Creating a location
|Article:HOWTO64085|||||Created: 2011-12-20|||||Updated: 2011-12-20|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO64085|
The Location organizational type lets you add geographical or physical locations into the Configuration Management Database (CMDB). If your company has multiple sites around the world, you can use the geographical locations, such as country, state, and city, to create a location for each site. You can then associate the assets of each site with the locations that you define. Physical locations, such as building, floor, and cubicle, let you create separate locations at a single site. You can then associate assets of each building, floor, or cubicle to its corresponding location.
You can associate each location with its manager and with a cost center. When you enter data for a location, you can also specify the hierarchy for it. For example, you can create a location for the United States, and then create sub-locations for the states, such as California, Utah, and Texas.
To create a location
You can also first insert all locations and then use the bulk edit function to add a parent location to a group of locations at once. To add a parent location to a group of locations, do the following:
(Optional) If you enter the Location To Subnet parameter and then enable the Update Network Resource Location task, the task automatically assigns this location to the network devices that belong to the entered subnet.
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