CIM Schema Guide

This guide describes the creation and generation of a CIM compliant XML Schema.

Create a CIM message

Step

Action

1

Display the Schema Composer.

2

Click 'New | Schema'.

3

Enter a unique name for this CIM schema (message).

4

Select the Common Information Model.

5

Drag the initial CIM Class(es) into the Class window that best represents the message. Set these as root elements using the context menu.

6

Use the checkboxes on the attributes pane to select a restricted set of properties that will describe this message.

7

Apply further restrictions such as cardinality and choice to the set of properties

8

Click update to save the message.

9

Click the Generate button and choose from list of XML schema formats to export.