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BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update 2020-Jun-1 is a deliverable for BMC Discovery 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, and 12.0 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

Syncmapping Tags pattern has been updated to support a list of tag values for a single tag. From now on, BMC_Tag CIs will be modeled for each tag value from such a list.
For more information, please refer to (DRDC1-15089) in Jira.

For more information about the CDM mapping, please see Default CDM Mapping.

Release Compatibility

TKU 2020-Jun-1 is released in the following streams:

  • Release compatible with BMC Discovery 11.x series.
  • Release compatible with BMC Discovery 12.0 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 guideline if you are unsure how to download from BMC EPD site.

Release Contents

The release comprises components packaged as such entities:

  • BMC Discovery Technology Knowledge Update.
    • Core - Patterns that model various software products.
    • Extended Database discovery - Patterns that extend some of the core database patterns to obtain additional detailed information about certain databases.
    • Middleware discovery - Patterns that obtain detailed information about certain J2EE Application Servers and Web servers.
    • Network Device Integration Module with associated Network Device definition files, Printer definition files and SNMP managed devices definition files.
    • System - Patterns that detect configuration issues and populate Discovery Conditions BMC Discovery 11.1.xx, BMC Discovery 11.2.xx, BMC Discovery 11.3.xx, and BMC Discovery 12.0.xx as well as patterns used by the CMDB sync system.
  • BMC Discovery Extended Data Pack TKU 2020-Jun-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

Products


Vendor

Product

Category

Platforms

Instances

Versioning

Product Page

DialogicDialogic Brooktrout Runtime SoftwareOperating Systems and Subsystems

Windows

YYDialogic Brooktrout Runtime Software
EquisysEquisys ZetafaxOperating Systems and Subsystems

Windows

YYEquisys Zetafax
CiscoCisco HyperFlex HX Data PlatformBlade Systems

Unix

YYCisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform


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

DRDC1-15127SAP NetWeaver Enterprise PortalSystem ID is now a part of SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal SI name.N
DRDC1-14356Apache HTTPD-based WebserversAdded 'server_name' attribute to Apache HTTPD-based Webserver/ IBM HTTP Server.N
DRDC1-14377CA ClarityChanged the Key generating.N
DRDC1-13145
Microsoft SQL ServerProvided a creation date reporting for the SQL Server.N
DRDC1-14959 Control-M Batch Impact Manager
Control-M Enterprise Manager
Updated versioning for the BIM and EM Configuration Agent.N
DRDC1-15163 IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management ServerFixed SIs version type.N
DRDC1-15034, DRDC1-15060 Apache TomcatUpdated versioning for the Apache Tomcat Windows.N
DRDC1-15107 Oracle WebLogic ServerUpdated file versioning for the Oracle WebLogic Server.N
DRDC1-13270 Apache TomcatProvided a smarter Apache Tomcat process trigger on Windows.N
DRDC1-15002 IBM WebSphere Application Server

Improved relationship between resources JMSMQConnectionFactoriesResource and Software Cluster "IBM WebSphere Application Server Cluster".

N
DRDC1-15168 CeleryUpdated trigger in Celery.Celery.Celery_worker pattern.N
DRDC1-15128Layer 7 SecureSpan SOA GatewayAdded package versioning and the new si_type.N
DRDC1-14600Veritas InfoScale StorageUpdated tree_path for Veritas Infoscale Storage pattern.N
DRDC1-15201 SplunkUpdated Splunk pattern for Search Head SI.N
DRDC1-15045 IBM WebSphere Application ServerAdded false-positive check for IBM WebSphere Application Server trigger.N
DRDC1-15062 Cluster AwarenessUpdate option for displaying a Cluster name.N
DRDC1-15059 VMware vCenter ServerNew command for the VMware vCenter Server active versioning.N
DRDC1-15126 Cloudera ManagerUpdated trigger for Cloudera Manager Agent.N
DRDC1-14847 Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Provided link to VM for Fedora 31 on Hyper-V .

N
DRDC1-15046Xen Source Xen Domain Virtualization SoftwareUpdated UUID extraction for the Xen Virtual Machines.N
DRDC1-14999Oracle DatabaseUpdated Oracle supporting tables according to the latest version.N
DRDC1-15102 Apache TomcatProvided versioning population for the Apache Tomcat Unix.N
DRDC1-13862Oracle GlassFish ServerAdded new si_type for the OpenSource edition.N
DRDC1-15208SAP TREXResolved attribute ECA Error: RuleError on TREXRFCServer.N
DRDC1-14755BMC BladeLogic Network AutomationProvided a better trigger for the BMC Network Automation patter.N
DRDC1-14923CA DirectoryProvided correct versioning methods for the CA Directory Server.N
DRDC1-15063MemcachedImproved version reporting for the Memcached SI embedded in Couchbase.N
DRDC1-15049Scheduled Tasks InformationUpdated "ScheduledTasksInfo.TaskScheduler.CronJobs" pattern.N
DRDC1-14808BMC Remedy Single Sign-OnImproved software instance for TrueSight RSSO installed as service on Windows host.N
DRDC1-13983 BMC Digital Workplace CatalogProvided support for the latest BMC Digital Workplace Catalog.N
DRDC1-11214Oracle MySQL ServerImproved configurable block for MySQL instances.N
DRDC1-15082HSQL Development Group HyperSQLEnhanced a key for the Hyper SQL Database Engine.N
DRDC1-15081HSQL Development Group HyperSQLProvided versioning population for Hyper SQL Database Engine.N


Defects Resolved

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

Defect ref.

Details

Product Page

SI Key Change

DRDC1-15088

Problem: Wordpress pattern fails after IIS trigger update.
Solution: Code fix.

Wordpress

N

DRDC1-14866

Problem: Relationship between Tomcat SI node and the Database node is missing.
Solution: Code fix.

Apache Tomcat

N

DRDC1-14960

Problem: Failing command for Mongo Data Base Details.
Solution: Code fix.

MongoDB

N

DRDC1-15176

Problem: Potential ECA error in BMC BCM.
Solution: Code fix.

BMC Client Management

N

DRDC1-15161

Problem: BMC Discovery Outpost pattern fails to associate worker processes.
Solution: Added associated worker process.

BMC Discovery

N

DRDC1-15089

Problem: Failing to create BMC_Tags\BMC_Related class for VMs.
Solution: Code fix.

Discovering Cloud Tags

N

DRDC1-14730

Problem: BMC Patrol Agent does not try privileged command if non privileged version fails.
Solution: Fixed privileged command run.

BMC Patrol Agent

N

DRDC1-15093

Problem: Physical Citrix Hypervisor Release 8.0.0 discovered as virtual.
Solution: Code fix.

Citrix

N

Command/File Matrix

The Command/File Matrix file (covering ALL commands executed and ALL files retrieved by the patterns) for TKU June 2020 can be downloaded from here.

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

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