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BMC TrueSight Server Automation is the #11 ranked solution in our list of top Configuration Management tools. It is most often compared to Ansible: BMC TrueSight Server Automation vs Ansible

What is BMC TrueSight Server Automation?

BladeLogic Server Automation allows you to quickly and securely provision, configure, patch, and maintain physical, virtual, and cloud servers. 

·         Threat remediation: Combine with BMC SecOps Response Service to link vulnerabilities to identified patches and create a remediation plan

·         Compliance: Integrates role-based access control, pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP, documentation, and remediation

·         Provisioning: Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning

·         Configuration: Consistently manage change and configuration activities across a broad range of server environments with one tool

·         Reporting: Assess change impact or complete an audit using multiple dashboard views

·         Patching: Supports and follows maintenance window guidelines to ensure timely delivery of patches

BMC TrueSight Server Automation is also known as TrueSight Server Automation, BladeLogic Server Automation, BladeLogic Automation Suite.

Buyer's Guide

Download the Configuration Management Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: September 2021

BMC TrueSight Server Automation Customers

State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAP

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BMC TrueSight Server Automation Reviews

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Tech Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
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Saves time over manual patching but needs better integration with security products

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case was patching.

Pros and Cons

  • "With BMC, we even configured applications, like IE or things that were Java-related. When we scheduled the jobs, it worked fine. It saved us time and there was no need for resources to monitor them."
  • "There is no option to see all the servers we patch and we cannot find what the server status is. Of course, we can what has been completed and what is pending and which servers have failed, but we cannot find server status from the BMC tool. For example, is the RDP up or not. We are using separate scripts for that."
  • "Without any knowledge of the product, we used the KB articles to start working. As a result, we definitely did not have full knowledge of BMC BladeLogic... They need to provide a minimum of knowledge with training on YouTube or somewhere else."
  • "Another area for improvement is group scheduling if I'm trying to do all the servers. For example, if I want to do all the 2012 Servers - since the patches are the same for all of them - I can't do so."