The Utilities > Search submenu of the web interface comprises additional search functions that allow the user to quickly look up endpoints, Profiles, and other related data.
The Search submenu has three different search options:
- Advanced Search
The Advanced Search page complements the Quick Search tool in the web interface banner by allowing the user to perform search operations involving different comparison operators and endpoint attributes. The user is also able to build more complex database queries by using any combination of endpoint attribute filters with the logical operators AND and OR.
Advanced Search results will not include records for IP-only endpoints.
The user can also perform the following actions from the results page:
Refine Search - return to the main Advanced Search page to add or change search parameters
Edit Columns - show or hide data colums in the search results
Save - save the current search configuration for later use (Use the Load a Saved Search dropdown to select a search query to load)
- Endpoint History
The Endpoint History option of the Search submenu allows the user to view the saved historical data for a MAC (by port, IP, or Profile) or IP address (by MAC or Profile).
In an 802.1X-enabled network, the User History query can be used to search for usernames that have been authenticated on the switches polled by Endpoint Analytics and view all switch port(s) through which a username has been successfully authenticated.
- Data Search
The Data Search option can be used to search for endpoints using categories that are not covered by other search options, such as hostnames, system descriptions, and web user agents.
The Data column of the search results displays the data items that matched the query string, while MAC and IP addresses are direct links to Endpoint Summary pages.