Creating Custom Sites

You can create a Custom Site to host your own Fixlet messages that are pertinent to your network.

Perform these steps:

  1. Select Tools > Create Custom Site.
  2. You are prompted for a name for your custom site. Enter a name and click OK.
  3. From the Domain panel, find your site under Sites > Custom and click it to describe your site.

    This window displays the Details tab where you have to describe your site in the Description box.

    From the Details tab, enter a description of your site. From the Domain pull-down menu, select a Domain to house your site.

  4. From the Computer Subscriptions tab, indicate which subset of your BigFix Client computers you want to subscribe to this site.

    This window displays the Computer Subscriptions tab.

    There are several choices:

    • All Computers. Click this button to automatically subscribe all Clients to this site.
    • No Computers. Click this button if you are not yet ready to subscribe any computers.
    • Computers subscribed via ad-hoc custom site subscription actions. This choice requires you to create an Action to subscribe relevant computers to the site.
    • Computers which match the condition below. This choice allows you to describe a set of criteria that must all evaluate to TRUE before a BigFix Client is subscribed. From the pull-down menu, you can select from dozens of properties to test for inclusion.
  5. From the Operator Permissions tab, you can grant specific access permissions to specific operators.

    This window displays the Operator Permissions tab.

    There are several options:

    • Grant read permission globally. Click this button to provide read permission to all operators.
    • Or click specific Operators from the list and assign them specific rights, such as Owner, Writer, Reader, or None.
  6. Click the Save Changes button above the work area to complete the description of your site. You must enter your password to propagate your new custom site.