This topic contains information about the enhancements and features introduced in version 9.6.00 of the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management product.
Infrastructure Management now supports the IPv6 protocol. That is, Infrastructure Management can communicate over both IPv6 connections and IPv4 connections. The following Infrastructure Management components support IPv6:
For IPv6/IPv4 compatibility among various Infrastructure Management components, see Compatibility matrix for IPv6 deployment.
Infrastructure Management now supports Oracle Database 12c. For information about installing Oracle Database 12c, see Installing the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server on Microsoft Windows with Oracle as database. Oracle Database 12c requires some pre-installation tasks that are listed at Preinstallation tasks for installing the BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server with Oracle as database.
Infrastructure Management 9.6 is embedded with the SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16 database.
In Infrastructure Management version 9.6, you can set up and convert an unread email from the email server to an event. The BMC TrueSight Infrastructure Management Server connects to the email server periodically using the configured credentials to retrieve unread emails. These unread emails are then converted into events.
For more information about setting up email as an event, see Setting up email as an event.
The following pw commands have been introduced in this version:
pw monitor list -patrolAgent
pw monitor list -patrolAgent lists monitor instances associated with a PATROL Agent. For more information, see pw monitor list.
pw diag log shadow
The following pw commands are enhanced in Infrastructure Management:
pw group list
This command now allows you to list the rule based groups without editing the group from the administrator console. For more information about
pw group list command, see pw group list.
pw dump command is now enhanced to include Integration for BMC Remedy Service Desk related information. You can find the Integration for BMC Remedy Service Desk integration and configuration related information and the log files in the pwdump.jar file. For more information about the
pw dump command, see pw dump.
pw monitor list -a
pw monitor list -a command now differentiates monitor instances with devices association details without logging into the operator console. For more information, see pw monitor list.
The following enhancements have been made to the BMC ProactiveNet consoles: