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Using an XML definition of a system for automatic diagnostic

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010105D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-23
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Oct-23

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The control blocks of a system are described in XML which enables general purpose routines to be written, for example, to analyse a storage snapshot, such as a dump. The program may then identify whether or not the storage analysed conforms to the XML description.