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Add a suggested CI relationship

Add a suggested CI relationship

You can define suggested relationships which can then be selected when creating new CI relationships.

Before you begin

Role required: ecmdb_admin or admin

About this task

To add a new suggested relationship:


  1. Navigate to Configuration > Relationships > Suggested Relationship.
  2. Click New, and complete the form.
    Table 1. Suggested Relationship form
    Field Description
    Base class Parent CI in the relationship.
    Relationship Relationship type.
    Dependent class Child CI class in the relationship.
    For example you can add suggested relationships such as the following:
    Base Class Relationship Dependent Class
    Oracle Is Hosted On Linux Server
    Oracle Is Hosted On Solaris Server
    Note: You can have the same parent class and relationship appear more than once.
  3. Click Submit.

What to do next

You can delete a suggested relationship to ensure that only appropriate relationships are created. For example, to limit the list of available relationships in the CI relationship editor. Removing a suggested relationship does not have any affect on relationships that are created or updated by Discovery.