What has changed about Rules

This version introduces the new Rules Management application, which allows you to create and manage Rules in windows-mode. For more information about using this new optional application, refer to the MainView AutoOPERATOR Customization Guide and the MainView AutoOPERATOR Basic Automation Guide Volume 1: Using Rules.

The following table describes changes made to Rules for this release:

Changes made to Rules and the Rule Processor

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The Rule Processor supports the following new event types if you have the BMC MainView Automation solution (product code MVN) active in the BBI-SS PAS:

HWTO: specifies either early or interim WTOs that are issued while MainView AutoOPERATOR is not up.

The Rule Processor processes these WTOs as HWTO events.

the following chapters in the MainView AutoOPERATOR Basic Automation Guide, Volume 1: Using Rules:

  • Chapter 3, 'Describing events'

The following new built-in functions are supported in this version:

  • EXtract( ): extracts a variable-length delimited string from another string

  • PArse( ): returns the nth word of a string

  • CNVTUOM( ): returns a normalized value from a value with a scaling suffix

  • LIKE( ): returns a TRUE or FALSE after matching a string to a pattern

the following chapters in the MainView AutoOPERATOR Basic Automation Guide, Volume 1: Using Rules:

  • Chapter 7, 'Creating more powerful Rules'

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