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Updating configuration settings by using the AR System Configuration Generic UI form

Use the AR System Configuration Generic UI form from the BMC Remedy AR System Administration Console to add or modify configuration settings for centralized components.

This topic provides the following procedures:

Note

To add a new configuration setting

  1. In a browser, open the BMC Remedy AR System Administration Console, and click System > General > Centralized Configuration.
  2. In the AR System Configuration Generic UI form, from the Component Name list, select the component to which you want to add a setting.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Enter the name of the setting that you want to add and its value.
    For a complete list of configuration settings, see Configuration settings.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Click Close.

To modify an existing configuration setting

  1. In a browser, open the BMC Remedy AR System Administration Console, and click System > General > Centralized Configuration.
  2. In the AR System Configuration Generic UI form, from the Component Name list, select the appropriate component.
  3. From the settings table, select the setting that you want to modify.
  4. Make the required change, and click Apply.
  5. Click Close.

To disable an existing configuration setting

  1. In a browser, open the BMC Remedy AR System Administration Console, and click System > General > Centralized Configuration.
  2. In the AR System Configuration Generic UI form, from the Component Name list, select the appropriate component.
  3. From the settings table, select the setting that you want to disable.
  4. Prefix the setting value with a hash symbol (#) to comment it out, and click Apply.
  5. Click Close.

To delete an existing configuration setting

  1. In a browser, open the BMC Remedy AR System Administration Console, and click System > General > Centralized Configuration.
  2. In the AR System Configuration Generic UI form, from the Component Name list, select the appropriate component.
  3. From the settings table, select the setting that you want to delete, and click Delete.
  4. Click Apply and Close.
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  1. Ezra Wise

    How does this work with encrypted values? For example, if I want to change the Remedy Application Service password across all servers in a server group, would I edit the setting using the unencrypted value, apply the change, and then expect it would be encrypted in the DB and/or ar.cfg file for the respective servers after a restart of ARS?

    Nov 28, 2018 03:06