This topic provides information about changing the initial configuration for a BMC Server Automation Application Server. It includes the following sections:
You can use one of the following tools to change the configuration depending on the settings you plan to change:
You can use:
Initial (post--installation) configuration settings for the Application Server:
The Application Server Configuration wizard. For information, see Changing configuration settings using the Application Server Configuration wizard.
Most configuration settings or to set additional configuration parameters on an Application Server
The Application Server Administration console (
Attributes (configuration settings) specified in an Application Server profile (when there are multiple Application Servers on the same host)
The Infrastructure Management window. See Viewing and editing an Application Server profile.
blasadmin utility is a command line utility that lets you set parameters needed for an Application Server. These parameters define the location and behavior of the application, database, file, mail, and SNMP servers, the Authentication Service, and other components of an Application Server. The
blasadmin utility lets you configure all parameters, versus the subset you can configure with the Post-Install Configuration Wizard.
blasadminutility. How you start this utility determines the Application Server configuration affected by the commands. See Starting the Application Server Administration console
To enter just one or two commands, you can both run the
blasadmin utility and pass it a command at the same time. For example, you can change the location of a file server (on the default Application Server) by entering the following command
blasadmin set fileserver location /tmp/Storage.
For more information, see the following topics:
To change configuration settings on an Application Server, you can use the Application Server Configuration wizard (blappconf). This wizard presents the same information as the Post-Installation Configuration wizard, except that it is in a tabbed format and shows current settings in text boxes. You can change the following settings:
After super-user passwords are set in the Post-Installation Configuration wizard, you cannot use the Application Server Configuration wizard to change them. You must use the RBAC Administration tool.
To change the configuration of the default Application Server, use one of the following methods:
On a UNIX or Linux system, from the directory where BMC Server Automation is installed, enter the following:
To change the configuration of a specific Application Server when there are multiple Application Servers on the same host, enter the following:
\bin\blappconf -s <applicationServerName>
<applicationServerName> is the name of the Application Server you want to change.
blappconf -s JobServer1
If you specify:
blappconf -s, changes affect the specified deployment.
-soption, changes affect only the default deployment.
blappconf -s _template