This is an update of a document I created some time back. Comments and Suggested Changes are welcome
The PDF can be found here
Unofficial List of APM CE (CEM) Releases and Functionality
Principal Support Engineer
CA Technologies, Inc.
Table of Contents
This document is an unofficial list of APM CE major releases and the associated new functionality. Once knowing the release, then one can find the corresponding release note explaining the new functionality.
This is intended to be a living document and will be updated as time allows. Suggestions and corrections are always welcomed.
An attempt was made to include Wily & CA Technologies CEM/APM CE major releases. However information on earlier releases was hard to find.
.01 10-18-10 Updated to CEM 5.0/APM 9.0
.02 12-02-14 Updated to APM 9.6
APM CE/CEM Releases and Functionality
Business Transactions, NA
SiteMinder Plugin, Transaction Inspection,
SLA Reports, Data Retention, User Group by IP Address, Business Value Reports
Defect Search, Baselines
Timezone, Wily Branding, All-in-One or TESS on Linux
Jasper Reports, TIM Re-design, Email setup page
NTLM & Basic Authentication, PDF Reports, Tim Recorder filter by language, User filter in defect list, SSL Decode page
CEM Audit Trail. Scheduled and PDF Reports, Wildcard Search of Users, TIM/TESS using HTTPS, CEM Licensing, CEM Roles for Authentication, Move Business Transaction Across Process, Bulk Edits/Updates
CEM Dashboards, CEM Event Handling Improvements, Siebel (SARM) user information, Database Backup/Restore, System Time, Configuration Import/Export, Configuration Administrator, Historical Reporting
Upgrade to Linux 4 Update 4, Daylight Saving Time Support.
CA-like interface, Incident Generating and Aging Rules, SmartCharts, HTTP Response Body, XML User/Session Identifier Support, User Group Identifier by Request Attribute, CEM Export Tool & SDK, WTG Integration, Service Desk Integration, Session timeout Per Application, Multiple Applications Per Single User, Regular Expression Support for Transaction matching Rules, Export and Schedule Analysis Graphs
Interim Session Mapping
Handle XML regardless of content type
Restart TESS automatically if not started.
Business transaction import/export, Defect Storm protection,
WTG Integration to create business transaction,, Unicenter NSM integration, License compliance and session usage reports, CEM incident analyst role, CEM Export Tool Update, Create user Group By IP Subnet
IPv6 Support, FIPS Support, CMDB Integration, Parameter Name Wildcards
TESS Database and Performance Improvements,, RTTM Dashboards, HTTP Analyzer Plugins, Transaction Component Times, CEM Health Monitoring, Event manager Emails on Alerts, Services Dashboard, Transaction Definition Administration, View Changes Since Last Synchronization, High Impact IP Subnet, Path Parameter, HTTP Response Header Parameter, Test Email button, Defect storm protection enabled, SiteMinder Distinguished Name, Correlational SLA by Business Process, Request bodies displayed
Performance and SLA Metrics by IP Subnet, transaction response time graphs, User Group Data Retention
Improved Export Tool. Filter Defect by Client IP
nCipher Support, OR condition for Client and Session Identifier
Bug fix and ability to record additional content types
Last CEM Release. Now part of APM. TESS split to TIM Collector and MOM. Stats Aggregation/Database Cleanup can be assigned to EM Collectors. TIM becomes software only, Language support extended
Postgres on Solaris. Oracle Support. Expand Export Tool/Web services API.
Postgres install root/non-root and 8.4 Support. Browser Support for IE 8/9.
Support for APM Database on Suse Linux, RTTM Metrics Documented
Support for Multi-Homed IP addresses for Tim Collection Service. Toleration of Diffie-Hellman Cipher suites.
Enhanced display of APM CE metrics for Appmap.
Integration with APM Infrastructure management. Apm-events-thresholds-config.xml file for APM CE Clamping. Export Data Tab (Flex Reports.) Can select Content types for Recording Sessions. Accessibility (VPAT) Support. Response-Based transaction definition.
Transaction Tracing for Non-Identifying Components, WTG 5 Available.
APM CE Views in APM Performance Center. Protection for TIM Web Pages. Support for 5.x SiteMinder API.
Multi-Homed Address for TCS on Windows. Security Masking for Request Headers. Script to upload SSL Keys. Reduce Log Messages in INFO mode. Erase TIM Logs option.
TIM as Software (No OS. No rpm installer). Ability to run private copy of Apache for TIM.
Credits & Acknowledgements
Thanks to Keri Meredith for providing pointers to the release notes. And to Anthony Woods and Joerg Mertin for making suggestions.
Unknown, CA Wily Master Patch List (KB 498)
Release Notes for all of the releases mentioned above.