Deprecated and discontinued features and components

BMC Helix Capacity Optimization version 21.02 includes changes to the level of support for the following features and components.

Features and components discontinued in 21.02

Support for the following features or components is discontinued in this release:

Discontinued support for Virtual Planner

Virtual Planner is discontinued in version 21.02. 

Discontinued support for IT Data Analytics extractor

BMC - TrueSight IT Data Analytics (ITDA) extractor is discontinued in version 21.02.

Discontinued support for Chargeback

Chargeback is discontinued in version 21.02. BMC recommends that you use BMC Helix Cloud Cost instead, which offers more flexible ways to achieve Showback and Chargeback reporting. For details, see  BMC Helix Cloud Cost .

Discontinued support for Windows Gateway Server

The Windows version of Gateway Server is discontinued in version 21.02. BMC recommends that you use the Linux Gateway Server version. 

Analyze and Predict user interfaces, with workload characterization, continue to exist in the product. You can install these components from the Downloads page. 

Discontinued support for Custom Statistics UI

Support for Custom Statistics UI is discontinued in version 21.02. The Custom Statistics UI will no longer be available to display and analyze the custom statistics. You need not create a custom statistics as BMC Helix Capacity Optimization now supports statistics and percentile for all metrics. For details, see Statistics.

Discontinued support for Software Update and Queue Waiter system tasks

Software Update and Queue Waiter system tasks are discontinued in version 21.02.

Discontinued support for Day class and Hour class in Calendar

Support for classifying date and time for data analysis by specifying day class and hour class is discontinued in version 21.02. 

Discontinued support for the Data Mover ETL task

Support for the Data Mover ETL task is discontinued in version 21.02.

Discontinued support for Moviri ETLs

Support for the following Moviri ETLs is discontinued in version 21.02:

  • Moviri Integrator for BMC Helix Capacity Optimization - HP BSM 
  • Moviri Integrator for BMC Helix Capacity Optimization - HP uCMDB
  • Moviri Integrator for BMC Helix Capacity Optimization - HP SiteScope

Discontinued platform support for Capacity Agents

  • Oracle Linux 7.5
  • RHEL 7.5 (x86-64/Linux 32bit)
  • Citrix Xen 6.5
  • CentOS 7.5 (x86/Linux 32bit)
  • HP-UX 11i (B11.31) 64-bit, PA-RISC

Features and components deprecated in 21.02

Support for the following features or components is deprecated in this release:

Deprecated support for VMware - vCloud Infrastructure and Services ETLs

VMware - vCloud Infrastructure extractor and VMware - vCloud Services extractor is deprecated in version 21.02. It continues to exist in the product and will be supported for the entire life cycle of 21.02. Future versions might not contain these ETLs.

Deprecated support for BMC - TrueSight Operations Management  9.0/9.5/9.6/10.0 ETLs

BMC - TrueSight Operations Management 9.0/9.5/9.6/10.0 extractor and BMC - TrueSight Operations Management 9.0/9.5/9.6/10.0 Generic view extractor is deprecated in version 21.02. It continues to exist in the product and will be supported for the entire life cycle of 21.02. Future versions might not contain these ETLs.

Deprecated support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

Starting with the 21.02 release, support for Microsoft Internet Explorer version 11 is deprecated. We encourage you to switch to other fully supported browsers listed for BMC Helix Capacity Optimization in the Supported browsers topic.

For a complete list of BMC products that no longer support Internet Explorer 11, see BMC Customer Support Communities page .

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