BMC_NetworkPort class

This topic provides information about the mapping of BMC_NetworkPort 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 andEntity Id for virtual servers

If this is a physical server,CDMachineID is 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.

PermanentAddress

MAC Address

BMC Server Automation does not detect the MAC Address for disconnected NICs.

  1. Live browse.
  2. Expand Hardware Information > Hardware > Network Cards.
  3. Select the Network Cards {}node.
  4. View the right pane.

Short Description

Product Name

As above

DatasetId

Constant value: 
BMC.IMPORT.BL

Category

Constant value Hardware

Type

If during installation Best Practice categorization selected then constant value Network Interface Card Else constant value BMC Discovered

Item

If, during installation, Best Practice Categorization is selected then constant value Card else constant value BMC Discovered

Description

Description

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

NetworkAddresses

MAC Address

Note: BMC Server Automation does not detect the MAC Address for disconnected NICs.

As above

Name

MAC Address

Note: BMC Server Automation does not detect the MAC Address for disconnected NICs.

As above

ManufacturerName

manufacturer

As above

Model

Model

As above

TokenId

Interface Name or MAC Address

InterfaceName:macAddress where InterfaceName is not null and macAddress is not null 

BMC Server Automation does not detect the MAC Address for disconnected NICs.

NameFormat

Constant value 
MACAddress

MarkAsDeleted

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

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