Transfer a file

As part of creating or modifying a discovery pattern, you can transfer a file from the MID Server to a computer in your organization.

Before you begin

Basic knowledge of programming is desirable.

Role required: pd_admin


  1. Upload the file to the MID Server:
    1. Navigate to Pattern Designer > Uploaded Files.
    2. Click New.
    3. Enter a meaningful name in the Name field.
    4. Click the Operating Systems tab.
    5. Click OS Types and select the relevant type from the list.

      Selecting the operating system option for uploading a file.
    6. Click OS Architectures and select the relevant option from the list.
      Note: You can select both 32-bit and 64-bit option for the same file if necessary.
    7. Click the Manage Attachments icon.
    8. Attach a file.
  2. Navigate to the relevant pattern step:
    1. On the pattern form, select the relevant identification section for Discovery.

      Alternatively, select the relevant identification or connection section for Service Mapping.

    2. Select the relevant pattern step or click to add a step.
  3. Select Put file from the Operation list.
  4. Click Refresh.
    The name of the uploaded file appears in the File name field.
  5. Specify the variable that refers to the MID Server path on the remote computer in the Full Path Target field.
  6. If in Debug mode, test the step by clicking Test and checking that the operation brings the result you expected.


This operation is used in This item
Hierarchy Application
CI Type ActiveMatrix Business Works [cmdb_ci_appl_tibco_matrix]
Pattern ActiveMatrix Business Works
Section Tibco BW Identification
Step number and Name 20. put tibco script

Use the Put File operation to copy the TibcoParser file onto the target host and keep the full path to copied file in target host in the variable $TibcoParser.

Example of the Put File operation

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