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Configuration Issues List View

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst Manager

AlienVault USM Anywhere provides a centralized view of your configuration issues. Go to Environment > Configuration Issues.

The configuration issues page displays information on configuration issues. On the left you can find the search and filters options. In the upper side of the page, 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 icon to hide the filter panel. Click the 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.
Subcategory

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 icon to access these 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 more details.

Click the icon to bookmark an item for quick access. Clicking the icon on the secondary menu shows the bookmarked items and provides links 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.

Views

USM Anywhere enables you to define and save a custom Configuration Issues view to have your own selected filters.

To create a view configuration

  1. From the Configuration Issues list view, select the filters you want to apply.
  2. Select Save View > Save as.
  3. Enter a name for the view and click Save.
  4. The created view is already selected.

To select a configured view

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

To delete a configured view

  1. From the Configuration Issues list view, click View above the filters.
  2. Click Saved views and click the icon next to the saved view you want to delete.
  3. A dialog box displays to confirm the deletion.

    Note: You can delete the views you have created.

  4. Click Accept.
  5. Important: The icon does not display if the view is selected.

Configuration Issues from the Assets Main Page

To explore configuration issues from assets

  1. Go to Environment > Configuration Issues.
  2. Filter assets by clicking Has Configuration Issues. See Searching for Assets for more information.
  3. Click the icon and select Configuration Issues. The asset details page opens with the list of configuration issues.