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    BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2016-Jun-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.

    Command/File Matrix

    The Command/File Matrix file has been enhanced and is now being shipped in the modern Microsoft Excel format of .xlsx rather than the older .xls.

    Release Compatibility

    TKU 2016-Jun-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-2016-06-1.xlsx

    New Pattern Modules

    Products

    Vendor

    Product

    Category

    Platforms

    Instances

    Versioning

    Product Page

    BMC

    BMC Virtual Chat

    Business Process Management

    Windows, Unix

    Y

    Y

    BMC Virtual Chat

    BMC

    BMC TrueSight Pulse Agent

    End-User Query, Reporting, and Analysis

    Windows, Unix

    Y

    Y

    BMC TrueSight Pulse Agent

    Fujitsu

    Fujitsu Interstage Application Server

    Application Server Software Platforms

    Windows, Unix

    Y

    Y

    Fujitsu Interstage Application Server

    TableauTableau ServerContent ManagementWindowsYYTableau

     

    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
    DRDC1-5712Oracle Application ServerOracle Application Server Cluster supportSoftware Performing ClusteringN
    DRDC1-5987Red Hat JBoss Application Server'Red Hat JBoss Server Group' and 'Red Hat JBoss Standalone Cluster' support Software Performing ClusteringN

    Enhanced Pattern Modules

    RFEs

    RFE ref.

    Product Page

    Enhancement

    SI Key Change

    DRDC1-3990Microsoft Lync ServerSupport for Lync 2013 product to build more comprehensive application modelN
    DRDC1-6282 VMware vRealize Operations ManagerAdded Windows platform supportN
    DRDC1-6115

    IBM Notes and Domino

    Fixed issue with SI typesN
    DRDC1-6197 Oracle RDBMSFixed the issue when pattern does not remove control chars from the runCommand outputsN
    DRDC1-6149 EMC PowerPathAdded support for Powerpath on VIO (AIX) serversN
    DRDC1-5028

    BMC TrueSight Operations Management Presentation Server,

    BMC Remedy AR System, BMC Atrium SSO

    Updated SI typeN
    DRDC1-6306

    BMC Performance Manager Portal

    Fixed ECA error in BMC Performance Manager Portal N
    DRDC1-6241Sybase jConnect for JDBCVersioning enhancement for Sybase jConnectJDBCN
    DRDC1-6314 BMC Atrium SSOFixed versioning issueN
    DRDC1-6307SAP Business SuiteFixed ECA ErrorN
    DRDC1-5330Apache Zookeeper, PostgreSQL, RedisNumber of updates to support new product TableauN
    DRDC1-6213Sybase IQDatabases are now modelled with a DatabaseDetail node, not attributes on the Software InstanceY
    DRDC1-6310IBM WebSphere Transformation ExtenderUpdated trigger for v8.4N
    DRDC1-5942IBM WebSphere Application ServerAdded Websphere Heap Size and Security Patch attributesN

    Defects Resolved

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

     

    Defect No

    Details

    Product Page

    DRDC1-6390

    Problem:ECA RuleError on rule tpl_WASWebServerPlugin_body_1 
    Solution: Code fix.

    IBM WebSphere Application Server Web Server Plug-in
    DRDC1-6222Problem: some patterns like Atlassian.Bamboo uses "grep -m" while -m is not supported on solaris 
    Solution: Code fix.
    Atlassian Bamboo
    DRDC1-6071Problem:Nagios Suite pattern hard coded path PIPE TPLint
    Solution: Code fix.
    Nagios Suite
    DRDC1-6341Problem:ECA error in Quest Recovery Manager
    Solution: Code fix.
    Quest Recovery Manager for SharePoint

    DRDC1-6117,

    DRDC1-5803

    Problem:Missing version 8.1.02+
    Solution: Code fix.
    BMC Remedy AR System
    DRDC1-6309Problem: IBM WebSphere Application Server not pulling correction version info
    Solution: Code fix.
    IBM WebSphere Application Server
    DRDC1-6316Problem:pattern triggers script Error "FINDSTR: Cannot open version"
    Solution: Code fix.
    Automic ONE Automation
    DRDC1-6044Problem: vCenter Cluster Nodes disappear after scan of vCenter because queries fail  
    Solution: Code fix.
    VMware vCenter Server
    DRDC1-6444

    Problem:VMware vCenter pattern does not handle situation where discovery.vSphereGetLicenses fails

    Solution: Code fix.

    VMware vCenter Server
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