You have several options for creating XML files for import with sm_config, including:

  • Export the current configurations to a file and modify the XML as needed. “Exporting configurations” on page 198 provides additional information on exporting configurations.

  • Copy and modify an existing object from one of the XML sample files located in BASEDIR/smarts/conf/ics.

  • Write the XML for the new object.

    When making any modifications to the XML, be sure to adhere to the standards of the following DTDs:

  • ics-config.dtd located in BASEDIR/smarts/conf/ics

  • map_config.dtd located in BASEDIR/smarts/conf/maps.

    “XML Referenceâ€� on page 223 provides additional information on Service Assurance XML standards.