Setting up and going live

As an administrator, start implementing BMC Helix Log Analytics by performing the steps explained in the following table: 

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Getting started

BMC Helix Log Analytics overview

For information about log ingestion and retention limits for a license and other such details, see BMC Helix Subscriber Information Open link

For information about security strategy and data privacy, see BMC Helix security information Open link

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1

Set up users.

Start with setting up users and configure roles for them. Assign them permissions based on their role in the product.

The following video (2:46) provides an overview of permissions and how to assign them to roles in BMC Helix Portal:

Watch the YouTube video to get an overview of permissions and how to assign them to roles in BMC Helix Portal.


Setting up role-based access control Open link

2

Provide consent for data collection.

When you log in for the first time as a tenant administrator, provide your consent for data collection in the Allow data collection for product improvement dialog box. By default, the data collection settings are disabled for a tenant administrator.

To provide your consent for data collection for all the users:

    1. To enable data collection for performance and product improvement, select Enable data collection for performance and product improvement.
    2. To enable data collection for marketing and outreach, select Enable data collection for marketing and outreach.

      Tip

      • To understand the types of data that are collected, expand Click for examples of the types of data we collect for performance and product improvement.
      •  To understand the ways in which the collected data is used, expand Click for examples of ways data may be used for marketing and outreach.


    3. (Optional) To enable data collection for your account, select Turn on data collection for my account for either performance and product improvement or for marketing and outreach or for both.
    4. Click Agree and submit

You can modify your consent for data collection at any time. For more information, see Modifying consent for data collection Open link .

Consent at user level 

If the tenant administrator has consented to data collection, the user will receive a notification.

Users can modify their consent for data collection at any time. For more information, see  Viewing and modifying your profile information Open link


Modifying consent for data collection Open link

3

Collect logs.

Begin log collection by planning your log monitoring requirements. Decide what logs to monitor and then collect logs by using Fluend connector configurations.

Where to go from here

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