Directory Tasks

You can use the Directory mainly to view information about groups and appliances, and plans that are associated with these objects. Selecting an object in the left pane displays information in the right pane.

The following table describes the three object types and the available information for each object.

Table 1. Directory Object Types


Displayed Information


  • Plan: Plans that were or will be deployed to the appliance

  • Appliance: Identifiers such as IP address, virtual IP address, host name and display name, threat intelligence sync times, and other information


    For Deep Discovery Analyzer clusters, Deep Discovery Director (Consolidated Mode) also displays the following:

    • Active primary appliance: Information on the active primary appliance (high availability cluster and load balancing cluster)

    • Passive primary appliance: Information on the passive primary appliance (high availability cluster)

    • Secondary appliances: Information on the secondary appliance (load balancing cluster)

    For Deep Discovery Director - Network Analytics servers, Deep Discovery Director (Consolidated Mode) also displays the license status and connected data sources.

  • Updates: Build number and installation date of all installed updates, and information about where and when the appliance's configuration settings were replicated from

  • Virtual Analyzer: Information about the Virtual Analyzer configuration of the appliance, such as source, internal Virtual Analyzer maximum images and instances, and deployed images and instances


    For Deep Discovery Analyzer active primary appliances, click on All Nodes to display the total number of instances in use for all nodes in the cluster.


Overview of appliances and plans associated with that group, including statuses and connection information.