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AlienVault® USM Appliance™

Running Asset Scans

Applies to Product: USM Appliance™ AlienVault OSSIM®

You can run an asset scan on individual assets. This is useful, for example, if you want to find out if anything has changed on these assets.

Note: Before scanning a public network space, see Addendum Notice Regarding Scanning Leased or Public Address Space .

To run asset scan on selected assets

  1. Navigate to Environment > Assets & Groups > Assets.
  2. Select the asset(s) you want to edit. For assistance, see Selecting Assets in Asset List View.
  3. Click Actions, and then Run Asset Scan.

    On Asset Scan, it displays the list of assets you selected, the USM Appliance Sensor performing the scan, and the scan status.

    Scan status meaning

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    Meaning

    The sensor is ready to start the scan.
    The sensor is not connected.
    The sensor is busy with other scan jobs.
  4. Select the advanced options according to your network capacity. For meaning of these options, see Advanced options for asset scans.

  5. Click Start Scan.

    A message displays, informing you that the asset scan has started. If the scan identifies any new assets, USM Appliance adds them to the asset list automatically.