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.

Quick start for using BLCLI

The BLCLI and Network Shell (NSH) are two BMC Server Automation components:

  • The BLCLI is a powerful tool that lets you automate a subset of the functionality that is available through the BMC Server Automation Console.
  • NSH is a cross-platform shell with full scripting capability that gives seamless access to remote servers from central management workstations.

Using the BLCLI within NSH scripts provides a scripting interface similar to SH or Bash and the ability to leverage the BMC Server Automation functionality to create objects and run jobs.

To quickly familiarize yourself with the BLCLI, follow these tutorials in order:

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