Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2021.05 has been released

  • KM03809051
  • 11-May-2021
  • 11-May-2021


Micro Focus Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software 2021.05


Recommended Software Update

Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Universal Discovery/Universal CMDB Foundation Software
Version: 2021.05
Languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, 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 2021.05 helps your digital transformation efforts with full, end-to-end cloud discovery and deeper discovery of installed software 
New: Topology Widget
Quickly view the dependencies of a configuration item (CI) for faster understanding of how CIs relate to each other

  • Access directly from “Inventory” and “Show Instances” screens

New: Impact Widget

Immediately see the potential impact of a CI on business services and applications through the widget

  • New widget allows for faster and better change and incident management

Improved: Visualization, Upgrade, Integration, and Deployment Options
Better user experiences make working with Universal Discovery better

  • Show discovery results by zone for summary and change reports by region
  • Support for external Oracle database with containerized deployments
  • Simplified upgrade process for Smart Software Analytics (SSA)
  • Send information to ServiceNow using its Identification and Reconciliation Engine (IRE) to improve reconciliation of Universal Discovery data into the ServiceNow CMDB

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

  • Installed software discovery on AWS using Universal Discovery scanner
  • Tag-driven discovery of more AWS services 
  • Improved Azure and Google Cloud Platform PaaS discovery
  • CoreOS discovery via agent or SSH

Improved: Classic Discovery
Deeper discovery of your IT environment

  • Agent and Scanner support for Apple Mac M1 ARM processors/devices
  • User-defined application signature files that will be retained during content updates  

Improved: Software Discovery 
More visibility into your software for better compliance
91 new application versions and rules recognized for a total of 137, 661

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

May 31, 2025

Committed 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) 2021.05