JP1 Version 12 JP1/IT Desktop Management 2 - Asset Console Configuration and Administration Guide


This manual provides an overview of the functions and describes the typical uses, considerations required for configuration, the installation and setup procedures, and the usage or operation method of JP1/IT Desktop Management 2 - Asset Console (abbreviated hereafter to Asset Console).

For the latest notes, see the Release Notes.

Organization of this preface

■ Intended readers

The explanations in this manual assume that the readers are the following:

■ Organization of this manual

This manual is organized into the following chapters and appendixes:

PART 1: Introduction
1. Overview

Chapter 1 describes the purpose and features of Asset Console. This chapter also provides an overview of the information and applications that can be managed and executed by Asset Console.

2. Typical Uses

Chapter 2 describes the typical uses of Asset Console, such as how to use Asset Console in asset management jobs, and the preparation needed to use Asset Console after it has been installed.

PART 2: Design
3. Design Overview

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the work necessary for designing an asset management system that uses Asset Console. It also explains the design flow and the items that must be considered in the design process.

4. Jobs To Be Executed in an Asset Management System

Chapter 4 explains the items required when designing an asset management system and considering jobs to be executed in the asset management system.

5. Operating Method

Chapter 5 explains the items required when designing an asset management system and considering how to use the asset management system.

6. Evaluating System Configuration

Chapter 6 describes the organization of the programs for an asset management system and provides an example of a system configuration.

PART 3: Setup
7. Installation and Setup

Chapter 7 explains how to install and uninstall Asset Console. It also describes how to set up the environment for using Asset Console.

8. Achieving Asset Management by Linking to Other Products

Chapter 8 describes how to link Asset Console to other products such as JP1/IM.

9. Registration and Output of CSV Data

Chapter 9 explains how to register CSV data into the asset management database and how to output asset information from the asset management database.

PART 4: System Definition
10. Basic Knowledge Needed to Use Asset Console

Chapter 10 describes the mechanism of an asset management database and the management of asset statuses that constitute the basic knowledge needed in order to use Asset Console.

11. Changing the Window Operations and User Roles

Chapter 11 explains how to change window operations and user roles.

12. Item Definition

Chapter 12 describes how to define Items for executing asset management jobs.

PART 5: Administration
13. Basic Operating Procedure

Chapter 13 describes the basic operation and setup of the Asset Console operation windows. It also describes how to select the job menu that best suits your goals.

14. Executing Asset Management Jobs

Chapter 14 describes the details of work to be executed in each job and how to manage and control tasks through the operation windows.

15. Executing Asset Management Jobs That Use Items

Chapter 15 explains how to execute asset management jobs that use Items.

16. Managing Shared Information

Chapter 16 explains how to execute jobs that manage the shared information used for system operations.

PART 6: Troubleshooting
17. Troubleshooting

Chapter 17 describes the procedures for handling errors in an asset management system.

18. Maintaining the Asset Management Database

Chapter 18 describes how to maintain the asset management database.

PART 7: Reference
19. Details of Information That Can Be Acquired from Linked Products and Details of JP1 Events That Are Issued

Chapter 19 provides details of information that can be imported from other systems to the asset management database for use by applications. This chapter also provides in tabular format the details of JP1 events that are issued by Asset Console.

20. Management Information Details

Chapter 20 provides in tabular format the details of the properties of each class that is managed by Asset Console's asset management database. Additionally, this chapter explains in tabular format the items that are imported or exported using the Import or Export job menu.

A. Differences Between the Asset Management Functions in Asset Console and in JP1/IT Desktop Management 2 Windows

Appendix A describes the differences between the asset management functions in Asset Console and in JP1/IT Desktop Management 2 windows.

B. Organization of Folders

Appendix B describes in tabular format the organization of folders after Asset Console has been installed.

C. List of Processes

Appendix C provides a list of the Asset Console processes.

D. System Requirements and Estimates

Appendix D describes the memory, disk space, and CPU performance requirements for Asset Console.

E. Section and Key Names for Environment Setup Information

Appendix E provides a table that lists section and key names corresponding to environment settings that are needed to add processing via an access definition file.

F. Replacing the Asset Management Server and Changing Its Settings

Appendix F explains how to replace an asset management server.

G. Notes on Executing Asset Console Commands and Tasks

Appendix G provides notes on executing Asset Console commands and tasks.

H. Audit Log Output

Appendix H provides information about audit log output.

I. Applying Information Updated in Asset Console to JP1/IT Desktop Management 2 - Manager

Appendix I explains how to apply information updated in Asset Console to JP1/IT Desktop Management 2 - Manager.

J. Version Changes

Appendix J provides the details of changes in each version.

K. Reference Material for This Manual

Appendix K provides reference material for readers of this manual.

L. Glossary

Appendix L defines the terms used in this manual.