BMC_DiskDrive class

This topic provides information about the mapping of BMC_DiskDrive 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

Name for physical servers; Entity type and Entity Id for virtual servers

Example: VI-UUID:VM123456
 
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

Constant value
Hardware

Type

If during installation Best Practice categorization is selected then constant value is Disk Drive, else constant value is BMC Discovered.

Item

Keep blank columns, to be populated using Categorization Rules.

Name

DeviceID

  1. Live browse.
  2. Expand Hardware Information > Hardware > Physical Storage Device.
  3. View the right pane.

ManufacturerName

Manufacturer

As above

SerialNumber

Serial Number

As above

Size

Capacity

measured in KB

As above

TokenId

DeviceID

As above

Model

Model

As above

ShortDescription

DEVICEID

As above

Description

Description

As above

NameFormat

Name for physical servers;vEntity type and {{Entity Id }}for virtual servers

Constant value
DeviceID

MarkAsDeleted

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

 
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