About the Asset field in Watchman Monitoring

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Asset IDs help IT Administrators track property among disparate systems. Watchman Monitoring supports an Asset ID field on computer records as well.

Setting and Viewing the Asset ID

Setting and Viewing the Asset ID

When viewing a Computer Record, use the Edit tab to reveal the Asset ID entry box.

Asset IDs entered here will show on the information pane of the Computer Record.

Searching for Asset IDs

Searching for Asset IDs

Asset ID information can also be used in the omni-search box at the top of the Dashboard.

Read the ID on disk

As of Mac Agent 6.4.3, the Asset ID information can be read locally.

defaults read /Library/MonitoringClient/ClientSettings Asset_ID

Setting this on the local computer is not supported, and will be overwritten at this time.

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