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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 root elements appropriately using the context menu.

6

If you wish to compose this type using inheritance, select a single ancestor from the inheritance list.

7

Use the checkboxes on the attributes of each class to define the set of properties that will describe this message or schema.

8

Apply restrictions to elements using the context menu on the property.

9

Click update to save the message.

10

Click the Generate button and choose the schema formats you wish to export.