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The following tables contain information about the components and products in BSM Reference Stack.

Infrastructure stack

The infrastructure stack represents the foundational components for the BSM Reference Stack applications. You can choose to standardize on either the Windows or the Linux stack requirements.

These guidelines do not represent the only possible infrastructure for BSM applications. Specific infrastructure requirements can be found in product documentation.

Infrastructure Stack components





Windows 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (64-bit)


MS-SQL 2008 Enterprise Edition SP 1 (64-bit)

Oracle Enterprise Edition 11g R1 (64-bit)

Application server

Tomcat 6.0.26 (64-bit)

Tomcat 6.0.26 (64-bit)

Web server

Apache 2.2 (32-bit) 

Apache 2.2 (64-bit)

Reporting engine

BusinessObjects XI 3.1 SP3 or 4.0

BusinessObjects XI 3.1 SP 3 or 4.0 

Java (JDK/JRE)

JDK/JRE 1.6.0_20*

JDK/JRE 1.6.0_20*

*see Oracle critical patch update notice

Oracle critical patch update

Oracle has issued a security advisory and critical patch update for multiple security vulnerabilities. Details can be found on the Oracle site at this URL:

Application stack

BSM Interoperability 8.5.1 contains a detailed listing of the applications verified in this release, with the exception of the following application, which is not part of the BSM Reference Stack:

  • BMC BladeLogic Client Automation Discovery Integration for CMDB

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