BigFix Inventory: Catalog Update published 2023-10-18

BigFix Inventory catalog update

Published site version:
BigFix Inventory v10 - version 173

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

Key updates in HCL BigFix Inventory

  • Capability to discover 100+ new software versions including but not limited to software manufacturers like Oracle.
  • Added and enhanced discovery for various versions of Oracle Java and Oracle Open JDK for WINDOWS and UNIX platforms.
  • Publisher Normalization: In this release 50+ publishers are normalized. 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 (for more details refer to release notes):
  • Added 9 new publishers to catalog.
  • Added 9 new Template Signatures to catalog. With Template signatures, the version of a component is detected automatically, and a specific version is dynamically added to the catalog.

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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