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Change component item names in Performance Management


Article ID: 190649


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


Item names for some Component Items aren't useful. How can we change the name of these items?

For example Firewall Disk Partitions are showing names such as "device-disk-1","device-disk-2", "device-disk-3". Expect them to be named using what they represent, like the root or '/' directory/partition, or the /boot partition. In this case they are represented by these MIB Objects.

  • . = STRING: "/"
  • . = STRING: "/boot"
  • . = STRING: "/var/log"


Release : 3.7

Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration


The Names metric is what controls Item names for a given Vendor Certification.

Use the Extension function for Certifications to over-ride the default Name metric expression with a custom one that changes the item names to a more meaningful value.

Certification Extension Documentation can be found here: