Important

   

Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Network Automation is renamed to TrueSight Network Automation. This space contains information about BMC Network Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Network Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see the TrueSight Network Automation documentation.

Integrating

BMC Network Automation provides built-in integration with Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI) registries. You can enable the integration with a UDDI registry during installation of the BMC Network Automation application server. See Installing the application server on Windows and Installing the application server on Linux for more information.

The following table provides links to additional products and solutions that integrate with BMC Network Automation:

Integration withBenefit
BMC DiscoveryIntegrating BMC Discovery with BMC Network Automation enables automatic discovery of physical and virtual IT assets and applications, and the relationships between them.
BMC Cloud Lifecycle ManagementIntegrating BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management with BMC Network Automation allows the latter to handle all container management, firewall and load balance management, and network resource management, including IP address pooling.
BMC Continuous Compliance for Network Automation solutionIntegrating BMC Network Automation, BMC Remedy ITSM applications, and BMC Atrium CMDB enables an automated coordination of configuration management processes with other Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes.
BMC Threat Director

Integrating BMC Network Automation with BMC Threat Director version 2.2 allows you to analyze and remediate network vulnerabilities. Using Threat Director you can:

  • Import scan files that survey a computing environment, including its network infrastructure
  • Map network devices detected in scans to devices managed in BMC Network Automation
  • Map vulnerabilities in network infrastructure to rules for which corrective actions and grammars have been defined in BMC Network Automation
  • Remediate network vulnerabilities by modifying network rules
  • View results of remediation actions for network infrastructure

For more information about the integration, see the BMC BladeLogic Portal  documentation.

BMC Decision Support - Network AutomationIntegrating BMC Decision Support – Network Automation with BMC Network Automation provides expanded reporting capabilities.

Third-party management systems

Integrating BMC Network Automation with third-party network management systems provides the following benefits:

  • Cisco Data Center Services Node: Automated discovery and initial configuration of each Cisco Firewall Service module and Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE) module in a Cisco Data Center Services Node.
  • Entuity: Loading the BMC Network Automation management information base (MIB) into Eye of the Storm for BMC Network Automation SNMP trap viewing.
  • HP Network Node Manager: Loading BMC Network Automation MIBs into HP NNM for BMC Network Automation Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) trap viewing.

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