This glossary defines the different event types.

Event Name Type Description
Name StringT64 The name of the connector type
Version VersionT The version of the connector type
EMCompatibleVersion VersionT The EM compatibility version of the connector type
Description StringT256 The description of the connector type
Category - The category of the connector type. It must be one of the three values listed next.
NewTargetType - New target type definition for event connectors. This target type will be registered with Enterprise Manager and target instances can be created subsequently, including a default target. These targets are used to accommodate external events.
TargetTypeName StringStrictT64 The name of the target type
TargetTypeDisplayName StringT128 The name of the target type, as shown on UI
DefaultTargetName StringStrictT256 The name of the default target of the target type. The default target will be used as a generic bucket to hold external events.
DefaultTargetDisplayName StringT256 The name of the default target of the target type, to be displayed on UI.
SOAPHeaderAuthentication SOAPHeaderAuthenticationType Specification for SOAP Header authentication.
HTTPBasicAuthentication UsernamePasswordAuthenticationType Specification for HTTP basic authentication.
UserNameTokenAuthentication UsernamePasswordAuthenticationType Specification for Username Token authentication.
ConfigVariable ConfigVariableType The variables used during connector configuration. These variables are required by external system to complete connector configuration, which includes registering with the external system. For instance, one configuration variable can be the resolution state required by Microsoft Operation Manager.
ConnectivityTestVariable ConfigVariableType An optional variable used to test connection to an external server.
Service ServiceType Specification for web services, which define how connector framework can communicate with external system.
ExternalURL ExternalURLType Specification for the URL link to the external server, including the URL pattern and server specific variables. It is used to provide links to external server for viewing ticket details.
TemplateRegistration TemplateRegistrationType Specification for template registration. A template is registered based on the information provided in the element. A connector deployment descriptor can have an optional list of up to 50 template registration elements.
Method - The name of the web service method. Each connector category has a predefined set of methods as defined next.
WebServiceEndpoint StringT256 The web service end point indicating a specific location for accessing a service.
SOAPAction StringT64 The SOAP action which carries out the web service call for the method
SOAPBindingType - The type of SOAP over HTTP binding. Choose from one of the four options defined next
Username ConfigVariableType The username of the authentication.
Password ConfigVariableType The password of the authentication
AuthVariable ConfigVariableType An optional list of extra authentication variables besides username and password
SOAPHeader StringT256 A SOAP header string serving as template for the SOAP header. It is to be updated with user inputs for variables defined above and bound with a HTTP request.
VariableName StringStrictT32 Name of the variable
DisplayName StringT64 Name of the variable used for display on UI.
Pattern StringT256 The URL pattern used to format links to the external server.
FileName StringT256 The template file name
InternalName StringStrictT128 A name representing the template in the connector framework
TemplateName StringStrictT128 The template display name to be used on UI.
TemplateType - The template type as one of the three options defined next.
Description StringT512 A description of the template