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Spectrum Discover

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Add new option for the tag value in content search policy: "1st Capturing Group"

In content search policies, you can use a regular expression to match content, selecting True/False or "Value matching expression" to be used as the tag's value. For example: Regular Expression: \b[\w_-]+\d{5}[\w_-]+\bContent: /opt/applications/da...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum Discover 3 Not under consideration

Provide description of "Indexing new scan data" on Spectrum Discover web UI

We can see "Indexing new scan data" in the web interface under Data Connections -> Scan history. Some scans show "Indexing new scan data" for days and we don't see any progress. Is it possible to display all steps ("Scanning NFS mount", "Indexi...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Linux command for managing Spectrum Discover

Most UNIX/Linux users are used to work on the command line. I would like to propose the following idea: create a command called "sdcli" (Spectrum Discover cli) or "dmcli" (Data Management cli) which can be a shell or Python script and can be insta...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Improvement in Data connections direct link UI

In the Spectrum Discover web interface under "main menu" -> "Data Connections" -> "Connections" a direct link from a connections name to the corresponding scan history would be very useful. At the moment it is very cumbersome to find: 1. A c...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Limitation in the connmgr pod in OpenShift

We discussed a limitation in the connmgr pod in OpenShift with Joseph Dain in Hamburg. Due to the cgroup settings in OpenShift a pod can only have 1024 pids. Since every scan creates ~100 or more threads we reach this threshold soon causing the wh...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Include VMware Tools in Spectrum Discover appliance

To be able to make consistent backups of Spectrum Discover appliance, please include open-vm-tools in the OVA version of Spectrum Discover, and please include upgrades of open-vm-tools as a part of the Spectrum Discover upgrade.
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum Discover 0 Not under consideration

Windows explorer Feature

This demand aims at implementing a new feature providing a windows explorer like feature Please check the attached slides for more details
11 months ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Add a dictionary search

We can already use regex to inspect documents and add tags to them. But is there a more convenient way to add whole dictionaries? I would like to add the following functionality: We define a dictionary called "Hamburg" with hundreds or possibly th...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum Discover 2 Not under consideration

Bulk adding tags to files via REST API without a policy

We use a SQL select query to fetch files from the Spectrum Discover metaocean table and let a script work on these files. The script produces a JSON file with the fkey of every file and a JSON dictionary with tags that we want to add. Since we're ...
almost 1 year ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration

Allow custom configuration of Spectrum Scale scanner

Allow the specification of Spectrum Scale "mmapplypolicy" command details to tailor the scanning granularity for Spectrum Discover. E.g. do not scan snapshots by e.g. not scanning the .mmsnapshot directory.
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Discover 1 Not under consideration