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BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2018-Feb-ADDM-11.3 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 10.2 and BMC Discovery 11.0, 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.

TKU 2018-Feb-ADDM-11.3 is a special release of Technology Knowledge Update aimed to deliver fresh TKU content for BMC Discovery 11.3 release which has introduced new features and approaches to Discovery process. For more information about BMC Discovery 11.3 release please visit the product documentation: BMC Discovery 11.3.

If you have already installed the original version of the Technology Knowledge Update for February 2018, it is strongly recommended that you upgrade your TKU to this release and then remove the previous version from the appliance.

Product content updates require appliance restart

This TKU release contains product content additions. When product content is added, the appliance is restarted as part of the update. You are given the opportunity to prevent the restart, though if you do so, none of the knowledge content will be installed.

Virtual attribute updates

For the current release a new virtual attribute was added to NetworkDevice, SNMPManagedDevice and StorageDevice nodes (DRDC1-10528).

Release Compatibility

TKU 2018-Feb-ADDM-11.3 is released in the following streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Atrium Discovery 10.x series
  • Release compatible with BMC Discovery 11.x series


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.

    • Hardware Reference Data - Patterns and data import CSV file that populate BMC Discovery with power and heat consumption figures for various hosts.
    • National Vulnerability Database - A pattern that populates BMC Discovery with information about the CPE ID of each product, full details here
    • Product Lifecycle - Patterns that populate BMC 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
  • BMC 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 System Release Notes page.

Installation and Upgrade

  • Atrium Discovery 10.2 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • BMC Discovery 11.0 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • BMC Discovery 11.1 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • BMC Discovery 11.2 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • BMC Discovery 11.3 series - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here








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Nutanix Nutanix BlockClustering and Availability Software


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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 does not 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.

Enhanced Pattern Modules

For details of why the SI Key Change field is important please see this documentation.


RFE ref.

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SI Key Change



Red Hat OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, etcd, flannelNumber of architecture enhancements are introduced to product discovery. In particular, patterns were updated to use SoftwareContainer node kind.N
DRDC1-10594Oracle E-Business SuiteOracle eBusiness pattern updated in order to use removal groupsN
DRDC1-10528Host_Virtualization.tplpreAdded CMDB mapping patterns to sync links from virtual NetworkDevice and SNMPManagedDevice to VirtualMachineN



Red Hat KVMAdded support for Acropolis HypervisorY

Defects Resolved

No defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.

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