Certification extension changes seem to disappear from the Data Aggregator UI every Data aggregator restart in DX Netops Performance Management
We found by updating the extension file, for example changing the permissions causes the changes to reappear until the next Data Aggregator restart.
There is also a custom certification under /opt/IMDataAggregator/data/certifications/custom/vendor_certs that also pertains to the original certification.
Certifications under this location are typically created when a vendor certification is edited in the CA Performance Center UI.
Release : 3.7, 20.2
Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration
Verify if the file under /opt/IMDataAggregator/data/certifications/custom/vendor_certs/im.ca.com-certifications-snmp-<VCNAME>.xml is identical to the default file at /opt/IMDataAggregator/data/certifications/CA_<CURRENT VERTION>/vendor_certs/im.ca.com-certifications-snmp-<VCNAME>.xml
If not apply any needed changes to the extension.
1) Move the file /opt/IMDataAggregator/data/certifications/custom/vendor_certs/im.ca.com-certifications-snmp-<VCNAME>.xml to a backup location outside of the Data Aggregator installation directory.
2) Restart the Data Aggregator: