Creating a custom configuration item type
|Article:HOWTO64098|||||Created: 2011-12-20|||||Updated: 2011-12-20|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO64098|
Asset Management Suite provides predefined configuration item types for many types of assets. However, sometimes the predefined configuration item types are not sufficient and you might need to create custom configuration item types.
The first step in defining a custom configuration item type is to determine what information you want to track for it. You also need to decide which data types you want to exist in only this configuration item type and which data types you want to be linked to other configuration item types. For the data types that you want to exist in only this configuration item type, you create the corresponding data classes. For the data types that you want to link to other configuration item types, you create custom association types.
To create a custom configuration item type
In the left pane, expand Notification Server > Resource and Data Class Settings > Resource Types, right-click the folder where you want to create a custom configuration item type, and then click New > Resource Type.
To create the link, do the following:
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