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You can use automation categories to integrate with a new external system that is not currently supported with this version of BMC Release Process Management. You can also make an automation category unavailable for other users by changing its status from active to inactive.

The following video (3:35) demonstrates the use of automation categories to integrate with a new external system that is not currently supported with this version of BMC Release Process Management. 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKjYiodAgII

To create a new automation category

  1. Go to Environment > Metadata > Manage Lists.
  2. In the list displayed, click AutomationCategory.
  3. In the Add List Item field, enter a name for the new category that you want to add.
  4. Click Add Item.
    The new item is added to Active List items.
  5. Click Update List.

The new script category is available for selection in the Choose Automation Category list when creating a new script on the Environment > Automation tab.

To make an automation category inactive

  1. Go to Environment > Metadata > Manage Lists.
  2. In the list displayed, click AutomationCategory.
  3. In the Active List items list, select the appropriate automation category.
  4. Click Archive.
    The automation category is added to Inactive List items.
  5. Click Update List.

To make an automation category active

  1. Go to Environment > Metadata > Manage Lists.
  2. In the list displayed, click AutomationCategory.
  3. In the Inactive List items list, select the appropriate automation category.
  4. Click Unarchive.
    The automation category is added to Active List items.
  5. Click Update List.

Related topics

Managing automation types