[BESAdmin-Announcements] BigFix Inventory: Application Update published 2020-05-19

Announcements for BES Administrators besadmin-announcements at bigmail.bigfix.com
Wed May 20 09:45:04 PDT 2020

BigFix Inventory Team is proud to announce the availability of new version of BigFix Inventory.

BigFix Inventory application update

Published site version:

BigFix Inventory v10 - version 133

(Note: site name until refreshed is IBM BigFix Inventory v9)


BigFix Inventory delivers increased value and demonstrates HCL's commitment to both HCL and IBM customers.

This update offers new discovery capability and contains selected improvements.

Enhanced software discovery capability

  *   IBM License Metric Tool Software Catalog version
  *   Added discovery capability for 800+ software versions including multiple additions to enterprise Microsoft, Symantec, Hewlett-Packard and Oracle software
  *   Enhanced discovery of Detailed Component Version for Microsoft .NET Framework, Oracle GoldenGate and Open JDK
  *   Discovery of Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Enterprise, Enterprise Evaluation, Standard, Developer and Express editions
  *   5 Ideas for software discovery delivered

Scanner version improvements

  *   Scanner discovers number of sockets on E7 series of Xeon processors.

To view the full list of new features and defects that were fixed in this application update, see the following link: https://support.bigfix.com/bfi/BigFix-Inventory-

For more information about discovery capabilities please refer to Catalog Release Notes: https://software.bigfix.com/download/tema/catalog/BFI_catalog_release_notes.pdf

To browse the full catalog content, use the Software Components report in BigFix Inventory.

Action to take
Installation of this content pack does not upgrade the BigFix Inventory server.

To upgrade the BigFix Inventory scanner, run the Install or Upgrade scanner fixlet from the BigFix console.

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 this application refer to BigFix Inventory user documentation: https://help.hcltechsw.com/bigfix/10.0/inventory/welcome/BigFix_Inventory_welcome.html

We hope you find this latest release of BigFix Inventory content useful and effective.

Thank you!

- The BigFix Inventory Team

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