Be a Security Ninja with Cloud Management

Organizations are starting to see a heightened risk of security exposure around cloud operations. This was highlighted in August of this year when Capital One experienced a breach that exposed the personal information of over 100 million of the bank’s customers and applicants. The reason for this breach: misconfigured cloud resources. It only takes a…

BMC Helix: Know the Unknowns

Modern enterprise is moving at a speed and scale never seen before. Leaders in the IT industry are expected to streamline processes, boost efficiency, ensure security, and navigate complex environments while also building a foundation that will support the innovation of tomorrow. It is no small feat to achieve all these goals on a regular…

Enforcing UNICODE LANG in RHEL6 for CLM 4.6 Install

If you are attempting to install CLM 4.6 on Red Hat Linux 6, you will undoubtedly run into issue where the Install Planner complains: “Database is configured for UNICODE but your LANG is set to <b>null</b>” To save you the time from searching through the internet, here’s what you do: On the AR Server, ensure…

Enforcing UNICODE LANG in RHEL7 for CLM 4.6 Install

If you are attempting to install CLM 4.6 on Red Hat Linux 7, you will undoubtedly run into issue where the Install Planner complains: “Database is configured for UNICODE but your LANG is set to <b>null</b> To save you the time from searching through the internet, here’s what you do: On the Database Server and…

BMC Releases CLM Feature Pack 4

BMC has shifted releases of updates to CLM (Cloud Lifecycle Management) to be more modular and easier to apply on existing environments. They roll-up previous updates and features, and is now called “Feature Pack”. The latest of their release, Feature Pack 4, offers a slew of new capabilities including infinite possibilities with template based provisioned…

BMC Software is killing the UX (User Experience) game!

Have you seen CLM 4.5 and BSA 8.7? If you haven’t, you owe yourself to look at the new releases now available (GA).  Here are some eye candy on a recent implementation we did for our favorite customer who is implementing BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management in a big way. Where to start:  First, CLM User interface…

No matching switches found between Pod and VirtualCluster, or VirtualHosts in VirtualCluster

If you run into this problem in CLM 2.1/3.0/3.1 when on-boarding a Virtual Cluster as a Resource, most likely culprit is that the “name” of the VMware dvSwitch or vSwitch part of the BBNA POD does not match BBSA name:     So, how do you fix this? You can do one of two different…

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