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BMC Atrium Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2016-May-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-May-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-2016-05-1.xlsx

New Pattern Modules

Products

Vendor

Product

Category

Platforms

Instances

Versioning

Product Page

Kognitio

Kognitio Analytical Platform

End-User Query, Reporting, and Analysis

UNIX

Y

Y

Kognitio Analytical Platform

OracleOracle Glassfish Open Message QueueEvent-Driven MiddlewareUNIX/WindowsYYOracle Glassfish Open Message Queue
VMWareVMWare vRealize Operation ManagersVirtual Machine SoftwareUNIXYYVMware vRealize Operations Manager
EMCEMC Documentum Content Transformation ServicesContent ManagementWindowsYYEMC Documentum Content Transformation Services

 

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
DRDC1-5901, DRDC1-5915Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp (FMA)

Added XenApp Farm Cluster support

Clustering PlatformN
DRDC1-5863Oracle Solaris Zone ClusterNew pattern which supports new Clustered Software data modelClustering PlatformN

Enhanced Pattern Modules

RFEs

RFE ref.

Product Page

Enhancement

SI Key Change

DRDC1-6154BMC BladeLogic Server Automation SuiteUpdated versioning methodsN
DRDC1-6036MongoDB Database Detail Added WiredTiger storage extension to find databases in filesystemN
DRDC1-6153IBM Notes and DominoAdded commands with privileged execution optionN
DRDC1-4954MongoDBUpdated Key for ReplicationClusterY
DRDC1-6057 SolarWinds Network Performance MonitorFixed the issue with Oracle RDB Export failingN
DRDC1-6038Oracle RDBMSFixed the issue with global_db_name value extractionN
DRDC1-5891SAP Business SuiteAdd pattern for SAP Internet Communication Manager Y
DRDC1-5780Atlassian JiraVarious pattern enhancementsN
DRDC1-6244

Red Hat KVM

 KVMVirtualHost Updated in order to set attributes to Host, not to the HostInfo nodeN
DRDC1-6010

SAP Business Suite

Updated relationships for Central ServicesN
DRDC1-5985Red Hat JBoss Application ServerAdded support for  Red Hat JBoss Server GroupsN
DRUD1-17569

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics, IBM Tivoli Monitoring,

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager,

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Systems Management Server,

Symantec VERITAS NetBackup

Fixed the issue with software components in software clustersN
DRDC1-5532SAP Business SuiteUpdated containment and peer SAP relationships N
DRDC1-6008 SAP Business SuiteNo longer create SIs for SAP Java Application Server,. it's capabilities are modelled by the SAP Application Server SIN
DRDC1-6208Microsoft SQL ServerFixed the issue with Cluster information extractionN
DRDC1-6238Symantec Endpoint Protection, IBM Endpoint ManagerAdded suppress_comms for SymantecAVN
DRDC1-6225McAfee Host Intrusion PreventionFixed trigger issueN
DRDC1-6131Oracle VMVersions updateN
DRDC1-6113Microsoft SQL ServerFixed the issue with wrong SI creation N
DRDC1-5771

Oracle GoldenGate

Fixed the link to remote host N
DRDC1-5923Oracle RDBMSFixed IP address issueN
DRDC1-6078HP ServiceGuardNumber of fixes implementedN

 

Defects Resolved

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

 

Defect No

Details

Product Page

DRDC1-6119

Problem:ora_home is not extracted 
Solution: Code fix.

Oracle RDBMS
DRDC1-5912Problem:Pattern doesn't trigger on latest version of the product
Solution: Code fix.
HP Business Process Monitor
DRDC1-6120

Problem: Tomcat pattern does not correctly parse MANIFEST.MF file when privileged execution is required to access it

Solution: Code fix

ApacheTomcat
DRDC1-6130Problem:Missing edition information in some attributes in CMDB on Microsoft BizTalk SI
Solution: Code fix.
Microsoft BizTalk Server

DRDC1-6165 

Problem:IBM HACMP ECA error 
Solution: Code fix.

IBM HACMP

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