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I'm please announce that the BDA team has just released updated CIS compliance content for Oracle 12c and Microsoft SQL Server 2016.   This are available for you immediately download from the BMC download site.


If you have any questions or need help, feel free to reach out to support or to post a question here in the community. 


Thank you!


Happy Friday, everyone.  


I’m pleased to share that we’ve recently released BDA 8.9.03 Patch 3.


This release provides the following updates:


Support for Single Instance

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 (preview media)


Support for SQL Server Always On

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 (preview media)

Note: BMC Database Automation currently supports Microsoft SQL Server 2019 preview media. This is because Microsoft has not yet released the GA version of SQL Server 2019. BMC plans to include full support to SQL Server 2019 after 2 weeks of its GA.


Support for Oracle 18c Single Instance for

  • Windows 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016


Support for Oracle 18c Restart


Support to use mediaprep to prepare Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and 2019 (preview media)


MSSQL DISA Compliance Database support introduced




You can find more details in the documentation here.


Please feel free to download and begin use of this new update.   If you have any questions, the support team and I are here to help you.





Hi Everyone,


I’m pleased to inform you that we have released BDA 8.9.03 patch 2. 


Here are some of the key updates included in this release: 

  • Oracle 18c support introduced
    • Oracle 18c Single Instance Provisioning and Patching on Linux target node
    • Oracle 18c Grid Infrastructure Provisioning and Patching on Linux target node
  • Oracle 18c Patch wrappers
    • GIRU-Oct2018-
    • RU-Oct2018-
    • OJVM-Oct2018-
  • MSSQL DISA Compliance Database support introduced
    • DISA-MSSQL-2012-Database-V1-R17-805439
    • DISA-MSSQL-2014-Database-V1-R6-805438
    • DISA-MSSQL-2016-Instance-V1-R3-805576
    • DISA-MSSQL 2016 Database V1 R3- 807171
  • PHP version update to 7.2.10 (OS requirements updated)
  • Guide to BDA MySQL Support updated


You can find more information here, on BDA documentation site.


If you need any assistance accessing, applying, or using this update, please remember to reach out to our Support team for assistance.


We are here to help!

Eric Liszt

Updated Compliance Content

Posted by Eric Liszt Employee Sep 25, 2018

I'm very pleased to announce that we've released updated compliance content.   As part of this release we are extending compliance content to include not only checks at the instance level but also down to the database level.   Below are the STIGs covered by the updated compliance content.  You can download these now from the BMC website.

Please know this is just the beginning  We are already working on additional products and versions that we will be releasing in the future.


  • Oracle 12c Database STIG
  • Oracle 11.2g Database STIG
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2013 Database STIG
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Database STIG

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