Configuring views

Use views to create filtered versions of Asset data for exporting to destinations, including Tanium Connect, ServiceNow, and Flexera. You can specify attributes to include in the data set and use filters to limit the computers that are included in the view.

Create views

You can include fewer attributes than the default view, depending on the use of your view.

  1. From the Asset menu, click Views. Click Create View.
  2. Give your view a name and description to help you remember the purpose of the view later. The view name must be unique among all views in Asset, including views created by other users.
  3. In the Add Columns section, select the data that you want to include in your view. You can search for the column that you want to use, or expand and collapse the data categories to find which columns you want to include.
  4. (Optional) Add filters to limit the computers that are included in the view. You can create filters for Asset Details, Asset Installed Applications, Asset Logical Disk, Asset Network Adapter, Asset Physical Disk, Asset Windows Installer Applications, or any custom reference attributes that you have added to Asset. The available filters correspond to the data categories for the selected columns.
    Click + Add to create a filter rule that is at the same level as the selected rule. When you create the rule, you can choose the attribute and whether the filter applies AND or OR operators with the other filters at that level. Click Save . To create nested groups of filters, click +(Group). Click Expand to view a JSON representation of the rule, which can be helpful to evaluate complex filtering.

    • To save a rule, click Save .
    • To edit a filter rule, click Edit .
    • To discard changes to a rule you are editing, click Cancel .
    • To delete a filter rule, click Delete .

    By default, computers are in the view even if the fields in the filter do not have associated values. If you want to require that results are returned for the fields in the filter for a row be included in the view, select Should be filtered out of the view for the filter.

  5. Click Create.
  6. Test the view. On the Views page, hover over a view and click Test View , which runs the view for a single asset. The resulting message states whether the view can run successfully, or contains errors such as pending attributes.

Export data from views

To see what data is in a view, you must create a destination.

Tanium Connect

Export data from a view to Connect destinations such as Email, File, HTTP, Socket Receiver, Splunk, and SQL Server. See Tanium Connect for more information about configuring connections, and the recommended formatting options to use for each connect destination type.

ServiceNow CMDB

When you configure Tanium integration with ServiceNow, a reserved view is created. This view contains default fields and filters for integration with ServiceNow.

These reserved views are read-only. If you want to customize the fields or filters, click Create Copy. Edit and rename the view. You might want to create a new view to limit the computers that are included in the ServiceNow export.

For more information, see ServiceNow CMDB.

Flexera

When you configure a Flexera destination, views are automatically created, and connections that use the views are created within Tanium Connect for exporting data to your Flexera staging database.

For more information, see Flexera FlexNet Manager Suite.

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