Merging two configuration items

Article:HOWTO64077  |  Created: 2011-12-20  |  Updated: 2011-12-20  |  Article URL
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Merging two configuration items

You can merge two configuration items into a single configuration item. For example, if network discovery creates a new item for a computer that you already set up manually, you can combine the two items. You can merge only configuration items of the same type.

See About merging duplicate configuration items.

See About configuration items.

To merge two configuration items

  1. Ctrl-click two configuration items of the same type.

  2. Right-click one of the selected items, and then click Merge Resources.

  3. In the Merge Resources dialog box, do the following:

    • For Primary Resource, check the check box next to the name that you want to use as the item name.

    • In the Keep columns, check the check box next to the data class information that you want to keep.

    An asterisk (*) indicates the most recently updated data.

  4. Click Save changes.

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