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Deleting a Sensor

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst Manager

USM Anywhere enables you to delete completely a sensorSensors 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. from your environment. Keep in mind that if you delete a sensor, you will delete all assetsAn IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers. and jobs related to that sensor.

To delete a sensor

  1. Go to Data Sources > Sensors to open the page.
  2. Click the icon of the sensor you want to delete.
  3. Delete a sensor

  4. Click Delete this sensor permanently.
  5. The deleted sensor is not displayed in the list of sensors.

    Important: Keep in mind that if you terminate an AWS instance, an Azure virtual machine, or a VMware virtual machine, any assets that have vulnerabilities associated with them will not be automatically deleted when the discovery scan finds them terminated in AWS, Azure, or VMware vCenter/vSphere.