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The Agent Selection page allows you to configure conditions to select BMC PATROL Agents based on the following properties, and the policy is applied on the selected agents.

Agent Host NameHost name of the computer on which the BMC PATROL Agent is installed. The Agent Host Name matches property uses a regular expression and is case sensitive.
Agent PortPort number through which the BMC PATROL Agent listens for incoming connections from the BMC PATROL Console. You can use port numbers only from 1025 to 65535.
Agent VersionVersion of the BMC PATROL Agent.
Agent Operating SystemOperating system of the computer on which the BMC PATROL Agent is installed.
Agent IP AddressIP address of the computer on which the BMC PATROL Agent is installed. If you select the Agent IP Address in the range condition, only IPv4 range is supported.
Agent TagTag applied on the BMC PATROL Agent. For more information about Agent tag, see Adding Agent Tag.
BMC ProactiveNet Integration ServiceDisplay name of the BMC ProactiveNet Integration Service.
BMC ProactiveNet ServerHost name of the BMC ProactiveNet Server that is registered with Central Monitoring Administration.

You can set multiple conditions and also group the conditions to identify the agents.


The values that you enter for the properties are not case-sensitive.

To select an agent or multiple agents

  1.  On the Agent Selection page, select a property.
  2. Select an operator to create the condition. The available operators depend on the property that you select.
  3. (Optional) To add more than one condition, click the  button, and perform step 1 and step 3.
    A new condition is added to the page. 
  4. (Optional) To group the conditions, use the following parentheses and Boolean operators from their corresponding lists:
    • (
    • ((
    • (((
    • )
    • ))
    • )))
    • AND
    • OR
  5. (Optional) To remove any existing condition, click the  button.
  6. Click Next to add configurations to the policy.

Adding Agent Tag

Each policy is assigned a BMC ProactiveNet Central Monitoring Administration tag and each BMC PATROL Agent can have one or more tags assigned to it. When you assign a tag to a BMC PATROL Agent, the associated policy is applied to the PATROL Agent. You can assign the tag value of a policy to a PATROL Agent as part of the component installation process—You can add a PATROL Agent and set the tag as part of the configuration process that you perform from Central Monitoring Administration. For details, see Managing downloads in Central Monitoring Administration.

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