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A

B

C

D

E

1

HEADER-NETWORK

ADDRESS*

NETMASK*

EA-Gateway

EA-Secondary Address

2

HEADER-HostRecord

configure_for_dns*

FQDN*

ADDRESSES


3

NETWORK

10.251.133.128

255.255.255.192

10.251.133.129


4

NETWORK

10.176.80.255

255.255.252.0

10.176.80.1

172.16.213.0

5

HostRecord

TRUE

host1.dhcp.corp100.com

172.20.2.21


6

HostRecord

TRUE

host2.dhcp.corp100.com

172.20.2.22



In the above example the field name HEADER-NETWORK identifies the first row as a header row for the Network objects. The field names ADDRESS, NETMASK, EA-Gateway, and EA-Secondary Address (in rows B1 to E1) tell NIOS how to interpret a row of network data in the CSV file. Each row of data that begins with "Network" in column A is identified as a network data row. Therefore, NIOS interprets rows 3 and 4 as network data rows, in which column B contains the network addresses, column C contains the network masks, and columns D and E contain extensible attribute values for gateway and secondary address.
Similarly, the field name HEADER-HostRecord identifies the second row as a header row for the Host Record objects. This header declaration tells NIOS that for each subsequent row of data that begins with "HostRecord" in column A, column C contains the FQDN of the host, and column D contains the host address. Therefore, NIOS interprets rows 5 and 6 as host record data rows that contain the FQDNs of the hosts in column C and the host addresses in column D.
Alternatively, you can organize the information in the table above so that the data rows immediately follow the header rows, as shown in CSV File Example 2.

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