BigFix Inventory: Catalog Update published 2023-08-30

BigFix Inventory catalog update

Published site version:
BigFix Inventory v10 - version 171

BigFix Inventory delivers increased value and demonstrates HCL’s commitment towards HCL and IBM customers.

Key updates in HCL BigFix Inventory

  • Ideas delivered:
    BFINV-I-288 - Add Discovery of Cloutility from Auwau,
    BFINV-I-253 - Add Discovery of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager for UNIX/Linux agent,
    BFINV-I-229 - Add discovery of Veritas Netbackup in Unix platform,
    BFINV-I-224 - Add discovery of Evernote 10.x,
    BFINV-I-318 - Add discovery for latest version of Nagios XI monitoring tools,
    BFINV-I-198 - Add discovery for Ivanti Workspace Control Agent.

  • Capability to discover 900+ new software versions including but not limited to the following software manufacturers: Autodesk, Citrix, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, RED HAT, SAP, and VMware.

  • Publisher Normalization: Publisher data is improved for simplified data filtering and reporting. The changes include updating existing publisher names to current ones, and deduplicating publishers as well as covering acquisitions. In this release 250+ publishers are normalized (for more details refer to release notes).

  • Added 12 new publishers to catalog.

  • Added 25 new Template Signatures to catalog. In Template signatures, the version of a component is detected automatically, and a specific version is dynamically added to the catalog. Such template signatures include all component versions. They are used when the software is frequently updated, and the deployment method has not changed. One template covers 10+ software versions.

To view the complete list of new features and defects that were fixed in this application update, refer to the release notes:

For more information about discovery capabilities, refer to Catalog Release Notes:

To view the complete catalog content, use the Software Components report in BigFix Inventory.

Actions needed:

To apply new discovery capability, run the Software Catalog Update Fixlet from the BigFix console and then wait for the next data import.

For more information about how to install, maintain, and use BigFix Inventory application, refer to the user documentation:

– The BigFix Inventory Team

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