Configuring after installation
The topics listed in the following table provide information and instructions on tasks that the user or administrator must do before using the product (or part of the product) to perform user goals:
|Configure the Application Server||
There are two general configurations for Application Servers in the BMC Server Automation environment:
Learn how to use different tools and utilities to manage these configurations.
|Set up the Network Shell proxy server||Setting up a Network Shell proxy server||The initial installation of a BMC Server Automation Application Server does not set up a Network Shell proxy server by default. Learn how to set up a Network Shell proxy server for different Application Server configurations.|
|Set up the provisioning system||Setting up the provisioning environment||Before you can use BMC Server Automation to perform unattended installations of operating systems on servers, you must set up all the functional components of the BMC Server Automation provisioning system. Learn how to set up these components.|
|Configure BMC Server Automation for virtual environments||Setting up BMC Server Automation for virtual environments||Learn how to use BMC Server Automation to manage a variety of virtual environments.|
|Configure security and access||Administering security||
|Set up configuration files||Setting up configuration files||The configuration files control how communication occurs between RSCD agents and their clients, and which clients and users have access to RSCD agents. Learn how to modify BMC Server Automation configuration files.|
|Install and configure Compliance Content add-ons||Installing and configuring Compliance Content add-ons||Learn how to configure Compliance Content add-ons after you install them.|
|Load the prepackaged content by using the blcontent script||Loading prepackaged content||Learn how to create samples of BMC Server Automation system content by using the blcontent script.|
Configure the product to enable the Live Reporting dashboard for patch management
To enable Live reporting, you must install and configure Yellowfin with BMC Server Automation.
The Live reporting dashboard displays complete information about patch management, compliance, and job activity in one consolidated view. This dashboard view displays current and historical data, which allows the administrator to make informed decisions about the environment. For more information about the dashboard, see Using the Live Reporting dashboard.