BMC Helix Portal is a part of the BMC Helix IT Operations Management (ITOM) solution and is the launchpad for all your licensed BMC Helix services. BMC Helix Portal is built on a microservices-based architecture and is available both as a SaaS service and as a container-based on-premises deployment.

With BMC Helix Portal, you can use common services such as user management, tenant management, and single sign-on. As a tenant administrator, you can use these common services to set up role-based access control for all the integrated BMC products available on the platform.

Release notes and notices
updated 14 Mar

Learn what’s new or changed for BMC Helix Portal 23.1 including new features, urgent issues, documentation updates, and fixes or patches.

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DateSummaryReference
March 14, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Send notification to user roles

  • Support for multiple Organization Units in LDAP sync agent
23.1.02 enhancements
February 3, 2023

Enhancement available in this release:

  • Deactivate user with immediate effect
23.1.01 enhancements
January 12, 2023

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Multiple selection in BMC Helix Portal Audit dashboard filters
  • UI idle timeout
  • New banner on the Home page
23.1 enhancements and patches
December 9, 2022

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Search and sort products on the Home page
  • Filters in BMC Helix Portal Audit dashboard
22.4.02 enhancements
November 14, 2022

None

None
October 10, 2022

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Deactivate a user
  • Encrypt and Prompt options for LDAP user password and access secret key  

  • Disable deletion for an API key

  • Ability to delete External users 

  • Search and filter capabilities in notification profiles
22.4 enhancements and patches

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Related release notes

The following links provide updates about the integrated BMC Helix products:

  • BMC Helix AIOps release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Automation Console release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Continuous Optimization release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Developer Tools release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Dashboards release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Discovery release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Intelligent Automation release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Intelligent Integrations release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Log Analytics release notes Open link
  • BMC Helix Operations Management release notes Open link

Setting up and going live

 

Set up the product and tailor the environment according to your organizational requirements.

Setting up role-based access control

 

As a tenant administrator, set up role-based access control (RBAC) for various products from a single place.

Role-based access control management with the REST API

 

As a tenant administrator, perform RBAC by using the REST API endpoints.

Product trials

Product trials

Communities

Communities

Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base

Videos

Videos

Education

BMC Training and Certification


PDFs and videos

 

This topic describes and links to PDFs and videos that support this product release.

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Videos

The following topics contain videos that supplement text-based documentation. You can access these videos and others in the BMC Helix Portal Open link on YouTube.

The following playlists include videos related to the integrated products of BMC Helix Portal:

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization Open link

BMC Helix Dashboards Open link

BMC Helix Discovery Open link

BMC Helix Operations Management Open link

BMC Helix Service Monitoring Open link

Frequently asked questions

Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about BMC Helix Portal.

Currently, BMC Helix Portal and the integrated products support only the English locale.

Yes, you can view the audit records in the BMC Helix Portal Audit dashboard. For more information, see Viewing audit records.

To view the product version, on the title bar, click Help icon, and select Application details. The following integrated IT Operations Management products are in sync with this release version:

  • BMC Helix AIOps
  • BMC Helix Dashboards
  • BMC Helix Discovery
  • BMC Helix Intelligent Automation
  • BMC Helix Intelligent Integrations
  • BMC Helix Log Analytics
  • BMC Helix Operations Management

Idle timeout is the maximum period during with a session in a BMC application integrated with BMC Helix Portal can be idle before the user is automatically logged off. The UI idle timeout is the maximum length of time that a user remains logged in to integrated products without making any mouse movements, clicks, or keyboard input.

To set the UI idle timeout for BMC Helix Portal, request BMC SaaS Operations team at BMC Support.

BMC Helix Portal uses the browser time zone as the preferred time zone. Additional options to set the time zone are not available.


 


Related spaces

This topic provides a list of spaces related to BMC Helix Portal.


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