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Configuration Issues List View

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AlienVault USM Anywhere provides a centralized view of your configuration issues. Navigate to ENVIRONMENT > CONFIGURATION ISSUES.

The configuration issues page displays information on configuration issues. On the left you can find the search and filters options. Across the top, you can see any filters you have applied, and you have the option to create and select different views of the configuration issues. The main part of the page is the actual list of configuration issues. Each row describes an individual configuration issue and includes a check box on the left side of each one for selecting it. You can select all the configuration issues on the same page by clicking the check box in the first column of the header row.

If you want to analyze the data, you can maximize the screen and hide the filter panel. Click the Expanded Filter Panel icon () to hide the filter panel. Click the Collapsed Filter Panel icon () to expand the filter panel.

List of the default columns in Configuration Issues
Column Field Name Description
Last Seen Last date on which the configuration issue was seen in the asset. The displayed date depends on your computer's time zone
Category Category of the configuration issue. Issues with similar impacts have the same category

Sub-category of the configuration issue. The sub-category explains the particular detail of the issue

Asset Asset associated with the configuration issue
Severity Severity of the issue. Values are Low, Medium, or High
Description Text for identifying the configuration issue
First Seen Date of detection of the configuration issue in the asset. The displayed date depends on your computer's time zone

Click the blue chevron icon () located next to the asset name to access to the following options

You can configure the view you want for the list of configuration issues, see Views for more information.

Click Generate Report to export configuration issues. See Exporting Configuration Issues for further details.

Click the star symbol to the left of an item to mark it as a bookmark for quick access. Clicking the Star icon () on the secondary menu shows the bookmarked items and a link to them.

You can also sort items by selecting 20, 50, or 100 below the result table. Some columns can be classified if you click the icons to the right side of the heading. You will sort the item information in ascending and/or descending order.


USM Anywhere allows you to define and save a custom Configuration Issues view for having your own selected filters.

To create a view configuration

  1. From the Configuration Issues list view, select the filters you want to apply .
  2. Click the pull-down menu Save View > Save as.
  3. Type a name for the view and click Save.

To select a configured view

  1. From the Configuration Issues list view, click the View pull-down menu above the filters.
  2. Click Saved views and select the view you want to see.
  3. Click Apply.

Configuration Issues from the Assets Main Page

To explore configuration issues from assets

  1. Navigate to ENVIRONMENT > ASSETS.
  2. Filter the assets by clicking Has Configuration Issues. See Searching for Assets for more information.
  3. Click the blue chevron icon () located next to the asset name and select Configuration Issues. The asset details page opens with the list of configuration issues.