Add additional attributes for systems and accounts

System administrators can create and configure custom attributes for systems and accounts. In addition, any user with edit permissions on a system or account can set or modify the attribute values.

Note:   You can also create and modify additional attributes using the API.

To create a custom attribute:

Note:   Only system administrators can create a custom attribute

  1. In the Admin Portal, navigate to Settings > ResourcesAdditional attributes.
  2. Depending on where you want to add your attribute, choose the Systems or Accounts tab.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Fill in the attribute information.

    Note:   The attribute name must contain an underscore. This prevents name conflicts with the existing built-in attributes.

To view or modify attribute values for a system or account:

  1. In the Admin Portal, navigate to Resources > Systems.
  2. Click the system that contains your attribute.
  3. Click Additional Attributes to see a list of the system's additional attributes.
  4. To change a system attribute value, click the icon next to the existing attribute value to bring up the edit mode, change the value and click Save.
  5. Click the Accounts tab and choose the account that contains your account attribute.
  6. Click Additional Attributes to see a list of the account's additional attributes.
  7. To change an account attribute value, click the icon next to the existing attribute value and click Save.

To view your attribute values in the data dictionary:

  1. In the Admin Portal, navigate to Reports.
  2. The attributes appear in the Data Dictionary list under the following tables :
    1. Server
    2. VaultAccount