The left area of an inventory panel displays filters for the information displayed in the panel. When you enable the Use Custom Filter option and select a filter from the drop-down list, only the devices matching the filter's criteria show in the panel.
To create a device filter:
|1||In the panel, click Edit Filters.|
The Modify Filters dialog box appears.
|2||Click New Filter.|
|3||Enter a name for the filter in the Filter Name text box.|
|4||Click the Launch wizard button.|
The Selection Criteria Builder dialog box appears, allowing you to create a filter based on a variety of device characteristics. For more information on using selection criteria, see Using Selection Criteria.
|5||When you have chosen the desired selection criteria, click OK.|
The selection criteria appears in the Filter Expression text box.
|6||Click Add New Filter.|
The filter moves to the Existing Filters list and is available to use.
|7||Click Save Changes.|
You can now select the filter from the Custom Filter drop-down list located to the left of the panel.
To apply a device filter:
|•||In the panel, enable the Use Custom Filter option and select the filter from the Custom Filter drop-down list.|
The Inventory list will refresh to display the devices according to the filter settings.
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