This topic explains how to create a platform service.

1

Use Browse > Resources > Platforms to navigate to the platform to which you wish to add a service.

2

From the Tools menu, select New Platform Service.

3

On the New Platform Service page enter the following:

a

Name - A meaningful name for the service.

b

Description - (optional) A description of the service.

c

Service Type - Select the desired service type from the pull-down list.

4

After entering the Name, Description, and Service Type, click OK to create the new service.

The Inventory tab for the new service appears.

5

In the prompt, click Configuration Properties.

6

On the Configuration Properties page, enter values for the required configuration properties, which are prefixed with a red asterisk, and optional properties as appropriate. For information about the configuration properties for a service type, click the link in the Configuration Notes column for it in the Configuration Instructions for Platform Services table.