Tag Archives: classes

Adding an ID or auto incrementing property to default classes

We have lots of Service Manager customers that have comprehensive CMDBs where they store all kind of object types and relationships. When defining your very own classes you know that every class should have a key property. Often this is … Continue reading

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Sample MP – Relation between classes, type projections, views and forms

Based on several requests, I created a sample MP that has a class definition with a relationship to another class, a type projection, a view that uses the type projection and a specific form for managing objects of this class. … Continue reading

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CSV-Import of Objects using Type Projections

A while ago I have written a post about CSV Import of objects. Last time I was just mentioning about importing objects of specific classes. But what about importing objects of combination classes (aka type projections)? This would be the … Continue reading

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Bringing discovered SCOM objects to Service Manager – Part 2/2

In the first part of this series I showed how to synchronize objects that live in SCOM to the Service Manager CMDB. This works fine, but in some situations it’s possible that objects will not be visible – because they … Continue reading

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Bringing discovered SCOM objects to Service Manager – Part 1/2

Service Manager allows to build a comprehensive CMDB by using connectors. One very important connector is the SCOM CI connector (System Center Operations Manager) that allows objects that are discovered and monitored by SCOM to be synchronized with the Service … Continue reading

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Relations between Objects

Sometimes it can be useful to group different objects together. One requirement could be, to group a Computer, a Monitor and a Printer Object together to form a Workplace Object. This could be useful to easily recognize which objects belong … Continue reading

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Creating Classes

In Service Manager, instances of classes represent managed objects. if you want to manage non-default objects, it’s necessary to create new custom classes. The creation of classes can be done in two different ways. First, classes can be created using … Continue reading

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