Publish an item to the software catalog

After you create a software item for the vendor catalog, publish it to the software catalog for viewing. The software catalog is a section within the service catalog.

Before you begin

To see the Publish to Software Catalog Item related link on the Vendor Catalog Item form, add a software model or a consumable model to the Product Model field, and leave the Product Catalog Item field blank.

Role required: catalog_admin

About this task

After you publish a vendor catalog item to the software catalog, the Publish to Software Catalog related link is no longer available. Any changes made on the vendor catalog item record are synchronized with the information in the software catalog.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Product Catalog > Catalog Definition > Vendor Items.
  2. Open a vendor catalog item.
  3. In Related Links, click Publish to Software Catalog.
  4. Select a Category.
  5. Click OK.
    The Software Catalog form opens and the item is listed in the Vendor catalog Items related list.