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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 13, 2020

JSON functions for rules file processing

The recently published OMNIbus 8.1.0 FP24 containes a new set of JSON processing ObjectServer SQL functions named json_prop_get, json_prop_set, and json_prop_dedup. This is great news!

We'd highly appreciate having similar functions available in rules file processing, too.

Idea Priority Medium
Use Case
In our URL monitoring we do health checks sending HTTP POST requests to web servers. The overall status and the status of different web server components as well as error messages are sent back JSON formatted to the monitoring tool and from there as value of an event attribute to Netcool. Today we extract the relevant data with regular expressions. It would be a great help directly parsing the JSON structure using appropriate functions.
RFE ID 146741
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
  • Guest
    Nov 16, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Other

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probes
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Other