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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)

Release Compatibility

TKU 2019-Jul-1 is released in the following streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Discovery 11.x series

Download

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.

Contents

The release comprises components packaged as such entities:

  • BMC Discovery Extended Data Pack TKU 2019-Jul-1, 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

  • 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

Products

Vendor

Product

Category

Platforms

Instances

Versioning

Product Page

ElasticElastic KibanaAdvanced Analytics Software

Windows, Unix

YYElastic Kibana
IllumioIllumio Adaptive Security Platform AgentSecure Content and Threat Management

Windows, Unix

YYIllumio Adaptive Security Platform Agent
CybereasonCybereason PlatformSecurity and Vulnerability Management Software

Unix

YYCybereason Platform
IBMSpectrum Load Sharing FacilityWorkload Scheduling and Automation SoftwareUnixYYIBM Spectrum Load Sharing Facility

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.

RFEs

RFE ref.

Product Page

Enhancement

SI Key Change

DRDC1-13438 HP ServiceGuardUpdated the key for ClusterResource.N
DRDC1-13212 BMC Performance ManagerProduct is renamed to TrueSight Operations Management.N
DRDC1-13235 Microsoft Business Intelligence Development Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio Code Editor SI type was changed to Microsoft Visual Studio. N
DRDC1-13252 PostgreSQL RDBMS

Added alternative port extraction method for Windows.

N
DRDC1-13227 MongoDBFixed ECA error.N
DRDC1-13196Tripwire EnterpriseFixed versioning issue.N
DRDC1-13443 Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management ConsoleUpdated the trigger.N
DRDC1-13345 IBM WebSphere MQFixed the issue with command execution.N
DRDC1-13415Oracle Real Application Clusters
Oracle Data Guard
Oracle Dataguard and Oracle RAC Global Enqueue Service Monitor versioning updated.N
DRDC1-12900Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk
AWS ElasticSearch
Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch pattern was updated for AWS ElasticSearch and BeanStalk integration.N

Defects Resolved

The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.

Defect ref.

Details

Product Page

SI Key Change

DRDC1-13274

Problem: Update package versioning.
Solution: Code fix.

HP Business Process Monitor

N

DRDC1-13470

Problem: Update cluster name approach.
Solution: Updated cluster name modelling.

Kubernetes

N

DRDC1-13417

Problem: Java path versioning not being detected for some instances.

Solution: Improved path versioning.

Java Virtual Machine

N

DRDC1-12668

Problem: Update product_version up to 3 levels.
Solution: product_version attribute was updated.

BMC FootPrints Service Core

N

DRDC1-13134

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
Y
DRDC1-13131

Problem: SterlingCommerce.ConnectDirect.FTPPlusClient has no publishers metadata.

Solution: Publishers attribute was added.

Sterling Commerce Connect DirectN
DRDC1-12533

Problem: Many patterns unnecessarily use "cmd /c" on Windows.

Solution: Removed "cmd /c" from commands on Windows.

IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager
IBM Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database
IBM Tivoli License Compliance Manager
IBM Tivoli Netcool-Impact
IBM Tivoli Netcool Webtop
IBM WebSphere Business Modeler
IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for .NET BRMS
IBM Data Studio
IBM FileNet Remote Capture Services
IBM ILOG ODM Enterprise

BEA WebLogic Integration
BMC Analytics for BSM
BMC BladeLogic Server Automation Suite
BMC Corporate Directory Manager
BMC Dashboards for BSM
BMC Patrol Agent
BMC Performance Manager Portal
BMC Recovery Manager
BMC Atrium CMDB

Flexera FLEXnet Publisher
Adobe ColdFusion
Adobe LiveCycle
Apache Zookeeper
Atlassian Bamboo
Autonomy Interwoven TeamSite
Autonomy Interwoven Universal Search
BEA AquaLogic Enterprise Security
BEA Tuxedo
Oracle WebLogic Server

BMC Event Manager
CA Gateway Security
Embarcadero Change Manager
Embarcadero Performance Center
HP Project and Portfolio Plugin for Microsoft Project
IBM Business Process Manager
IBM Rational ClearCase
IBM Lotus Domino Document Manager
IBM Rational Build Forge

IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture
IBM Lotus Connections
IBM Maximo Asset Management
IBM Rational RequisitePro
IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager
IBM Tivoli Service Request Manager
IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager
Microsoft Internet Information Services
Microsoft Internet Information Services - Extended Discovery

Oracle VM VirtualBox
Sybase Enterprise Connect Data Access
Sybase Open Server
Sybase OpenSwitch
Sybase Replication Agent software
Symantec Deployment Solution
Symantec Patch Management Solution
Symantec Workflow
Symantec Inventory Solution
Sybase ASE Dataserver - Database Detail Pattern
Apache HTTPD-based Webservers - Extended Discovery Pattern

Red Hat JBoss Application Server
Java Virtual Machine
IBM Integration Bus
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services
Microsoft Hyper-V Server
Microsoft Message Queuing
Oracle Content DB
Oracle GoldenGate Director
Oracle GoldenGate Veridata
Oracle Siebel CRM

N

Command/File Matrix

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.

The main command/file matrix documentation is accessible from the Got a Problem to Solve? page or directly from here.


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