msend commands can both be used to send or modify events, but
mposter also can be used to send or modify data.
msend command to manage events in a cell. Use the
mposter command to manage data and events in a cell. You can create and modify data instances and events by using the
BMC recommends that you use the
msend command instead of the
mposter command when you do not need to access or modify dynamic data or global records. The
msend command is a more secure command because it is more restrictive than
You can use the mposter command to create or edit the service model configuration items. However, BMC does not recommend this.
Although it is possible to use the mposter command to create and edit the service model class instances on a cell, these changes are made only to the BAROC service model running on the cell, and not to the cell's standard (reference) published service model in the CMDB. This causes a loss of service model integrity, and subsequent service model publishing will fail.