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Custom macros

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi_ret on Oct 03, 2016

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A custom macro is a global macro that you create to use in a script, job, or for a specific property that applies across all managed nodes.

Access custom macros

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. Under Advanced, click Manage Macros.

Create a custom macro

  1. Click Add New.
  2. Enter a name and value for the new macro.

    For example: To define a macro to track the provision date and location of devices, use ProvisionAustin1 as the name for devices in Austin, Texas provisioned on a certain date and use the city and date as the value:

    • Macro Name: ProvisionedAustin1
    • Macro Value: Austin 10/10/2015
  3. Click Submit.

Edit a custom macro

  1. Select the macro, and then click Edit.
  2. Modify the value of the macro.
  3. Click Submit.

Delete a custom macro

  1. Select the macro.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Click OK.

 

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