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DateSummaryReference
April 17, 202422.1 enhancements and patches
August 11, 2023

Issues that were corrected by 22.1 patch 7 and issues that remain open

Updates available in BMC Helix ITSM 22.1 patch 7:

  • Get real-time insights into service models from Asset console.

Updates available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio 22.1 patch 7:

  • Changes to in-app help.
  • Defining timeout to avoid an abrupt API call end.

Updates available in BMC Helix ITSM Insights 22.1 patch 7:

  • Additional option in Proactive problem management settings.
  • The Detailed description field is made optional in the Real-time incident correlation configuration. 
22.1 enhancements and patches
July 5, 2023

Multiple issues corrected

Patch 6 for version 22.1 is available for on-premises customers.

22.1 enhancements and patches
June 07, 2023

Updates available in BMC Helix ITSM 22.1 patch 6:

  • Edit an outage directly from a ticket

  • Consent for data collection

  • BMC Helix ITSM archival policy auto-enabled

  • Asset console with comprehensive filtering and configuration options

Updates available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio 22.1 patch 6:

  • Consent for data collection

  • Analyze the manual reconciliation effort by using an automatically generated reconciliation report

  • Use Services actions in active links for improved security

  • Track the API status of import definitions

  • Create search filters for BMC Helix Virtual Agent chatbots

  • Access BMC Helix Knowledge Management by ComAround articles based on the enhanced entitlement checks

  • 2-year BMC Helix ITSM Archival Policy auto-enabled

  • Reschedule the archiving process at off-peak hours

  • Prevent changes to CCS parameters during upgrades

Updates available in BMC Helix ITSM Insights 22.1 patch 6:

  • Download clusters from Proactive problem management dashboard for offline analysis

22.1 enhancements and patches
March 24, 2023

Updates available in BMC Helix ITSM 22.1 patch 5:

  • Automatically create a DWPC request from a BMC Helix ITSM fulfillment ticket

Updates available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio22.1 patch 5:

  • Trigger multiple grid filters in batch mode
  • Improve the search capability of a named list by providing an additional query
  • Override browser locale settings in PWA with user preferences

Updates available in BMC Helix ITSM 22.1 patch 5:

  • Approve or reject a change request with fewer clicks

22.1 enhancements and patches
January 13, 2023

Updates available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio22.1 patch 4:

  • Disable or hide an action button based on the selected rows in a Record grid

  • Typeahead feature for named list field in Record Grid component

  • Reconcile customized Developer Studio form views by using the reconciliation process

  • Search for BMC Helix Knowledge Management by ComAround articles based on the enhanced entitlement checks

  • Provision to show or hide the view component based on user's device

Update available in BMC Service Request Management 22.1 patch 4:

  • Authoring Groups for work order templates
22.1 enhancements and patches
November 2, 2022Not applicable
October 10, 2022

Updates available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio 22.1 patch 2:

  • Bring record data from multiple record definitions together in a single grid
  • Customize a list for predefined view presets

  • Export archived data to the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) location

  • View information about a specific server through the AR System Management Console


22.1 enhancements and patches
September 2, 2022

Updates available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio 22.1 patch 1:

  • Troubleshoot cache sync issues in the server group

  • Select a BMC Helix Knowledge Management by ComAround portal for integration

Updates available in Smart IT 22.1 patch 1:

  • Display improvements of the Smart IT UI on mobile web browsers

22.1 enhancements and patches
July 29, 2022

Enhancements to BMC Helix ITSM Insights are:

  • Automatic response to emails with relevant knowledge articles.

  • Sort incident clusters by trend.

  • Detect probable major incidents.

  • Search for a cluster on the Real-time incident correlation dashboard.

Enhancements to BMC Helix ITSM: Smart IT (Smart IT) are:

  • Identify quickly the source application that creates a ticket.

  • BMC Helix ITSM extends Canadian French language support.

22.1 enhancements and patches

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