This documentation supports the 20.08 version of BMC CMDB, which is available only to BMC Helix subscribers (SaaS).

To view an earlier version, select the version from the Product version menu.

Preparing for normalization

Before you begin

To configure and use the Normalization Engine, you must have the appropriate assigned permission roles:

  • Normalization Engine User
  • Normalization Engine Administrator

For more information about these roles and how to assign them, see BMC Atrium Core permission roles within applications.

To prepare for normalization

To prepare your data for normalization, complete the following tasks:


GoalTaskReference
1.Enable the Normalization Engine to normalize CIs efficientlyConfigure the product catalog for normalizationSee Configuring the Product Catalog for normalization
2.Normalize multiple version numbers to a particular MarketVersion value.Configure Version Rollup rulesSee Creating a Version Rollup rule
3.Enable instance-level permissionsCreate rules to set row-level permissionsSee Creating normalization rules to set row-level permissions
4.Enable Relationship NormalizationConfigure relationship rulesSee Creating a relationship rule
5.Enable Impact NormalizationConfigure impact rulesSee Creating an impact rule
6.Enable  Suite Rollup NormalizationConfigure Suite Rollup rulesSee Creating a Suite Rollup rule
7.Enable custom normalization featuresConfigure custom normalization rulesSee Creating a custom rule



Where to go from here

Setting up normalization



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