This documentation supports the 21.02 version of BMC Helix CMDB.

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

Launching BMC Helix CMDB widgets from AR System applications

When you launch the Atrium:Explorer and Atrium:Query forms from other AR System applications, the BMC Helix CMDB performs the initialization function for these forms.

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To launch a BMC Helix CMDB widget from AR System applications

  1. With Developer Studio, log on to the BMC Helix CMDB server and create a new active link for launching the CMDB Explorer or BMC Atrium Query widget. 
    The properties for the active link are displayed in a tab form. For more information about creating active links, see Developing an application in the Action Request System online documentation.
  2. For the Associated Forms panel, click Add, and select Atrium:Explorer or Atrium:Query. 
    For more information, see Atrium:Explorer and Atrium:Query parameters--AR System applications.
  3. For the Execution Options panel, specify details, such as the Execute On criteria.
  4. For the Run If Qualification panel, specify the appropriate condition as needed.
  5. For the If Actions panel, right-click and select Add Action > Open Window.
  6. For the Open Window panel, specify the following details: 

    Window Type


    Target Location


    Note: Launching the CMDB Explorer from AR System does not support the Current option for the Target Location list.

    Form View Name

    Default Admin View

    Set Fields to Defaults

    In the table, specify the parameters listed in the following table or the following table.

    Open Window parameters for CMDB Explorer
  7. Select the Active Link, and, in the Permissions tab, specify permissions for the active link.
  8. On the Developer Studio toolbar, click Save.

The active link is now saved.

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