I need to change the description of a large group of agents. How can I do it in a massive way?Is the text of the description inside any file in the agent's installation folder?
Agent description is stored in servers table of database.
You may be able to update agent records massively, but it is not supported way.
If you want to do that, please take system backup before.
I tried following steps using RA 6.5 in house.
1. Stop RA service on management server.
2. Run following query.
update servers set server_description='BBB' where server_description='AAA'
3. Start RA service.
4. Open Automation Studio. Description was updated from AAA to BBB.
Thanks.Is it absolutely necessary to stop RA service?
Yes, I think.
Server information is cached in LevelDB. Although update query will change records, cache still have old information without additional step.
Attention again; this is not supported steps, so it is possible that my verification is not enough. Please verify on your test environment and consider the risk.
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