Configuring after installation
The following table provides information about the tasks that you must perform in the given sequence before using the product (or part of the product) to accomplish user goals.
|Prepare your environment for configuration||Yes|
Configuration fails if your environment is not ready for configuration.
|Configure the product||Yes||Configuring the product by using the console|
The BMC Decision Support for Server Automation Console helps you quickly configure databases, extract, transform, and load (ETL) repositories, and an email server.
Note: Context-sensitive help is available for the GUI elements on the Console. By default, offline (local) context-sensitive help is available. To see the latest documentation, access the online Help. For more information, see Configuring the online Help.
|Restart the RSCD agent||Yes||Restarting the RSCD agent||Restart the RSCD agent for the agent and its children to inherit the system environment variables that are set during the BMC Decision Support for Server Automation installation.|
|Install Inventory templates and other scripts||Yes||Installing Inventory templates and other scripts|
|Enable Inventory assets||No||Enabling Inventory assets||By default, the data for certain assets is not loaded from the BMC Server Automation database to the reports data warehouse. To enable the data loading and migration of these assets, you must run scripts.|
|Enable data loading of the Property type properties||No||Enabling data loading of the Property class type property||By default, when you run ETL, data is loaded from the BMC Server Automation into the reports data warehouse for the Simple and Complex properties. To load data for the Property class type properties, you need to run the |
|Run the extract, transform, and load (ETL) process||Yes||Performing the initial ETL run||Run ETL to transfer data from the BMC Server Automation database to the reports data warehouse.|
|Add sites||No||Adding sites||To transfer data from more BMC Server Automation sites for reporting, add those sites.|
|Configure Inventory reporting||Yes||Configuring Inventory reporting||Deploy Inventory templates for enhanced Inventory reporting.|
|Implement multitenancy||No||Configuring products for multitenancy||Generate tenant-specific reports through multitenancy.|
|Configure security||No||Administering security|
For information about using the BMC Server Automation applications that work with BMC Decision Support for Server Automation, see the following table:
Documents the functionality of BMC Server Automation
|BMC BladeLogic Network Shell Command Reference|
Provides a complete description of all Network Shell commands and utilities
Documents how to use the BMC Server Automation CLI (BLCLI), how to access the BLCLI using the Jython Line Interface, and describes the BLCLI commands