For some resources, you might need to use a status that is not one of the predefined values. In this situation, you can create a custom status value.
If you assign a custom status to an asset, it becomes inactive and does not appear in the reports. Instead of using custom statuses, Symantec recommends that you create a custom status as a Location and assign the asset to this location.
This task is a step in the process for managing configuration items.