Seeing _reportTopology=true when runn getfullconfiguraiton api

If you use the web services API in SiteScope extensively you might have a concern with the getFullConfigurationSnapshot method. Script monitors as well as several other monitors do not allow BAC Topology reporting. This is not an option in the SiteScope GUI. However, script monitors might show ‘_reportTopology’ => ‘true’ in the output. Report Topology has known problems in certain versions of BAC and HP support has instructed to disable topology reporting on SiteScope.

Review the “Using SiteScope” manual in which it is mentioned that Monitors Not Reporting Topology Data By Default Following is a list of those monitors that do not monitor the status of a host or server. For these monitors to report CI information to BSM, you must select the CI type, enter the required CI key attributes, and select an indicator relevant for the CI type linked to the monitor. The monitors include:

Composite Monitor

Directory Monitor

e-Business Transaction Monitor

File Monitor

Formula Composite Monitor

HP NonStop Event Log Monitor

JMX Monitor (when not monitoring WebLogic)

Link Check Transaction Monitor

Log File Monitor

Microsoft Windows Dial-up Monitor

Microsoft Windows Media Player Monitor

Multi Log File Monitor

Network Bandwidth Monitor

Real Media Player Monitor

Script Monitor

SNMP Trap Monitor

URL Monitor

URL Content Monitor

URL List Monitor

URL Sequence Monitor

XML Metrics Monitor

These monitors by default do not report to BSM/BAC and it really doesn’t matter what the _reportTopology flag is set or not. The _reportTopology is simply a placeholder for the class instances and is not used on the above monitors.

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