The user interface

There are four major types of navigation (indicated by colored lines in the following screenshot):

  • Category navigation (in red)

    Is used to select category and the available menu items for the selected category.

  • Application menu (in yellow)

    Is used to select for example the menu items Help and Settings.

  • Tool bar (in green)

    Is specific for the current page and is used to select commands for the specific page.

  • Context menu (in blue)

    Is specific for the current page and is used to select commands for the specific page. Click the Menu icon ContextMenuIcon to show more options.

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Tool bar

The tool bar is specific for the current page.

Click the navigation buttons on the tool bar to navigate between different detail views.

Navigation button

Description

NavButtonBack

Go back to the list view

NavButtonPrevious

Go to the previous detail view

NavButtonNext

Go to the next detail view

Favorites

Save your most frequently used views as favorites, such as lists, detail views, or reports, and access them with one click.

On the tool bar, click the FavoritesList button to view the Favorites list.

To add a page to your navigation favorites:

  1. Navigate to the view.

  2. On the tool bar, click the Favorite button.

  3. Use the proposed name or type a new.

  4. Click Save.

To remove a favorite:

  1. On the tool bar, click the FavoritesList button, and then click the favorite to be removed.

  2. On the tool bar, click the Favorite button, and then click Remove favorite.

Print

Click the Print this page button to print information from the current view via the standard print dialog. If a detail view contains more than one tab, only information on the selected tab will be printed. To print information from more than one tab, click the Print selection button and select what to include.

Context menu

The context menu is specific for the current page. However, some commands are the same and these commands are listed in the following table. For category specific commands, refer to the corresponding category section.

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Table 5. Commands that are the same for several context menus.

Option

Description

Column selector

Add/remove columns to the list.

For more information, see Manage lists.

Export

Export the current list or search result to a file in one of the following formats:

  • CSV (Comma separated text)

  • PDF (Portable Document Format

  • XLS/XLSX (Microsoft Excel)

  • XML (Extensible Markup Language)

The exported file will be available as a downloaded file in the web browser.

Refresh

Reload/renew the contents of the page.



Navigation

Use the navigation buttons at the bottom of the page to navigate between list and search result pages:

navigation

Navigation button

Description

PagePrevious

Go to previous page

PageNext

Go to next page

PageNumberCurrent

Indicates current page number

NoPaging

Click to show all items (no paging)

PageNumber

Go to the page indicated by the number

Icons

The following generic icons may appear in the category views. For category specific icons, refer to the corresponding category section.

Generic icon

Description

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Download a report

EditBlue

Edit the item

ShowMore

Expand/show more information

ShowLess

Collapse/show less information

SearchIcon

Search for an item

RemoveBlue

Remove the item

RemoveWhite

Remove the item

Remarks

In category tabs with a Remark column, the following remarks may appear:

Remark

Title

Description

A

Virtual application

This is a virtual application.

B

Installation included in software bundle

This application is installed via a software bundle.

C

License assigned to this computer

This installation is covered by a license assigned to this computer.

D

Covered by license for datacenter/cluster

This installation is covered by a named datacenter and cluster license.

E

Covered by extended coverage

This installation is covered by a license with extended coverage.

EXC

Excluded from compliance calculations

This installation is manually excluded from compliance calculations.

G

Granted user

This installation is covered by a license assigned to the user.

The remark is used when an application is licensed with the metric Installation and the assignment type User, and a license is assigned to a user.

LH

Virtual machine is licensed by its host

This machine is covered by the license of its host. This remark is for hosts that run Windows Server.

M

Deducted simultaneous versions

This installation is covered by a license with multiple version/edition use rights.

N

Covered by license for named user

This installation is covered by a named user license.

The remark is used when an application is licensed with the metric User and the assignment type User, and a license is assigned specifically to a named user.

O

Outside metric criteria

The usage of this application is outside the metering period.

S

Coverage by site license

This installation is covered by a site license.

U

Covered by secondary use rights

This installation is covered by a license with secondary use rights.

UB

Individual licensing of included programs

Applications have previously been installed via software bundle but can now be licensed individually. See Bundle options for more information.

V

Virtual machine on licensed physical server

This installation is covered by a license with VM use rights. This is not applicable for machines that run Windows Server.

VDI

Part of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

This installation is covered within a VDI infrastructure.

W

Web application

This application is a web application.

Information types

The following information types are used in the Information tabs:

Information icon

Title

Description

Info

Information

Used for general information.

InfoCustomField

Custom fields

Used for custom field information

InfoSnowInventory

Inventory

Used for information supplied by Snow Inventory

Agreement

Agreement

Used for agreements.

Alerts

The Alert list shows all alerts for all categories, while the Category overviews show all alerts related to the selected category. Click an alert text to show detailed information. Some of the alerts require attention from the user.

Alert icon

Name

Description

AlertCritical

Critical Level

Requires immediate attention.

AlertWarning

Warning

Can be left without taking further steps, but will require attention at some point.

AlertOK

OK

No attention needed (information only).

AlertInfo

Information

Shows information not related to an alert, such as system information.

Alerts of the same type are grouped. Click the arrow to the left to collapse or expand the group.

alert

Pie charts

The Start and Category overviews show pie charts that provide a quick overview.

PieCharts

Click View report to view the report that the pie chart is based on.

To modify the report that the pie chart is based on:

  1. Click View report.

  2. In the report view, modify the search criteria, and then click Set default.

For more information, see Show report. To indicate that a pie chart has been modified, [Filtered] is displayed after the name of the chart.