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updated 29 Sep

This section provides information about what is new or changed in this space, including urgent issues, documentation updates, service packs, and patches. 


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The PATROL Installation Utility is also known as PATROL Common Install.

September 29, 2017Technical bulletinsAdded platform support
March 28, 201710.7.00 enhancements

PATROL Installation Utility provides you the following new features:

  • Introduced backup feature
  • Support for Linux Red Hat 7.2 LE on IBM Power8

Ready-made PDFs are available on the PDFs page. You can also create a custom PDF.

The BMC Documentation portal gives you the ability to generate PDF and Microsoft Word documents of single pages, and to create PDF exports of multiple pages in a space.  

Creating PDF and Word exports

You can create a PDF of a page or a set of pages. (Non-English page exports are not supported.) You can also create a Word document of the current page.

To export to PDF or Word

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper-right, select a format:
    • Export to Word to export the current page to Word format
    • Export to PDF to export the current page or a set of pages to PDF
  2. If exporting to PDF, select what you want to export:
    • Only this page to export the current page
    • This page and its children to export a set of pages
    For example, selecting This page and its children from the home page exports the entire space to PDF.



One-click Installation Guides

Click one of the following links to create and download a PDF that contains the latest documentation for your operating system. The PDF export begins when you click the link and requires 30-60 seconds to complete.

Windows Installation Guide

UNIX Installation Guide

To access a ready-made PDF of the entire space, see PDFs.

Supported platforms and browsers


 System requirements for the installation utility

Downloading the PATROL Installation Utility


Information about installing the product and migrating the product data.

Installing products in a Windows environment


Describes how to install BMC products on Windows computers

Installing products in a UNIX environment


Describes how to install BMC products on UNIX computers



 Issue resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.

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