Deleting a Sensor

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USM Anywhere enables you to delete completely a sensor Sensors are deployed into an on-premises, cloud, or multi-cloud environment to collect logs 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 assets An 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.

    Delete a sensor

  3. Click Delete this sensor permanently.
  4. 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, GCP 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.