Activate the Network Mapper - Administrator Guide - Cortex XSIAM - Cortex - Security Operations

Cortex XSIAM Administrator Guide

Product
Cortex XSIAM
Creation date
2024-02-26
Last date published
2024-06-09
Category
Administrator Guide
Abstract

Learn more about activating the Network Mapper to scan your network.

Danger

After you have configured and registered your Broker VM, you can choose to activate the Network Mapper application.

The Network Mapper allows you to scan your network to detect and identify unmanaged hosts in your environment according to defined IP address ranges. The Network Mapper configurations are used to locate unmanaged assets that appear in the Assets table.

  1. Select SettingsConfigurationsData BrokerBroker VMs.

  2. In either the Brokers tab or the Clusters tab, locate your Broker VM.

  3. You can either right-click the Broker VM and select Add AppNetwork Mapper, or in the APPS column, left-click AddNetwork Mapper.

  4. In the Activate Network Mapper window, define the following parameters:

  5. Activate the applet.

    After a successful activation, the APPS field displays Network Mapper with a green dot indicating a successful connection.

  6. In the APPS field, left-click the Network Mapper connection to view the following scan and applet metrics:

  7. Manage the Network Mapper.

    After the network mapper has been activated, left-click the Network Mapper connection in the APPS column to display the Network Mapper settings, and select:

    • Configure to redefine the network mapper configurations.

    • Scan Now to initiate a scan.

    • Deactivate to disable the network mapper.