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BMC Client Management 12.x: Fundamentals of Inventory and Patch Management

BMC Client Management is advanced systems management software that provides a reliable way to monitor all systems on a network. It is composed of five modules, which can be purchased individually or as the complete suite, either on site or in the cloud: Inventory, Patch, Deploy, Compliance, and Remote.

This course, which is a combination of the BMC Client Manager 12.x: Inventory Manager and BMC Client Management 12.x: Patch Manager courses, guides students to configure Inventory and Patch modules. This hands-on training will teach you to effectively maintain a comprehensive hardware and software inventory of your complex IT environment. You will also learn how to deploy the Patch module.

Included in this course is an optional examination for BMC Accredited Administrator: BMC Client Management 12.x Inventory and Patch Management.

Major release:

Client Management 12.x

Good for:

Administrators, Developers

Course Delivery:

Instructor Led | 40 hours

Course Modules

  • Core and Remote - Client Management Agent Rollout
    • Agent Rollout Overview
    • Executing Asset Discovery via the Wizard
    • Scheduling Tasks
    • Creating an Agent Rollout via the Wizard
    • Launching the Agent Rollout Wizard
    • Initiating Rollouts on Discovered Devices
    • Monitoring a Rollout
    • Rollout Server Page
    • Modifying the Rollout Properties
    • Uninstalling the Agent
  • Inventory Manager - Generating Inventories
    • Generating Inventories Overview
    • Hardware Inventory Using Op Rules
    • Modify the Hardware Inventory .INI File
    • Software Inventory Using Op Rules
    • Security Settings Inventory Using Op Rules
    • Custom Inventory Using Op Rules
    • Custom Inventory from CSV File Import
  • Patch Manager - Patching Managed Devices
    • Patch Management Steps
    • Create a Patch Inventory Op Rule
    • Create a Patch Inventory Op Rule Using the Wizard
    • Assign the Op Rule to a Target
    • Monitoring Op Rule Execution
    • Verify Patch Status
    • Patch and Service Pack Distribution
    • Monitor Patch Installation
    • Purging Patch Inventory
    • Patch Jobs
    • Generating Out-of-the-Box Reports
BMC Accredited Administrator

Accreditation is available upon successful completion of this course.