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Activate Application Portfolio Management

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Activate Application Portfolio Management

An administrator can activate the Application Portfolio Management (com.snc.apm) plugin.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

The Application Portfolio Management (com.snc.apm) plugin is the basic plugin for the application. In addition, the following add-on plugins are available on subscription:

Performance Analytics – Content Pack – Application Portfolio Management [] plugin
To view the analyses of application portfolios in a landscape page, the application indicator scores in a dashboard, and the Application 360, which are developed using Performance Analytics.
Performance Analytics – Content Pack – Application Portfolio Management and Change Management [] plugin
To access performance analytics metrics of business applications associated with Change requests.
Application Portfolio Management, Performance Analytics, Performance Analytics – Content Pack – Problem Management [] plugin
To access performance analytics metrics of business applications associated with Problem management.

APM activates the following related plugins if they are not already active:

Plugin Description
Project Portfolio Suite with Financials [com.snc.financial_planning_pmo] The Project Portfolio Suite (PPS) plugin activates an integrated set of applications for project portfolio management and IT software development.
Fiscal Calendar [com.snc.fiscal_calendar] Fiscal calendar support to create and manage fiscal calendar.
Tree map [com.snc.treemap] Enables support for treemap view on any applications.

You require the following plugins for specific features in APM module:

Business Planner (com.snc.apm.business_planner) plugin
To access the Business Planning portal.
Domain Support – Domain Extensions Installer system plugin
To enable the domain separation feature for APM.


  1. Navigate to System Definition > Plugins.
  2. Find and click the plugin name.
  3. On the System Plugin form, review the plugin details and then click the Activate/Upgrade related link.

    If the plugin depends on other plugins, these plugins are listed along with their activation status.

    If the plugin has optional features that depend on other plugins, those plugins are listed under Some files will not be loaded because these plugins are inactive. The optional features are not installed until the listed plugins are installed (before or after the installation of the current plugin).

  4. (Optional) If available, select the Load demo data check box.

    Some plugins include demo data—Sample records that are designed to illustrate plugin features for common use cases. Loading demo data is a good practice when you first activate the plugin on a development or test instance.

    You can also load demo data after the plugin is activated by clicking the Load Demo Data Only related link on the System Plugin form.

  5. Click Activate.

What to do next

Use the APM Guided Setup to set up the Application Portfolio Management.

The Performance Analytics solution for Application Portfolio Management ( requires an additional subscription, which can be activated by an administrator.