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Extracting and Updating Endevor Element UserData

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Article ID: 229063

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Products

Endevor Software Change Manager (SCM)

Issue/Introduction

There is a need for extracting/reviewing Element User Data - Are there any Endevor Utilities that can be used to do this? 

Environment

Release : 18.1

Component : Endevor Software Change Manager

Resolution

There are 2 ways that this can be accomplished. 

The ALTER Command:

To add data to the "USER DATA" field of an element you must use the ALTER Action. Links to ALTER Command DOC

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/devops/ca-endevor-software-change-manager/18-1/reference/scl-reference/process-element-actions-in-batch/alter-statement.html
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/devops/ca-endevor-software-change-manager/18-1/administrating/altering-element-record-metadata.html

To report on what is currently stored in the "USER DATA" field the CSV Utility can be used: 

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/devops/ca-endevor-software-change-manager/18-1/reporting/comma-separated-value-csv-reporting-utility.html

The other option is to enable the Quickedit Extension Points - Links to doc as well as instructions on how to enable. 

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/devops/ca-endevor-software-change-manager/18-1/using/quick-edit-option/quick-edit-user-extension-points.html
https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=229064