BMC AMI DevX Data Studio


BMC AMI DevX Data Studio is a data management product with automation to speed data extraction, privatization and loading. The plugin allows Jenkins DevOps users to run Data Studio specifications created within Workbench for Eclipse.

Change Log

To access the change log, go to BMC AMI DevX Data Studio Change log


The following are required to use this plugin:

  • Jenkins
  • Jenkins Credentials Plugin
  • BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI.Refer to the Workbench for Eclipse Install Guide for instructions.
  • BMC AMI DevX Data Studio license.
  • Host Communications Interface

Installing in a Jenkins Instance

  1. Install the BMC AMI DevX Data Studio plugin according to the Jenkins instructions for installing plugins. Dependent plugins will automatically be installed.
  2. Install the BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI on the Jenkins instances that will execute the plugin. The BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI is available on the BMC AMI DevX Workbench installation package. If you do not have the installation package, please visit []. For BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI installation instructions, please refer to the Workbench for Eclipse Install Guide.

Configuring Host Connections

In order to use BMC AMI DevX Data Studio , you will need to point to an installed BMC AMI DevX Workbench Command Line Interface (CLI). The BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI will work with host connection(s) you also need to configure BMC AMI DevX Data Studio members.
- See [Configuring for BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI & Host Connections](

Executing Unit tests

  1. Install the BMC AMI DevX Data Studio plugin according to the Jenkins instructions for installing plugins.

  2. In the Jenkins system configuration page's BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI, point to the Windows and/or Linux installation location(s) of the CLI. If necessary, change the default values given to match the correct installation location(s).

    Note: The BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI must be installed on the machine that is configured to run the job.

  3. On the project Configuration page, in the Build section click Add build step button and select BMC AMI DevX Data Studio.

  4. Enter the name of repository, and the results repository if applicable.

  5. Choose to either execute a single specification or multiple and provide the specification info under the appropriate section.

  6. Provide the name or the path of execution context (if applicable) on the machine where the BMC AMI DevX Workbench CLI is installed.

  7. Provide the communication manager, execution server and execution host info in the appropriate sections. All of this can be provide via the execution context.

  8. Under the execution host section, in the Login credentials, select the stored credentials to use for logging onto the host. Alternatively, click Add add credentials using the Credentials Plugin. Refer to the Jenkins documentation for the Credentials Plugin.

  9. If you would like use a keystore or certificate value to authenticate into the execution host, define them in the execution context. Do not select an user id/password in that case.

  10. Choose the 'Halt pipeline if errors occur' checkbox, if you would want the parent jenkins pipeline to terminate if the specification execution encounters a failure.

  11. Enter JCL jobcard , dataset and dataprivacy overrides if required for executing RDX specifications.

  12. Click Save.

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