Changing the choice of fields for the Event Identity
You can change which fields, from your event history database,
are available for selection as the
About this task
Event Identity is a database field that
identifies a unique event in the event history database. When you
configure a related events configuration, you select database fields
Event Identity from a drop-down list of available
fields. Through configuration of an exception list within Netcool®/Impact,
you can change the fields available for selection in the drop-down
list. Fields included in the exception list do not appear in the Configure Analytics portlet.
The Netcool/Impact design displays the following default fields in the
Event Identity drop-down
- Log in to Netcool/Impact.
- From the list of available projects, select the RelatedEvents project.
- Select the Policies tab. Within this tab, select and edit the RE_CONSTANTS policy.
- Update the
RE_OBJECTSERVER_EXCLUDEDFIELDSvariable. Add or remove fields from the static array. Case sensitivity does not matter.
- Save the policy.
- Run the policy. If there is an error, check your syntax.
The changes occur when the policy is saved. No restart of Netcool/Impact is needed.