BMC_BIOSElement class

This topic provides information about the mapping of BMC_BIOSElement class of BMC Atrium CMDB.

Attribute in CMDB

Attribute in BMC Server Automation

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Where to find the attribute in BMC Server Automation

CDMachineID

Example: VI-UUID:VM123456
Name for physical servers;Entity type and Entity Id for virtual servers

In case of a physical server, identical to the Name attribute. If it is a virtual machine, it takes one of the following forms:

  • VI-UUID:EntityId for VMware
  • HYPERV-ID:EntityId for Microsoft
  • EntityId for other types of VMs

For physical servers, Server properties. For virtual servers, from the Configuration menu, select Property Dictionary View. Under System Object, expand Built-In Property Classes. Click the Virtualization class, then click the Instances tab on the right. Double-click a particular instance to see the attribute values.

DatasetId

Constant value
BMC.IMPORT.BL

Category

If you selected Best Practice categorization during installation, then Category gets a constant value of Software. Otherwise it gets a constant value of System Settings.

Type

If you selected Best Practice categorization during installation, then Type gets a constant value of BIOS/Firmware. Otherwise it gets a constant value of BMC Discovered.

If you selected Best Practice categorization during installation, then Type gets a constant value of BIOS/Firmware. Otherwise it gets a constant value of BMC Discovered.

VersionNumber

Version

  1. Live browse.
  2. Expand Hardware Information.
  3. Select the Hardware node.
  4. View the right pane.

BuildNumber

Build Number

As above

Name

As above

Item

If you selected Best Practice categorization during installation, then Item gets a constant value of Operating System Software. Otherwise it gets a constant value of BIOS.

TokenId

{{Version}}or {{Name}}

If the OS is Windows, the value of TokenId is the Windows version. Otherwise it is the name of the operating system.

NameFormat

Constant value
BiosName

ShortDescription

Name

MarkAsDeleted

Based on whether the server is decommissioned or not the entry might be soft deleted

Note

BMC Server Automation does not discover BIOS element details on IBM AIX and HP-UX platforms. Therefore, BIOS element details are not imported to the BMC Atrium CMDB for IBM AIX and HP-UX.

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