Can you alarm on a device if the configuration hasn't been changed in X number of days.

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Article ID: 185638

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Products

CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

Is there a way in Spectrum to create an event or an alarm if the device configuration has not changed for X number of days.

Cause

The password on the devices need to be changed every 90 days and the customer wanted to know if there was a way to do this in Spectrum. 

Environment

Release : 10.3

Component : SPCAEM

Resolution

The customer can setup a NCM Policy in Spectrum to look for the current password in the device configuration and generate an alarm if the configuration doesn't have that line. See the following documentation on how to create a NCM Policy in Spectrum:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/spectrum/10-3-2/managing-network/network-configuration-manager/network-configuration-manager-policies.html#concept.dita_d4b989bdf6dc3a123802f445a9dc7d2d3d15a5f8_CreateaPolicy