This documentation supports the 21.05 version of BMC Service Level Management. To view an earlier version, select the version from the product version menu.

Defining general information for availability service targets

In Step 1 of 4 of the service target wizard, you specify general information about your service target.

Before you begin

For more information on how to access the service target wizard, see Defining service targets.

Fields on Step 1 of 4 of the service target wizard

The following table describes fields in the Step 1 of 4 tab of the service target wizard for both basic and advanced modes. Advanced mode includes all fields in the basic mode with additional options you can use to define your service target.

Field/Area on form




List of pre-defined templates. After you click Apply, the fields are auto-populated and the service target title is appended with an SLM ID number. You can either use the service target template as it appears, or you can modify the details and build a new template.



Title of the service target.


Do not include any parentheses in the service target title. We also recommend that you avoid non-alphanumeric characters such as !@#$%^&*().



Description of the service target.


Applies To

Item you want to apply to the service target. For example, Incident, Service Request, etc.


The list in the Applies To field depends on your installed applications.


Goal Type

Availability service target goal. The list shows those goal types configured by your administrator and filtered by your selection in the Applies To field.


Terms and Conditions

Area to define the terms and conditions by using the Qualification Builder. To define terms and conditions, complete these steps:

  1. From the Qualification Builder, select an existing template or select the fields, operators, and keywords from the lists to define the qualification.
  2. Click OK to return to the Service Targets form. Your qualification appears in the Terms and Conditions field.


Agreement Type

Type of agreement.



Status for the service target. The default for a new service target is Enabled.


Effective From

Date and time from which the service target is effective.


Save Service Target as Template

Option to save the service target that you defined as a template.


Where to go from here

Defining goals and business schedules for availability service targets

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