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Welcome to the IBM BigFix wiki

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This wiki contains additional information on the IBM BigFix product family that are not found in the IBM Endpoint Manager Knowledge Center (currently in the process of rebranding). Please refer to the product documentation to get started on using the products.

This wiki contains primarily customization scenarios, edge cases, FAQs, and best practices. It is intended to cater to both beginner and advanced users. 

You can find and contribute information about the IBM BigFix products by using the navigation tree on the left or the links below.


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 IBM BigFix Compliance (formerly known as IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance)

 IBM BigFix Inventory (formerly known as IBM Endpoint Manager for Software Use Analysis)

 IBM BigFix Lifecycle (formerly known as IBM Endpoint Manager for Lifecycle Management)

 IBM BigFix Patch (formerly known as IBM Endpoint Manager for Patch Management)





- Power Management and Server Automation are now under IBM BigFix Lifecycle.

- Software withdrawal for IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices Effective on October 10, 2014. For more information, see http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?infotype=AN&subtype=CA&htmlfid=897/ENUS914-137&appname=USN


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Fixlet Authoring


Endpoint Manager Utilities


Quick Links

These links provide access to key information about IBM Endpoint Manager:

 Platform Release Information: BigFix Enterprise Suite Download Center contains detailed platform release information, which includes download links, checksums, and other related resources, for all supported versions. 

 IBM  Knowledge CenterOfficial documentation that contains information describing IBM products and features. Note: IBM Knowledge Center has replaced the information centers, kindly update your bookmarks.

IBM BigFix Blog: Read what's happening with Endpoint Manager on the official product blog. BigFix experts will keep you informed with the latest information about the software and upcoming events.

 BigFix/IBM Endpoint Manager Forum: Ask and respond to technical questions about the endpoint management solution.

Knowledge Base: Technote that contains a list of legacy knowledge base articles.

IBM Software Support: IBM's technical support resource for all IBM products and services.

IBM Security Lab Services Offerings: Lab Services for assistance from BigFix experts at IBM

Service Management Connect: Connect, learn, and share with Integrated Service Management (ISM) professionals in Service Management Connect.

 IBM Education Assistant: IBM's collection of multimedia educational modules designed to help you gain a better understanding of IBM software products and use them more effectively to meet your business requirements.

 IBM BigFix Inspector Reference: A collection of the IBM BigFix platform and MDM inspectors.

BigFix.me Community: A community driven web site to assist administrators and developers who use the BigFix product.

 BigFix Mailing Lists: BigFix mailing lists.