BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2018-Sep-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.0, 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.
Please be aware that when uploading September TKU to BMC Discovery 11.2 the following warnings may be displayed but doesn't require any further actions:
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.
CMDB Sync mapping update
Current release contains the following CMDB mapping updates:
For the current TKU release ECA error issue was fixed for Google Load Balancing pattern. (DRDC1-11949) More information about Google Load Balancing Discovery can be found here.
TKU 2018-Sep-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-Sep-1, which is a separately licensable product.
|Storage and Device Management Software||Unix, Windows||Y||Y||NetApp ESeries SANtricity Web Services Proxy|
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
|IBM InfoSphere DataStage||File versioning approach updated.||N|
|Apache Tomcat||Windows trigger updated.||N|
|HP Vertica||Added build extraction.||N|
|Apache HTTPD-based Webservers|
Apache HTTPD-based Webservers - Extended Discovery Pattern
|Added support for JBoss Core Services distribution of Apache HTTP Server.||N|
|IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core||Added support for ear modules.||N|
|Oracle E-Business Suite||Added support for clustered instances.||N|
|Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise||Number of enhancements were introduced to Sybase ASE Database Server.||N|
BMC CONTROL-M Enterprise Manager
BMC CONTROL-M CM for Advanced File Transfer
|Updated Control-M patterns to support AFT.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
SI Key Change
Problem:Problem on the query used to retrieve the databases.
Problem: Teradata Viewpoint pattern module has 'product' metadata rather than 'products'
Problem: ECA error for the Helix pattern
Problem: Apache Tomcat pattern does not handle HPUX style packages.
Problem: No version for the Red Hat JBoss Application Server SI.
|DRDC1-11829||Problem: PostgreSQL Database Server pattern needs better path versioning.|
Solution: Code fix.
Problem: "Open Source" is not the name of a publisher.
|Nginx Webserver, Wordpress, Open Source Tripwire||N|
Problem: The internal tool we use to find known versions of SQL Server, and the mapping from known version to product_version, is missing some versions
Solution: Fix the internal tool, which resulted in a bug fix in the pattern
|Microsoft SQL Server||N|
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU September 2018 can be downloaded from here.