User interface

Deployment Automation enables you to create and configure elements and initiate the deployment of your component versions.

You can view and access only those elements for which you are authorized.

The following figure displays some of the common user interface elements:

  1. Click the navigation button image and select the module to work in. Depending on your role and privileges, you can see some or all of the following modules:

    Management Create and configure the primary elements of Deployment Automation, design your processes, and run deployments.
    Deployment View information about deployments on a timeline, run deployments, and schedule deployments and blackouts.
    Administration
    • Set the automation and system options that will be available to users when they work with Deployment Automation.

    • Views security reports and the administration timeline.

    • Schedule version and deployment history cleanups.

  2. Use the dashboard at the top right to access the following options:

    Notifications View important messages such as upgrade suggestions for your server and agent versions.
    Component Version Import Queue View active version import requests.
    Pending Approval Requests View requests awaiting approval.
    Processes View processes that ran within a given time range.
    Help Get help, visit the user community, and view information about the product version.
    User Profile Set preferences such as locale and user profile image, impersonate another user, or log out.
  3. Select an option from the navigation menu to view and manage information.

    For example, to manage components, select Management > Components.

  4. If the page displays a list of elements, you can filter them by clicking the filter buttons above the list.

    Use Search to search various columns and view only those elements that match the search string. For example, you can filter the components list to view only the components that belong to the current user and to hide inactive components.

  5. Create or import an instance of the selected element.
  6. In the content area, click the element name to open the element.
  7. Click any links in the content area to view more information. For example, for components, click the number under Used in Apps to view the applications the component is associated with.
  8. Use actions, such as delete or edit, available for listed elements. For example, in the component list, click the Edit button to modify a component.

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