Importing data into BMC CMDB using discovery tools and Atrium Integrator
This use case describes how to integrate BMC CMDB with BMC Discovery and to import data using Atrium Integrator. BMC Discovery performs discovery of the IT environment provides data that can be used to build the configuration management database (CMDB). Atrium Integrator is used to Populating the CMDB includes activities such as importing and filtering data and verifying that each data import is successful.
Importing data into the BMC CMDB scenario
Importing data into BMC CMDB workflow
|Product | Component | Console||User||Action||Reference|
|BMC Discovery||CMDB Administrator||Integrate BMC CMDB with discovery tools such as BMC Discovery to import discovered data into the CMDB.||Integrating BMC CMDB with BMC Discovery|
|Atrium Integrator||Configuration Manager||Import data from database tables of a discovery source and transform it by creating jobs in Atrium Integrator or Atrium Integrator Spoon.||Transferring data from external datastores to BMC CMDB|
Importing data into BMC CMDB results
Data from inputs, such as LDAP, BMC Remedy AR Systems forms, BMC Remedy ITSM forms, and those requiring complex staging tasks or complex data manipulations is imported and transformed using the Atrium Integrator and is added to the CMDB.
Importing data into BMC CMDB benefits
You can automate most of the work that goes into populating your CMDB using discovery tools such as BMC Discovery. You can use Atrium Integrator to transform data from various database tables and discovery sources and import it into the CMDB.