BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2018-Jul-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.0, 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.
Please be aware that when uploading July TKU to BMC Discovery 11.2 the following warnings may be displayed but doesn't require any further actions:
Oracle RDBMS pattern update
Starting from TKU July 2018 pattern checks user parameters before running srvctl command to prevent unexpected output and potential core dumps.
Hosting changes for SIs on virtual machines
CMDB Sync mapping update
Number of CMDB related issues were fixed for July TKU Release. Full list of fixed items can be found here.
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.
TKU 2018-Jul-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 Discovery Extended Data Pack TKU 2018-Jul-1, which is a separately licensable product.
|Application Development Software|
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 the SI Key Change field is important please see this documentation.
SI Key Change
Fixed the issue when clustered instance of Oracle Database was not created on Solaris Servers in a Local Zone.
Oracle RDBMS credential management updated.
|Java Virtual Machine||Added support for Java version 10+||N|
|GitHub||Added support for the latest versions of GitHub.||N|
|DRDC1-11558||Jenkins||Added "Jenkins Project" publisher name attribute to fix normalization issue in CMDB.||N|
|IBM Tivoli Storage Manager||Updated tsmver command to prevent storing too much data in the output.||N|
|Red Hat JBoss Application Server||Updated parsing log file command to prevent storing too much data in the output.||N|
|IBM Tivoli Integrated Portal||Updated false positive check to prevent collection of big amount of data.||N|
|HashiCorp Consul||Reduced high execution time for ConsulCluster pattern by means of number model changes.||Y|
|Oracle Application Express||Updated Oracle APEX aging.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
SI Key Change
Problem: Possible ECA error on Windows.
Solution: Code fix.
Problem: Discovery can report non sensical version for SQL Server
Problem: Stale LDOM links when command ldm list-domain -l -p fails on control LDOM.
Problem: Citrix Virtual Delivery Agent version info not populated.
Problem: SQL Server pattern does not always try all possible methods to get database size
Problem: JBoss AppServer : Not the expected version.
Problem: BMC Discovery scan is spawning a new ElasticSearch process on the scanned server.
Problem:SQL Server Extended Discovery should not report ridiculous database names.Solution: Code fix.
|Microsoft SQL Server - Database Detail Pattern||N|
Problem: srvctl command causes core dumps.
Problem: Oracle Database pattern does not get all service_names when clustered with Symantec Veritas Cluster.
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU July 2018 can be downloaded from here.