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Status Future consideration
Categories Asset Manager
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 3, 2014

REquest to enhance the RAM API to provide mthods, to able to add ram attribute values based on it's type

We use Ratiional Asset Manager API to submit the assets and add values to the asset attributes. The asset attributes are categorised as various types and one of then is LINK. To set value for this attribute, we need to include some html coding in the attribute value to able to show this as a link on asset details page. On the other hand, if we are adding the value from web UI, including the HTML coding is not needed.

So, it should be better that the API provide specific methods for this attribute type so that there is no need to add the 'html' coding in the value of an attribute when submitting the asset using API.

Similarly, it can be extended to other asset attributes based on their type.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 61463
RFE Product Rational Asset Manager
  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Asset Manager

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Portfolio, product & project management
    Product - Asset Manager

  • Guest
    Nov 19, 2014

    Here is the code that you need to add value to your AssetAttribute

    AssetAttribute linkAttribute = asset.getAssetAttribute(properties.getProperty(""));
    inkAttribute.setValues(new String[] { " Deploy asset " }

    But this is too much overhead and tricky for the API user to add the html code to form the hyperlink for a link attribute

  • Guest
    Nov 13, 2014

    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.
    Please track with