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AlienVault® USM Anywhere™

Standard and Advanced Modes on Events

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst Manager

USM Anywhere enables you to toggle the mode of search. The available modes are Standard and Advanced. You can change from one mode to the other by clicking the icon or clicking the icon located in the upper left corner of the page.

Standard Mode

This mode enables you to select one value per filter at the same time, and then the search is automatically performed. This mode is ON by default.

To activate the Standard Mode when the Advanced Mode is ON

  1. Go to Activity > Events.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, click the icon.
  3. Note: If you exit the advanced mode and the selected filters are not compatible with the Standard Mode, a warning popup window displays to inform you the current filters will be removed.

Advanced Mode

Advanced Mode enables you to select more than one value per filter at the same time. This mode is OFF by default.

To activate the Advanced Mode

  1. Go to Activity > Events.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, click the icon to active the advanced mode. This turns the icon green.

To perform a search in the Advanced Mode

  1. Go to Activity > Events.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, click the icon to active the advanced mode. This turns the icon green.
  3. Click the filters that you want to select.
  4. In the lower left corner of the page, click Apply Filters.
  5. Click Apply Filters Button to execute a search

    The result of your search displays.

To search using the operator NOT

  1. Go to Activity > Events.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, click the icon to activate the Advanced Mode.
  3. Click the filter that you want to exclude.
  4. In the filter group, click Not .
  5. Important: This operator is not available when you have selected the title.

    Note: The selected filter displays this icon and the filter chiclet is labeled in red.

To search all values of a filter

  1. Go to Activity > Events.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, click the icon to activate the Advanced Mode.
  3. Select a filter title to select all filters below that title.
  4. Note: This option searches all filter values that are not empty. If the filter includes the [No Value], this value will not be checked not displayed. See Searching Events for more information.