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ServiceNow Cookbook by Ashish Rudra Srivastava

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Working with background scripts

A background script is a place where you can test your server-side scripts, which is same as free text box. To access the background script, you should have a security_admin role with elevated privileges.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you should have an active Service-Now instance, valid credentials, and a security admin role.

How to do it...

  1. Open any standard web browser and type the instance address.
  2. On the left-hand side, type background in the search box and Service-Now will search the module for you.
  3. Click on the Scripts-Background module under System Definition application, as shown here:
    How to do it...

    Background script ...

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