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#1 Posted : Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:37:11 PM(UTC)

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I'd like to re-organize our SC portal. Right now I have the following structure:

- Internal Infrastructure
- Internal Hyper-V Servers
- Clients (Group)
- Client 1
- Client 2
- Client 3

What I am looking for is the following structure, if it's even possible. I am no expert with the group expressions so this may be an easy thing and hopefully someone can point me in the right direction, or maybe it's not possible, but here's what I'd like:

- Internal Infrastructure
- Internal Hyper-V Servers
- Clients (Group)
- Client 1 (Group)
- Workstations
- Servers

Then obviously, all devices that show a non server OS installed would be under Workstations, and then Server OS would be under servers. Is it possible to have this kind of.. nested grouping? Is that the correct term.

Currently, we're using the 'Organization' field on a session to populate the 'Client 1', 'Client 2' names which gives us the grouping. Would it be possible to achieve the layout I'm looking for?

Thanks in advance for any and all help you may be able to provide! ThumpUp

#2 Posted : Monday, March 20, 2017 2:07:39 PM(UTC)

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So, it's not exactly the prettiest filter or expression but I think it's pretty close to what you're looking for. It achieves 'nested' subgroups without really nesting them, however.

Basically, I have created a group where the Session Filter is set to only display any session with a populated CustomProperty1 (ootb Organization). This group then uses a specifically formatted Subgroup Expression to filter based upon the CustomProperty1 value and the GuestOperatingSystemName.

The Session Filter looks like:

LEN(CustomProperty1) > 0

The Subgroup Expression looks like:

CustomProperty1 + ' - ' + IIF(LEN(CustomProperty1) > 0, IIF(GuestOperatingSystemName LIKE '*' + 'server' + '*', 'Servers', 'Workstations'), CustomProperty1)

In my testing I had 3 sessions, one with CustomProperty1 set to Acme and 2 with it set to Umbrella; one of the Umbrella sessions was a server. When selecting the group it expanded to display a of Organization - Workstations/Servers subgroups sorted in lexicographical order.


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#3 Posted : Monday, March 20, 2017 4:02:31 PM(UTC)

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Here is ours.
We essentially removed ALL of our customer-level session groups and created one for the root level

Session Group name: By Company

Sublevel 1 - CustomProperty1 is defined as the Organization (default)
Sublevel 2 - CustomProperty2 is defined as the Location/Site, e.g. branch office, franchise, home
Sublevel 3 - GuestOperationSystemName, grouped as Server, Mac, Windows

CustomProperty1,CustomProperty2,IIF (GuestOperatingSystemName LIKE '*Server*', '-- Servers', IIF (GuestOperatingSystemName LIKE '*Mac*', '-- Mac', IIF (GuestOperatingSystemName LIKE '*Windows*', '-- Windows', '-- Other')))

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#4 Posted : Monday, March 27, 2017 4:52:54 PM(UTC)

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Thank you both - I'm going to test these tonight and see what I can do. Appreciate the input.
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