Configuring Amplify for ServiceNow Operations Workspace

Configure Amplify to pick device and user fields from the ServiceNow Operations Workspace interface.

Supported versions: San Diego, Tokyo, Vancouver and Utah

  1. Open the ticket in the ServiceNow Operations Workspace view.

    • Copy the entire URL of the page.

From the Amplify extension:

  1. Right-click on the Amplify extension in the browser extension bar.

  2. From the drop-down, click Options to open the Nexthink Amplify configuration page.

  3. Select the Local tab under Web application configuration.

  4. Add web application in Amplify and paste the copied URL in the Web application URL field.

  5. Select identifier in Amplify to open the web application URL using the Field selector pop-up.

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  1. Switch on the Disable selector toggle in the Field selector pop-up and navigate to the webpage of interest.

    • Open one of the tickets from the list.

    • When the ticket page loads, switch off the Disable selector toggle in the Field selector pop-up.

Field selector toggle
  1. Use the highlighter to select the Configuration item on the ServiceNow Details page of the ticket.

Selecting a configuration item
  1. Select the Caller from the Record Information section of the ticket. Once selected, the system loads the element into the Field selector pop-up.

Selecting the name
  1. Copy the content of the Field editor from the Field selector pop-up into your text editor of choice to partially edit the code:

    • Replace sn-canvas-screen:nth-of-type(*) with sn-canvas-screen:not([style='display: none;']).

    • If you see only sn-canvas-screen replace it with sn-canvas-screen:not([style='display: none;']). See the image below.

Changing the code
  1. Paste the edited code into the Field editor on the Field selector pop-up window.

    • Enter the relevant regular expression in the String selector field to select the specific part of the string, if required.

  2. Click the Fill field value button on the Field selector pop-up window, to check if you selected the correct field. The information appears in the Selected field value.

  3. Save the Selected field value to return to the Amplify extension configuration page

  4. Save on the Web application configuration.

  5. Return to the ServiceNow page and refresh to confirm if the Amplify button is in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

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