USM Anywhere™

Connecting a USM Anywhere to a USM Central

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst Manager

The My Subscription page displays if your deployment Entire process involved in installation, configuration, startup, and testing of hardware and software in a specific environment. has been connected to a USM Central A federation console that enables centralized security monitoring for multiple AlienVault USM Anywhere and AlienVault USM Appliance deployments. or not.

Deployment Status

USM Central is a unified console that gives you a single place to monitor and manage multiple USM deployments. USM Anywhere displays if you have your deployment connected to a USM Central, the status of that connection, the domain, and since when it is connected.

Deployment status types
Status Description
Connected The deployment is connected to the USM Central environment.
Not Connected The deployment is not currently connected to USM Central.
Connection Denied A connection request was initiated from the deployment and the request was denied from the USM Central console.
Connection Request Sent

A connection request was initiated from the deployment and is awaiting an acceptance or denial.

You can accept or decline the request in the USM Central console.


The USM Central is waiting for a USM Anywhere connection.

To connect a USM Anywhere to USM Central

  1. Go to Settings > My suscription.
  2. Scroll to the Connection to USM Central section and click Connect.
  3. My Subscription Main Window, Connection to USM Central Section

    The Connect deployment to USM Central dialog box displays.

  4. Enter the domain for the USM Central instance.
  5. Click Connect.
  6. The system sends a request to USM Central. The connection is not complete until the user accepts the connection request. See USM Central Connections for more information.