Creating Application Processes

To create an application process:

  1. Display the Create an Application Process dialog Applications > [select application] > Create New Process [button].

  2. Enter the following information:

    Application Process Fields table

    Field Description
    Name/Description Typically the name and description correspond to the application you plan on deploying.
    Required Application Role Use this drop-down to select the role a user must have in order to run the application. For information about creating application roles, see Roles and Permissions. The default value is None.
    Inventory Management If you want to handle inventory manually, select Advanced.

    To have inventory handled automatically, leave the default value, Automatic, selected.

    Offline Agent Handling

    Specify how the process reacts if expected agents are offline:

    Check Before Execution

    Checks to see if expected agents are on line before running the process. If agents are off line, the process will not run.

    Use All Available; Report Failure:

    Process will run as long as st least one agent defined in the environment is on line; reports any failed deployments due to off line agents. Useful for rollbacks or configuration deployments.

    Always Report Success

    Process will run as long as at least one agent defined in the environment is on line; reports successful deployments.

  3. Save your work.

Application process—the steps comprising them—are configured with the process editor. For information about using the process editor, see Process Editor. For information about individual process steps, see Application Process Steps.