How to use server side script to get impacted elements and root causes

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Impacted elements and root causes wanted via server side script.


From an element or alarm.element, ImpactedInfo could be retrieved by: var impactedInfo = element.getImpactedInfo(session);
Class ImpactedInfo has impactedInfo.potentials which returns a String[] for all the parents and impactedInfo.potentialsIds which returns a int[][] for all the element IDs of each impacted path. You may use element.fromId(potentialsIds[i][j]) to get an element instance. impactedInfo.causes will return a RootCauseTree[] and from each RootCauseTree instance, the following are available: elementDName,elementName,elementID,reason,where,condition, and children, which is also a RootCauseTree[].
All the information can be seen from ShowImpacted popup via a server side script. Below is an example:
var impactedInfo = element.getImpactedInfo(session);
var causes = impactedInfo.causes;   //RootCauseTree[]
var str = "rootcauses:";
if (causes != null)
    for( i=0; i < causes.length; i++ )
        str=str + "\n " + causes[i].elementDName