23.3 enhancements and patches

Review the BMC Helix Continuous Optimization 23.3 enhancements and patches for features that will benefit your organization and to understand changes that might impact your users.

For a list of recent updates and enhancements across multiple versions, see Release notes and notices.

BMC applies upgrades as described in the BMC Helix Upgrade policy Open link . BMC applies upgrades and patches during  Maintenance windows. Open link .


23.3.02


Migrate min and max values of entities from TrueSight Capacity Optimization

Use the Migration toolkit provided in BMC Helix Continuous Optimization version 23.3.02 to migrate minimum and maximum values for the metrics of the entities from TrueSight Capacity Optimization. 

If you have performed the migration by using the migration toolkit provided in versions earlier than 23.3.02, the minimum and maximum values of the migrated entities might be missing. To resolve this issue, see Troubleshooting issues with the migration of min and max values of entities


ETL module enhancements

ETL moduleEnhancements
Moviri – K8s (Kubernetes) Prometheus Extractor

Support to:

  • Import the MEM_REAL_UTIL metric at the namespace, deployment, and pod workload level.
  • Add the UTF interceptor for the Kubernetes API
Moviri - ServiceNow Extractor

Support for using regular expressions to parse node names


23.3.01



ETL module enhancements

ETL moduleEnhancements
Storage - All-in-One Extractor ServiceSupport to import metrics from Fujitsu Eternus AF and DX systems
Moviri – K8s (Kubernetes) Prometheus Extractor

Support to:

  • Add backup Prometheus queries for JMX metrics
  • Handle special characters
  • Import the CREATION_TIME metric for Kubernetes nodes by using the Kubernetes API
Moviri - Entuity Extractor

Support for Entuity 20



23.3.00 


The following video (2.08) provides a high-level summary of the new features and enhancements in version 23.3 of BMC Helix Continuous Optimization.

https://youtu.be/FKZDL5gwr7A

Manage the capacity of Solaris infrastructure with an out-of-the-box dashboard

Use the Solaris Dashboard to visualize and manage the capacity of your Solaris infrastructure. Analyze the capacity usage of Solaris hosts, LDOMs, and zones to identify capacity-specific risks and issues. For details, see Solaris Dashboard Open link .



Access product features from the common navigation bar

Use the navigation bar that is common across BMC Helix IT Operations Management products to:

  • Access the ViewsWorkspace, and Administration menu options.
  • Switch between your licensed applications by using Application switcher . For details, see Product overview Open link .
  • Access user-level functions and user preferences by clicking User . For details, see Viewing and modifying your profile information Open link and Setting user preferences.


Support for Rocky Linux 8.x for the Remote ETL Engine and Gateway Server

Rocky Linux 8.x operating system is supported for the Remote ETL Engine and Gateway Server. For a complete list of supported operating systems, see Remote ETL Engine support and Gateway Server support.


Flexibility to filter metrics collected by an application 

While configuring Optimizer rules, analyses, or models, you can select the opt:meas:app namespace to differentiate metrics imported by a data source that is collecting metrics from an application, such as a database server. For details, see Adding a custom Optimizer rule and Editing the namespace and statistic selections for an analysis


ETL module enhancements

ETL moduleEnhancements
Oracle - Enterprise Manager Extractor

When multiple ETLs or Agents import data from the same database server, multiple entities representing this database server are automatically reconciled into a single entity either as a virtual machine or a generic entity type. The Oracle - Enterprise Manager (OEM) ETL enables such automatic reconciliation by extracting database server instances as generic type.

Moviri – K8s (Kubernetes) Prometheus Extractor

Support to import: 

  • The following HAProxy metrics for pod workloads:
    • NET_HAPROXY_CONNECTIONS
    • NET_HAPROXY_BYTES_IN
    • NET_HAPROXY_BYTES_OUT
  • The ST_CONSUMED_CAPACITY metric for persistent volume



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