FAQs and additional information
This topic provides information that supplements the BladeLogic Portal documentation.
Frequently asked questions
This section provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the BladeLogic Portal .
Users of BMC Server Automation can continue to organize content in the same way they do currently.
Access to content is based on roles in BMC Server Automation. Each security group in the portal maps to a role in BMC Server Automation and grants the permissions assigned to that role. Thus, security groups in the portal should be set up to reflect role assignments in BMC Server Automation rather than the other way around.
If the other user belongs to the same portal security group as you, that user can see the output of your work. In addition, if the other user belongs to a role in BMC Server Automation and that role has the same permissions as your role, the other user can see the output of your work.
Customers should map out their use cases for BMC Server Automation (for example, patch, compliance, and so forth) along with the types of users that are involved in each use case. This list of users and roles should then be mapped to the functionality enabled through BladeLogic Portal. Using this list, a subset of users can be identified who might want to adopt the BladeLogic Portal to perform their day-to-day tasks. Broadly speaking, BMC Server Automation administrators will continue to use the BMC Server Automation Console to set up and configure the product. Another set of users will then also use the BMC Server Automation Console to create or manage the underlying content required to enable core use cases. Once that content is created, consumers of that content can use the BladeLogic Portal to execute use cases and review results.
Additional information for related products
You can refer to the following online technical documentation links for products related to BladeLogic Portal: