Update Items process for the BMC Atrium CMDB adapter

Updates specified attribute values for a CI or Relationship instance in BMC Atrium CMDB.

The following table describes the process inputs for the Update Items process.

Process inputs - Update Items process 

Process input

Description

Required?

<adapter name>

Specifies the name of the adapter to be used for the process, configured in Grid Manager
Default value: BMCAtriumCMDBActorAdapter

No

<version>

Specifies the version of BMC Atrium CMDB system

Valid values: v2.0, v7.5, v7.6, v8.0, v8.1

NEW IN 20.17.01 v9.0, v9.1

Yes

<items>

Specifies an XML document containing the attribute to update for a specified record in BMC Atrium CMDB

Yes

<item type>

Specifies the type of record to be updated

Valid value: configuration item

Yes

The following figure shows a sample <items> XML for the Update Items process.

<items> XML sample for the Update Items  process

 <items>
  <item>
  <parameters>
    <username>SOAP user name</username>
    <password>SOAP password</password>
    <login-info>
      <user-id>BMC Atrium CMDB user ID</user-id>
      <password>BMC Atrium CMDB password</password>
      <lang>English</lang>
    </login-info>
    <class-name-id>
    <namespace-name>BMC.CORE</namespace-name>
    <class-name>BMC_Account</class-name>
    </class-name-id>
   <attributes>
     <items>
       <name>SerialNumber</name>
       <value>
         <string-value>999</string-value>
       </value>
     </items>
<items>
  <name>Availability</name>
  <value>
<enum-value>High</enum-value>
  </value>
</items>
<items>
  <name>LastScanDate</name>
  <value>
<time-value>03/02/2007 01:00:00 PM</time-value>
  </value>
</items>
  </attributes>
  <instance-id>OI-7E0E3E02372A4D3E89B0A403D4239285</instance-id>
  <a-dataset-id>BMC.ASSET</a-dataset-id>
</parameters>
  </item>
</items>


The following figure illustrates the adapter response for the Update Items process.

Adapter response for the Update Items process

<bmc-atrium-cmdb-response>
  <item>
<metadata>
  <status>success or error</status>
  <error>Present only with status of 'error'</error>
</metadata>
<parameters>
  <output/>
</parameters>
  </item>
</bmc-atrium-cmdb-response>
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