XML input file format when using the update_alias_name.sh script in DX NetOps.

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CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

When using the update_alias_name.sh script, what is the format for the XML input file when changing Alias Name values on Interface items?

What is the format for the XML input file when changing Alias Name values on Interface items?

What is the format for the XML input file when changing Alias Name values on Component items?

Set Alias Names For Multiple Monitored Devices documentation covering update_alias_name.sh script usage.

Cause

Documentation doesn't contain the answers for Interface and Component items. Only for Device items.

Environment

All supported DX NetOps Performance Management releases

Resolution

The documentation will be updated to include this information.

The file format for Interface and Component Items are similar. The difference between them and Device file format requirements is the inclusion of the ItemID for the Interface or Component Item the Alias Name will change on.

Where Device file formats require: Device ItemID, New Alias Name

The Interface and Component file formats require:

Interface: Device ItemID, Interface ItemID, New Alias Name
Component: Device ItemID, Component ItemID, New Alias Name