Compare Configuration Files of Text Format

Simply put this bot is used for comparing configuration files of text format.

Top Benefits

  • Configuration files mostly have a Key and Value pair, separated by a separator. Most of the file comparing utilities c
  • The bot has a very special use case when the different type of software IT environments (such as Development/ UAT/ Pro
  • The bot compares the Key/Value pair of one file with the Key/Value pair of second file. It is not at all important to
  • Zero Errors when migrating IT system from one environment to another environment
  • 100% Accuracy and no manual file comparison

Tasks

  • Compares TWO configuration files and outputs a file with detailed analysis
  • Identical line: Key/Value pair which are identical (same) in both the files
  • Different Values: Key/Value where the Value for a key is different in both the files.
  • Duplicate: It reports all the Key will are duplicate in the same file.
  • In addition to comparing the files with Key/Value format, it can also be used to compare files in plain text format

Compare file Metabot offers following functionality: -
• Simply put this bot is used for comparing configuration files of text format.
• Configuration files mostly have a Key and Value pair, separated by a separator. Most of the file comparing utilities can only compare line to line, which means even if the same configuration exists in tow files but a different line number, the files would be classed as different.
• The bot compares the Key/Value pair of one file with the Key/Value pair of second file. It is not at all important to have Key/Value pair at same line number.
• The bot creates an output file after comparing both the files and prints the following output.
o Identical line: Key/Value pair which are identical (same) in both the files
o Different Values: Key/Value where the Value for a key is different in both the files.
o First file Only: Key/Value pair which only does NOT exist in second file.
o Second file Only: Key/Value pair which only does NOT exist in first file.
o Duplicate: It reports all the Key will are duplicate in the same file.
• The bot has a very special use case when the different type of software IT environments (such as Development/ UAT/ Production) needs to be compared. Very quickly you can compare files and report of all the difference in various configuration files.
• In addition to comparing the files with Key/Value format, it can also be used to compare files in plain text format.

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Level 1
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Business Process
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Automation Type
Bot
Last Updated
March 5, 2020
First Published
March 4, 2020
Enterprise Version
11.3.3
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Setup Process

Install

Download the Bot and follow the instructions to install it in your AAE Control Room.

Configure

Open the Bot to configure your username and other settings the Bot will need (see the Installation Guide or ReadMe for details.)

Run

That's it - now the Bot is ready to get going!

Requirements and Inputs

  • AAE 11.3.3 (or above)