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Barracuda RMM (Formerly Managed Workplace)

Modifying ServiceNow Integrations

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For any of the following procedures, you may need to type a password to modify the integration.

To modify the ServiceNow web service credentials

In this procedure, you can change:

  • The integration name, as displayed on the Barracuda Managed Workplace Service Desks page.
  • The REST Endpoint, which is the URL you use to log in to your ServiceNow instance.
  • The user name for your ServiceNow instance.
  • The description. The description field does not appear in any other place and can be used for notes.
  • Whether or not a password is required to change the ServiceNow configuration. If you select this check box, a user who wants to modify the configuration must type a password to do so.
  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Service Desks.
  2. Click the ServiceNow Service Desk Module link.
  3. On the Web Service Credentials page, do the following:
    • Type a Name.
    • In REST Endpoint, type the URL of your ServiceNow instance.
    • Type the ServiceNow User Name.
    • Optionally, type a description.
    • Optionally, select the Require password re-entry to configure this service desk module.
  4. Click Save.

To change ServiceNow event severities

In this procedure, you can change the mapping between Barracuda Managed Workplace trouble ticket severities and ServiceNow event severities.

There are three Barracuda Managed Workplace ticket severities you can map and five ServiceNow event severities to choose from.

  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Service Desks.
  2. Click the ServiceNow Service Desk Module link.
  3. In the right menu, click Fields Mapping.
  4. On the Fields Mapping page, select severities for the ticket severities.
  5. Click Save.

To change ServiceNow asset synchronization options

In this procedure, you can change the import set data source table sys_id, the sys_id for a table that controls how your Barracuda Managed Workplace data is imported into ServiceNow. Follow this procedure if you change your Import set data source table.

If you change the import set data source table sys_id, it only affects data that is imported subsequently. Data that has already been imported does not change.

You can also change the size of the batch for synchronizations. A batch size between 1000-10000 is recommended. For ServiceNow, payload cannot exceed 3mb. The format for the payload is JSON.

  1. Follow the To copy the Import Set Data Source Table sys_id procedure in The Import Set Data Source Table Schema.
  2. In Service Center, click Configuration > Service Desks.
  3. Click the ServiceNow Service Desk Module link.
  4. In the right menu, click Asset Synchronization Options.
  5. On the Asset Synchronization Options page, do the following:
    • Paste the Import Set Datasource Sys_Id.
    • Type the desired Batch Size.
  6. Click Save.

To change the time of the daily ServiceNow synchronization

ServiceNow assets synchronize with Barracuda Managed Workplace every 24 hours. In this procedure, you can select when you want that synchronization to start each day. By default, the sync is scheduled outside of working hours.

Click Sync Now to start a sync immediately.

  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Service Desks.
  2. Click the ServiceNow Service Desk Module link.
  3. In the right menu, click Asset Synchronization Schedule.
  4. On the Asset Synchronization Schedule page, enter the time when the daily synchronization begins running. You can also click the clock icon to select from a list of start times.

    Optionally, click the Sync Now button to start a synchronization now.
  5. Click Save.

To select the tickets to sync to ServiceNow

In this procedure, you can select which tickets to sync with ServiceNow. You can choose to sync all tickets or one or more categories of tickets. The major categories of tickets are:

  • Site-based
  • Website-based
  • Device-based

Within each category, you can further refine which tickets to send.

  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Service Desks.
  2. Click the ServiceNow Service Desk Module link.
  3. In the right menu, click Ticketing Options.
  4. Optionally, to integrate all tickets with ServiceNow, on the Ticketing Options page, select the All tickets check box.
  5. Optionally, on the Ticketing Options page, to select tickets based on site, click the plus button next to All site-based tickets to expand the options, then select any of the following check boxes:
    • Manual tickets
    • Site not communicating tickets
    • Loss of monitoring protocol tickets
    • New device tickets
  6. Optionally, on the Ticketing Options page, to select all website-based tickets, select All website-based tickets.
  7. Optionally, on the Ticketing Options page, to select tickets based on device, click the plus button next to All device-based tickets to expand the options, then do any of the following:
    • Select the Device level monitor tickets check box.
    • To include monitoring policy tickets, select All monitoring policies or Filtered monitoring policies. If you select Filtered monitoring policies, click Add, select the monitoring policies, then click Apply.
    • To include service tickets, select All services or Filtered services. If you select Filtered services, click Add, select the services to filter on, and then Apply.
  8. Click Save.
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