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TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 20.02.01

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TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation is a reporting solution for TrueSight Server Automation. This solution uses the following products:

  • TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse
  • TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform
Release notes and notices
updated 06 Oct
This section provides information about what is new or changed in TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation, including urgent issues, documentation updates, feature packs, and fix packs.

Date

Title

Summary

October 6, 2020Hotfix for Oracle Exadata

Enables support for using TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse with Oracle Exadata.

September 15, 202020.02.01: Patch 1

Provides the following updates in the TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 20.02.01 release.

  • New ETL tool to fetch data
  • New dashboard that provides information about commonly used domains and the health of configuration settings
  • Post-installation configuration GUI updates

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Planning

 

Concepts, architecture, deployment, planning, and system requirements.

Installing

 

Information about installing the product.

Upgrading

 

Information about upgrading the product.

Troubleshooting

 

Issues resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.

Using

 

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Security, system administration, maintenance.
What's new?

Patch 20.02.01 is now available for TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation. The patch provides a few enhancements and defect fixes. It includes the following components:

TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 20.02.01 (Solution)

ComponentVersion

TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse

20.02.01

TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform

20.02.01

Known and corrected issues

For information about the issues corrected in this patch, see Known and corrected issues .

Enhancements

This patch provides the following enhancements:

New dashboards

TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation provides the following new dashboards: Inventory, Compliance, Patch, Job Activity, and Health

The Inventory, Compliance, Patch, and Job Activity dashboards display the summarized and detailed domain-specific information. The Health dashboard provides information about the status of the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse configuration settings.

For details, see Dashboards for the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.

New ETL utility

The utility that is used for the ETL process has changed from Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) to BMC Data Integrator (BDI). To view the related changes in the post-installation configuration GUI, see Configuring TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.

Enhanced LDAP authentication

You can now configure the LDAP authentication to accept a short and simple alias of an LDAP user name apart from the fully distinguished user name. TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse automatically determines the corresponding distinguished name and approves the LDAP authentication. For details, see LDAP authentication.

Support for new operating systems and databases

TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse now supports the following operating systems and databases:

  • RHEL 8
  • SQL Server 2019
  • Oracle 18c RAC
  • Oracle 19c RAC

For a complete list of operating systems and databases, see System requirements for TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.

Component version updates

With this patch, the version of the following components is updated to 20.02.01:

  • Authentication Server
  • Reporting content
  • TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse

TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse 20.02.01 supports:

  • TrueSight Server Automation 20.02.01
  • TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform 20.02 and 20.02.01

For more information about the version compatibility of these products, see Compatibility matrix.

Downloading the patch

This patch includes the full installer of TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse 20.02.01 and the patch installer for TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform 20.02.01.

For information about downloading the installation files, see the following topics:

Applying the patch

The following table explains the various scenarios for applying the patch:

ScenarioPerform these steps

You are using BMC Decision Support for Server Automation and want to migrate to TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.

Your environment does not contain TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse or BMC Decision Support for Server Automation.

  1. Install TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.
  2. Install TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform .
  3. Apply TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform 20.02.01 patch .

You already have TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 19.2, 19.2.01, or 19.2.02 in your environment.

If you are using TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 19.2.01 or earlier version:

  1. Upgrade TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.
  2. Upgrade TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform to 20.02 .
  3. Apply TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform 20.02.01 patch .
  4. Complete the post-upgrade tasks.

If you are using TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 19.2.02:

  1. Upgrade TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse.
  2. Apply TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform 20.02.01 patch .
  3. Complete the post-upgrade tasks.

Frequently asked questions and other information

 

The following BMC sites provide information outside of the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse documentation that you might find helpful: 

  • BMC Communities, Server Automation community 
  • BMC Support Knowledge Base, search filtered by Server Automation
  • BMC Support Knowledge Base
  • BMC Global Services
  • BMCtv, to view videos about TrueSight products and other BMC solutions

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Videos

The following table lists topics that contain videos, which supplement or replace the text-based documentation. You can access these videos and others in the  TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation - How-to videos playlist  on YouTube.

Use caseTopic

Moving to TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation

Setting up the databases for TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse

Installing

Configuring TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse

ETL
Using certificates
Administering

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Comments

  1. Greg Michael

    The page title says BMC TrueSight Smart Reporting for Server Automation 20.02.01, but the product version dropdown in the left navigation tree shows 19.2.

    Oct 07, 2020 04:01
    1. Bipin Inamdar

      Hi Greg,

      This issue is resolved now.

      Regards,

      Bipin Inamdar

      Oct 12, 2020 06:30