Working with objects in XML means you are creating, updating, and removing instances of classes in the Manager. Classes cannot be added to VMware Smart Assurance using the XML Adapter; only add instances and relationships can be added to existing classes.

This section contains XML excerpts to introduce the basic XML declarations to use to import topology changes. This set of examples is importing Business Impact Manager topology into the Service Assurance Manager. For some examples, a Services Map in the Global Console illustrates the results of the topology import.