As you read through the documentation, you will see commonly used terms. These are the definitions of each to familiarize yourself with ahead of time.
- Alerts are triggered when a certain events occurs based on rules defined in the Rules Engine.
- Analysis reports
- Analysis reports are reports which run as tasks, rather than being generated on-the-fly. These reports are static, so any changes to your inventory may result in assets no longer being accessible from the report.
- An asset is a unique network entity from the perspective of the system running the Explorer.
- Automatic queries
- Automatic queries are certain queries you always want to run after a scan. After the query runs, you will be able to view its results in the queries table.
- The dashboard provides trend data and insights that will help you assess how your inventory is changing over time.
- Discovery scan
- A discovery scan finds, identifies, and builds an inventory of all the connected devices and assets on your internal network.
- The Explorer is a lightweight scan engine that enables network and asset discovery.
- Insights are queries that run automatically after each scan. They will populate on your dashboard.
- The inventory displays all assets within the Organization and can be sorted, filtered,
- An organization represents a distinct entity; this can be your business, a specific department within your business, or one of your customers.
- Outliers show how often different values occur in specific attributes of assets and services.
- Queries are filters that can be applied to your Inventory to find assets of interest.
- A rule defines the action that is taken based on a set of conditions. You can create rules to proactively alert your team when there are changes to things like Explorers, assets, scans, organizations, and sites.
- A standalone command-line scanner that can be used to perform network discovery without access to the internet.
- Scheduled scans
- Scheduled scans allow you to set a date and frequency for your scan task.
- The self-hosted version runZero allows you to run the entire platform on-premises or within your own cloud environment.
- A site represents a distinct network segment, usually defined by addressing or accessibility.