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BMC CMDB 18.x: Administering Fundamentals - Part 2 

BMC CMDB provides a complete, accurate, and up-to-date view of the people, technologies, and services that make up your business and IT environments. A rich, centralized representation of services helps you plan, deliver, operate, govern, and assign priorities to business services.

The BMC CMDB 18.x: Fundamentals Administering - Part 2 course teaches students about what makes a Configuration Management Database (CMDB) useful to the business, how to configure the CMDB, and how to perform routine administrative and maintenance tasks.

Important Note: The BMC Certified Associate: BMC CMDB 18.x Online Exam is included with the BMC CMDB 18.x: Fundamentals Administering - Part 2 course. Taking the exam and pursuing certification is optional.

Major release:

BMC Helix CMDB 18.x

Good for:

Administrators, Configuration Managers

Course Delivery:

Instructor Led | 40 hours

Course Modules

  • CMDB Portal Search
    • BMC CMDB Portal
    • Creating Filters in the new CMDB User Interface
    • Running Out-of-the-box Queries in the new CMDB User Interface
    • BMC Atrium Explorer
    • Running Out-of-the-box Queries in Mid-Tier User Interface
    • Using Query Builder
    • Creating Filters in Mid-Tier User Interface
    • Creating and Modifying Cis
  • Asset Management Console
    • Searching in Smart IT Asset Console
    • Creating Cis in Smart IT
    • Searching in the Mid-Tier Asset Console
    • Using the Data from Search Results
    • Managing My Searches
    • AST Forms in Search Mode
    • Creating and Modifying Cis in the Mid-Tier Asset Console
  • Managing Access
    • Permissions for BMC Atrium CMDB Data Consumers
    • CMDB Permissions at the AR System Level
    • Accessing the new CMDB User Interface
    • Restricting Access to Data
  • Importing Data
    • Dataset Configuration Console
    • Importing BMC Discovery Data
    • Importing Data Using the Atrium Integrator Wizard
    • Importing Data Using Atrium Integrator Spoon
    • Importing Data Using the Data Management Console
    • Migrating Configuration Job Definitions from Test to Production
    • Understanding cmdbdriver
  • Normalizing Data
    • Normalization Jobs in the new CMDB User Interface
    • Normalization
    • Product Catalog
    • Exporting and Importing Normalization Settings
    • Troubleshooting Plug-ins