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Navigating the Data Management Job console

This topic describes the main Job console and several of the more commonly accessed views of the console. The topic provides the following information:

The main Job console is where you create your dataload jobs. This section describes how to use the main job console.

The following figure illustrates the functional areas of the Job Console. 

Job Console

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The following table describes what you can do in each of the functional areas.

Job Console functional areas

Functional
area

Description
Job Console banner

Breadcrumb bar

A navigation aid that contains links to related records that you opened from the console.

Breadcrumb navigation controls

The Back button takes you back one link in the breadcrumb trail.

The Forward button takes you forward one link in the breadcrumb trail. The Forward button is visible only if you have returned to a record on the breadcrumb trail that you previously viewed.

The drop-down menu contains links to all the records that you have viewed from the current view, including records that might not be currently visible in the breadcrumb trail.

The Home icon takes you to the IT Home page.

Job Console Header
ShowSelect a job status to determine which jobs are displayed in the Job Console panel.

Filter By

Select All to show the jobs for all of the users for your company in the jobs table. Select My Jobs to only show your jobs.
Navigation Pane

Job Functions

Provides options for creating jobs and searching for jobs. For more information, see Job functions on the Job Console.

Other Functions

Provides options for creating templates, searching for templates, managing spreadsheets, validation error handling, setting application preferences, mapping aliases, registering Atrium Integrator jobs, and advanced configuration. For more information, see Other functions on the Job Console.

Job Console panel

Refresh the Console

Refreshes the console.
CreateCreate a job. For more information about creating a job, see Creating a job.
ViewView a job. For more information about viewing a job, see Viewing a job.
CancelCancel a job. For more information about canceling a jobs, see Canceling a job.
DeleteDelete a job. For more information, see Canceling a job.
Jobs tableLists jobs for your company or companies.

The Job Console provides access to dataload tasks. The following table describes the job function links in the navigation pane.

Link

Description 

Create Job 

Create a job. For more information, see Creating a job

Search Job 

Search jobs. For more information, see Searching for a job

The following table describes the other functions in the navigation pane.

Note

If BMC Service Request Management is installed and you have Request Catalog Manager or Administrator permissions for BMC Service Request Management, the Export SRM Data link is available for use from the other functions in the navigation page. The Export SRM Data link launches the Import Export Console for BMC Service Request Management. 

Link

Description

Create Template

Create a template. For more information, see Creating customized job templates.

Search Template

Search templates. For more information, see Searching for job templates.

Alias Mapping

Manage data type aliases. For more information, see Defining aliases for data types.

Application Preferences

Configure application preferences. For more information, see Configuring Data Management application preferences.

Spreadsheets

Manage spreadsheets. For more information, see Managing spreadsheets.

Error Management

Handle errors captured in the Validation step. For more information, see Managing data errors.

Atrium Integrator Jobs (only for DMT Admins) 

DMT Admins can register Atrium Integrator jobs. For more information, see Registering a new Atrium Integrator job for a Load step. BMC recommends that you consult with your AR Administrator before making changes. 

Advanced Configuration (only for DMT Admins) 

DMT Admins can open the UDM:Config form to configure the Atrium Integrator component. These entries are input when the BMC Remedy AR System server is installed. BMC recommends that you consult with your AR Administrator before making changes.

The Job window displays the details of your dataload jobs. From the Job window, you to make changes to the jobs.

The following figure illustrates the functional areas of the Job window.

Job window

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The following table describes what you can do in each of the functional areas.

Job window functional areas 

Functional areaDescription
Job window banner
Breadcrumb barA navigational aid that contains links to related records that you opened from the window.
Breadcrumb navigation controls

The Back button takes you back one link in the breadcrumb trail. 

The Forward button takes you forward one link in the breadcrumb tail. The Forward button is visible only if you have returned to a record on the breadcrumb trail that you previously requested. 

The drop-down menu contains links to all the records that you have viewed from the current view, including records that might not be currently visible in the breadcrumb trail. 

The Home icon takes you to the IT Home page.

Navigation pane
LinksProvides audit log functionality. For more information, see Links on the Job window.
FunctionsProvides functionality for creating a new job. For more information, see Functions on the Job window.
Steps panel
CreateCreate steps. For more information, see Creating customized jobs.
View

View the selected step and make changes to it.

DeleteDelete the selected step. For more information, see Deleting steps.
CancelCancel the selected step.
Enable WaitMake a selected step wait before it runs. The step will require manual intervention for it to run.
Remove WaitEnable the selected step to run automatically without waiting.
Step groupsClick on the Load, Validate, or Promote step groups to display the steps in each group.
Job panel
SaveSave the job.
Save as TemplateSave the job as a template for creating new jobs.
RunRun the job.
Cancel JobCancel the job.
ContinueRun all of the steps that are queued and have been waiting to run.
Re-Run from Validate

Run the same job again after correcting any errors in Error Management and to revalidate and promote the fixed records. This process does not run the Load step again.

Note: CI loads do not support Re-Run from Validate.

The Job window provides access to dataload tasks. The following table describes the links in the navigation pane.

LinkDescription
View Audit LogView the aduit log. For more information, see Viewing the audit log.

The Job window provides access to the following functions in the navigation pane.

Link

Description

Create as New Job

Make a copy of the job so you can run it again as a new job. This function enables you to run the Load steps again to load new data and also run the Validate and Promote steps.

The Error Management window displays all captured validation errors. From this window, you can make corrections and mass updates to multiple staging forms.

The following figure illustrates the functional areas of the Error Management window. 

Error Management window

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The following table describes what you can do in each of the functional areas.

Error Management functional areas

Functional areaDescription
Error Management banner
Breadcrumb barA navigation aid that contains links to related records that you opened from the window.
Breadcrumb navigation controls

The Back button takes you back one link in the breadcrumb trail.

The Forward button takes you forward one link in the breadcrumb trail. The Forward button is visible only if you have returned to a record on the breadcrumb trail that you previously viewed.

The drop-down menu contains links to all the records that you have viewed from the current view, including records that might not be currently visible in the breadcrumb trail.

The Home icon takes you to the IT Home page.

Errors paneNavigational tree structure that contains the errors generated for each job for which the user has permissions.
Results list tableAfter you select a staging form in the Errors pane, the results list displays all related staging form records.
Error details panelAfter you select a staging form in the Errors pane, the error details panel displays the message text.
Replacement fields panelProvides replacement fields for replacing incorrect data in the selected results list records.
RefreshRefreshes the errors and results lists.
Field MaintenanceOpens the Field Maintenance window where you can choose the fields that are available for the Return values panel.
Delete staging

Deletes the selected staging form records represented by selected rows in the results list.

Note: CI loads do not support Delete staging.

Update staging

Updates the selected results list records with the replacement values.

Note: CI loads do not support Update staging.

ViewOpens associated staging form records.
Null

Pushes a null value to the staging form to clear out data on the staging form.

Note: CI loads do not support Null.

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