Buildings and Departments

Buildings and departments are organizational components that allow you to group computers and mobile devices by physical location and organizational infrastructure. You can use them to perform inventory searches, create smart groups, and configure the scope of remote management tasks.

Adding a Building or Department

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/10126588/Settings_icon.png .

  3. Click Network Organization.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. Click Buildings images/download/thumbnails/10126588/Buildings.png or Departments images/download/thumbnails/10126588/Departments.png .

  5. Click New images/download/thumbnails/10126588/New_icon.png .

  6. Enter a display name for the building or department.

  7. Click Save.

Cloning, Editing, or Deleting a Building or Department

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/10126588/Settings_icon.png .

  3. Click Network Organization.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. Click Buildings images/download/thumbnails/10126588/Buildings.png or Departments images/download/thumbnails/10126588/Departments.png .

  5. Click the building or department you want to clone, edit, or delete.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • To clone the building or department, click Clone and change the display name. Then click Save.

    • To edit the building or department, click Edit and change the display name. Then click Save.

    • To delete the building or department, click Delete and then click Delete again to confirm.

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