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CA Spectrum Device Certification Packs r10.2.X and r10.3.X General Availability Announcement. 

01-18-2019 12:00 AM


CA Technologies, a Broadcom company is pleased to announce General Availability (GA) of the CA Spectrum® Device Certification Packs for the supported base GA releases r10.2.3 and r10.3.0


These new Device Certification Packs are cumulative patches that consist of new and updated simple device certifications based on customer requirements. Previously, device certifications were delivered along with the new releases of CA Spectrum. With our new initiative, our customers can leverage the benefits of newly certified devices on their current install base without upgrading to the latest GA release.


It is strongly recommended that you refer to the Release Notes available with the Device Certification Pack to understand and be aware of any specific requirements that might be applicable to your environment. If you have related questions or need clarifications for specifics called out in the Device Certification Pack document, please contact your local support team.  We’ve also created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to help proactively answer your questions. 


Updates included in CA Spectrum® Device Certification Packs

Each Device Certification Pack has its own Release Note, here you can review a list of the newly certified devices. Each also include these major components:



  •      The xml files which contain Spectrum modelling database changes for the certifications which are imported into the Spectrum modelling database via Model Type Editor. 
  •      A NewMM.pl script is included and will need to be run after installing the pack.
  •      New Trap support, AlertMAP, EventDisp, Pcause and EventFormat files.
  •      Event Table files.
  •      Jar files for OneClick views. 


Where to obtain CA Spectrum® Device Certification Packs

The CA Spectrum® Device Certification Packs (the self-extracting install files for each of the supported operating systems) and associated Software Release Notice, checksums and FAQ docs can be obtained from the CA Spectrum® Product Page and its Solutions & Patches index.


Additional Information

CA Technical Support Lifecycle and CA Spectrum Fix Strategy Documents

To review our CA Technical Support Lifecycle policy, please visit: CA Support Policy and Terms

To review the CA Spectrum Release and Fix Strategy document, please visit: CA Support Fix Strategy

For the complete list of available YouTube Videos for CA Spectrum, please refer the below link:
Spectrum YouTube Videos



Get the most out of CA Spectrum

Did you know, we have a very active online community for Spectrum users? In addition to being a great place to visit for tips, tricks and best practices, our Product Experts closely monitor the communities for feedback and future product direction. 


Your peers represent some of the most active community members and advanced product users with a wealth of product knowledge - and they're ready to share what they know. In addition, you have access to CA Product Managers who regularly present to the IM community on new releases and features. Join the Spectrum Community


At CA Technologies, we are committed to assisting you in all stages of your deployment and support of CA Spectrum. Please join the CA Infrastructure Management Community to learn from your peers, get feedback from CA Spectrum’s development and support staff as well as share your ideas for improvement.  Join CA Infrastructure Management Community

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