Use the Variable Manager to define variables that can be used repeatedly in different scripts. You can maintain multiple values for each managed variable, with each value applied to one or more group IDs. Managed variables cannot be re-assigned new values within a script. Within a script, reference a managed variable by bracketing the variable name with the
Using managed variables, managed machines can run scripts that access locally available resources based on the group ID or subgroup ID.
Note: Using System > Naming Policy, this benefit can be applied automatically by IP address even to a highly mobile workforce that travels routinely between different enterprise locations.
Use variables to store values that can be referenced in multiple script steps. Variables are passed automatically to nested scripts.
Select a variable name from the drop-down list or select
Enter a new name for the new variable you are creating or for an existing variable you are renaming. Select the delete icon to delete the entire variable from all groups.
Selecting the Public radio button allows the variable to be used by all administrators. However, only master administrators can create and edit shared variables.
Selecting the Private radio button allows the variable to be used only by the administrator who created it.
Enter the initial value for a variable. Then select one or more Group IDs and click Apply. Empty values are not allowed.
Select one or more group IDs, then click Delete to remove the value for this variable from the group IDs it is assigned to.
Select All/Unselect All
Click the Select All link to check all rows on the page. Click the Unselect All link to uncheck all rows on the page.
Displays all group IDs the logged in user is authorized to administer.
Lists the value of the variable applied to the group ID.