How to change the alias for components, interfaces, and devices in CA Performance Management

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Article ID: 185777

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CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

How to change the alias for components and devices

Environment

Release : 3.7

Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration

Resolution

You can set aliases for devices/interfaces/components in multiple ways:


Edit device/component context page:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/20-2/using/context-pages.html#concept.dita_97e8bb96b2f771c9e666d1d8b0c5e85cdc646f66_EditItemProperties

Via CSV when configuring an IP domain:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/20-2/building/ip-domains.html#concept.dita_899fa2a5e2a3559359b7feb6afc09899c8b3ea4a_AddorEditanIPDomain

Via rest:

Device: 

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/20-2/apis/performance-center-rest-web-services/devices-web-service/set-component-name-aliases.html

Component:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/20-2/apis/performance-center-rest-web-services/devices-web-service/set-component-name-aliases.html

Interface:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/20-2/apis/performance-center-rest-web-services/devices-web-service/set-interface-name-aliases.html

Batch updating via script:

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/performance-management/20-2/building/manage-devices/set-alias-names-for-multiple-monitored-devices.html