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Validation State Transition Examples

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Asset Intelligence validation states are not static and can change depending on administrative actions taken that affect the data stored in the Asset Intelligence catalog. This topic describes some possible validation state transition examples.

noteNote
The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later.

State Transition Examples

  • Uncategorized catalog item is categorized by the administrator.

  • Categorized catalog item is recategorized by the administrator.

  • User-defined catalog item is recategorized by System Center Online.

  • Uncategorized catalog item is submitted to System Center Online for Categorization.

  • User-defined catalog item is submitted to System Center Online for categorization.

Uncategorized Item Is Categorized by the Administrator

 

State transition State transition description

Uncategorized

An inventoried software title that has not been previously categorized by System Center Online or the administrator is entered into the Asset Intelligence catalog.

Uncategorized to UserDefined

The uncategorized item is categorized by the administrator.

Categorized Item Is Recategorized by the Administrator

 

State transition State transition description

Validated

Catalog item has been defined by System Center Online researchers and is present in the Asset Intelligence catalog.

Validated to User Defined

The validated catalog item is recategorized by the administrator.

noteNote
Because categorization information obtained from System Center Online is stored in the database and cannot be deleted, the administrator can choose to revert back to the System Center Online categorization later.

User Defined Item Is Recategorized by System Center Online

 

State transition State transition description

Uncategorized

An inventoried software title that has not been previously categorized by System Center Online or the administrator is entered into the Asset Intelligence catalog.

User Defined

The uncategorized item is categorized by the administrator.

User Defined to Updateable

A user-defined catalog item has been categorized differently by System Center Online during subsequent manual bulk update of the Asset Intelligence catalog.

Administrator can use the Software Details Conflict Resolution dialog box to decide whether or not to use the new categorization information or the previous user-defined value.

Updateable to Validated

Administrator uses the Software Details Conflict Resolution dialog box to use the new categorization information received from System Center Online during the previous catalog update.

or

Updateable to User Defined

Administrator uses the Software Details Conflict Resolution dialog box to use the previous user-defined value.

noteNote
Because categorization information obtained from System Center Online is stored in the database and cannot be deleted, the administrator can choose to revert back to the System Center Online categorization later.

Uncategorized Item Is Submitted to System Center Online for Categorization

noteNote
This example applies only to Asset Intelligence in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 with an Asset Intelligence synchronization point installed and enabled.

 

State transition State transition description

Uncategorized

An inventoried software title is entered into the Asset Intelligence database that has not been previously categorized by System Center Online or the administrator.

Uncategorized to Pending

The uncategorized item is submitted to System Center Online for categorization by the administrator.

Pending to Validated

The item is categorized by System Center Online and is imported into the Asset Intelligence catalog by the administrator using a bulk catalog update or Asset Intelligence catalog synchronization using the Asset Intelligence synchronization point site system role.

User Defined Item Is Submitted to System Center Online for Categorization

noteNote
This example applies only to Asset Intelligence in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 with an Asset Intelligence synchronization point installed and enabled.

 

State transition State transition description

Uncategorized

An inventoried software title is entered into the Asset Intelligence database that has not been previously categorized by System Center Online or the administrator.

User Defined

The uncategorized item is categorized by the administrator.

User Defined to Pending

The user-defined item is submitted to System Center Online for categorization by the administrator.

Pending to Updateable

A user-defined catalog item has been categorized differently by System Center Online during subsequent catalog synchronization.

Administrator can use the Software Details Conflict Resolution dialog box to decide whether or not to use the new categorization information or the previous user-defined value.

Updateable to Validated

Administrator uses the Software Details Conflict Resolution dialog box to use the new categorization information received from System Center Online during the previous catalog update.

or

Updateable to User Defined

Administrator uses the Software Details Conflict Resolution dialog box to use the previous user-defined value.

noteNote
Because categorization information obtained from System Center Online is stored in the database and cannot be deleted, the administrator can choose to revert back to the System Center Online categorization later.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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