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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.

The following table describes fields in this 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

Description

Basic/Advanced

Template

List of pre-defined templates. Once 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.

Basic

Title

Title of the service target.

Note

Do not include any parentheses in the service target title. BMC also recommends you avoid non-alphanumeric characters. For example, !@#$%^&*().

Basic

Description

Description of the service target.

Basic

Applies To

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

Note

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

Basic

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.

Basic

Terms and Conditions

Area to define the terms and conditions 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.

Basic

Agreement Type

Type of agreement.

Advanced

Status

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

Advanced

Effective From

Date and time from which the service target is effective.

Advanced

Save Service Target as Template

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

Basic

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