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  • 1.  compare .xdd files

    Posted 05-14-2018 06:56 PM

    Hello All, 


    I would like to compare the schema differences between two versions of siteminder ( 12.5.2 and 12.7 SP2). I do not want to use the command diff between the xdd files of old and new, but differences in the schema ( maybe structure wise ).


    If anyone has already attempted or have an idea how can I do, it would be highly appreciated.  Or does CA has in-house available? 


    I am still searching on the internet for any proper tools. 


    And is xdd format is CA's proprietary extension? Looks not but I couldn't find page referring to it, all are showing for xsd format.


    Thanks in advance for your answers.

  • 2.  Re: compare .xdd files
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    Posted 05-14-2018 09:41 PM

    Hi Radha,


    Unfortunately, there isn't any tool to compare xdd. The best we can do at the moment is a diff. Note the xdd doesn't really change much even between major releases.


    And yes xdd is a CA's proprietary format.




  • 3.  Re: compare .xdd files

    Posted 05-15-2018 01:25 AM

    Hey Ujwol , 


    I do see differences , when i was doing "diff" . Which is what I want to understand , can you please check internally by anyway we can do to compare ? 

  • 4.  Re: compare .xdd files

    Posted 05-15-2018 03:01 AM

    What exactly are you trying to figure out/solve ? As I said there are no special comparison tools. It has to be done manually.

  • 5.  Re: compare .xdd files

    Posted 05-15-2018 09:59 PM

    Thank you Ujwol.