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TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform 19.3

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TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform is a web-based reporting application that provides extensive reporting capabilities related to your data-center servers that are managed by BMC.
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This section provides information about what is new or changed in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform, including urgent issues, documentation updates, feature packs, and fix packs.

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November 12, 201919.3 enhancements

Lists the enhancements introduced in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform version 19.3.

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What's new?

This topic contains an overview of the enhancements in this version of TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.

TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform is an advanced reporting platform that generates reports in a view that is simple to understand and configure. The reports are generated on the data collected by the component, which is the data source for TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.

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Support for TrueSight Network Automation Reporting

You can now use TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform to create reports for TrueSight Network Automation. To do this, you must add  TrueSight Network Automation - Data Warehouse as a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.

For more information, see Adding a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.


Add dynamic fields to views

You can now add dynamic fields to TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform views even after you add a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform. For more information, see  Adding dynamic fields to TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform views .


Manage the TrueSightSmartReporting service

The service_utility.sh script is now available for you to create and manage the TrueSightSmartReporting service. You can run the script as a root user to create the TrueSightSmartReporting service for a non-root user.

For more information, see Managing the TrueSight Smart Reporting service as a non-root user.



Import audit reports

You can now import audit reports in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.

Audit reports provide the system usage information quickly in your environment. With audit reports, you can analyse the following information:

  • Most and least active users, roles, groups, and client organizations
  • Most frequently-used reports, dashboards, storyboards, views, and data sources
  • Migration patterns for broadcasts and scheduling

For more information, see Importing audit reports in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.


Documentation highlights: Separate spaces for the platform and component documentation

The documentation for TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform and TrueSight Network Automation Reporting is available in separate content spaces. 

For TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform documentation, go here .

For TrueSight Network Automation Reporting documentation,  go here .

Frequently asked questions and other information

 

This section answers some frequently asked questions about TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.


Where can I find information about the components currently supported for TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform product versions?

You can find information about supported platforms on the Component compatibility matrix page.


How do I manage users in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform?

You cannot modify the TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform Admin user. You can modify Reporting users. For more information, see the component documentation.


How can I use custom properties in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform?

Custom properties are not supported in this release of TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.


How to create user groups in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform?

For information about creating user groups, see  User Groups  (https://wiki.yellowfinbi.com/display/USER80/User+Groups) in Yellowfin documentation.


Does TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform require a database? Is the database included as part of the out-of-the-box installation?

Yes. TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform uses a repository database, and the following databases are supported:

  • Postgre SQL
  • Oracle
  • SQL

Postgre SQL is the default database and is shipped with TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.


Can I install TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform silently?

Yes. See the  Yellowfin documentation  for information about silent installation.


After adding a component, how do I see the reports?

You can launch TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform from your component console. You can view the out-of-the-box reports or you can create your own reports.


Can I upgrade to TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform version 19.3 from version 11.3.01?

No. These two products are different, and an upgrade is not possible.


After adding a datasource for a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform, can I add another datasource for the same component?

No. Only one datasource can be added in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform. See Adding a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform


Can I use existing an existing application of Yellowfin, for example Remedy Smart Reporting?

No. You must use the Yellowfin application that is provided in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform because TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform uses other components as data sources.


Is TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform included in perpetual licenses?

No, TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform is not included in perpetual licenses because it is a new offering from BMC.


Do I require a license key for TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform?

No. The TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform license key is included in the TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform installer.


Does TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform support the disaster recovery mode or a high-availability architecture?

No. TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform does not support the disaster recovery mode or a high-availability architecture.



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