Define Accessories and Permissions for a Computer CI

Define configurations for a computer CI such as name, cost, and access.

To define accessories for a computer CI:

  1. In the CSM Desktop Client menu bar, select Tools > Table Management. See CSM Desktop Client menu bar.

    The Table Management interface opens.

  2. In the Type drop-down, select Product Catalog.

    Product catalog items open in the grid.

  3. Select a computer item (example: Latitude E5530 Laptop), and then select the Show Current Record button.

    The record (example: Product - Latitude E5530 Laptop) opens.

  4. Define accessories for the item:
    1. In an accessory field, type the name of the accessory (example: Carrying Case).
    2. In the cost field, type the cost of the accessory (example: 59.99).

      You must define accessories for each computer item in your product catalog.

  5. Define permissions for who can access the item in the drop-down on the Specifics form:
    1. Select the Include Specific Departments link.
    2. Do one of the following to grant permissions to access the item in the drop-down list:
      • Select the add from list link to grant permissions to all members of a specific department.
      • Select the add all departments link to grant permissions to all members of all company departments.

      To remove all departments from the list, select the Clear All link.

  6. Select Save.