Information Services Division


How to Archive a Hardware Asset

This guide explains how to archive a hardware asset in SNOW

This guide explains how to archive a hardware asset in SNOW.

This guide is aimed at...

  • IT Administrators

Before you start...

You will need a SNOW userid, to access this product (this is not your UCL userid)


1. When you log into SNOW you will arrive on the Home page showing either a default (Snowboard) or custom dashboard (if created)

Fig 1 - SNOW Homepage

2. Machines are edited by the Computers drop down tab > List all Computers

3. Search for the computer you are looking for in the computer name field and then click on the machine.

list all computers…

Fig 2 - Computer list all.

4. click on the edit computers tab


Fig 3 - Edit computers Tab

5. Click on the Customs Information tab and choose from the custom fields Archive Reason, then click ADD. Choose the reason this machine is Archived:

  • Out of Warranty
  • Broken/replaced
  • Lost
  • Unknown

Click Archive.

archive computer…

Fig 4 - Edit custom information

6. The machine has now been archived and saved into the archive area of reports.

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