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This section provides information and instructions for administrating BMC Client Management.

The following table provides links to the relevant topics based on your goals:

Manage licenses within the network and view licence information
Import and evaluate licences
Search and view event by licence feature
Manage global settings
Automatically detect an object that is not related to any other object in the database
Specify access to the BCM console, manage administrators, administrator groups, and capabilities
Review complete list of consoles currently connected to the master
Manage agent rollout to install BCM agents on all relays and clients
Automatically reboot devices after specific operations
Create, modify, or delete attributes of a device object
Define the list of relays
Centrally manage and share information about network resources and users
Understand and review system variables that control behavior of the master
Define security settings
Define event and logging settings
Manage BCM agent connection behavior
Manage email settings
Define default operational rule parameters
Create and delete a device menu
Define default settings for all types of supported packages
Define the general behavior of patch groups
Define the settings for style-based reports and customize logo for reports
Define the default behavior of the BMC Software Quality program
Quick search to find devices that match one or more specific criteria
Manage security, security components, security operations and principles, security profiles, predefined administrator groups, access rights and capabilities for specific cases
Use tools for administering BMC Client Management
send an email containing the contents of a console window to another person
Import Out-of-the-Box objects and report templates
Create upgrade packages, clean up old packages
Group clients based on administrator-defined criteria using queries
Perform basic and advanced query tasks
Review information about all objects in the database using reports
Create and delete a report or a report folder
Manage report options,
Adding a pie chart to an existing report
Manage subreports
Preview, assign, generate, publish a report, view report results, schedule report generation

Set up email for mailing reports, manage report portal, import new report templates, use report creation wizard

Manage events and alerts, configure alert notifications
Configure automatic update of BMC Client Management as per requirement
Configure asset discovery
Manage scan configurations
Adding existing devices as targets
Configuring target lists
Managing asset discovery scanners
Configure the local device management module
Configure power management module
Configure remote access to the devices
Configure the diagnostic tool module
Configure operational rules as per requirements
Review configuration parameters of different types of inventory
Configure necessary financial data or values for devices in network
Configure patching as per requirements
Configure Windows Device Management
Configure compliance management
Define compliance constant
Configure SCAP compliance
Configure mobile device management
Prevent local user from stopping or starting the agent service
Customizing the end-user dialogs to provide a personalized experience

Updates to Security Products Inventory and Virtual Infrastructure Management

Addressing data privacy requests

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