• TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.04.002 is GA

    Happy to announce that we have next patch ready with some key support enhancements:   Now you can run the OS hardening on Red Hat 8 servers. Patch2 allows you to install TrueSight Server Automation agent, applic...
    Padmanabh Sahasrabudhe
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  • How to create a RedHat Patch Catalog using a Satellite Server

    This question has come up a number of times and I decided to spend some time looking into it.  The goal is to be able to leverage a RedHat Satellite server as the source of a RedHat Patch Catalog in TrueSight Ser...
    Bill Robinson
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  • Action required by users of TrueSight/BladeLogic Server Automation Microsoft Windows Patching (Shavlik)

    If you are using TSSA/BSA to patch your Windows servers, you have hopefully already upgraded to a version of TSSA that uses the new Shavlik SDK version and are happily off patching your servers, because you received a...
    Bill Robinson
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  • Announcing launch of TrueSight Automation Console

    Hello Everyone,   We are super excited to announce the launch of 'TrueSight Automation Console' for TrueSight Automation for Servers. This container based platform significantly simplifies OS patching experience...
    Meeta Lalwani
    created by Meeta Lalwani
  • TrueSight Smart Reporting: Consolidated Resources

    Hi all Now that we've done a few sessions on TrueSight Smart Reporting, I thought I'd gather the links and resources together in a single place and share with everyone. Recording: TrueSight Smart Reporting for Serve...
    Seth Paskin
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  • Setting the Deploy Job Phase Schedules in a Patching Job from the BLCLI

    As part of automating your patch deployments you may want to run your Patching Job and have it automatically generate the BlPackages and Deploy Jobs that contain missing patches and go ahead and schedule the various p...
    Bill Robinson
    created by Bill Robinson
  • Use integration with a web hosted repository for deploying software payloads - Part 2

    In the Part 1 we saw how you can create a web based repository configuration of JFrog artifactory. In Part 2 we will see how you can create the depot software for deploying an application like notepad++ to windows tar...
    Padmanabh Sahasrabudhe
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  • Use integration with a web hosted repository for deploying software payloads - Part 1

    Need of central repository for software payloads  A lot of customers use the file servers as remote repositories for storing the payloads. Where as having multiple remote repositories can give you scalability bu...
    Padmanabh Sahasrabudhe
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  • TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.04.001 is GA

    I am excited to announce that TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.04.001 is GA with some critical updates.   Now use all new REST APIs for core patching with well defined standard of documentation. You can now work...
    Padmanabh Sahasrabudhe
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  • 3_PATCH step of BDSSA ETL running for long time and consuming a lot of tempdb after upgrading to BDSSA 8.5

    We have had a couple of customers hit this in 8.5 so I put together the following KB article with details of the issue and the fix for both SQL Server and Oracle environments if encountered:   https://kb.bmc.com...
    John O'Toole
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  • Trending in Support: BDSSA versions affected by OpenSSL Heartbleed bug - hotfixes now available

    This post will share information about the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability, how it affects BMC Bladelogic Decision Support for Server Automation (BDSSA) and how to address the impacted versions of BDSSA. First, here ...
    John O'Toole
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  • TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.04 is GA

    I am super excited to share that TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.04 release is GA!! Following are the salient features of this release.   Job qualification check You can now set the maximum number of servers targ...
    Padmanabh Sahasrabudhe
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  • BladeLogic Automation YouTube channel now available

    We are excited to introduce you to our new YouTube channel “BladeLogic Automation” for "How-to" videos, intended to help with a specific task or feature of products in the BladeLogic Automation suite (BSA,...
    Abhishek Rai
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  • Easier access to data model information in the BMC Decision Support for Server Automation documentation

    By Sulekha Gulati   Have you ever gone through a BMC Decision Support for Server Automation upgrade and you wanted to find all the data model changes in one place for each release in your upgrade path to update ...
    Shweta Hardikar
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  • Action required by users of TrueSight/BladeLogic Server Automation Microsoft Windows Patching (Shavlik)

    September 25, 2018 - Important update to below alert: BMC Software has negotiated an extension of support for Shavlik version 9.1 to provide BMC Server Automation users additional time to upgrade. With this extension...
    John O'Toole
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  • Will you join us in the city that never sleeps?

    Coming up on October 18, 2018 is BMC’s annual user event, the BMC Exchange in New York City!     During this free event, there will be thought-provoking keynotes including global trends and best pra...
    Kim Wharton
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  • TrueSight Server Automation (formerly called BMC Server Automation) 8.9.03 is GA now

    Happy to announce that TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 went GA on 12th June 2018 & BMC Server Automation has been renamed to TrueSight Server Automation Highlights of the release: HIPAA Compliance for AIX 7.1 ...
    Padmanabh Sahasrabudhe
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  • What's New in TrueSight!

    We are pleased to announce the latest release of TrueSight! This is a significant release for TrueSight, not just because of updates to existing products but also because we are expanding the TrueSight family of produ...
    Shadab Ashraf
    created by Shadab Ashraf
  • BSA: Notification of vulnerability CVE-2018-9310 in Magnicomp Sysinfo solution used by BSA RSCD Agent to capture Hardware Information

    BMC Software is alerting customers who use BMC Server Automation (BSA) for managing Unix/Linux Targets to this Knowledge Article which highlights vulnerability CVE-2018-9310 in the Magnicomp Sysinfo solution used by B...
    John O'Toole
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  • How to run yum or blyum manually with the BSA-generated metadata

    It can be useful to manually run yum or blyum with the repodata and includes from the command line to get a better picture of what might be happening during analysis or inspect the repodata or perform any other troubl...
    Bill Robinson
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