new asset type
Control Compliance Suite
lets you create a custom asset type that you can use for importing
The creation of a new asset type involves the
To create a new asset type
Go to Settings >
In the Specify Asset Type
Details panel, do the following:
Type the name of the asset type that you want to
create in the Name field.
The asset type name
should not include spaces and should not exceed 10 characters.
Type the display name and the description for the
asset type in the Display name and Description fields and click
In the Select Platform
and Primary Entity panel, do the following:
From the Platform drop-down list, select a platform
for which you want to create an asset type.
The list of platforms
includes the predefined platforms and any custom platform that you
have already created.
From the Primary entity drop-down list, select a
primary entity for the selected platform and click .
See About the platform
and the primary entities.
In the Specify Fields
panel, select the fields from the Available fields list and add the
fields in the Selected fields list with the Add icon.
By default, the primary
fields for the primary entity are listed in the Available fields
Select if you want to
add the fields for the referenced entities and click
If you select this
option, the referenced entities appear in the Entity drop-down
list. You can then select a referenced entity and add the fields
for the referenced entities.
referenced entity fields.
In the Customize Field
Attributes panel, you can mark the fields as mandatory or optional
and click .
You mark the fields as
mandatory or optional that are not primary fields. You can also
specify if the field is a part of the asset import and if the field
See About the
primary, mandatory, and optional fields.
In the Add External
Fields panel, click to
add an external field.
See Creating an
external field to add to the asset type.
In the Specify Asset Name
Fields, select the fields from the Available fields list. Use the
Add icon to add to add the fields to the Selected fields list.
You can use the
separators to add multiple asset name fields and to specify the
relation among the multiple fields.
separators in name fields.
In the Summary panel,
review the selections that you made for the custom asset type and