USM Central™

Searching Configuration Issues

USM Central includes several filters displayed by default. These filters enable you to search for your items of interest. You can either filter your search, or enter what you are looking for in the search field, which is in the lower-left corner of the page.

Filters Displayed in the Main Configuration Issues Page
Filter Name Meaning
Created during Filter configuration issuesAn identified configuration of software that is deployed, or features of software that is in use, which is known to be insecure. triggered in the last hour, the last 24 hours, last 7 days, or last 30 days. You can also configure your own period of time by clicking the icon. This option enables you to customize a range and narrow it to delimit your search per minutes and seconds.
Active/Inactive Filter the active or inactive configuration issues.
Deployment Filter configuration issues by the name of the deployment on which the configuration issue has been identified.
Category Filter configuration issues by category of the configuration issue. Issues with similar impacts have the same category.
Subcategory Filter configuration issues by sub-category of the configuration issue. The sub-category explains the particular detail of the issue.
Severity Filter configuration issues by severity of the issue. Values are Low, Medium, or High.
Asset Filter configuration issues by assetAn IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers. associated with the configuration issue.

The displayed number close to each filter between brackets indicates the number of items that matches the filter. You can also use the filter controls to provide a method of organizing your search and filtered results. The icons below each filter consist of the following:

Icons Below Filters
Icon Meaning
Toggle the ability to select multiple values as an OR statement
You can view and toggle between the currently filtered item, and other filtered items. You do not have to reset the search
Toggle values with (0) matches
Sort the information alphabetically
Sort the filters by number of items that matches them
Reset Resets to the default values

Across the top, you can see any filters you have applied. Remove filters by clicking the Close icon () next to the filter. Or clear all filters by clicking the Reset All Filters link.

Reset Filters in the Vulnerabilities main page

Note: When applying filters, the search uses the logical AND operator if the used filters are different. However, when the filter is of the same type, the search uses the logical OR.

Those filters that have more than ten options include a Filter Value search field for writing text and making the search easier.

To search configuration issues using a filter

  1. Go to Configuration Issues.
  2. Click a filter.
  3. The result of your search displays with the configuration issues identified.

Searching Configuration Issues by Using the Search Field

To search Configuration Issues using the search field

  1. Go to Configuration Issues.
  2. Enter your query in the search field.
  3. If you want to search for an exact phrase having two or more words, you need to put quotation marks around the words in the phrase. This includes email addresses (for example, "bob@mycompany.com").

    Note: Keep in mind that wildcard characters are considered as literals.

  4. Click the icon.