How To: Set Machine Criticality

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    The purpose of this document is to provide information on setting Machine Criticality for machines within the Shavlik Protect environment. Setting Machine Criticality enables you to specify a custom criticality level for the listed machines. This value is something you assign and use for your own purposes. For example, if you have a set of machines that are of particular importance to your company, you can assign a criticality level to the machines and then use the filtering and sorting capabilities in Machine View to quickly locate the machines and determine their status.




    1. Navigate to Machine View (View>Machines) within the Shavlik Protect Console.




    2. Within the list of machines select the machine(s) you wish to alter the Machine Criticality of. Right click and select 'Machine Properties'.




    3. Within the Machine Properties locate the 'Criticality' drop-down box and select the appropriate value for the selected machine(s).




    Note: You can select from the following Criticality levels:



    Additional Information

    In order to have this information reported within Machine View, please ensure the Machine Criticality column is selected within the Column Chooser. This can be completed by right-clicking on any of the top columns within Machine View>selecting Column Chooser>select Machine Criticality.


    Affected Product(s)


    Shavlik Protect 9.x