This section contains information about performing various tasks to maintain and manage your CMDB:
|Accessing||Accessing the new interface.|
Accessing and navigating the CMDB Portal
|Search and view CIs|
Search and view the CIs and their relationships. You may use this for troubleshooting, planning, analyzing dependencies, and so on.
Save these search queries and reuse it later on or share the queries with others.
Searching for CIs using a custom query in advanced search
Searching and viewing CIs and relationships in CMDB Explorer
|Create and edit CIs|
Create CIs, add relationships between CIs, edit CI instances, edit CI relationships, compare CI values, and delete CIs in CMDB Explorer for an existing service model.
Create CIs using the CMDB Dashboard User Experience
|Working with CIs and relationships|
|Simulate impact||Simulating the impact of changes to a service when a CI is unavailable or impacted||Simulating the impact of changes to CIs|
Manage software licensing using features such as Version Rollup, Suite Rollup, and Product Catalog.
|Managing software licenses in your organization using normalization|
|Understand the Normalization Engine's process to handle impact relationship rules, and the usage of the Impact feature to manage service impact of CIs.||Managing service impact|
|Know the best-practice relationship rules for CIs, and the usage of the Relationship feature to manage CIs.||Managing data relationship name|
|Use the Normalization Engine to set row-level permissions for classes and instances, and normalization using the Row Level Security feature.||Setting the Normalization Engine permissions for multi-tenancy|
|Understand the scenarios where you may want to use customized normalization besides the out-of-the-box features, and the procedure for configuring the Custom feature.||Customizing normalization|
|Configure the normalization parameters from a single, centralized console.||Configuring the Normalization Engine|
|Understand the normalization process and statuses that the Normalization Engines uses, the configuration process for normalizing data sets, and the procedure to create and monitor a normalization job.||Managing consistency of CMDB data by using normalization|
|Reconciliation||Perform identification, merge, and purge activities in CMDB, create Reconciliation IDs, configure the Reconciliation Engine, and create and monitor reconciliation jobs.||Merging duplicate CIs by reconciling data from multiple sources|
|Purge soft-deleted data to optimize CMDB performance.||Purging soft-deleted data by using the Reconciliation Engine|
|Atrium Integrator||Import data from external data stores to BMC CMDB.||Transferring data from external data stores to BMC CMDB|
|Federated Classes||View federated classes and their details.||Viewing federated classes|
|Web Services||Run saved queries||Running saved queries in web service|
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