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 or modifying Update Server Properties Jobs

The Update Server Properties Job lets you automatically update intrinsic server property values for a list of targeted servers.

This topic contains the following sections:

Running an Update Server Properties Job ensures that BMC Server Automation reflects the current values for all the intrinsic properties on your servers. Intrinsic properties are properties that are derived from the nature and configuration of a server, such as the server's name, root directory, operating system, and so forth. For a complete list of intrinsic properties, see Intrinsic properties.

To create an Update Server Properties Job

  1. To create a new Update Server Properties Job, do one of the following:
    • Open the Servers folder and select a server. Right-click and select Administration Task > Update Server Properties from the pop-up menu.
    • Open the Jobs folder and navigate to the job folder where you want to create a new Update Server Properties Job. Right-click the job folder and select New > Administration Task > Update Server Properties Job from the pop-up menu.

      The New Update Server Properties Job wizard opens.
  2. Provide information for the Update Server Properties Job, as described in the following sections:
  3. Click Finish after completing the last step of the wizard.

To modify an Update Server Properties Job

Do any of the following:

Where to go from here

Update Server Properties Job - General

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