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Integrating BMC MyIT with BMC Virtual Chat

With BMC Virtual Chat, users can chat with a virtual or a live agent to get answers to their questions. Support agents use the Support Agent Console to chat with business users. They can chat with multiple business users simultaneously, and their conversation is logged to an incident request.To integrate BMC MyIT with BMC Virtual Chat, perform the following tasks:

BMC MyITConfigure the Chat button to be displayed in BMC MyIT and to launch BMC Virtual Chat in a browser window.
  1. From the BMC MyIT Administration Console (http://BMCMyITserver:port/ux/admin), select More > Configuration, and then click Enable Features.
  2. Select Virtual Chat.
  3. Select the Virtual Chat tab.
  4. In the Virtual Chat URL field, specify the URL to connect to the Self Service Portal. The standard URL is in the format http://midTierServerName:portNumber/eschat/, as in http:// cal-server-mt. calbro.com:8080/eschat/
  5. Optionally, you can change the dimensions of the window. The minimum size for the chat window is 480 x 670 pixels
BMC Virtual Chat
Configure knowledge articles to open in BMC MyIT, as described in Configuring knowledge articles to launch in BMC MyIT in the BMC Virtual Chat 9.1 documentation. The virtual agent can provide links to knowledge articles. If you do not perform this configuration, the knowledge article links open in BMC Remedy Mid Tier.
  1. Modify the virtual agent query for knowledge to use BMC MyIT instead of the Mid Tier.
  2. Update the Self Service Portal configuration for knowledge.
  3. Refresh the servlets.

The following video gives the steps to integrate BMC MyIT with BMC Virtual Chat:


Related topics

Configuring knowledge articles to launch in BMC MyIT in the BMC Virtual Chat 9.1 documentation

Using the Self Service Portal in the BMC Virtual Chat 9.1 documentation

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