Installed Options, Oracle Real Application Testing,

Oracle SQL Connector for HDFS, Oracle Data Guard, Oracle E-Business Suite, SAP Business Suite,

Oracle RDBMS - Database Detail Pattern

Fixed issue for Oracle dip queries

--------N

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFEs

RFE ref.

Product Page

Enhancement

SI Key Change

QM001891057,

DRDC1-5398

Solaris

Fixed CmdLineTruncation issue on solaris zone

N

QM001892666

Splunk

Splunk pattern enhancements

N

DRDC1-5418

Microsoft SQL Server

Updated pattern to model WID instances of SQL Server

N

QM001891097

Oracle Coherence

Oracle Coherence various updates

N

DRDC1-5632Oracle E-Business SuiteLink eBusinessApplications to hostsN
DRDC1-5056

CA Service Desk

Updated relationship type to databasesN
DRDC1-5634

VMware Consolidated Backup

Minor enhancementsN
DRDC1-5110Microsoft SQL ServerFixed issue with SQL Server edition extraction for SQL Server 2014N
DRDC1-5381

BMC Impact Manager,

BMC TrueSight Operations Management Presentation Server

Known_versions values updateN
DRDC1-5057HP Business Availability CenterRelationship type to a web server  was updatedN
DRDC1-5556IBM Cognos Impromptu Web ReportsRename type to "IBM Cognos Impromptu Ticket Server" to make it clear this is part of IBM Cognos ImpromptuN
DRDC1-5582J2EE InferredModel Internal functionUpdated J2EE.InferredModel to try privileged execution when parsing certain filesN
DRDC1-5588Memcached, Oracle EssbaseUpdates to resolve "grep -r" command issueN
DRDC1-5519IBM DB2 RDBMS - Database Detail PatternSI type updatesSee 'IBM DB2 Extended Discovery pattern update (key change)' section above
DRDC1-5250Oracle RDBMSResolved issue with associated processesN
DRDC1-5058IBM Content Analytics, Rational RequisiteProRelationship type  was updatedN
DRDC1-5645Microsoft Active Directory Domain ServicesAdded extra information on MS ActiveDirectoryDomainServices SIsN
Esc 085602Sybase Adaptive Server EnterpriseFixed missing Sybase Instance IPsN
DRDC1-5664Sterling Commerce Connect DirectFixed issue with truncating Connect Direct node nameN
QM001884735Citrix XenServerFixed the issue with command executionN
DRUD1-16700Oracle Content DB, Oracle RDBMS Installed OptionsUpdated command execution for AIX platformN
DRDC1-5633IBM WebSphere Application ServerAdded alternative versioning methodsN
DRDC1-5485Oracle ProCMinor trigger updatesN
DRDC1-5054Atlassian BambooAdded client/server links to data sourcesN
DRDC1-5551

SAP MaxDB

Added an alternative versioning methodN
DRDC1-5550

BMC TrueSight App Visibility Manager,

BMC TrueSight Operations Management Presentation Server

Updated SI typeN

Esc 085598,

Esc 085146

HP ServiceGuard

Updated regex to parse "cmviewcl"N
DRDC1-5253Symantec VERITAS Cluster ServerUpdated SI and Cluster nameN
DRDC1-5566 IBM Cognos Impromptu Web Reports

Updated SI type

N

Defects Resolved

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

 

Defect No

Details

Product Page

DRDC1-5630

Problem: BMC Remedy AR System install root extraction issue
Solution: Code fix.

BMC Remedy AR System

Esc 085250Problem: ora_home extraction issue
Solution: Code fix.
Oracle RDBMS
DRDC1-5493Problem: the link Goldengate db SI is not found
Solution: Code fix.
Oracle GoldenGate
DRDC1-5450Problem: Incorrect version discovery of apache 2.4 based Webserver running on Ubuntu
Solution: Code fix.

Apache HTTPD-based Webservers

DRDC1-5649

Problem : BMC_ComputerSystem.PrimaryCapability = "I/O" in VIO cases

Solution: Code fix.

CDM Mapping for Host
DRDC1-5650

Problem : Incorrect PrimaryCapability for HMC server into CMDB

Solution: Code fix.

CDM Mapping for Host


 

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