This documentation supports the 18.05 version of Asset Management.

To view the latest version, select the version from the Product version menu.

Modifying your application preferences

You use the Application Preferences link to modify the default search criteria on the Asset Management console to search for configuration items (CIs). You can also modify your preferences to define:

  • Criteria for information displayed on the Overview Console
  • Tab views on the Asset Management forms

To modify your preferences

  1. From the navigation pane of the Asset Management console, choose Functions > Application Preferences.
  2. Update the form as appropriate.
    The following table describes the settings available on the form.

    Application preference settings

    Setting

    Description

    Preferences for

    This is a read-only field that identifies the user.

    Default Home Page

    Select the console that you want to appear as your home page when you log in to the BMC Remedy Action Request System (BMC Remedy AR System) server. For example, if you want the Asset Management console to appear, select Asset Management Console.

    Company

    Select the company that you want to appear by default in the Company field, which is found under the More Filters feature on the application console.

    Show

    Not applicable to BMC Asset Management

    Confirm on Submit

    Not applicable to BMC Asset Management

    Console Page

    CI Type

    Select the default configuration item (CI) type to be displayed.
    Clear this value to view all CI types.

    Status

    Select the default status to be displayed.

    Clear this value to view the status of all CIs.

    Role

    Filter the application table by assignment role using one of the following selections (this filter works in conjunction with the other filters available for the table):

    • Approved By — Show only CIs for which the approver is you or your group.
    • Created By — Show only CIs that were created by you or your group.
    • Managed by — Show only CIs managed by you or your group.
    • Owned By — Show only CIs owned by you or your group.
    • Supported By — Show only CIs supported by you or your group.
    • Used By — Show only CIs used by you or your group.
    • All — Show all CIs in the system.

    Individual/Group Name

    Filter the CIs table based on the group or individual entered in this field.

    Show Related

    Filter the CI Relationships table based on the option selected in this field.

    Region, Site Group, Site, Floor, RoomFilter CIs based on the selected location details.

    Form

    Tab Views

    You can choose whether to show the following panels:

    • Show Contracts
    • Show Financials

    Overview Console

    You can choose whether to show CI unavailability and purchase requisitions. You can also select CI unavailability and purchase requisition statuses on the Overview console.

  3. Click Save.
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