Guided setup for the Normalization Data Services plugin

Activate and configure the Normalization Data Services plugin by following the steps outlined in the Guided Setup.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

Procedure

  1. Start guided setup.
    1. Navigate to Normalization Data Services > Guided Setup.
    2. Click Get Started.
    3. Read the description of the plugin, then click Get Started again.
      A list of steps appears.
  2. Activate the Normalization Data Services plugin. If you manually activated the plugin, you can skip to Step 2.d .
    1. On the Activate Plugin row, click Configure.
      The plugin record displays.
    2. Click the Activate link (near the bottom of the page).
      A series of dialog boxes ask for confirmation and show the progress of the installation.
    3. Answer the prompts and wait for the plugin to complete installing.
    4. On the Activate Plugin row for the Guided Setup, click Mark as complete.
  3. Download the normalization data.
    1. On the Download Normalized Data row, click Configure. Then click Start Download.
      The download can take up to an hour.
    2. When the download completes, on the Download Normalized Data row, click Mark as complete.
  4. Update reference qualifiers.
    1. On the Update Reference Qualifiers row, click Configure. Then click Start Update.
    2. When the update is complete, on the Update Reference Qualifiers row, click Mark as complete.
  5. Set properties to configure Normalization plugin.
    1. On the Normalization Properties row, click Configure.
      The Normalization Properties dialog box appears.
    2. Check the properties you want to enable, then click Save.
      For guidance on what each property controls, see Normalization Properties.
    3. On the Normalization Properties row, click Mark as complete.
  6. (Optional) Normalize existing data in the CMDB CI table.
    1. If you want to normalize your existing data in the CMDB CI table, click Configure on the Normalize Configuration Items (CMDB) row. Otherwise, click Skip.
      The Normalize Configuration Items (CMDB) dialog box appears.
    2. On the Normalize Configuration Items (CMDB) row, click Mark as complete.
  7. (Optional) Normalize existing data in the CMDB Model table.
    1. If you want to normalize your existing data in the CMDB Model table, click Configure on the Normalize Configuration Items (CMDB) Model row. Otherwise, click Skip.
      The Normalize Configuration Items (CMDB) Model dialog box appears.
    2. Click Start Update.
    3. On the Normalize Configuration Items (CMDB) Model row, click Mark as complete.