Attributes contain data that an object exposes to the system. The data in some attributes is set by the user or by other objects and features in the system and is used by the object to perform its function. Other attributes contain data produced by the object itself. The Attribute table for each object lists the characteristics of each attribute to help you configure the object.
There is a set of attributes common to many system objects. These attributes are described in the Common Object Attributes section. Each object attribute section includes attributes of the Focus/Configuration tab, the Diagnostics tab (if applicable), and any other tab specific only to that object. See the Object and Feature Tabs section for information on the attributes that appear on the other tabs of the object, for example, the Hardware and Options tab appear on point objects and the Email tab appears on Engine and Server objects. The attributes listed in the tables appear in alphabetical order.
The column headings in the Attribute table are defined as follows: