Important

   

Starting version 8.9.03, BMC Network Automation is renamed to TrueSight Network Automation. This space contains information about BMC Network Automation 8.9.02 and previous versions. For TrueSight Network Automation 8.9.03 and later releases, see the TrueSight Network Automation documentation.

Device adapter states

Device adapters are in one of the following states:

  • New
  • Baseline
  • Modified

The following rules govern the state of adapters:

Action

Initial state

Modified state

Import a new device adapter for the first time

New

not applicable

Modify and re-import a device adapter that is in the New state

New

New

Install a device adapter that is shipped with BMC Network Automation (vendors, device types, configuration trails, or custom actions)

Baseline

not applicable

Modify and re-import a device adapter that was in the Baseline state

Baseline

Modified

Perform a Revert operation on a device adapter that is in the Modified state

Modified

Baseline

When you have modified a baseline device adapter, you can view a report showing the differences.

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