The following types of jobs are available in BMC Server Automation:
ACL Push Jobs
Convert the permissions for servers into entries in access control lists and then copies those lists to agents.
Agent Installer Jobs
Install multiple agents on agentless devices.
Atrium Import Jobs
Transfer business service data from a BMC Atrium CMDB to the BMC Server Automation database. For more information, see Transferring business service data from BMC Atrium CMDB to BMC Server Automation in the BMC BladeLogic Automation Suite solution documentation.
Determine whether server configurations comply with a standard configuration.
Run a concatenated series of other jobs on remote servers.
Determine whether components satisfy compliance rules established for a component template.
Component Discovery Jobs
Associate components with servers that match conditions that you define for each component template.
Deregister Configuration Objects Jobs
Remove implementation files for custom server objects from servers.
Distribute Configuration Objects Jobs
Distribute implementation files for custom server objects to servers where you want to use these objects.
File Deploy Jobs
Copy files and directories from a managed server to multiple locations.
Network Shell Script Jobs
Deploy and execute Network Shell scripts on remote servers.
Manage patch configurations on servers running any operating system by comparing the patches on those servers to standard configurations or to collections of patches that you specify.
Perform unattended installations of operating systems on new machines ("bare metal" machines) or re-provision existing machines.
Publish Product Catalog Jobs
SCAP Compliance Jobs
Analyzes selected servers for compliance with rules and checklists in a selected SCAP benchmark.
Software and BLPackage Deploy Jobs
Deploy BLPackages and software installables to remote servers without user interaction.
Record the configuration of a group of server objects at a point in time.
Update Server Properties Jobs
Obtain the most recent property settings from agents and update them in the BMC Server Automation Console.
Upgrade Model Objects Jobs
Upgrade policy-based objects — that is, component templates, BLPackages, and server object-based Snapshot and Audit Jobs — so they reference the most recent version of a server object.
Virtual Guest Jobs
Deploy new VMware virtual machines on the VMware vCenter server (which must be a BMC Server Automation managed server).
Virtual Guest Template Enrollment Jobs
Automatically discover operating system templates on VMware and Citrix XenServer systems, and create Virtual Guest Packages for the discovered templates.
Virtual Infrastructure Discovery Jobs
Provide a view of the virtual machine inventory, without having to manually find and register each virtual machine.
Manage BMC Atrium Orchestrator workflow processes from any BMC Atrium Orchestrator run book module through the BMC Server Automation Console.