This documentation supports the 18.08 version of Asset Management.

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

Configuring CI depreciation criteria

The CI Depreciation Criteria Configuration feature enables you to define the default depreciation method to use for a specific CI categorization, including CI type, region, and status.

To configure depreciation criteria for a specific CI categorization

  1. From the Application Administration Console, click the Custom Configuration tab.
  2. From the Application Settings list, choose Asset Management > Advanced Options > CI Depreciation Criteria, and then click Open.
    The Configure Depreciation Criteria form appears.
  3. On the Configure Depreciation Criteria form, from the CI Type list, select the CI type for which you are configuring depreciation.
    If you select a CI type of Computer System or Mainframe, the Primary Capability list becomes available.
  4. From the Primary Capability list, optionally, select the primary capability of the CIs for which you are configuring depreciation.
    For example, choose whether this is depreciation that applies to CIs that are primarily routers, access servers, or mobile user devices.
  5. From the Company list, select the company that contains the CIs you want to configure depreciation for.
  6. Using the Categorization Tier lists, categorize the CI to which this depreciation applies.
  7. In the Region field, optionally enter or select a region.
  8. From the Status list, select Active or Inactive for this depreciation criteria.
  9. From the Method list, select the depreciation method to use for this category of CIs.
    For more information about depreciation methods, see Providing depreciation information.
  10. In the Useful Life (months) field, enter the number of months this category of CIs is expected to be in use.
  11. In the Salvage Value % (% of Purchase Cost) field, optionally enter the estimated percentage of the total purchase cost that this category of CIs will realize at the end of its useful life.
  12. Click Add.

To modify or delete depreciation criteria for a category of CIs

  1. From the Application Administration Console, click the Custom Configuration tab.
  2. From the Application Settings list, choose Asset Management > Advanced Options > CI Depreciation Criteria, and then click Open.
  3. Click Select Depreciation Criteria.
    The Select Depreciation Criteria form appears.
  4. In the Select Depreciation Criteria dialog box, select a category of CIs to modify or delete, and click Select.
  5. Perform one of the following steps:
    • Edit any of the fields and click Modify.
    • Click Delete to delete the category of CIs.
Was this page helpful? Yes No Submitting... Thank you

Comments