BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2019-Apr-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.0, 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.
Additional pattern updates
More patterns than usual have been updated in this months TKU to accommodate a change in the next patch release which will be announced shortly. Full details will accompany the patches.
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.
Cisco UCS discovery update
Cisco UCS are modeled as HostContainer in Discovery and exported as BMC_ComputerSystem in CMDB. Their names were not unique which was causing some trouble in the CMDB. Now to prevent the issue Serial Number value is used in the name attribute.
TKU 2019-Apr-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.
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The release comprises components packaged as such entities:
BMC Discovery Extended Data Pack TKU 2019-Apr-1, which is a separately licensable product.
|Y||Y||Pexip Infinity meeting platform|
|Tenable||Nessus||Security Software||Windows, Unix||Y||Y||Nessus|
|Veeam||Veeam Backup||Storage Software||Windows, Unix||Y||Y||Veeam Backup|
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
|Oracle Enterprise Manager||Oracle Enterprise Manager Management Agent versioning updated.||N|
|Oracle RDBMS||Updated to run commands successfully in ksh.||N|
|BMC Digital Workplace||Added support for BMC Digital WorkPlace 18.0||N|
|Oracle Essbase||Oracle Hyperion products trigger updates.||N|
|IBM Content Collector||Update for IBM Content Collector.||N|
|Commvault Virtual Server Protection||Added link to associated processes for Commvault Virtual Server Protection MediaAgent.||N|
|Improvements to Veritas Licensing: new vendor, name and versions.||N|
|Oracle Hyperion Financial Management||Various updates for Oracle Hyperion Financial Management.||N|
|Axway SecureTransport||File versioning updated.||N|
|Red Hat JBoss Extended J2EE Discovery||JBoss configuration files parsing updated.||N|
|Oracle Products||Supporting tables updated for Oracle Products.||N|
|DRDC1-12770||BMC Remedy Single Sign-On||Product versioning and supporting details updated.||N|
|IBM WebSphere MQ||Product versioning and supporting details updated.||N|
|Versant Object Database||Trigger updated.||N|
|Added publisher to metadata. From now on ManufacturerNamw in CMDB will have a value to perform correct mappings.||N|
Red Hat OpenShift
|Kubernetes Pods attributes assignment updated.||N|
|MongoDB||MongoDB Cluster distinction updated.||N|
|IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository||Fixed the issue when IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository SI was not created.||N|
|HP OpenView Performance Insight||Updated 'product' and 'type' SI attributes for HP SHR (version 9.x) and OBR (version 10.x) products.||N|
|Microsoft Exchange Server||Trigger updated.||N|
|Set product_version attribute to up to 3 levels for SIs IBM Tivoli products.||N|
|Apache HTTPD-based Webservers||Apache Webserver publisher extraction updated.||N|
|Updated to link HP iLo, Blade and OA by virtual serial; Updated IBM blade center.||N|
|Symantec Endpoint Protection||Added support for Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 SI on Linux server.||N|
|DRDC1-12804||Red Hat JBoss Application Server||Detail Capture for WildFly updated.||N|
|DRDC1-12770||BMC Digital Workplace||product_version attribute updated.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
SI Key Change
Problem: WebSphereAppServer linux patch command path.
Problem: Database names extraction.
Problem: SolarWindsWHD trigger for Unix.
|DRDC1-11837||Problem: Version tables for BMC Performance Manager are out of date.|
Solution: Code fix.
|BMC Performance Manager||N|
Problem: Use of pmap could store less data.
Solution: Enhancement for pmap command output.
Problem: cdm_software_server_type attribute for “Caucho Resin Application Server” coming as 'Other'.
Solution: Added support for cdm_software_server_type attribute.
|Caucho Resin Application Server||N|
Problem: Processor Information is wrongly discovered for Host Container node for model Oracle SPARC T8-2.
Solution: Added new CPU model.
Problem: The SAP Application Server SI not added to SAP Suit.
Solution: Code fix.
|SAP Business Suite||N|
Problem: Missing version mapping for Biztalk server 2016.
Solution: Added version mapping.
|Microsoft BizTalk Server||N|
Problem: HP OpenView Operations Agent pattern is old / needs updating. Version tries to use a deprecated command.
Solution: Code fix.
|HP Operations Manager||N|
Problem: Update Sybase ASE Server configuration parser.
Solution: Updated SybaseASE to handle configs with multiple spaces as a separator.
|Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise||N|
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU April 2019 can be downloaded from.