Searching Configuration Issues

USM Central includes the option of searching items of interest on the page. There are several filters displayed by default. You can either filter your search or enter what you are looking for in the search field.

You can configure more filters and change which filters to display by clicking the Configure Filters link located in the upper-left side of the page. The management of filters is similar to that for assets. See Managing Filters for more information.

This table shows the filters displayed by default in the main Configuration Issues page.

Filters Displayed in the Main Configuration Issues Page
Filter Name Meaning
Created during Filter configuration issues An identified configuration of deployed software 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 detail of the issue.
Severity Filter configuration issues by severity of the issue. Values are Low, Medium, or High.
Asset Filter configuration issues by asset An IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers. associated with the configuration issue.

The number between brackets displayed by each filter 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 following table shows the icons displayed with each filter box.

Icons Next to the Filter Title
Icon Meaning
Sort the filters alphabetically.
Sort the filters by number of items that matches them

In the upper-left side of the page, you can see any filters you have applied. Remove filters by clicking the icon next to the filter. Or clear all filters by clicking Reset.

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 operator.

Those filters that have more than 10 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 for 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, "").

    Note: Wildcard characters are considered as literal characters.

  4. Click the icon.