You can define a custom command to perform any of the following actions:
- Launch a script or executable program on a target server. If necessary, the script or program can execute against a file or directory on the target server.
- Launch an application that resides on the user's local computer.
Scripts, programs, or applications can execute in a command line interface, a graphical user interface, or a tabular format, like a spreadsheet, that is displayed within a separate tab.
A typical installation includes standard custom commands that are available by default if your role has the appropriate permissions. The following table lists the standard custom commands BMC Server Automation provides:
Runs the Network Shell
Displays processes running on servers across a network. Information appears in a shell and is updated on a periodic basis.
Opens a Network Shell on specified servers.
Reboots specified servers.
Remote Desktop Connection
Opens a connection with a remote Microsoft Windows machine.
Runs the secadmin utility, which returns the security settings for one or more servers. Running this command on multiple servers determines whether their security settings match.
Displays information about the configuration of specified servers, such as their speed, disk size, and memory.
View Disk Usage
Displays statistics about disk usage on specified servers.
View Memory Usage
Displays memory usage on specified servers.
Displays processes running on specified servers.
View Server Activity
Displays overview information about activity on specified servers, such as the number of processes running and the amount of memory used on those servers.
The Custom Command Administration window lets you perform any of the following procedures: