Adding a Virtual Analyzer Images Deployment Plan

Use this type of plan to deploy Virtual Analyzer images to compatible appliances.

The following table lists requirements that must be fulfilled by compatible appliances:

Table 1. Requirements for Compatible Appliances




  • Status: Activated
  • Type: Full

Virtual Analyzer

  • Status: Enabled


    Virtual Analyzer images can be deployed to Deep Discovery Inspector appliances whose Virtual Analyzer status is disabled. Deep Discovery Inspector automatically enables Virtual Analyzer after the images have been deployed.

  • Source: Internal

Deep Discovery Director
  • Integration with Deep Discovery Director 1.1

  • Must be registered to Deep Discovery Director

  • Must in a Managed group

  1. Go to Appliance Updates > Plans and click on Add.

    The Add Plan screen appears.

  2. Type a plan name with a maximum of 256 characters.
  3. Select Virtual Analyzer images as type.
  4. (Optional) Type a description.
  5. Select a product from the list.
  6. Select a maximum images value from the list.
  7. Select a maximum instances value from the list.
  8. Click Images.

    The Virtual Analyzer Images dialog appears.


    Deep Discovery Director displays the list of Virtual Analyzer images that are available on the repository server.

  9. Select the final configuration of Virtual Analyzer images to deploy and click Save.
    • The selected configuration replaces any configuration currently deployed on target appliances.

    • To keep currently deployed images on target appliances, select them as part of the final configuration. The target appliances will automatically determine if the selected images are identical and need to be deployed.

  10. (Optional) Modify the instances allocated to any image.
  11. Select target appliances. Deep Discovery Director only displays compatible appliances.

    Deep Discovery Analyzer secondary appliances are not displayed because Virtual Analyzer images and settings are automatically synced from the primary appliance. To deploy Virtual Analyzer images to Deep Discovery Analyzer secondary appliances, select the corresponding primary appliance.

  12. Specify the schedule.
    • Custom: Deploys the plan, downloads the files, and executes the plan as specified.

      • Server deployment start and expiration

      • Appliance download period

        • All day

        • From HH:MM to HH:MM

      • Appliance execution start

        • Immediately after downloading

        • By schedule

    • Immediate: Starts immediately after the plan is saved.

  13. Click Save.