Create a variable set and add it to an item

Create a set of variables to reuse across multiple catalog items and order guides. Add the variable set to a catalog item.

  1. Navigate to Service Catalog > Catalog Variables > Variable Sets.
  2. Click New.
  3. Enter details.
    Field Description
    Name The variable set name.
    Order The order number.
    Display title If selected, adds a title and an expandable header to the right of the variable set.
    Note: When a user requests the item, all check box variables are grouped under a default title of Options. To use a custom title, insert a variable of type Label, with an Order value that puts it directly above the check box variables.
    Title The variable set title. Appears if the Display title check box is selected.
    Layout The layout display. Set to 1 Column Wide or 2 Columns Wide, alternating sides or 2 Columns Wide, one side, then the other.
  4. Right-click and select Save.
  5. Create the variables to use in that set.
    1. In the Variables related list, click New.
    2. Follow the steps for creating variables.
  6. Click Submit.

Add a variable set to a catalog item

Service Catalog enables you to add a variable set to one or more catalog items.

  1. Navigate to Service Catalog > Catalog Definition > Maintain Items.
  2. Open a catalog item.
  3. In the Variable Sets related list, click Edit.

    You can configure the form to add the Variable Sets related list.

  4. Select and add a variable set.
  5. Click Save.