Plug-in Documentation

IBM BigFix

Overview

This plug-in includes a step to create and start an action in IBM BigFix. The plug-in uses the REST API to integrate with IBM BigFix.

To add the IBM BigFix plug-in steps to processes, click IT Management > BigFix in the step palette of the process editor.

Compatibility

This plug-in works with IBM BigFix version 9.0 and later.

The IBM BigFix server must be accessible from the IBM UrbanCode Deploy agent.

This plug-in requires version 6.0.1 or later of IBM UrbanCode Deploy.

Installation

No special steps are required for installation. See Installing plug-ins in UrbanCode Deploy.

History

Version 1

Initial Release. Includes a step to create and start a BigFix action.

Steps

Process steps in the BigFix plug-in

Start Action

Create and start an action

Input properties for the Start Action step
Name Type Description Required
Hostname String The host name of the IBM BigFix server. For example: https://bigfix-server:8080 Yes
Password Password The password used to access the IBM BigFix server. Yes
Username String The user name used to access the IBM BigFix server. Yes
XML Action String The XML action to create and start, in BES.xsd format. Alternately, specify the full path to a file that contains the XML action in BES.xsd format. Yes