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Created by Guest
Created on Sep 2, 2021

Command line for IA Console remove/add data source

In support of IA project metadata supporting data rules we schedule weekly imam imports for sources which are data sources for the IA project.


There are occasions when the imam changes do not propagate and cannot be viewed when inspecting the schema in IA console.


The resolution to this issue to to manually remove the data source and then add the data source back.


we would like to perform this operation via IAADmin.sh command or other command line executions.


Separately this remove/add operation can invalidate bindings of existing rules reliant on the data source. However we remedy this simply with reimport using update for the rule xmls which resolves binding issue.


This enhancement would ensure we have non-manual method available for our weekly sync of metadata is consistent with the schema and supporting rule migrations to the benefit of weekly rule executions.



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  • Guest
    Nov 9, 2021

    Good to hear! thanks

  • Guest
    Nov 9, 2021

    Enhancing IBM's IMAM capabilities to support scheduled refreshes and merging of technical metadata over time is being continuously improved in IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog. That functionality and the public APIs can be found here: https://www.ibm.com/support/producthub/icpdata/docs/content/SSQNUZ_latest/wsj/manage-data/metadata-import.html. This new Metadata Import service is the next generation of IMAM and IBM is currently investing in improving this technology.