How to debug CMDB 7.5 Change Pending Issues

June 21st, 2010 by Venkat Leave a reply »

How to debug CMDB 7.5 Change Pending Issues

OVERVIEW:  CLASS Manager Activity. If a particular activity stays in Change Pending state for a long time you can investigate the root cause by following the steps mentioned in the document.

To resolve this problem you need to validate  CMDB metadata problems. We need to check some of the forms which may have pending entries for classes, attributes for which class manager do not show pending entries.

LOGIN with Administrator previlege:

This is a brief descriptions of the points to check:

– WUT: Login as Demo and check the CMDB metadata. Check each record is active, unique and it’s correct.

STEPS:

The forms to check and fix are:

Step1: Class (OBJSTR:Class)  -> Check there is NOT pending entries (No entries where ‘System Status*’ !=  “Active” )

Fix: If there are not active entries, you need to backup those entries on arx format and delete them.

1.a Check Class (OBJSTR:Class)  again where ‘Pending ID’ != “0” OR ‘OSStatus’ != “Active”

Fix: If there are entries with Pending ID != 0, you have to investigate this problem carefully.

Step 2: Attribute Definitions (OBJSTR:AttributeDefinition) -> Check there is NOT pending entries (No entries where ‘Record Status’ != “Active”)

Fix: If there are not active entries, you need to backup those entries on arx format and delete them.

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Step 3: OBJSTR:Index (OBJSTR:Index) -> Check there is NOT pending entries (No entries where ‘Record Status’ != “Active”)

Fix: If there are NOT active entries, you need to backup those entries on arx format and delete them.

Step 4: OBJSTR:IndexAttrib (OBJSTR:IndexAttrib) -> Check there is NOT pending entries (No entries where ‘Record Status’ != “Active”)

Fix: If there are not active entries, you need to backup those entries on arx format and delete them.

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Step 5: OBJSTR:Pending -> Check there are not errors here.

Fix: If there are errors, please read them and fix the problem. Otherwise, you need to backup those entries on arx format and delete them.

Step 6: Application Pending -> Check there are not entries waiting processing here.

Fix: Wait until all the entries are deleted. If they are not deleted, to fix the problem, you need to backup those entries on arx format and delete them manually.

Credits-Vishal V. Dhainje

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1 comment

  1. Monty says:

    Hi Vishal,
    Thanks for the post Vishal. In fact we solve one of our critical issue of deleted base element active entry from class manager. We recovered the base element active entry in class manager for CMDB 7.5 which was deleted after customization in base element class. After that we only left with change pending entry for base element. But your solution really helps us in gr8 way.
    Thanks again.

    Monty

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