BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2020-Apr-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 series.
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 updates
The following CMDB Sync mapping updates were introduced for April TKU release:
For more information about the CDM mapping please visit the product documentation: Default CDM Mapping.
TKU 2020-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.
Check out this guideline 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 2020-Apr-1, which is a separately licensable product.
Installation and upgrade details:
|Performance Management Software|
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 Pattern Overview article.
SI Key Change
|Oracle WebLogic Server||File versioning improvements.||N|
|BMC Performance Manager||Updated version mapping.||N|
|Teradata Database||Added support for Teradata Extended discovery.||N|
|IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core||Updated approach to extract instance attribute.||N|
|InterSect Alliance Snare Agent||Updated package versioning for Windows.||N|
|Dynatrace AppMon||Implemented Dynatrace Server Cluster versioning.||N|
|PostgreSQL RDBMS||Removed trailing dir separator in data_dir.||N|
|IBM Spectrum Scale||Updated SI attributes.||N|
|Trend Micro Deep Security||Updated version obtained from packages.||N|
|Red Hat JBoss Extended J2EE Discovery||Update xpath expression to get listening ports.||N|
|IBM Spectrum Scale||Added ip_addr and admin_node attributes.||N|
|Red Hat JBoss Application Server||Update versioning and SI type.||N|
|IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server|
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms
Mesosphere DC OS
NetApp ESeries SANtricity Web Services Proxy
Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Pure Internet Architecture
RedHat CloudForms Management Engine
VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
|Added 'version' attribute to SI to fix CMDB sync issue.||N|
|LexisNexis Risk Solutions HPCC Systems|
Updated trigger for 'LexisNexisRiskSolutions.HPCCSystems.ESP' pattern. Previously, this pattern was triggered on several processes except for the 'esp'process which caused inconveniences. Now the pattern is triggered on 'esp'process only.
|Sun Solaris Zone Container||Added relationships for Host and VM nodes running on kernel zone.||N|
|Microsoft Exchange Server||Improve how we find product version for modern versions||N|
|Microsoft SQL Server||SQL Server is now reports create_date.||N|
|DRDC1-14208||Microsoft Dynamics CRM||Updated Microsoft Dynamics CRM version mapping.||N|
|DRDC1-14376||McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator||Improvements in the client-Server relationship between Mcafee agent and ePolicy Orchestrator SIs.||N|
|DRDC1-14578||Microsoft SQL Server||Enhanced SQL Server WMI versioning that improves mapping of the host reported version to the Discovery version.||N|
|IBM Sterling File Gateway||Updated to report product version at three levels.||N|
|N/A||Updates for DiscoveryFunctions.locateCommand funcion.||N|
|McAfee VirusScan for Linux||Added support for modern version of McAfee Endpoint Security on Linux.||N|
The following defects have been fixed in this BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
SI Key Change
Problem: MS Skype (LyncCommonFunctions) pattern module is missing version 7.
Solution: Code fix.
|Microsoft Lync Server (CommonFunctions)||N|
Problem: Relationship between Tomcat SI node and the Database node is missing.
Problem: WebLogic.ExtendedDiscovery pattern can create a looping relationship.
Problem: "Number of Socket" information for IBM POWER9 System is missing.
Problem: A product version mappings are needed for Flexera Flexnet Publisher.
Problem: Docker active versioning regex needs an update.
Problem: Apache Tomcat Application Server SI incorrectly given a product version of "0".
Problem: Tableau Server SIs are incorrectly given xx.x product versions rather than 20xx.x.
|DRDC1-13342||Problem: Need product version mappings for Flexera Flexnet Publisher.|
Solution: Version mappings added.
|Flexera FLEXnet Publisher||N|
Problem: pattern LinkClusterMemberToHost can delete a cluster node.
Solution: Fixed SupportingFiles.Cluster Support.
Problem: Oracle Hyperion Planning has a trigger that is too restrictive.
Solution: Updated the trigger.
|Oracle Hyperion Planning||N|
|DRUD1-25351||Problem: Scan of Windows server from Microsoft's Semi-Annual Channel end with "Skipped - desktop host discovery has been disabled".|
Solution: Code fix.
The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU April 2020 can be downloaded from here.