Important

   

This space contains documentation for TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 and the later service packs for 8.9. For earlier releases, see BMC Server Automation 8.9.

Getting started

The TrueSight Server Automation product is a comprehensive system for the initial provisioning and ongoing automated management of data center servers. Using this system, administrators can provision operating systems onto servers and then specify how the server should be configured. TrueSight Server Automation lets administrators manage servers with a consistent user experience, regardless of whether the servers are physical or virtual.

Warning

BMC BladeLogic Rapid Deployment Stack for Servers (BladeLogic RDS) is no longer supported.


Tip

BMC Education Services provide Foundation courses covering the topics discussed in the walkthroughs available in this section. The education classes discuss when and why to make use of various features as well as the “how-to”. If you are interested in looking deeper into these topics, we recommend that you check out the education offerings at training.

The following topics are designed to enable you to quickly leverage the many automation capabilities of TrueSight Server Automation.

Tips

The TrueSight Server Automation quick start page introduces you to the main use cases of TrueSight Server Automation and allows you to execute them from a centralized UI. You can use the option in the Configuration menu to launch the quick start page manually when required.

 What's the Automation Academy?

The Automation Academy introduces you to a key BladeLogic use case and then provides several step by step, cookbook-style examples that walk you through a specific aspect of that use case. The initial release of Automation Academy included topics on automation concepts, provisioning, and configuration management.

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