23.4 enhancements and patches

Review the BMC Helix Continuous Optimization 23.4 enhancements and patches for features that will benefit your organization and to understand changes that might impact your users.

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Fixed issues

Updates and enhancements
23.4.02(tick)
Known and corrected issues23.4.02 updates
23.4.01None
NoneNone
23.4.00(tick)
Known and corrected issues23.4.00 enhancements

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 .


23.4.02


Exclude data marts and views while migrating from TrueSight Capacity Optimization

Exclude data marts and views while migrating from TrueSight Capacity Optimization by setting the migrate-datamarts-and-views parameter to false. By default, this parameter is set to true. For details, see Running the migration tool.


Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.x for the Remote ETL Engine and Gateway Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.x 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.


Assign permission to save the search as a new entity filter

Assign the analysis > edit (WEB_ANALYZE_EDIT) permission to your user role to save the search as a new entity filter in Workspace. For details, see Default user roles and permissions.


Observability and AIOps use case

The following observability and AIOps use case has been added to the documentation:

Predicting and preventing potential issues: Elevate service assurance and proactively predict potential issues in your environment so that you can prevent those issues. For details, see Predicting and preventing potential issues.


ETL module enhancements

ETL moduleEnhancements
Storage - All-in-One Extractor Service
  • Support for the following storage systems:
    • Fujitsu Eternus AF/DX (REST) 
    • PowerMax v4 systems (REST) 
    • Pure Storage FlashBlade (REST) 
    • NetApp Active IQ Unified Manager (REST)
    • NetApp ONTAP (REST)
  • Support for Java 17 for all WBEM-based ETLs
  • Support to import metrics of HPE Primera (WBEM):
    • ST_VOLUME_TRANSFER_WRITE_BYTE_RATE
    • ST_VOLUME_TRANSFER_READ_BYTE_RATE
    • ST_VOLUME_QUEUE_LENGTH
Moviri – K8s (Kubernetes) Prometheus Extractor

Support for the OAuth authorization protocol for enhanced security.


23.4.00 


The following video (1:56) provides a high-level summary of the new features and enhancements in version 23.4 of BMC Helix Continuous Optimization.

https://youtu.be/3TjuNCikdnY?si=aEI6oao4FgS593pz

Enable TLS server certificate validation in the Gateway Server and Continuous Optimization Agents for secure communication


Use TLS version 1.3 with out-of-the-box, self-signed certificates to secure communication between the Gateway Server and Continuous Optimization Agents. You can configure TLS during or after the installation of these components. For details, see Enabling TLS server certificate validation between the Gateway Server and Continuous Optimization Agents.


Use the Allow/Deny list option for improved filtering capabilities in vCenter ETLs

In the VMware vCenter ETLs, use the Allow/Deny list option to filter specific clusters, hosts, and virtual machines. You can also use regular expressions in both the allow and deny lists. For details, see VMware vCenter Extractor Service and VMware - vCenter and ESX Server History Extractor


Support for OAuth in Moviri - ServiceNow extractor

The Moviri - ServiceNow extractor supports the OAuth authorization protocol for enhanced security. For details, Moviri - ServiceNow Extractor.


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