Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2020.11 has been released

  • KM03766062
  • 03-Dec-2020
  • 03-Dec-2020


Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2020.11


Recommended Software Update

Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software
Version: 2020.11
Languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish

The following  new key features are available with this version:

Universal Discovery and UCMDB 2020.11 can better capture changes happening in clouds and containers for improved visibility and compliance.
New: Installed Software Discovery in Containers
Remain more compliant with discovery of software running in Docker containers

  • Installed Software on Docker Containers – capture software installed inside the Docker image used to create the Docker container

Improved: Extended Cloud Discovery
Build a more compliant cloud model with improved deeper, real-time discovery

  • Google Event-based Discovery – capture Google Cloud changes in real-time for always up-to-date configuration data
  • Clusters for Containers – discover Google GKE and Azure AKS clusters with internal structures for better service management
  • More PaaS Services from GCP and Azure – Google Spanner, Google SQL, Azure Security Groups
  • Control the scope of AWS Discovery – specify the specific regions and services you wish to discover

Improved: Classic Discovery
Deeper discovery for better software management and compliance

  • BigFix/IBM ILMT – import device, software and license details for Software Asset Management use cases.
  • MacOS 11 (Big Sur) – run agents on and capture inventory data about MacOS 11
  • VMware Infrastructure Discovery - collect VMs for purpose of inventory discovery only.

Improved: User Experience
Better reporting on configuration data

  • Better inventory – Get more information quickly about the CIs displayed in the Inventory module, via a fully-configurable Properties Widget in partial and full-page mode.
  • Show Instances – View the CIs collected by your query while building the query itself.
  • Better exports – Data cut and pasted from a UCMDB table into Excel or Word retains the data type for easier formatting.

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
Dec 31, 2024 Committed Support Ends
Dec 31, 2026 Extended Support Ends
Dec 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) 2020.11.