BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2016-Oct-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 188.8.131.52 (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-Oct-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.
Advanced Analytics Software
|LexisNexis Risk Solutions||LexisNexis Risk Solutions HPCC Systems||Clustering and Availability Software||Unix||Y||Y||LexisNexis Risk Solutions HPCC Systems|
|EMC||EMC Unisphere||Storage and Device Management Software||Windows, Unix||Y||Y||EMC Unisphere|
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 SI key change is important, see this documentation)
|Clustering Model||Key Change|
|DRDC1-4733||LexisNexis Risk Solutions HPCC Systems||A SoftwareCluster node of type 'High Performance Computing Cluster' may be created in BMC Discovery 11.x.||Software Performing Clustering||N|
|DRDC1-5415||HP Integrity VM SIs now moved to cluster node if associated VM clustered using HP ServiceGuard||Clustering Platform||Y|
For details of why SI key change is important, see this documentation
SI Key Change
|DRDC1-7169||Fixed Oracle WebLogic version mapping for 12.2.1||N|
|DRDC1-6280||Added link between Oracle VM Manager and VM Servers, added support for Clustered environments||N|
|DRDC1-7111||OpenLDAP||Pattern updated to avoid duplicate listening ports||N|
|DRUD1-18729||Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports||Added new relations||N|
|DRDC1-7088||Oracle WebLogic Server||Updated the SupportingTables.tplpre pattern||N|
|DRDC1-7158||IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender||Added an alternative command for active versioning method||N|
|Updated short name attribute for Software Components||N|
|DRDC1-7068||BMC Discovery||Updated the BMC Discovery / TidewayFoundation pattern for v11.1||N|
|DRDC1-6952||Microsoft .NET||Added support for .NET running on servers that was installed as a Windows Feature||N|
|DRDC1-5331||Informatica Vibe Data Stream||Pattern updated to use new Search functions||N|
|DRDC1-6656||TIBCO Adapters||Additional Adapters are added||N|
|DRDC1-6476||Apache HTTPD-based Webservers - Extended Discovery Pattern||Number of pattern updates implemented||N|
|DRDC1-7194||IBM InfoSphere Metadata Workbench||Fixed the issue with extra SIs||N|
|DRDC1-7154||Oracle Clusterware||Fixed the issue with Cluster Resources modelling||N|
|DRDC1-6631||TIBCO Rendezvous||Fixed the search for the local TibcoHomeProcs() function||N|
|DRDC1-7044||BMC Atrium CMDB||Fixed the issue with the wrong plugin check||N|
|095697||Red Hat KVM||Fixed relations issue||N|
|DRDC1-7000||Microsoft SQL Server||Updated Server pattern to make port search more accurate||N|
|DRDC1-6381||Microsoft SQL Server||Fixed the issue when SQL Server instances don't link to the Cluster.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
Problem: JBoss Host Controller related to itself
Problem: WebLogic Collection Node management does not handle change well
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU October 2016 can be downloaded from.