Computer Groups: Excluded Computers: Search Computer

The Computerdialog box enables you to apply logical expressions and character matching when searching for matches on the Domainand Computerfields.

This dialog box contains the following options:

Domain
Specify two sets of parameters, the logic and the data that you want to search against.
  • The list provides the following logic options:
    • equals
    • contains substring
    • matches wildcard
    • matches regular expression
    • matches boolean regular expression
  • Type the full or partial name that you want to search for. You can use wildcards in your search by clicking the right arrow button beside the input area. The list includes the following options:
    • Any Character
    • Any Digit
    • Any Character, 0 or More Matches
    Pick any option to insert the wildcard that you want to insert.
    Note  Note   

    If you use wildcards in your search, the appropriate search logic must be selected.

    Computer
    Specify two sets of parameters, the logic and the data that you want search against.
    • The list includes the following logic options:
      • equals
      • contains substring
      • matches wildcard
      • matches regular expression
      • matches boolean regular expression
    • Type the full or partial name that you want to search for. You can use wildcards in your search string by clicking the right arrow button beside the input area. The list includes the following options:
      • Any Character
      • Any Digit
      • Any Character, 0 or More Matches
      Pick any option to insert the wildcard that you want to insert.
      Note  Note   

      If you use wildcards in your search, the appropriate search logic must be selected.

      To find a computer using search parameters

      1. For Domain, click the list to select the logic that you want to use. Type a full or partial name in the box, and if desired, insert wildcards.
      2. For Computer, click the list to select the logic that you want to use. Type a full or partial name in the box, and if desired, insert wildcards.
      3. Click OK.

      To find a computer by using Browse

      1. Click Browseto open the Add Computerdialog box. This dialog box shows a list of discovered computers in the domain of which the MOM Management Server is a member.
      2. Select a computer in the list, and click OK.
      3. If the computer is not in the list, click Newto open a dialog box where you can type the domain name and computer name for the computer that you want to add. Click OK.
      4. When you finish adding computers with Browse, click OK.

      See Also

      String Pattern Matching