Biochemistry Device Naming Convention

This document describes how to determine the computer name for new machines.

All Biochemistry device names should conform to the following format:

BIOCAA-BBBBBC

  • AA (Asset Type):
    • WK (workstation)
    • NB (notebook/laptop)
    • VH (virtual host)
    • SV (server)
    • PR (printer)
  • BBBBB (Asset Number): use leading zeros if necessary, must be five digits long
  • C (Operating System):
    • M (MacOS)
    • W (Windows)
    • L (Linux)
    • Note: printers have no operating system suffix

Examples

  • BIOCNB-01463W
    • Type: Notebook/Laptop
    • Asset Number: 1463
    • OS: Windows
  • BIOCWK-01327M
    • Type: Workstation
    • Asset Number: 1327
    • OS: MacOS
  • BIOCWK-00929M
    • Type: Workstation
    • Asset Number: 929
    • OS: MacOS
  • BIOCPR-01165
    • Type: Printer
    • Asset Number: 01165
    • OS: None

For additional information regarding the Campus Active Directory Naming Convention, see Campus Active Directory - Naming Convention.



Keywordsconventions template computer PC name friendly names asset assets tag "active directory"   Doc ID123610
OwnerPeyton T.GroupCALS Biochemistry IT
Created2023-01-27 14:25:36Updated2024-06-14 10:32:24
SitesCALS Biochemistry Information Technology, CALS Information Technology
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