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User accounts

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The following table lists various user accounts that are created and used by BMC BladeLogic Decision Support for Server Automation.

User accounts
created or used/
Account Type

Purpose

Is the default password set?


Change in default password required?

Privileges

Account created by

Password
storage location

Encryption
mechanism

blauth

OS

Runs the authentication serviceNANAOwns the blauthserver filesProduct installerNANA

daemon

OS

Runs the httpd serverNANADepends on the OSOSNANA

ReportsSystem

Application

Used to modify the BMC BladeLogic data (reporting) model.

This account is specific to Cognos.

Yes

Note: In versions earlier than 8.5.01, you cannot change the default password for this user account.

No

Can log on to Cognos for administration; however, cannot see any data

Product installer

Database

Encrypted by
the Bladelogic
encryption mechanism

BL_Reader

Application

Used to see ETL status and errors in ETL runs

No

NA

Can view the ETL status

This user is a read-only user.

Product installer

Database

Encrypted by
the Oracle Data Integrator tool

BDSSA_DW

Database (SQL Server)

Owns the warehouse database schema

Yes

Change according
to your database policy

  • Is owner (dbo) of the reports database
  • Is the default database, BSARA_DW_DB
  • Executes ETL jobs (using JDBC connectivity) by reading data from the BMC Server Automation database across the database link
  • Connects to the IBM Cognos reports layer and executes report queries

Database creation script

NANA

BDSSA_ETL_MASTER

Database (SQL Server)

Owns the ETL master schemaYesChange according
to your database policy
  • Is owner (dbo) of the ETL master repository database
  • Is the default database, BSARA_ETL_MASTER_DB
  • Uses JDBC connectivity for ETL job execution
Database creation scriptNANA

BDSSA_ETL_WORK

Database (SQL Server)

Owns the ETL work schemaYesChange according
to your database policy
  • Is owner (dbo) of the ETL work repository database
  • Is the default database, BSARA_ETL_WORK_DB
  • Uses JDBC connectivity for ETL job execution
Database creation scriptNANA

BDSSA_PORTAL

Database (SQL Server)

Owns the Cognos portal database schemaYesChange according
to your database policy
  • Is owner (dbo) of the portal content store database
  • Is the default database, BSARA_PORTAL_DB
Database creation scriptNANA

BDSSA_DW

Database (Oracle)

Owns the warehouse database schema

Yes

Change according
to your database policy

  • Is owner of the reports database objects.
  • Executes ETL jobs (using JDBC connectivity) by reading data from the BMC Server Automation database across the database link.
  • Connects to the IBM Cognos reports layer and executes report queries

Database creation script

NANA

BDSSA_ETL_MASTER

Database (Oracle)

Owns the ETL master schemaYesChange according
to your database policy
  • Is owner of the ETL master repository objects.
  • Uses JDBC connectivity for ETL job execution
Database creation scriptNANA

BDSSA_ETL_WORK

Database (Oracle)

Owns the ETL work schemaYesChange according
to your database policy
  • Is owner of the ETL work repository objects
  • Uses JDBC connectivity for ETL job execution
Database creation scriptNANA

BDSSA_PORTAL

Database (Oracle)

Owns the Cognos portal database schemaYesChange according
to your database policy
Is owner of the portal content store objectsDatabase creation scriptNANA
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