Servers folder overview

Using the Servers folder, you can perform various management tasks on the servers.

TaskReference
Before you can perform other tasks in BMC Server Automation, you must populate the Servers folder with the servers you want to manage, either by adding individual servers or by importing servers in bulk. After you add servers to the Servers folder, you must install agents on those servers.Installing one or more agents using the BMC Server Automation Console
After populating the Servers folder, you must organize servers into a structure that matches your needs. BMC Server Automation lets you perform many actions on server groups, so a well-designed server structure can enhance productivity.Server organization concepts
Many of the capabilities of BMC Server Automation are based on properties that change from server to server.Properties and servers
Occasionally, you might want to remove a server from the system. For example, a server may become obsolete, or you may want to repurpose a server by installing a different operating system and different applications on the same physical hardware.Decommissioning a server
You can use the Servers folder to browse the contents of each server, including the server objects that reside on each server.Server browse options
Primarily, you manage server objects by performing jobs on them, but BMC Server Automation also provides some capabilities for managing individual server objects, such as the ability to start and stop Windows services.

Managing jobs

Server objects - management concepts

The Servers folder lets you launch a script or executable program on a server. Executing custom commands
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