An artifact specification describes a logical artifact located in one or more artifact repository instances. An artifact specifcation does not provide any physical details.


  • Log in to Application Services as an application cloud administrator and an application publisher and deployer.

  • Verify that you are a member of the appropriate business group.

  • Familiarize yourself with the basic concepts of defining and configuring component properties and actions. See Developing Application Services Components.


  1. On the Application Services title bar, click the drop-down menu and select Library > Artifacts.
  2. Click the Add icon (Add) for Artifacts.
  3. Enter the name of the artifact in the Name text box.
  4. (Optional) Enter a description in the Description text box.
  5. Select a business group from the Business Group drop-down menu.

    Only users of the business group can access the artifact.

  6. Click Save when finished.

What to do next

Map an Artifact Specification to an Artifact Repository Instance.