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    This topic describes how to manage application elements after you have published your applications.

    See Troubleshooting for more information about possible application-management concerns.

    To assign application licenses to groups

    1. From the BMC AppZone Administration Console, click Applications.
      The Manage Applications page appears.

    2. In the applications list, select the application you want to modify and click Manage. 

    3. Click Assign Licenses To Groups.

    4. In the groups list, select the group or groups to which you want to assign the application license.

    5. In the drop-down list, specify whether the application is Required or Optional.

      Note

      If your users access your BMC AppZone app store by using BMC MyIT, you can also select Requires approval from the drop-down list. This means that the application will appear in the BMC MyIT application catalog for the user as requiring approval from the BMC AppZone Admin before it can be installed.


    6. Click Assign to retain these settings.

    To assign application licenses to users

    1. From the BMC AppZone Administration Console, click Applications.
      The Manage Applications page appears.
    2. In the applications list, select the application you want to modify and click Manage. 
    3. Click Assign Licenses To Users.
    4. In the users list, select the user(s) to whom you want to assign the application license.
    5. In the drop-down list, specify whether the application is Required or Optional.

      Note

      If your users access your BMC AppZone app store using BMC MyIT, you can also select Requires approval from the drop-down list. This means that the application will appear in the BMC MyIT application catalog for the user as requiring approval from the BMC AppZone Admin before it can be installed.

    6. Click Assign to retain these settings.

    To publish a new version of an existing application

    1. From the BMC AppZone Administration Console, click Applications.
      The Manage Applications page appears.

    2. In the applications list, select the application you want to modify and click Manage.

    3. Refer to the Application attributes table that follows this procedure for information about changes you can make while uploading a new version.
    4. Click Finish to retain these settings.

    Application attributes

    AttributeDescription
    Description

    The content that appears on the Description tab of the application details page. By default, the Description tab is the first tab displayed.

    Details

    The content that appears on the Details tab of the application details page.

    Features and Benefits

    The content that appears on the Features tab of the application details page.

    Summary 

    The content that appears at the top of the application details page, and above any product images that might be present. BMC recommends that you use a maximum of 120 characters for the Summary content.

    Support

    The content that appears on the Support tab of the application details page.

    LogoThe image file containing the application logo. The logo image must be 144x144 pixels. PNG format is recommended.
    Software

    The .apk or .ipa file or files for the application.

    Images 

    Additional images (for example, screenshots) that represent the application. Additional images must be 310 x 198 pixels. PNG format is recommended.

    Videos 

    Web-based videos that display the functionality of the application. The Video URL must be formatted as http://www.youtube.com/v/ABC1234xyz.

    Resource File 

    Additional resource files (for example, white papers) required by the application. Resource files may not exceed 15 MB; attempts to load larger files will result in a server error.

    To switch application status between required and optional

    1. From the BMC AppZone Administration Console, click Applications.
      The Manage Applications page appears. 

    2. In the applications list, select the application you want to modify and click Manage. 
    3. Select either the user or group assignment you want to modify and click Manage. 
    4. In the drop-down list, specify whether the application is Required or Optional. 
    5. Click Assign to retain these settings. 

    See Assigning applications to users and groups for more information about the differences between required and optional assignments.