Component Template - General

Use the General panel to provide identifying information for a component template, and choose the types of operations that can be based on this component template, such as browsing, snapshots, audits, and compliance.

Field definitions

Name

An identifying name for the component template.

Description

(Optional) Descriptive text for the component template.

Save in

The component template folder where you want to store this component template.
Click Browse , and then select a group in the Select Folder dialog box and click OK. If necessary, you can create a new folder during this process by clicking Create New Folder .

Allowed Operations

The operations that can be performed using any component discovered based on this component template. Any of the following:

  • Discover — Run Component Discovery Jobs on servers to identify components matching this component template signature.
  • Browse — Browse components that have been discovered using this component template.
  • Snapshot — Run Snapshot Jobs on any components that have been discovered using this component template.
  • Audit — Run Audit Jobs on any components that have been discovered using this component template. You can also use this component as part of the master for any Audit Job.
  • Deploy — Deploy packages to components that have been discovered using this component template. If you do not check this option, you cannot use Deploy Jobs to target components.
  • Compliance — Run Compliance Jobs on components that have been discovered using this component template. A Compliance Job determines whether a component satisfies the compliance rules defined for the component template. If you check the Compliance option, you can also check any of the following:
    • Allow Remediation — Lets you deploy a BLPackage to correct a discrepancy when a compliance rule is not satisfied.
    • Allow Auto-remediation — Lets you choose to deploy a BLPackage automatically to correct a discrepancy when a compliance rule is not satisfied. Selecting this option does not mean a Compliance Job automatically remediates. Instead, it allows you to choose auto-remediation when you define compliance rules. When you select Allow Auto-remediation, the Allow Remediation option is checked automatically.
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