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Setting Command Center options

Use the following procedure to enable certain settings and troubleshooting tools that affect all perspectives.

Note

To set options for a particular perspective only, on the Classic console use the Options (In the new console, use ) button .

The Support tab provides access to product trace options. Use these options only when requested to do so by BMC Support.

To change the filter options

 New console
  1. On the New console's main menu, click Signed in as > Options .

  2. Select the General tab.

  3. Select Filter Options.

    In all perspectives, this option converts all entered filter values to uppercase.

    Note

    After selecting (enabling) this option, you can override it for a specific filter by beginning the filter value with a quotation mark (").

    • Leave the check box selected if you want BMC AMI Command Center to convert all filter values that you enter to uppercase (the default).

    • Clear the check box if you want to preserve the case that you use when typing filter values.

  4. Click OK.

 Classic console
  1. On the Classic console's main menu, click Settings > Options .

  2. Select the General tab.

  3. Select Filter Options.

    In all perspectives, this option converts all entered filter values to uppercase.

    Note

    After selecting (enabling) this option, you can override it for a specific filter by beginning the filter value with a quotation mark (").

    • Leave the check box selected if you want BMC AMI Command Center to convert all filter values that you enter to uppercase (the default).

    • Clear the check box if you want to preserve the case that you use when typing filter values.

  4. Click OK.


To copy a layout

Use the following procedure to create a new layout based on an existing one. You will copy the layout, customize it, and save it under a new name.

Tip

You cannot edit the BMC predefined layouts, but you can copy and customize a predefined layout .

 New console
  1. In the upper left corner of the console, click Apps.

  2. Click Layout .
  3. On the Layouts list, select a layout.

  4. Click Copy the selected layout .

  5. Enter a name for the new layout.

  6. In the Copy Layout dialog box, select or clear the checkbox to add or remove perspectives.

  7. (optional) To change the order in which a perspective is displayed, select the perspective and click the Up or Down arrow (  ) to move it.

  8. Click OK.

 Classic console
  1. In the upper right corner of the console, click Apps.

  2. Click Layout .
  3. On the Layouts list, select a layout.

  4. Click Copy the selected layout .

  5. Enter a name for the new layout.

  6. In the Copy Layout dialog box, select or clear the checkbox to add or remove perspectives.

  7. (optional) To change the order in which a perspective is displayed, select the perspective and click the Up or Down arrow (  ) to move it.

  8. Click OK.

To set the default layout

The default layout is used when you create a new workspace, or when you open a workspace or template that was created by a version of BMC AMI Command Center that did not support layouts.

 New console
  1. In the upper right corner of the console, click Apps.

  2. Click Layout 
  3. On the Layouts list, click Select as your default layout  next to the layout that you want.

    The default layout is indicated with the  icon.

  4. Click OK.

 Classic console
  1. In the upper right corner of the Classic console, click Apps.

  2. Click Layout 
  3. On the Layouts list, click Select as your default layout  next to the layout that you want.

    The default layout is indicated with the  icon.

  4. Click OK.


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