Managing Assets

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Create asset relation types

Your Lansweeper Classic installation allows you to link assets to other assets or users and to define the asset/user relationship. You can specify that asset A is owned by user A for instance and that asset B is backed up to asset C. There are severa...

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Link assets to other assets or users

Linking assets to AD user groups, AD user OUs and local Windows users is a feature introduced in Lansweeper 7.2. You will need to update your installation if you are running a lower Lansweeper version. Lansweeper Classic allows you to link assets to ...

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Grouping assets

Lansweeper allows you to group various assets, making it quick and easy to look at specific network segments. You can group based on IP range (IP location group), other criteria like asset name or model (dynamic group) or manually (static group). To ...

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Create asset types

When scanning a device, Lansweeper uses a complex internal procedure to determine the device's asset type. Examples of asset types are Linux, Apple Mac, Windows, Printer, Router, and Switch. Many asset types are built-in, but you can create your own ...

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Change an asset's asset type

When Lansweeper scans an asset, it automatically tries to determine its type: Linux, Unix, Mac or Windows computer, VMware server, NAS, printer, switch, etc. It does this by looking at open ports and information pulled from the following protocols: B...

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Delete assets

This page explains how to automatically and manually delete assets. This page is for Lansweeper Classic. For Lansweeper Sites, see Delete assets. You may want to delete certain assets from your Lansweeper database after a while, particularly if thos...

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Configure and add data to asset custom fields

Lansweeper scans Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows computers, VMware servers and other network devices like printers and switches. Though a wealth of data is scanned and available for viewing, you may at times want to manually add more information to your...

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Create, use and change asset states

This page explains how to manage asset states in Lansweeper, how to create custom states, and how to change asset states. Every scanned or manually created computer and device in Lansweeper has an asset state. States are a Lansweeper feature that al...

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Add manufacturer support links

The serial number of Dell and HP assets is clickable in the Summary tab, for assets whose asset serial was scanned. The serial link takes you to the page on Dell or HP's website that lists that specific asset's warranty information, so you don't need...

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Search through assets with the web console search bar

A search bar is available in the Lansweeper Classic web console that allows you to search through the assets stored in your installation. These include Windows, Linux and Mac computers, servers and other network devices. When you start typing, the se...

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