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Adding a New Sensor

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You can add as many sensorsSensors are deployed into an on-premises, cloud, or multi-cloud environment to collect log and other security-related data. This data is normalized and then securely forwarded to USM Anywhere for analysis and correlation. as you need in your environment, according to your USM Anywhere license.

To check your allowed USM Anywhere Sensors

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > MY SUBSCRIPTION.
  2. The My Subscription page displays.

  3. Check the allowed sensors you have and the license end date. The displayed date depends on your computer's time zone.

Note: If you want to modify your USM Anywhere License, please contact the AlienVault Sales Department.

To add a new sensor

  1. Navigate to DATA SOURCES > SENSORS.
  2. The Sensors page displays.

  3. Click New Sensor.
  4. Note: If your USM Anywhere License does not allow you to create more sensors, this button will remain inactive.

    A popup window displays showing the authenticationProcess used to verify the identity of a user, user device, or other entity, usually through a username and password. code that you will later need for activating your sensor.

  5. Deploy the sensor following the given instructions in the Deployment Guide.
  6. Configure your USM Anywhere Sensor following the steps in the Setup Wizard. See the Setup Wizard documentation for further information.
  7. Navigate to DATA SOURCES > SENSORS.
  8. The Sensors page displays.

  9. Check in the list of sensors that your new sensor is on the list, ready and well-configured.