USM Anywhere System Events List View

Role Availability Read-Only Investigator Analyst Manager

USM Anywhere provides a centralized view of your system events Any traffic or data exchange detected by LevelBlue products through a sensor or external devices such as a firewall.. Go to Settings > System Events to see this centralized view.

The System Events page displays information on any events generated within your environment. On the left you can find the Search and Filters options. In the upper-left side of the page, you can see any filters you have applied, and you have the option to create and select different views of the system events. Rows on the main part of the page list individual system events. The following table lists the default columns for system events.

List of the Default Columns in System Events
Column Name Description
Event Name Name of the event.
Time Created Date and time of the creation of the event. The displayed date depends on your computer's time zone.

Name of the USM Anywhere 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. detecting the event. The type of sensor is also displayed below the sensor name.

Source User Email Email of the user that performed the action. For example, when user logs in, the source email is
Destination User Email Email of the user that the action is being performed on. For example, if user modifies or creates user, then the destination email is
Event Outcome Indicates if the action was successful and completed or if it failed.
Event Change

Brief description of what was changed in the system event.

It only gets populated for certain actions and indicates what is being changed. Most of these are user changes (for example, when a user is suspended, locked status is reset, multifactor authentication (MFA) is enabled or disabled, or a password is updated).

Source Asset An IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers.

Hostname A hostname is a label that is assigned to a device connected to a computer network and is used to identify the device on the network. or IP address of the host Reference to a computer on a network. (with the national flag if the country is known) that initiates the event.

Important: If you want to create a rule, use the Source Name or Source Asset ID field instead of using this field.

Identity Source Address IP address of the event or computer that it takes place on.

Note: System events older than 30 days are cleared from hot storage on a regular basis.

If you want to analyze the data, you can maximize the screen and hide the filter pane. Click the icon to hide the filter pane. Click the icon to expand the filter pane.

Click Generate Report to open the Configure Report dialog box. See Create and Schedule Reports for more details.

Click the icon to bookmark an item for quick access.

Note: You can view your bookmarked items by going to the secondary menu and clicking the icon. This will display all of your bookmarked items and provide direct links to each of them.

You can choose the number of items to display by selecting 20, 50, or 100 below the table. You can classify some columns by clicking the icons to the right side of the heading. You can sort the item information in ascending or descending order.

Configure Columns

Within the page, you can configure the columns and fields that display in the list view. You can also save your configuration settings for later use.

To configure your columns

  1. From the system events list view, click the icon.

    The Columns Configuration dialog box opens.

    system event column configuration

  2. Search the columns you want to have in the list view by using the search field.

  3. Use the and icons to select or deselect from the available columns.

  4. You can order the columns by clicking and dragging the column to the desired place.

  5. Click Apply.

Note: If you generate a report when you have set custom columns, your report keeps the columns you have configured.

Important: If you want to keep your configuration, you need to save it by selecting Save View > Save As. Otherwise, your custom view is not kept when you move to another feature. See Views for more information.

Note: Only users in the Analyst, Manager, or Investigator roles can configure columns.


USM Anywhere enables you to define and save a custom System Events view to have your own selected filters.

You can configure the view you want for the list of items in the page.

To create a view configuration

  1. From the list view, select the filters you want to apply.
  2. If you want to delimit the search, select the filters you want to apply.
  3. Go to Save View > Save As.

    The Save Current View dialog box opens.

    Views dialog vox

  4. Enter a name for the view.
  5. (Optional.) Select Share View if you want to share your view with other users.
  6. Click Save.
  7. The created view is already selected.

Note: Only users in the Analyst, Manager, or Investigator roles can create a view configuration.

To select a configured view

  1. From the ist view, click View above the filters.
  2. Click Saved Views, and then select the view you want to see.

  3. Note: A shared view includes the icon next to its name.

  4. Click Apply.

To delete a configured view

  1. From the System Events list view, click View above the filters.
  2. Click Saved Views, and then click the icon next to the saved view you want to delete.
  3. A Settings Delete dialog box opens to confirm the deletion.

  4. Click Accept.
  5. Important: The icon does not display if the view is selected.

Note: Only Manager and Analyst users can delete any configured view. You can only delete the views you have created in an Investigator role.