BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2019-Jul-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.0, 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.
From this month onward, the TKU and OSU releases will be made available on EPD on the first Wednesday of the month. As a result of this transition there will be no June TKU. All the June TKU release content will instead be called July 2019 TKU release.
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.
Please be aware that in TKU 2019-July-1 release the key attribute has been changed for IBM WAS Deployment Manager SI in IBM WebSphere Application Server pattern. (DRDC1-13134)
TKU 2019-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 2019-Jul-1, which is a separately licensable product.
|Advanced Analytics Software|
|Secure Content and Threat Management|
|Y||Y||Illumio Adaptive Security Platform Agent|
|Security and Vulnerability Management Software|
|IBM||Spectrum Load Sharing Facility||Workload Scheduling and Automation Software||Unix||Y||Y||IBM Spectrum Load Sharing Facility|
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
|HP ServiceGuard||Updated the key for ClusterResource.||N|
|BMC Performance Manager||Product is renamed to TrueSight Operations Management.||N|
|Microsoft Business Intelligence Development Studio|
Microsoft Visual Studio
|Microsoft Visual Studio Code Editor SI type was changed to Microsoft Visual Studio.||N|
Added alternative port extraction method for Windows.
|MongoDB||Fixed ECA error.||N|
|Tripwire Enterprise||Fixed versioning issue.||N|
|Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console||Updated the trigger.||N|
|IBM WebSphere MQ||Fixed the issue with command execution.||N|
|Oracle Real Application Clusters|
Oracle Data Guard
|Oracle Dataguard and Oracle RAC Global Enqueue Service Monitor versioning updated.||N|
|DRDC1-12900||Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes|
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk
|Elasticsearch pattern was updated for AWS ElasticSearch and BeanStalk integration.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
SI Key Change
Problem: Update package versioning.
Problem: Update cluster name approach.
Problem: Java path versioning not being detected for some instances.
Solution: Improved path versioning.
Problem: Update product_version up to 3 levels.
Problem: The key for IBM WAS Deployment Manager is not unique.
Solution: The key updated to include profile.
|IBM WebSphere Application Server|
IBM WebSphere Application Server - Extended Discovery
Problem: SterlingCommerce.ConnectDirect.FTPPlusClient has no publishers metadata.
Solution: Publishers attribute was added.
|Sterling Commerce Connect Direct||N|
Problem: Many patterns unnecessarily use "cmd /c" on Windows.
Solution: Removed "cmd /c" from commands on Windows.
IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager
BEA WebLogic Integration
Flexera FLEXnet Publisher
BMC Event Manager
IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Red Hat JBoss Application Server
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU July 2019 can be downloaded from here.