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Patching Job - Scheduled Job Notifications

The Scheduled Job Notifications tab lets you send notifications when a scheduled job completes.

Notifications can take the form of emails or SNMP traps. When a job completes, an SNMP trap is sent to a specified server, where it can be read using software that receives and interprets SNMP traps.

Patching Job Run Notifications

Send email toLists email addresses of the accounts to notify when a job completes with the status that you specify. Separate multiple email addresses with semicolons, such as sysadmin@bmc.com;sysmgr@bmc.com. After entering email address information, select the statuses that cause an email to be generated.

Append patch analysis results to email

Indicates emailed notifications should include detailed patch analysis results.

Note: This option is relevant only for Patching Jobs and not for Patching Remediation Jobs. You cannot send attachments for Patching Remediation Jobs, or for the child Deploy Jobs of Patching Analysis and Patching Remediation Jobs

Limit email body size

Limits the size of email that is generated by appending patch analysis results. Enter the maximum size, in kilobytes, in the text box. The default value is 1000 KB.

Send SNMP trap to

Provides name or IP address of the server to notify when the job completes. After entering server information, select the statuses that should cause an SNMP trap to be generated.

BMC Server Automation provides a management information base (MIB) that describes its SNMP trap structure. You can use this MIB to create scripts that integrate traps into your trap collection system. The MIB is located at installDirectory/Share/BladeLogic.mib.

List failed servers in email notificationIndicates email notifications should list all servers on which a job has failed.


Email notification settings specified for a Patching Job with the autoremediation option or for a Patching Remediation Job are propagated to its child Deploy Jobs. You can, however, specify different email notification settings in a child Deploy Job to override the settings in the parent job.

Where to go from here

Patching Job - Schedules

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