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How to Search for Objects in Essentials

Updated: April 14, 2010

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

Use the following procedure to search for objects in System Center Essentials 2010. In Essentials 2010, you can only search for Monitoring and Authoring information. You cannot perform a global Search for updates, software, or computers.

To search for objects

  1. In the Essentials console, click Search.

  2. In the Search text box, type part or all of the display name of an object and then click Search.

  3. To narrow your search, click the Search arrow, and then click one of the following search types:

    • Managed Objects

    • Alerts

    • Events

    • Rules

    • Monitors

    • Tasks

    • Views

  4. Click any object in the list of objects. Additional information about the selected object is displayed in the Detail View pane.

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