Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2020.08 has been released

  • KM03692231
  • 17-Aug-2020
  • 17-Aug-2020


Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2020.08


Recommended Software Update

Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software
Version: 2020.08
Languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese, Greek, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Spanish and Turkish

The following new key features are available with this version:

Cloud Discovery

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Running state of AWS virtual machines (EC2) so you can determine if they are active or inactive.
    • Private-IP discovery across VPCs to ensure proper discovery and reconciliation.
  • Azure
    • Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Discovery: Application Services and Storage Accounts.
    • Fine-grained control of Azure discovery to capture only the PaaS services you require.
    • Running state of virtual machines so you can determine if they are active or inactive.
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
    • Google tags discovery will capture tags on GCP resources that can later be used within your views and queries.

Software and Hardware Discovery

  • MongoDB discovery
  • Oracle ASM (Automated Storage Management) discovery
  • OpenShift 4
  • VMware vRealize Operations (vRops) 7.5
  • VMware 7

User Experience

  • New Discovery Solution – Fully configure, deploy, manage and report on discovery via a new solution that features a simplified UI and goal-based discovery.
  • Show CI instances from within the Query Designer while you design your views and queries.
  • View CI properties natively when viewed from the Inventory UI on any element in the list, improving visibility to information about your CIs.
  • Improved export from within the Inventory UI that now includes XLSX format.

Enterprise Readiness

  • Standalone Containerized CMS - Controlled Availability for standalone container installation for the UCMDB.
  • Added UCMDB support for Red Hat Linux (RHEL) 7.8/8.2 and Wildfly 19/20.

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. To access these products in the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal, you will need to sign in with your Micro Focus credentials.

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. Please take note of the end of support dates for the latest available version of this product: 

Support time-line
Date Details
Aug 31, 2024 Committed Support Ends
Aug 31, 2026 Extended Support Ends
Aug 31, 2030 Self-Help Support Ends

Please note that all Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation (UCMDB) customers with active support subscriptions are eligible to update to Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation (UCMDB) 2020.08.