Catalog Configuration

As part of setting the CA Service Catalog configuration options, you specify the following Catalog Configuration options. These settings control the behavior of the catalog.
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As part of setting the CA Service Catalog configuration options, you specify the following Catalog Configuration options. These settings control the behavior of the catalog.
  • Default Effect of Service Option Element Changes
    Specifies when to reflect changes to service option elements for accounts that have subscribed to or requested services that include them.
    Select one of the following options to use when the service option element changes:
    • Specify when the Service Option Element Changes - Allow User to Choose
      Enables the administrator to specify the effect of the change on existing subscribers or requestors.
    • Beginning of Accounts' Current Billing Period - No Audit Trail
      Implements the change retroactively to the beginning of the current billing period for existing subscribers or requestors. No audit trail applies.
    • Beginning of Accounts' Current Billing Period
      Implements the change retroactively to the beginning of the current billing period for existing subscribers or requestors.
    • Beginning of Accounts' Next Billing Period
      Implements the change at the beginning of the next billing period for existing subscribers or requestors.
    • Immediately during Accounts' Billing Period
      Implements the change immediately for existing subscribers or requestors.
    • Specify a Future Effective Date
      Enables the Administrator to specify a date on which the change takes effect for existing subscribers or requestors.
    Default:
    Specify when the Service Option Element Changes - Allow User to Choose.
  • Pass Through Catalog
    Specifies whether to include the catalog of the parent business unit.
    If you select this option, the parent catalog is passed down to the child business unit. This setting is useful in a multiple-level business unit organization. This setting applies only to the settings for a child business unit.
    Default:
    No