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TimothyLam
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Pinned topic How can tbsm merge multiple service models to a new service model ?

‏2013-09-28T04:16:02Z |

Hello ,

 

How can tbsm merge multiple service models to a new service model ? Is there a command line provided ? Is it possible ? We see customers requesting for this.

 

 

Timothy Lam

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    Re: How can tbsm merge multiple service models to a new service model ?

    ‏2013-09-30T11:58:27Z  in response to TimothyLam

    Could a radshell export be used to import service models in this case? Individual radshell commands will fail if a template, rule or service already exists. But the others would complete successfully.

     

    • randybrown
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      Re: How can tbsm merge multiple service models to a new service model ?

      ‏2013-09-30T12:52:13Z  in response to GER_MCC

      As suggested, a rad_radshell export would handle services and templates, but it has a couple of limitations:

      1. As mentioned by the previous poster, rad_radshell export will not update or replace any service, template, or rule of a template that already exists.
      2. rad_radshell is good for templates, services, datasources, data fetchers, and maintenance schedules. If there are any tree templates, view definitions, menu actions, or SCR configuration files, then rad_radshell will not get those.

      Starting with TBSM 6.1.0, the tbsm_export command can be used to exchange data between systems. This will replace templates and other elements on import by default, though it does not "merge" elements of a template. So last import wins.

      The tbsm_export command does not handle services, as the assumption is that services will generally be discovered again on the target system. For services created manually, there are rad_radshell commands in 6.1.0 called exportInstanceNoMeta and exportFromStartingInstanceNoMeta. These will export the services without exporting all the associated template data, which should be handled with tbsm_export.

      For more information, see:

      http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v3r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.tivoli.itbsm.doc_6.1.1%2Fadminguide%2Fbsma_imp_exp_cust_art.html

      I hope this helps...

       

      Randy Brown