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Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Cookbook by Andreas Baumgarten, Anders Asp, Samuel Erskine, Dieter Gasser, Steven Beaumont

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Creating your own forms

In the recipe Creating new classes, we have added a class to Service Manager to hold instances of peripheral devices in our CMDB. While the generic form that was used to manage the devices might be sufficient, you are still likely to come into the situation where you want to have control over what controls to display, and the layout of the form.

The Service Manager 2012 form infrastructure not only allows for the existing forms to be customized, but also offers the capability to add new forms.

In this recipe, we will walk you through the steps required to create your custom form using the Authoring Tool.

Getting ready

It is recommended that you follow the instructions in the recipe Using the SCSM Authoring Tool to get familiar ...

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