Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Server Automation is renamed to TrueSight Server Automation. This space contains information about BMC Server Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.

Creating and modifying Batch Jobs

A Batch Job is a concatenated series of jobs. Batch Jobs are useful when administrators must perform multiple discrete jobs.

You can include almost any type of job in a Batch Job. You can even include other Batch Jobs, in effect nesting Batch Jobs.


You cannot include a Workflow Job or a Provisioning Job in a Batch Job.

A typical Batch Job might execute the jobs necessary to provision a server with applications and application infrastructure. Or, a Batch Job might deploy a series of BLPackages to update a distributed application that consists of components running on database, application, and web servers.

The following topics describe working with Batch Jobs:

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