Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2021.02 has been released

  • KM03777992
  • 09-Feb-2021
  • 11-Feb-2021


Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2021.02


Recommended Software Update

Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software
Version: 2021.02
Languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Norwegian

The following  new key features are available with this version:

Universal Discovery and UCMDB 2021.02 helps your digital transformation efforts with full, end-to-end cloud discovery and deeper discovery of installed software 
New: Cloud Migration Reporting
Easily report on the ratio of IT remaining on-premises or in the cloud to assist in digital transformation efforts

  • Show the sum total of hosts (VMs) and databases on-premises or cloud

New: End-of-Support Dates for Installed Software
Improve your security and software asset management by reporting on software nearing or beyond the end-of-support date

  • Know the end-of-support date for software that is tracked by the Center of Internet Security
  • Includes software products from Adobe, Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, Micro Focus, Oracle, VMware, and more

New: Multi-Customer Support for Universal CMDB
Securely enable multiple customers on a single instance of Universal CMDB

  • Each customer’s data is held completely isolated from other customers
  • Full discovery capabilities and separation for each customer
  • Aligns well with SMAX Multi-Tenant/Native SACM solutions

Improved: Cloud Discovery
Deeper discovery of AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform

  • Discover AWS EC2 instances based on the value of a tag
  • Expanded PaaS service discovery for Azure and Google Cloud Platform
  • Detailed OS discovery of cloud servers using cloud and classic discovery

Improved: Classic Discovery
Deeper discovery of your IT environment

  • Updated Oracle LMS includes new measurement scripts
  • Improved storage discovery from Dell, IBM, and Hyper-V

Improved: Software Discovery for Better Software Asset Management
More visibility into your software for better compliance

  • Improved license, version, and edition discovery for VMware
  • Discovery of non-standard Oracle installations and increased patch-level detection
  • 1,309 new applications and rules recognized

New: Deployment and Consumption Options
Assist your enterprise readiness for digital transformation efforts

  • Universal Discovery is supported as software-as-a-service (SaaS) as part of a Service Management Automation (SMAX) on SaaS deployment
  • Deploy Universal Discovery and UCMDB onto Azure or Google Cloud Platform

Read the Product Brief

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
Feb 28, 2025 Committed Support Ends
Feb 28, 2027 Extended Support Ends
Feb 28, 2031 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) 2021.02.