This documentation supports the 9.0 version of Asset Management.

To view the latest version, select the version from the Product version menu.

Required permissions

To complete the tasks described in this documentation, users require permissions or functional roles, as listed in the following table:

Task

Product

Required permissions

Specify a default company.

BMC Asset Management

Asset Config

Turn on a Normalization Engine job.

BMC Atrium Core

NE User

Choose which CIs to normalize.

BMC Atrium Core

NE Administrator

Add or modify Product Dictionary entries and Software Library Items in the Product Catalog.

BMC Atrium Core

Atrium Foundation Admin

Delete entries in the Product Catalog.

BMC Atrium Core

AR Admin

Configure a dataset for normalization.

BMC Atrium Core

NE Administrator

Review entries in the Product Catalog.

BMC Atrium Core

Atrium Foundation Admin

Create entries in the Product Catalog.

BMC Atrium Core

Atrium Foundation Admin

Create aliases to entries in the Product Catalog.

BMC Atrium Core

Atrium Foundation Admin

Run a reconciliation job.

BMC Atrium Core

CMDB RE User

Create contracts.

BMC Asset Management

Contract Config

Create license certificates.

BMC Asset Management

Contract Admin

Create a license job and run the SWLM engine.

BMC Asset Management

Contract Admin

Monitor license consumption and compliance.

BMC Asset Management

Contract Admin or Asset User

View software usage information.

BMC Asset Management

Contract Admin or Asset User

Purchase licenses.

BMC Asset Management

Purchasing User

Procure and receive licenses.

BMC Asset Management

Receiving User

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