System task - General settings - Custom fields page - Security Center 5.8

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.8

series
Security Center 5.8
revised_modified
2020-08-17

(Only visible to users with the Modify custom field definitions privilege) The Custom fields page in the General settings view is where you define custom fields and custom data types for your system entities.

Custom fields tab

The Custom fields tab lists all custom fields defined in your system and allows you to add new ones.

Each custom field is characterized by the following properties:
Entity icon/Field name
Custom field name and the entity type using it.
Data type
Custom field data type. The default data types are:
Text
Alphanumeric text.
Numeric
Integers in the range -2147483648 to 2147483647.
Decimal
Real numbers from -1E28 to 1E28.
Date
Gregorian calendar date.
Date/Time
Gregorian calendar date and time.
Boolean
Boolean data, represented by a check box.
Image
Image file. The supported formats are: bmp, jpg, gif, and png.
Entity
Security Center entity.
Default value
Preset default values are provided for certain data types. This column displays the default value that was selected when defining the custom field. The selected value appears when the field is displayed in the specific entity.
Mandatory
A value must be provided with this type of field, otherwise the system will not accept your changes.
Value must be unique
Indicates a key field. This option does not apply to fields using custom data types.
Group name/Priority
Name the custom field is grouped under, and the field’s order of appearance within the group. No group (1) is the default value. Custom fields that belong to no group appear first in the entity’s custom field page.
Owner
Name of the Global Cardholder Synchronizer role when the custom field is part of is part of a shared global entity definition.

Custom data types tab

The Custom data types tab lists all custom data types defined in your system and allows you to add new ones.

Each custom data type is characterized by the following properties:
Data type
Name of the custom data type.
Description
Optional data type description.
Values
Enumeration of acceptable values (text strings) for this data type.
Owner
Name of the Global Cardholder Synchronizer role when the custom data type is part of a shared global entity definition.