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This documentation supports the 19.11 version of BMC Change Management, which is available only to BMC Helix subscribers (SaaS).

To view an earlier version, select the version from the Product version menu.

Best practice CCM task templates and templates

BMC Change Management ships with the following predefined best practice task group and task templates that you can use for installing or deploying software and verifying task completion. These templates were specially created for the integration with BMC BladeLogic Client Automation (previously known as BMC Configuration Management).

CMM task templates and templates (Best Practice)

Template

Description

Create and Modify Policy with Closed Loop Verification

Task group that includes the following tasks:

  • Create and Modify Policy
  • Closed Loop Verification (automatically)
    You use this task group template when creating or modifying a BMC CM based policy. This template automatically performs a closed-loop verification to make sure that the task was executed properly.

Closed Loop Verification (automatic)

Automatic task that calls BMC Configuration Management Policy Manager to set up compliance parameters for Closed Loop Verification. It verifies the task automatically against compliance status.

Create and Modify Policy

Manual task that defines or modifies a policy using Policy Manager. It uses the Relationships feature to add the CI and storage locations to the task.

Deploy Package

Manual task that deploys a package using BMC Configuration Management Deployment Manager. It adds the CI and storage location using the Relationships feature on task. Verification of a Deployment Manager task is based on the exit status of the Deployment Manager job.

Execute Remote Command

Manual task that executes a remote command using BMC Configuration Management Deployment Manager. Verification of a Deployment Manager task is based on the exit status of the Deployment Manager job.

Execute Remote Script

Manual task that executes a remote script using BMC Configuration Management Deployment Manager. Use the Task Attachments table to define the remote scripts. Verification of a Deployment Manager task is based on the exit status of the Deployment Manager job.

Verify Target Status

Manual task for manually verifying the status of a target against BMC Configuration Management. Use this task to verify that a specified target is in compliance with the policies to which the target has been assigned.

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