Add Purchasing Data to Computer Form in Service Manager

This is my contribution on how to put the purchase date to the Computer Form in SCSM.

Class Extention

Create two new Management Packs (MP). One for the Form Extension and one for Class Extension.

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Change to “All Management Packs” in the Class Browser. Search for the Windows Computer Class in the Class Browser.

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When found right click and select View.

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In the newly opened Library right click Windows Computer and select Extend class.

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If you have two MP:s open you need to choose which MP this changes is going to be saved in. Select the MP to save the changes in.

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In the Extension of Windows Computer tab click Create property.

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In the Create property box enter an Internal name.

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Change the Data type and Name on the newly created property.

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Save the MP.

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Seal the Management Pack and import the MP to SCSM.

 

Form Extention

If the Form Extension MP was not created earlier, do it now.

At the Form Browser change to the MP “All Management Pack”.

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Right click on the ComputerForm and select View.

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At the ComputerForm tab click Customize.

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If you have two MP:s open you need to choose which MP this changes is going to be saved in. Select the MP to save the changes in.

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Add a Label and a Date Picker to the form.

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Bind the Date Picker to the PurchasingData property that was created earlier.

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Save and seal the Management Pack and import the MP:s.

This will be the result.

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Author: Jonathan

My name is Jonathan Andersson and this is my System Center blog. I use this blog to post information about System Center products and as a notebook for myself.

6 thoughts on “Add Purchasing Data to Computer Form in Service Manager”

  1. i add them both together in the same MP.
    then sealed the MP

    but when i pick a date and click on to save data in the computer fourm
    then reopen the same CI

    it shows blank …

    any ideas ?

  2. ok found what is the issue..
    i add my datepicker under “Operating system ” grid
    if you added it under “CI information” grid it will work

    thanks

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