[BESAdmin-Announcements] IBM Endpoint Manager for Server Automation 9.2 - SA4.2 is now available

Announcements for BES Administrators besadmin-announcements at bigmail.bigfix.com
Thu Mar 26 11:27:55 PDT 2015

IBM is pleased to announce the availability of version SA4.2 of IBM
Endpoint Manager for Server Automation 9.2!

Reduce Admin time for complex patching scenarios through automation plans
that reference one or more baselines in a Site. Admins can simply update
their baselines and the Automation Plan will execute these updates,
triggered ad-hoc or based on a schedule (sample automation plans are also
Along with a number of performance and quality enhancements, this release
also delivers a new feature for VMware to support dual NICs on a created
VM, and updated support for WebSphere Application Server versions 8, 8.5,
and 8.5.5 on RHEL-based servers.

New Major Features & Enhancements:

1. Automatic execution of baselines from a site

You can run all of the Baselines contained in a particular site as part of
an Automation Plan. See this link for more information:
 and this short video:

2. New middleware fixlets for managing/patching IBM Websphere Application
Server 8, 8.5 and 8.5.5 on RHEL

Currency updates for deployment, configuration and patching of WebSphere
Application Server versions 8, 8.5, and 8.5.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Server V6.0 or newer.

3. Support for Dual NICs when creating VMs

You can configure two network cards when creating virtual machines for
Linux and Windows using Server Automation Virtualization Tasks.

4. Quality improvements and enhancements

Several defects have been fixed and quality enhancements have been included
in this release.

5. New sample Automation Plans

Several new sample automation plans have been added. For more information
about the Server Automation sample plans, see this link:

6. Support for Endpoint Manager Platform 9.2, 64-bit.

For further information on IBM Endpoint Manager for Server Automation,
please refer to the online Knowledge Center:

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IBM Endpoint Manager Server Automation Team

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