Whether small, medium or large – almost all of our customers have been using conventional Excel documentation before implementing i-doit. This ranges from IP address management to phone lists and rack plans generated in-house to cabling documentation – the respective Excel files are patient.
The information is usually created manually, and therefore very valuable – without versioning, but difficult to handle without central, conflict-free access and no common data model. The more the information is intertwined with external documents, the more it renders the file-based stand-alone solution useless.
i-doit provides answers for all these challenges, no doubt. The standard question posed by our customers, however, is still: “How do I transfer my valuable inventory data to i-doit?”
And here is our answer to this specific question:
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In our example, we have prepared a comprehensive exemplary CSV file containing 3000 data sets. The individual columns in the CSV file were linked with fields in i-doit via an import profile. This way, both individual attributes as well as related data sets can be quickly imported into i-doit – either manually via the interface or automatically via the command line. Objects are not only created, but also existing ones updated.