This documentation supports the 9.1 to 9.1 Service Pack 3 version and its patches of BMC Atrium Core. The documentation for version 9.1.04 and its patches is available here.

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Specifying permissions to instances in BMC Atrium CMDB

You must specify the proper row-level access to instances in the BMC Atrium CMDB.

Before you begin

Carefully read Working with CIs and relationships for information about working with CI and relationship instances.

To specify instance permissions

  1. In BMC Atrium Explorer, add the instances that you want to create or edit into a Sandbox view.
  2. Right-click an instance and then click Edit.
    • The instance appears in a class form
    • If you have BMC Remedy ITSM installed, the Asset view of the instance is displayed. To view the class form use the following URL:
      http://<midtier>:<port>/arsys/forms/<ar server>/<form name> 
  3. Search for the instance in the sandbox data set. 
  4. Set the value of the CMDBRowLevelSecurity or CMDBWriteSecurity attribute to a group name or list of group names.


    Enter the Group ID instead of the Group Name. Do not enclose the Group Name in single quotes (for example, 'AdminGroup'.

  5. Save your changes.
  6. In BMC Atrium Explorer click, Promote Sandbox Changes 
    The Promotion Preview dialog box is displayed.
  7. Select the instance and click Promote.

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