Create Cost Center

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Service Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager

Use this procedure to create a cost center in the System Center 2012 – Service Manager console.

How to create a cost center

  1. In the Service Manager console, click Administration.

  2. In the Administration pane, click Cloud Services.

  3. In the Cloud Services pane, in the Getting Started area, click Create Cost Center.

  4. In the Tasks pane, click Create Cost Center.

  5. In the Cost Center Properties screen, on the General tab, type the name of the cost center in the Display Name box.

  6. In the Configuration Item area, select a status in the Asset Status drop-down box.

  7. In the Notes box, type any notes or comments for the cost center.

  8. In the Cost Center area, in the Code box, type a code for the cost center.

  9. In the Name box, type a name for the cost center.

  10. In the Description box, type a description for the cost center, and click Apply.

  11. Optionally, on the Related Items tab, you can add work items, configuration items, and knowledge articles, and attach files related to the newly created cost center.

  12. On the History tab, you can view the property changes for the cost center.

  13. Click OK.