How to import external MIF files into ITCM?

Document ID : KB000010985
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
Show Technical Document Details
Introduction:

Follow these instruction to import a .MIF file into DSM explorer.

 

Question:

How to import external MIF files into ITCM?

Environment:
CA Client Automation - All Versions
Answer:
  1. Drop the .MIF file in UAM folder under this location: 

    ...\CA\DSM\Agent\units\00000001\uam 

  2. Run the agent from cmd prompt (caf start amagent args \collect) (OR) from the DSM Explorer by right-clicking on the agent and selecting 'Asset Jobs->Activate job check'. 

  3. Once the agent finishes running you will notice that it will create a .MNV file under the UAM folder on the agent. 

  4. The new MIF information will be added In the DSM explorer under Inventory--> Additional Inventory section of the agent.