BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2019-May-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.0, 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.
Please be aware that in TKU 2019-May-1 release the key attribute has been changed for all Sybase ASE patterns. (DRDC1-12896)
Oracle model changes
For the current TKU release we've enhanced Oracle Cluster model introducing a new Oracle Database Worker node. (DRDC1-12994, DRDC1-11102, DRDC1-12546)
For more information see Oracle Database product page.
CMDB Sync mapping updates
New Distributed Storage model introduced in TKU May release has initiated the following Sync mapping updates:
More details about Distributed Storage Systems are here.
Cloud related Sync mapping updates are the following:
added model attribute for cloud load balancer service. (DRUD1-25975)
For more information about the CDM mapping please visit the product documentation: Default CDM Mapping.
Product content update requirements
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.
In case you are trying to upload fresh TKU release from unzipped folders, please be aware that first of all product content files should be uploaded, otherwise none of the knowledge content will be activated.
TKU 2019-May-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-May-1, which is a separately licensable product.
|Change and Configuration Management Software|
|Y||Y||Microsoft Azure Service Fabric|
|Security and Vulnerability Management Software|
|Y||Y||FireEye Endpoint Security HX Series|
|Clustering and Availability Software|
|Y||Y||Dell EMC VxRail|
|Performance Management Software|
|Y||Y||IBM Spectrum Symphony|
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
|Apache Kafka||Fixed Apache Kafka versioning issue.||N|
|IBM DB2 RDBMS||Improved edition value parsing for IBM DB2 Database Server.||N|
|Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services|
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
|Added MS SQL product version.||N|
|Oracle RDBMS||Number of updates to support Oracle 18c+ .||N|
|AppDynamics||Enhancements for Cisco AppDynamics pattern are introduced for this release.||N|
|Oracle Automatic Storage Management|
Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter
Oracle RDBMS - Database Detail Pattern
|Oracle database modelling for Oracle RAC related databases updated, PRIV_LS usage updated.||N|
|Oracle WebLogic Server||Updated domain name and config path extraction.||N|
|Apache HTTPD-based Webservers||Updated path versioning.||N|
|IBM Rational AppScan Enterprise Edition and IBM Rational Policy Tester||Updated registry query.||N|
|Apache Tomcat||Added alternative versioning approach for Windows.||N|
|DRDC1-13151||Oracle Workflow||Updated directory listing on Unix.||N|
|DRDC1-12876||Common Network Functions||Created a common function to build IPAddress and NetworkInterface nodes on the StorageSystem.||N|
|National Vulnerability Database||Added support for AIX specific CPE string.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
SI Key Change
|DRDC1-13032||Problem: Bad implementation of the commands in BMCControlMEnterpriseManager.|
Solution: Code optimization.
|BMC CONTROL-M Enterprise Manager||N|
|DRDC1-13153||Problem: Need to improve cluster name extraction via PowerShell.|
Solution: Cluster name extraction updated.
|Microsoft Windows HPC Server||N|
|DRDC1-12829||Problem: FreeBSD ProcessorInfo pattern causing high CPU spikes because of "sysctl -a" command.|
Solution: Optimization for sysctl command output on BSD OS.
|DRDC1-13161||Problem: Infobright Enterprise Software being Assigned Incorrect Publisher as PostgreSQL instead of Infobright.|
Solution: Updated publisher and product name attributes. Will impact CMDB Manufacturer name attribute.
|DRDC1-13110||Problem: Fix publisher for HAProxy.|
Solution: "Open Source" metadata publishers attribute was changed to "HAProxy Technologies". Will impact CMDB Manufacturer name attribute.
|DRDC1-13159||Problem: Customer was not able to discover Microsoft .NET versions above 4.6.2 (specifically 4.7.2).|
Solution: Added support for Microsoft .NET modern versions.
Problem: Oracle Transparent Gateways pattern is incorrectly discovering Oracle Gateway products in some cases.
|Problem: SQL Server 2019 missing from version mapping table.|
Solution: Fixed the script.
MSSQLServer version parser
|Problem: Sybase ASE key should not include version.|
Solution: Version value was removed from the key attribute.
|Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise||Y|
|DRDC1-12734||Problem: Microsoft.SQLServer_Extended include databases from ignore list when using SQL query.|
Solution: Code fix.
|Microsoft SQL Server - Database Detail Pattern||N|
|DRDC1-12449||Problem: BMC Performance Manager SI not created.|
Solution: Code fix.
|BMC Performance Manager||N|