custom asset type- Printer
Let us create a custom
asset type, Printer that is based on the custom platform, Devices
and the custom entity, Printer that you created in
To create a Windows Service asset type
Go to Settings >
In the Specify Asset Type
Details panel of the Create New Asset Type wizard, type Printer in the Name field and in the
Display name field and click .
In the Select Platform
and Primary Entity panel, do the following:
From the Platform drop-down list, select Devices.
From the Primary entity drop-down list, select
Printer and click .
In the Specify Fields
panel, add the following fields from the Available fields list to
the Selected fields list and click .
Type of the printer
Is double sided?
In the Customize Field
Attributes panel, mark the field Type of
the printer as Mandatory
and the field Is double sided? as
Select for both the fields
and click .
See About the
primary, mandatory, and optional fields.
In the Add External
Fields panel, click .
In the Add New Field
dialog box, type Location and
select String as the data
In the Specify Asset Name
Fields, select from the Available fields list and add it to the
Selected fields list.
In the Summary panel,
review the selections that you made for the custom asset type and
Close the Control
Compliance Suite Console and restart the Symantec Application
Launch the Control
Compliance Suite Console and go to Manage > Assets > Asset
In the table pane, from
the Display drop-down list, view the Printer as the new asset
Now you have the new
asset type, Printer that is based on the new platform, Custom and
the new entity Printer. You can now use the CSV data collector to
import the assets for the asset type, Printer.
To import the data for
the Printer fields, create a CSV file with the following
After you create a CSV
file, share the file, and specify the share path in the CSV
settings, you can perform an asset import for the new fields.
To learn the procedure to
import the assets for the asset type, printer click on the
Importing the specific and common fields for custom asset using the
CSV data collector.