Marking IT assets as retired

If a computer, inventory item, or contract is retired from use in your operational environment, you can mark its record as retired.

NOTE: If retired Computers or Inventory Items had been auto-added from Network Inventory, their original records are deleted from Network Inventory as well.

INFO: For details on retiring software, see Marking Tracked Software and Software Licenses as retired.

You mark an asset as retired by performing the corresponding Retire actions.

The information about retired Computers and Inventory Items is not considered when Alloy Navigator Express checks license compliance, i.e.:

  • Discovered installations on retired Computers are not counted when Alloy Navigator Express calculates discovered installations of the Software Product.

  • The allocations of Software Licenses to retired Computers or Inventory items are not counted when Alloy Navigator Express calculates the number of allocations for these licenses.

The information about retired CIs are hidden on the following locations:

  • Retired records disappear from the corresponding Select [Object] windows.

  • The discovered installations on retired Computers are not listed on the Discovered Installations tabs of corresponding Tracked Software and Software Product records.

  • The Discovered Installations grid omits discovered installations on retired Computers.

  • The allocations of Software Licenses to retired Computers or Inventory items are neither listed on the Allocated Licenses tab of the Tracked Software window and the Allocation tab of the Software License window.

NOTE: If you mark a IT asset as retired, E-mail Notifications based on the changes of retired assets will not be generated.