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Server CI descrition getting overwritten with unwanted value

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When my VMware scan jobs (WMware topology by VIM and CIM) are done, they will update the description of my Server CI's with a correct description of their OS name like "CentOS 4/5/6/7 (64bit)"
But when the servers are later scanned by "Host Discovery / Host Connection by shell", then the description is changed to just "Linux". See screenshot.

I dont know what is the best way to get around this, im hoping to find some sort of way to tell UCMDB that "if this field/value is populated by this job, then that job can't overwrite it"

UCMDB is version 10.30

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Re: Server CI descrition getting overwritten with unwanted value

Good question!
I had similiar problems in the past.
Pragmatic approach: fix HostConnectionByShell script to prevent adding "Linux" in the description.

Orher approach:
Use enrichment to copy the description value, at the time when its fine, to another attribute like "DiscoveredOS"..

HTH.

Regards, Thomas
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