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    Add Child CI Type



    To add a CI Type, use the following URL format:

    http://<servername>:<portnumber>/api/change/


    Assuming you are adding a new CI Type in the local server with port number 8080, the URL should be given as:

    http://localhost:8080/api/change/


    Keypoints:

    1. Input is an XML string sent as "POST attribute" with key "INPUT_DATA".

    2. The operation name "add"  should be sent as a "POST attribute" with key "OPERATION_NAME".

    3. The technician key should be sent as a "POST attribute" with key "TECHNICIAN_KEY".


    Note:  

    • CIType-ID of the newly added entry is returned along with the CI Type in the response.

    • Technician having SDAdmin role can add CI Type(s).

    • CI Attributes can be added separately

    • Parameter Result Format - Optional. specifies the return format ( XML or JSON )

    • If no result format specified then API will return output in JSON format.


    Sample Input for Adding Child CI Type:

    While adding CI Types, if the CI Type being added is asset and has a parent, then parent tag should be used instead of IsAsset tag.

     

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <API version="1.0" locale="en">
    <records>
        <record>        
            <parameter><name>Name</name><value>Thermal Sensors</value></parameter>        
            <parameter><name>Parent</name><value>Sensors</value></parameter>        
            <parameter><name>Description</name><value>Adding a child CI Type for Sensor</value></parameter>                
        </record>
    </records>
    </API>

     

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