Mapping endpoints

An endpoint map returns connections, applications, and raw processes that are associated with an IP address. You might create an endpoint map if you are planning to take an endpoint offline and you want to see precisely which applications could be impacted.

Remember that because IP addresses can be dynamic, you might need to frequently refresh your endpoint maps. Endpoint maps are meant to be a temporary visualization of your environment.

Before you begin, you must have the IP address that you want to target for the map. For the best results, these endpoints must have the Map tools installed. To get the Map tools installed on endpoints, the endpoints must be in the Map action group. See Installing MapConfiguring Map.

View an endpoint map

  1. From the Map Home page, go to View an Endpoint Map field. Type in the IP address that you want to map.
  2. The resulting map shows the IP address of the host and all processes that are running on that host. Arrows to and from the host show inbound and outbound connections to other processes, including the ports over which this communication is occurring.

View connection details

To view the details of a connection, click the connectors between the processes or ports.