Summary data filters let
you choose the policies, modules, operating systems, and messages
that Symantec Enterprise Security Manager includes in the grid,
chart, or security reports. The filters do not affect the reports
that the Reports tool produces.
You can use filters to
remove policies, modules, operating systems, and the messages that
you do not want to display.
The filters apply to the
summary data in the enterprise tree from My ESM Enterprise to a
selected manager. The filters may go down through the manager's
domains to the modules in the summary branch. As a result, you can
filter summary data at any level that Symantec Enterprise Security
You can select filter
properties using the Summary Data Filter dialog box as follows:
The Policy tab lets you select a single policy. You
can choose to always use the most recently run policy or select a
different policy run.
The Modules and Operating Systems tab lets you
select specific modules and operating systems; for example,
Windows, UNIX, NetWare, or OpenVMS.
The Messages tab lets you enable long message text
and suppressed messages displays. It also displays the message
differences between the most recent policy run and a previous
If you choose to show
suppressed messages, the Level column in the grid indicates which
messages are suppressed.
If you choose to view
policy run differences, the grid displays new, unchanged, and old
messages in different typefaces. New messages appear in bold type,
unchanged messages appear in normal type, and old messages appear
You can select whether to
show new, unchanged, and old messages.
You must select either
drill-down mode or summary mode to use the differences filter.
The Differences box indicates that policy run
differences are shown.
The Suppressed box indicates that suppressed
messages are shown.
The Filter Applied box indicates that operating
system, module, or policy filters are active.
To create or edit a filter
On the console task bar,
click the View/edit summary filter
Select the policy,
modules, operating systems, and messages for your filter on the
corresponding tabs of the dialog box.