This section contains information about administering the following BMC CMDB components:
|Task or concept
|Create and manage datasets and also set permissions to the datasets.
|Managing data sources and datasets in BMC CMDB
|Configure the core CMDB components
|Configuring core CMDB components and plug-ins
|AR System plug-ins related to CMDB such as Atrium Integrator Pentaho, Dynamic Service Modeling, Federated data, Impact Simulator, and so on.
|Remedy AR System plug-ins related to CMDB
|Setting ports that communicate with various components
|Best practices for setting ports with RPC program numbers or queues and threads
|Share business service CI information with other applications
|Setting up service context to share business service CI information with other applications
|Provide access to the CMDB Dashboard for a better user experience.
|Configuring the URL to access CMDB Portal through Mid Tier
|Understand the relationships between users, groups, and roles.
|Roles and permissions
|Setting up normalization engine permissions for multi-tenancy and normalization rules to set row-level permissions.
|Setting the Normalization Engine permissions for multi-tenancy
|Control users' access to specific features of the CMDB Dashboard.
|Providing users with permissions to access the CMDB Portal by using groups and roles
|Configure the AR System server to allow your users to open a CI in the old flex UI in sandbox mode.
|Configuring the default web path of the Mid Tier server in AR System Administration Console
|Customize how CMDB calculates health and completeness metrics on the dashboard.
|Configuring Key Performance Indicators for CMDB
|Exclude classes and and datasets used to calculate the dashboard metrics.
|Excluding classes and datasets for processing Dashboard parameters
|Promote CDM definitions across environments using BMC Remedy Deployment Application.
|Promoting CMDB CDM Definitions across environments
|Prepare your data for normalization.
|Preparing for normalization
|Manage the approval status, categorization, development status, and other attributes of products.
|Managing the Product Catalog
|Define archiving criteria for configuration items (CIs) in the CMDB.
|Archiving CMDB data
|Configure BMC CMDB web services.
|Configuring BMC CMDB web services
|Managing web services security policies.
|Access and authentication for web services
|Modify the data model.
|Modifying the data model by using Class Manager
|Access external data through the CMDB.
|Accessing external data through CMDB by using Federation
|Create a service catalog to define the resources that deliver business services, models their behaviors and functional relationships, and manages the delivery of the resulting services.
|Creating a service catalog in the Atrium Core Console
|Build a service model to be able to see how CI failures propagate and impact the upstream services.
|Building a service model
|Monitor the impact of various events on a business service.
|Monitoring the impact of events on a business service
|Enable audit for classes and attributes
|Auditing changes to CIs