Copying a Computer Attribute

You can copy a computer attribute, paste it, and modify its properties to create a new computer attribute. You can copy and paste a computer attribute within the current Rules snap-in or into a Rules snap-in for another configuration group.

To copy a computer attribute:

  1. Expand Microsoft Operations Manager (default) in the left pane.
  2. Expand Rules in the left pane.
  3. Expand Advanced in the left pane.
  4. Click Computer Attributes in the left pane.
  5. In the right pane, click the computer attribute you want to copy.
  6. Select Action on the menu bar.
  7. Click Copy on the Action menu.
  8. Click Computer Attributes in the left pane. You can paste a computer attribute only into a Computer Attributes folder in a Rules snap-in.
  9. Select Action on the menu bar.
  10. Click Paste on the Action menu.