BGSU Computer Inventory Naming Schemes

Question

What is the BGSU computer inventory naming scheme?

Answer

For inventory and management purposes, BGSU devices will be named with one of the prefixes listed below.

  • A - Administrative 
    • This naming prefix encompasses primary devices allocated to BGSU employees for their individual use.
    • These are the only computers that will show up in the employee device upgrade inventory.
  • C - Classroom 
    • This naming prefix encompasses both ITS and department funded computers used in BGSU classrooms.
  • G - Group/Shared/Student  
    • This naming prefix encompasses group, shared and/or student devices that have no single user assigned to the device. Instead, these devices are assigned to an owning department
  • L - Lab 
    • This naming prefix encompasses both ITS and department funded computers used in BGSU computer labs.
  • M - Multimedia Digital Signage 
    • This naming prefix encompasses computers used with BGSU’s digital signs.
  • P - Public 
    • This naming prefix encompasses open-use computers in open areas such as hallways. For example, internet kiosks.
  • S - Secondary 
    • This naming prefix encompasses additional, secondary devices not classified as the owner's primary device. 

 

Virtual Machines

  • AVM - Administrative Primary Virtual Machines
  • GVM - Group/Shared/Student Virtual Machines
  • SVM - Secondary Computer Virtual Machines

 

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Article ID: 8949
Created
Mon 10/5/15 10:53 AM
Modified
Mon 3/8/21 10:23 AM