Creating a custom configuration item association type
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If the predefined associations of a configuration item type do not meet all your requirements, you can create custom configuration item associations. For example, you might want to associate a contract to each of your vendors as part of the contract management. In Asset Management Suite, the default associations of a Contract configuration item type do not let you create such an association. In this case you can create a custom configuration item association type.
To create a custom configuration item association type
In the left pane, expand Notification Server > Resource and Data Class Settings > Resource Associations > CMDB Association Types, right-click the folder where you want to create a custom association type, and then click New > Editable Association Type.
To create an association between a contract and a vendor, configure the details as follows:
Note that when you create a new association, you can only specify the minimum cardinality and maximum cardinality from parent to child. The cardinality from child to parent is always from 0 to many, and you cannot change it.
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