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Product extensions

Extensions are installed by the product installer as part of the initial installation. Extensions are skipped during the installation of subsequent applications.

Two extension-related log files, ASI_DriverLog.log and ExtLoader-RIK_Log.log, are generated in the <installationDirectory>\Logs\ExtLoaderLogs folder.

  • An example Windows path is C:\Program Files\BMC Software\BMCRemedyITSMSuite\Logs\ExtLoaderLogs.
  • An example UNIX path is /opt/bmc/bmcremedyitsmsuite/Logs/ExtLoaderLogs.

This topic provides the following sample error messages:


A sample error message in the driver script is:

Class Name
Namespace (): Class name (): Attribute Name (): Change attribute name?
(F): New
Attribute Name (): Change entry mode? (F): Change attribute limits?
(F): Change
default value? (F): Change attribute characteristics? (F): Change
custom attribute
characteristics? (F):
CMDBSetAttribute results
ReturnCode: ERROR
Status List: 1 items
Status Struct:
Message type: ERROR
Message number: 120004
Message: Attribute does not exist.
Appended: Status


This particular error message is benign and can be ignored; however, you must to investigate other error messages.

Extension loader RIK logs

A sample error message in the install log is:

command ("C:\DOCUME~1\ ADMINI~1\ LOCALS~1\ Temp\ Utilities\ cmdb\
cmdbdriver.exe" -s rieqvm01-cl2 -u Demo -p notDisplayed -t 0 -x "C:
Files\BMC Software\BMCRemedyITSMSuiteDK1\rieqvm01-
ITSM_CDM_Extensions-OSD.txt") returned an exit code of 1, which was
interpreted as
a failure]}]}

Send the output file from the temp directory to Customer Support on request. The path to the zipped log appears below the Zip Logs button.

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