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Stores information about devices that you use to control the movement of a pointer to select items on a display screen. Pointing devices include a mouse, digitizing pad, track ball, and touch pad.

Class type


Direct known subclasses


Attribute summary

AttributeData typeDescription

Device Interface


The type of interface used for the pointing device. The following values are provided:

  • Serial
  • PS/2
  • Infrared
  • HP-HIL
  • Bus mouse
  • ADB (Apple Desktop Bus)
  • Bus mouse DB-9
  • Bus mouse micro-DIN
  • USB
  • Other
  • Unknown
Number of ButtonsNumber (18, 0)The number of buttons on the device.
Pointing Type Picklist

The type of pointing device. The following options are provided:

  • Mouse
  • Track Ball
  • Track Point
  • Glide Point
  • Touch Pad
  • Touch Screen
  • Mouse - Optical Sensor
  • Other
  • Unknown

Inherited attributes

Inherited from classInherited attributes

Asset #, CI Status, Class ID, Class Name, Description, Instance Name, Location, Mark As Deleted, Model Manufacturer, Model Name, Notes, Primary Client, Priority, Serial #, Short Description, Site, Stage, Supported, Supported By, Token Id, Version Number, Warranty Exp Date

BMC_SystemComponentSystem Class ID, System Name, Is Virtual
BMC_HardwareSystemComponentPNP Device ID, Power Management Capabilities, System Availability
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