Asset Report

This report displays a list of all the CIs in a specified view, their attribute values, as well as their child CIs in the CMDB. You use Asset reports to view and analyze the contents of the view and focus on the data that is of interest to you. For example, an Asset report can display a list of all the servers that are part of a specific application contained in the view.

Report Example
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To access

Select Managers > Modeling > Reports. In the Custom Reports pane, do one of the following:

  • Click the Create New Report button and select Asset Report.

  • Under General:

    • Double-click Asset Report.

    • Right-click Asset Report and select Create New Report.

    • Select Asset Report, and drag it onto the right pane.

Important information The report only includes attributes that are marked with the Asset Data qualifier in the Attributes tab in the CI Type Manager. For more details, see Add/Edit Attribute Dialog Box.
Relevant tasks How to Generate a Custom Report

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Element (A-Z) Description
<Shortcut menu> For details, see IT Universe Manager Shortcut Menu.
<Toolbar> For details, see Report Toolbar Options.
Include information based on

Select one of the following:

  • CMDB. Includes information from the selected view as well as information about the child CIs and their attribute values in the CMDB.

    In this option, the report includes CIs that are connected to the CIs in selected view by relationships with the Container qualifier. For example, the report includes the CPU and memory of a server that is contained in the view.

  • View. Includes only information about the CIs and their attributes that are contained in the selected view.


Enables you to select a view by opening the View Selector. For details, see CI Selector.

Note When you generate an Asset report from a specific view, the report retains the same hierarchical structure as the relevant view in the Topology Map.