CMDB table property descriptions

Descriptions of properties in the Base Configuration Item [cmdb] table, and in its first level extended table Configuration Item [cmdb_ci].

Table 1. Base Configuration Item [cmdb] table
Property Description
Asset Reference field to the Asset table
Asset Tag Asset tag/service tag for the specific asset
Assigned Date and time of assignment to user
Assigned To Reference field to the User table
Assignment Group Reference field to the Group table
Checked In Date and time of checking in
Cost Date and time of checking out
Class System class name
Company Reference field to the Company table
Cost Financial value in local currency (as defined in the Cost Currency field)
Cost Center Reference field to the Cost Center table
Cost Currency Name of currency (such as dollars, pounds, Euros)
Created Date and time record was created
Created By Name of person/data source which initially created the record
Department Reference field to the Department table
Domain ID of the domain to which the instance belongs
Domain Path Path of the domain to which the instance belongs
Due Date and time instance was due
Due In Description of the manner of which the instance was due
GL Account General Ledger account name/number
Installed Date and time instance was most recently installed
Invoice Number Invoice number used in acquisition process
Justification Description of the justification for the instance
Lease Contract Number of current leasing contracts
Location Reference field to the Location table
Managed by Reference field to the User table
Manufacturer Reference field to the Company table
Model ID Reference field to the Product Model table
Name Name of the CI instance
Order Received Date and time instance was initially received
Ordered Date and time instance was initially ordered
Owned by Reference field to the User table
PO Number Purchase order number used in acquisition process
Purchased Date instance was purchased
Requires verification Flag indicating whether verification is required for the instance
Serial Number Serial number of the instance
Skip sync Flag indicating whether synchronization between Asset Management and CMDB can be skipped
Status Configurable choice list with values for current functional states
Support Group Reference field to the Group table
Sys ID ServiceNow Sys ID (GUID)
Tags Related tags
Updated Date and time instance was last updated
Updated By Person/data source which last updated the record
Updates Configurable choice list with values for update states
Vendor Reference field to the Company table
Warranty Expiration Date current warranty expires
Table 2. Configuration Item [cmdb_ci] table
Property Description
Approval Group Reference field to the Group table
Attributes Description of usage of attributes for the instance
Can Print Indicates whether the instance can print
Category Name of category applicable to the instance
Comments Comments related to the instance
Correlation ID ID of the instance from another data source
DNS Domain Name of the DNS domain to which the instance belongs
Description Fit (how deployed) and function (purpose) of the instance
Discovery source Name of primary (most trusted) discovery source
Fault Count Number of faulty recorded against the instance to date
First Discovered Date and time instance was initially discovered
Fully Qualified Domain Name Full path name of domain to which the instance belongs
IP Address Primary IP address used by the instance
MAC Address MAC address of the instance
Maintenance Schedule Reference field to the Schedule table
Model Number Manufacturer original model number
Monitor Indicates whether the instance is monitored
Most Recent Discovery Date and time instance was last discovered
Operational Status Configurable choice list for current operational states
Schedule Reference field to the Schedule table (for normal processing)
Start Date Date and time the instance was last started
Subcategory Name of Subcategory applicable to the instance