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Managing Jobs in the Scheduler

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The Job Scheduler page provides a list of all jobs that are defined in your USM Anywhere environment. Many jobs are predefined (out-of-the-box) items for log collectionOperation in which Sensors receive log files from remote hosts and then, using plugins, parse and normalize the raw data contained in the logs. and assetAn IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers. scans, and some of these require enablement in order to run according to the defined schedule. You can also define your own custom jobs to schedule automatic log collection, asset scans, and asset groupAsset groups are administratively created objects that group similar assets for specific purposes. scans, as well as jobs to perform AlienAppAlienApps extend the threat detection and security orchestration capabilities of the USM Anywhere platform to other security tools that your IT team uses, providing a consolidated approach to threat detection and response. functionality.

The Job Scheduler Page

The Job Scheduler page includes navigation and filtering elements to help you locate the jobs you want to review. When you navigate to SETTINGS > SCHEDULER, the page displays All Jobs by default. You can select one of the job types in the left navigation to display only the jobs of that type

Select the job type to limit the display on the Scheduler page

Standard Job Apps

There are a number of apps in USM Anywhere that support the creation of scheduled jobs for the assets and networks monitored by your environment.

AlienApp Job Apps

Some AlienApps provide support for scheduled data collection functions through API integrations. If you have one or more of these AlienApps enabled and configured, these job apps provide support for scheduled data collection: