Micro Focus Operations Bridge Suite - 2018.11– has been released

  • KM03314709
  • 10-Jan-2019
  • 10-Jan-2019


Product: Micro Focus Operations Bridge Suite Version: 2018.11 Languages: English


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Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Micro Focus Operations Bridge Suite
Version: 2018.11
Languages: English

The following key new features are available with this version:

  • Automate Hybrid IT Discovery and Monitoring

    • Agent-based monitoring Security/Compliance component updates
    • Management Pack extensions for MS SQL, JBOSS, WebSphere, AWS, and Azure, and CA Spectrum connector.
    • SiteScope support for SUSE Enterprise Linux 12 SP3 and for Docker Community Edition (CE) 18.03.1-ce (2018-04-26)
    • SiteScope REST APIs extension for self-service automation – Credential Profile & Remote Server Management

    Consolidate Data and Reduce Noise

    • New VMware virtualization collection into Collect Once Store Once (COSO) for large scale vCenter deployments
    • Management Pack metric data integration into COSO for MS SQL, WebSphere, and JBOSS
    • Real User Monitoring metrics data integration into COSO
    • Diagnostics data integration into COSO.
    • RTSM topology data integration into COSO

    Analyze Application Health

    • New User Experience with Business Process Monitor Transaction Status over time reports
    • Business Process Monitor support for Load Runner version 12.6, Mobile Center version 3.0, and Unified Functional Testing (UFT) version 14.51
    • Visualize the application health status data in new user interface framework

    Automate AIOps and Robotize Remediation

    • New Automated Event Analytics –Initial release rule-less automatic grouping of OBM events using auto correlation algorithm
    • Central thresholding on COSO data – define static thresholds on metrics in COSO

    Customize Dashboards and Reporting

    • IDM authentication support for web2pdf report generation
    • Graph all COSO metrics in OBM Performance Dashboard
    • Business Value Dashboard sample reports for the Management Packs and easier custom report creation using documented schema

    ITOM Platform

    • Vertica 9.1.1 support across OpsBridge November

For more information, please check the Release Notes for this version (available from MySupport).

If you have an active support subscription for these products, please plan for downloading this version from the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal. You will need your Software Passport login and password to access the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal.

Our goal is to provide you with clear visibility into the support time-line of software products, enabling you to use this information to plan, test, and deploy new product versions. For more information, check our MySupport Software Product Lifecycle pages, where you can find support time-line information for previously released versions. For this newly released version, the following time-line applies (dates subject to change, always check the Software Product Lifecycle pages referenced above for the latest information):


Support time-line



Dec 31, 2022

End of Committed Support

Dec 31, 2024

End of Extended Support

Dec 31, 2028

End of Self-Help Support with Rights to New Versions

Please note that all Operations Bridge Suite customers with active support subscriptions are eligible to update to Operations Bridge Suite 2018.11.