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BMC PATROL for Linux 1.1

All versions
Release notes and notices
updated 02 Dec
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 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 template you want to use:
    • Simple to export a lightweight PDF with no cover, table of contents, or index.
      By default, the Simple template only exports the current page.
    • Standard to export a traditional PDF with a cover, table of contents, and index.
      By default, the Standard template exports the current page and all child pages.


December 02, 2016Announcing support for new platformsAdded platform support
November 25, 20161.1.00.02: Patch 2 for BMC PATROL for LinuxReleased a patch for fix an issue reported in the earlier versions
July 12, 2016Announcing support for new platformsAdded platform support
June 17, 20161.1.00.01: Patch 1 for BMC PATROL for LinuxProvides improved data security by using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).
April 29, 2016Announcing support for Ubuntu 15.04, 15.10, and 16.04 operating systemsAdded platform support
April 22, 2016Announcing support for Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.11, 6.7, and 7.2 operating systemsAdded platform support
April 22, 2016Announcing support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.1 operating systemsAdded platform support
April 14, 2016Announcing support for CentOS 6.7 and 7.2 operating systemsAdded platform support
April 14, 2016Announcing support for Debian 8.3.00 and 8.4.00 operating systemAdded platform support
March 31, 2016Announcing support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 and 7.2 operating systemAdded platform support
December 30, 2015Announcing support for Debian 7.9.00 and 8.2.00 operating systemAdded platform support

September 23, 2015

1.1.00 features

BMC PATROL for Linux 1.1.00 provides you with the following updates:




 Accessing online Help

Online Help for KMs is no longer available from the following consoles:

  • PATROL Central Operator – Microsoft Windows Edition
  • PATROL Central Operator – Web Edition
  • PATROL Console for Microsoft Windows
  • PATROL Console for UNIX.

However, online Help will continue to be available from the BMC TrueSight Operations Management console and BMC Central Monitoring Administration. For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions on Online Help.

Where to go from here

Before you get started, see Planning, for information about the software and hardware requirements. For information about obtaining the installation files, see Downloading the installation files.

Related topics

Known and corrected issues

1.1.00 features



Planning and system requirements.



Information about installing the product.

Configuring after installation


Required post-installation configuration tasks.

Monitor types and attributes


Information about the monitoring elements of the KM.



Interface descriptions, using the product.



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