Viewing IT Asset Details
Log in to AssetExplorer application using your user name and password.
Click on the Assets tab in the header pane. This opens IT Assets list view page.
Click on the IT Asset name. By default Resource Details gets displayed.
Viewing Resource Info Details
Resource Info tab displays the resource details such as, Resource Name, Product Name, State, Resource Tag, Resource Serial No, Bar Code, Vendor, Part No, Cost, Acquisition Date, Expiry Date, Warranty Expiry and many other details are displayed.
This relationship tab shows the IT Assets association to other Assets, Business Services, Users and Components.
On clicking the tab -> click the Add Relationship button on the top right hand side of the page.
Click the Connection Relationship option from the list. This opens the Connection Relationship page.
To connect the assets to other assets select the Assets radio button.
Select the Product to be associated from the Choose Product combo box.
Select the assets to be connected from the Asset List.
Move the selected asset to the Connected Assets list using the >> button.
Save the details. You can see the connected assets under the Connected to Assets block.
To connect the assets to the Business Services select the corresponding radio button.
Select the business services from the list to be connected to the assets such as, Email, Internet Access and so on.
Move the selected assets from the Business Service list to the Connected Services list using the >> button.
Save the changes. You can see the connected business services under the Business Services block.
Click the Usage Relationship option from the list. This opens the Usage Relationship page.
Select the Assign the asset to User/Department radio button to associate the asset to the user/department.
Select the User from the combo box.
Select the Department to be associated from the combo box.
If the Asset is Leased then select the corresponding check box.
Save the changes. (Or)
Select the Associate to Asset radio button to assign the asset to the asset.
Choose Asset to be associated from the combo box.
Save the details.
Click the Container Relationship option from the list. This opens the Container Relationship page.
Select the Components radio button to associate the components to the user. Select the type of components to be displayed in the list by selecting it from the choose product combo box.
Select the components from the Components List and move it to the Attached components list using >> button.
Save the details.
Viewing History of IT Asset
Click on the History tab to view the IT Asset history. This gives the complete IT - Assets Resource Ownership History on date and State of the components.
Viewing Contracts of the IT Asset
Click on Contracts tab to view the contracts attached to the IT Asset. This gives the complete details about the contract such as, vendor name, support details, contract rules, expiry date, cost and other rules.
Click on the Costs tab to view the costs associated to the IT Asset.
Click on Add Cost button to add cost to the IT Asset.
Select the Cost Factor from the combo box. For ex. Service Cost. This is a mandatory field.
Specify the description about the cost in the Description field. Say if the cost factor is service cost you can specify important information about the service cost.
Specify the amount in $ in the Amount field. This is a mandatory field.
Select the Date from the calendar button.
Click on Add Cost button to add the cost. You can see the cost added to the IT Asset shown in the Other Costs list view page.