[en] Update existing computers

[en] Use the Update existing computers option to update metadata of existing computers.

[en] To perform successful mappings during the import, information on either Computer name or Bios serial number must be provided.

[en] Destination field name in the import view

[en] Data type

[en] Required

[en] Description

[en] Example

[en] Location in the user interface

[en] Field name in the user interface

[en] Computer name

[en] Text

[en] Yes

[en] Computer name of an existing computer.

[en] COMPUTERNAME

[en] Computer details

[en] Bios serial number

[en] Text

[en] Yes

[en] Bios serial number of an existing computer.

[en] HAB7200MWD

[en] Computer details | Hardware tab

[en] Bios serial number

[en] Organisation

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] Organization that the computer belongs to. Delimiter between organization IDs is dependent on setting.

[en] ROOT,IT

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Organization

[en] Purchase value

[en] Number

[en] No

[en] Value of the computer purchase.

[en] If used, Purchase date and Purchase currency must be set.

5000

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Purchase price

[en] Purchase date

[en] Date

[en] No

[en] Date of purchase.

[en] If used, Purchase value and Purchase currency must be set.

[en] Purchase date must have the correct format to enable Purchase currency.

2011-01-25

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Purchase date

[en] Purchase currency

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] Currency of the computer purchase.

[en] If used, Purchase value and Purchase date must be set.

[en] Selected currency must be registered.

[en] SEK

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] [no name]

[en] Invoice reference

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] Reference to the computer’s invoice

[en] HP8819981

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Invoice reference

[en] Notes

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] Notes about the computer.

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Notes

[en] Security code

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] Computer security code.

[en] SEC11009922

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Security code

[en] Vendor

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] Name of vendor that this computer was purchased from.

[en] HP

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Vendor

[en] Disable auto-editing

[en] Boolean

[en] No

[en] Disable auto-editing for this computer. Allowed values are:

  • [en] YES or 1

  • [en] NO or 0

[en] YES

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Disable auto editing

[en] Host computer name

[en] Text

[en] No

[en] The computer name of the computer’s physical host.

[en] COMPUTER107

[en] Edit computer | General tab

[en] Host computer name (for virtual machines)

[en] PVU

[en] Number

[en] No

[en] Processor Value Unit used by IBM in licensing distributed software.

100

[en] Computer details | Information tab

[en] PVU per core

[en] [Custom fields]

[en] No

[en] Import data to existing user custom fields. Supported custom field data types are:

  • [en] Text

  • [en] Date

  • [en] Yes|No

  • [en] Digit

  • [en] Currency

  • [en] Decimal

[en] Edit computer | Custom information tab

[en] [Custom field name]