Mainframe node

A Mainframe node represents a mainframe computer Central Electronic Complex (CEC) or Central Processing Complex (CPC).

Mainframe node lifecycle

The following section describes the scenarios in which a Mainframe node is created, updated, or removed.

Creation/update

Mainframe nodes are created and updated in exactly the same way as Host nodes.

Removal

Mainframe nodes are removed in exactly the same way as Host nodes.

Mainframe node attributes

The attributes and relationships on a Mainframe node are described in the tables below.

UI Name
Attribute Name and Type

Description

Name
name string

The name that the Mainframe is known by.

Description
description string

Description of the Mainframe. Legacy attribute not currently used. Can be used by patterns if desired.

Model
model string

Model of mainframe.

Vendor
vendor string

Vendor of mainframe.

Serial
serial string

Serial id.

Number of Processors
num_processors string

Number of processors.

Available CPs
available_cps int

Available central processors.

Key
key string

Globally unique key.

Name
name string

Primary name.

Short Name
short_name string

Short name.

Description
description string

Description of the element.

URL
url string

URL for information about the Mainframe. Legacy attribute not currently used. Can be used by patterns if desired.

Business Continuity Critical
business_continuity_critical boolean

If true, the Mainframe is critical to operation of the business. Legacy attribute not currently used. Can be used by patterns if desired.

Supported by 3rd Party
third_party_support boolean

If true, the Mainframe is supported by a third party. Legacy attribute not currently used. Can be used by patterns if desired.

Synonyms
synonyms string

Other names by which this Mainframe is known. Legacy attribute not currently used. Can be used by patterns if desired.

Mainframe node relationships

The relationships on a Mainframe node are described in the table below.

Destination

Relationship

Description

Members

Mainframe:
HostContainer:
HostContainment:
ContainedHost:
MFPart

MFParts that are within this Mainframe.

Discovery Access

Mainframe:
InferredElement:
Inference:
Associate:
DiscoveryAccess

DiscoveryAccess for this Mainframe.

Not displayed in UI

Mainframe:
InferredElement:
Inference:
Primary:
DiscoveredMainframe

DiscoveredMainframe for this Mainframe.

Not displayed in UI

Mainframe:
InferredElement:
Inference:
Primary:
DeviceInfo

DeviceInfo of this Network Device.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
NetworkDevice

Previous Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
NetworkDevice

Next Device Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
Host

Previous Host Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
Host

Next Host Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
Mainframe

Previous Mainframe Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
Mainframe

Next Mainframe Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
Printer

Previous Printer Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
Printer

Next Printer Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
SNMPManagedDevice

Previous SNMP Managed Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
SNMPManagedDevice

Next SNMP Managed Device Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
ManagementController

Previous Management Controller Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
ManagementController

Next Management Controller Identity.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
StorageDevice

Previous Storage Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
StorageDevice

Next Storage Device Identity.

Not displayed in UI

Mainframe:
AttachmentContainer:
Attachment:
Attachment:
Attachment

A file attached to this element.

Status

Mainframe:
ElementInCategory:
ElementCategory:
Category:
LifecycleStatus

The lifecycle status of this element.

Recovery Time

Mainframe:
ElementInCategory:
ElementCategory:
Category:
RecoveryTime

The recovery time specified for this element.

Family

Mainframe:
ElementInCategory:
ElementCategory:
Category

Family of this element.

Organizational Unit

Mainframe:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
Owner:
OrganisationalUnit

The Organizational Unit that this element belongs to.

Location

Mainframe:
ElementInLocation:
Location:
Location:
Location

Location of this element.

Support Manager

Mainframe:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
SupportOwner:
Person

The person responsible for the support of this element.

Business Owner

Mainframe:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
BusinessOwner:
Person

The person responsible for this element from a business perspective.

IT Owner

Mainframe:
OwnedItem:
Ownership:
ITOwner:
Person

The person responsible for this element from an IT perspective.

Endpoint Used To Be Identified As

Mainframe:
Next:
EndpointIdentity:
Previous:
StorageDevice

Previous Storage Device Identity.

Endpoint Now Identified As

Mainframe:
Previous:
EndpointIdentity:
Next:
StorageDevice

Next Storage Device Identity.

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