RE: Using nvdbimport

2000-03-22 08:41:37
Subject: RE: Using nvdbimport
From: "Ferreira, Linda" <FerreiraL AT nabisco DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 08:41:37 -0500
This is exactly what I did (change the names).  It did not take me long.
It's just easier in the long run to have the "correct" Selection name (w/out
commas).  Eventually I'll need to use them again for other entries so it was
worth the trouble.  Thanks for you help!!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lclark AT us.ibm DOT com [SMTP:lclark AT us.ibm DOT com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 8:49 PM
> To:   NV-L AT tkg DOT com
> Subject:      RE: [NV-L] Using nvdbimport
> Linda, you must either change the names of your Location Icons (eg just
> Atlanta)
> or you must store the data on some other object. Changing the Selection
> Name
> of the Locations is possible, but tedious if you have a lot of them. If
> the
> data applies to all nodes in that location, it is a good idea, though. It
> would
> almost be easier to make new Location icons. If you want to adjust the
> names of the Location icons, use the right-mouse-button context menu,
> edit,
> modify, symbol (change the label), and object (change the Selection Name).
> Now when you open the Location Icon, the Title at the top will still be
> the old name. That can also be changed by using the top menu
> Edit..Modify..
> Submap dialog. It is NOT required that all of these match, and you only
> really need to change the Selection Name, but I believe that neatness
> counts.
> Cordially,
> Leslie A. Clark
> IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking
> Detroit
> ====================================================
> Leslie,
> Thanks for your help, it's just as I thought, Selection Name won't work
> here
> (I thought I'd ask).  Basically, these are all location bins and for each
> location I want to add a contact, phone number, and circuit id.  The
> selection name was just a list I had gotten from my collection of "ALL
> Locations".  Is there anyway to use the smartset (collection) to populate
> these fields.  I have already created the fields I want to populate.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> PS...Elizabeth, thanks for your suggestions as well.  They are well taken
> :)!
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