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Product Category Fields

Product Category Fields

The table below lists the fields of the Product Category form and provides utilization guidelines for each field.

Field Label Utilization Guideline
Picture

The Picture field is used to add a picture or logo of the product category.

Click on the picture to enlarge it or to change it.

Name

The Name field is used to enter the name of the product category.

Disabled

The Disabled box is checked when the product category may not be related to any more products.

Group

The Group field is used to include the product category in a group.

Rule set

The Rule set field is used to select a set of rules that are to be applied to the products to which the product category is related, as well as the configuration items that are related to those products. The selected rule set dictates which fields are available for these products and configuration items.

As soon as the product category is linked to one or more products, the Rule set field can no longer be updated.

The overview provided below indicates which fields are affected by each rule set.

Reference

The Reference field is automatically set to the concatenation of the Group field value and the Name field value, separated by a forward slash, written in lowercase characters and with all spaces replaced by the underscore character.

The reference no longer gets updated if the product category is linked to one or more products.

UI extension

The UI extension field is used to select the UI extension that is to be added to a product when it is related to the product category.

Products
Products

The Products table field lists all the products that are linked to the product category.

Rule Sets

Physical Asset

  • Nr. of processors → hidden
  • Nr. of cores → hidden
  • License type → hidden
  • Temporary license → hidden
  • License expiry date → hidden
  • Site license → hidden

Logical Asset with Financial Data

  • Site → hidden
  • Location → hidden
  • Nr. of processors → hidden
  • Nr. of cores → hidden
  • License type → hidden
  • Temporary license → hidden
  • License expiry date → hidden
  • Site license → hidden
  • Service instances → limited to 1 relation
  • Serial number → hidden

Logical Asset without Financial Data

  • Site → hidden
  • Location → hidden
  • Nr. of processors → hidden
  • Nr. of cores → hidden
  • License type → hidden
  • Temporary license → hidden
  • License expiry date → hidden
  • Site license → hidden
  • Service instances → limited to 1 relation
  • Contracts → hidden
  • Supplier → hidden
  • Serial number → hidden
  • Financial owner → hidden
  • PO number → hidden
  • Asset ID → hidden
  • Depreciation method → hidden
  • Warranty expiry date → hidden

Server

  • License type → hidden
  • Temporary license → hidden
  • License expiry date → hidden
  • Site license → hidden
  • Service instances → limited to 1 relation

Software

  • Label → hidden
  • Nr. of processors → hidden
  • Nr. of cores → hidden
  • License type → hidden
  • Temporary license → hidden
  • License expiry date → hidden
  • Site license → hidden
  • Users → hidden
  • Supplier → hidden
  • Serial number → hidden
  • Financial owner → hidden
  • PO number → hidden
  • Asset ID → hidden
  • Depreciation method → hidden
  • Warranty expiry date → hidden

Software Distribution Package

  • Nr. of processors → hidden
  • Nr. of cores → hidden
  • License type → hidden
  • Temporary license → hidden
  • License expiry date → hidden
  • Site license → hidden
  • Users → hidden
  • Contracts → hidden
  • Serial number → hidden
  • Financial owner → hidden
  • PO number → hidden
  • Asset ID → hidden
  • Depreciation method → hidden
  • Warranty expiry date → hidden

License Certificate (set by system only for license certificate CIs)

  • System ID → hidden
  • Status → limited options
  • Nr. of processors → hidden
  • Nr. of cores → hidden
  • Service instances → hidden
  • Configuration items → hidden
  • Contracts → hidden