This documentation supports the 20.08 version of BMC Discovery.

To view an earlier version of the product, select the version from the Product version menu.

tw_disco_import_platforms

The tw_disco_import_platforms utility enables you to import the customizable platform scripts used by BMC Discovery after they have been copied to another appliance, where they have been exported using tw_disco_export_platforms). After the scripts are imported, the corresponding platforms are displayed on the Administration > Discovery Platforms page.

To use the utility, type the following command at the $TIDEWAY/bin/ directory:

tw_disco_import_platforms [options] files

where:

  • files is a list of files to be imported (except for when you use the reset option).
  • options are any of the options described in the following table and the common command line options described in Using command line utilities.

 

Command Line Option

Description

--reset

Resets all commands to the default value. This is equivalent to clicking Reset All on the Administration > Platforms page (except only commands that have been customized will display).

-u, --username=NAME

Specify the name of the BMC Atrium user. If no name is specified, BMC Discovery uses the default, system.

 

User example

In the following example, type the commands on a single line. Line breaks are provided to make the example easier to read.

Importing previously exported discovery scripts

The following command imports previously exported scripts to an appliance:

$TIDEWAY/bin/tw_disco_import_platforms --password 'secret' 
my_scripts_backup.xml
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