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Services

In Building Blocks of services, the following objects may be included, depending on configuration of the service:

  • Settings
  • Images
  • Global attributes
    • Global attributes used in table service attributes
    • Global attributes used in Perform Table Operation workflow actions
    • Global attributes used in Set Global Attributes workflow actions
  • Service attributes
  • People attributes
    • People attributes used in service attributes
    • People attributes used in service delivery triggers
  • Organizational attributes
    • Organizational attributes used in service attributes
  • People identifiers
    • People identifiers used in service attributes
  • Organizational elements
    • Organizational elements used in service attributes
    • Organizational elements used in qualification criteria
  • Related services
    • Services used as value of service attributes
    • Services used in restrictions and/or dependencies of other services
  • Smart rules

People are not included.

Branding themes

In Building Blocks of branding themes, the following objects may be included, depending on configuration of the theme:

  • Settings
  • Images, including of background and logo images

Data Connections and Data Sources

  • In Building Blocks of data connections, the associated data sources and any organizations are also included.
  • In Building Blocks of data sources, credentials of the Security context fields are not included. You need to set these credentials again after you import the Building Block.
  • Select Include images to include any images used in services and branding themes.
  • Select Include Global Attribute values to include global attribute values.
    • If you select the option, all global attributes referenced in the selected services are included in the Building Block, including their values.
    • If you clear the option, all global attributes referenced in the selected services are still included in the Building Block, but not their values. This makes it easier to exchange Building Blocks that contain global attributes with other users, without having to worry about unintentionally sharing restricted company data. If you import such a Building Block, a message is shown that the Building Block does not contain any global attribute values.

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