Rule Library Panel

The Rule Library panel allows you to manage rules.

What do you want to do?

Role I want to ... Show me how
Content Expert Add an ESA rule. Add a Rule Builder Rule
Content Expert Edit, duplicate, or delete an ESA rule. Edit, Duplicate or Delete a Rule
Content Expert Import or export ESA rules. Import or Export Rules
Content Expert Filter the ESA rules list. Filter or Search for Rules

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Quick Look

To access this view, go to netwitness_configureicon_24x21.png (Configure) > ESA Rules. The Rules tab is displayed and the Rule Library panel is on the right.

The following figure shows the Rule Library panel.

Rule Library Panel

The Rule Library panel includes the following components:

  • Rule Library toolbar
  • Rule Library list

Rule Library Toolbar

The Rule Library toolbar allows you to add, delete, edit, duplicate, filter, export, and import ESA rules. The following figure shows the icons for these actions.

Rule Library toolbar

Rule Library List

The following figure shows the Rule Library list.

Rule Library List

The Rule Library list shows all of the ESA rules. The following table lists the columns in the Rule Library list and their description.

Column Description
Rule Name Purpose of the ESA rule.
Description Summary of what the ESA rule detects.
Trial Rule Deployment mode to see if the rule runs efficiently.
Type The type of rule. For more information, see ESA Rule Types.
Actions
(Actions icon)
Menu to delete, edit, duplicate, or export the selected rule.
Severity Threat level of alert triggered by the rule.
Email Indicates whether an alert notification for the rule is sent by email. This column is not visible by default.
SNMP Indicates whether an alert notification for the rule is sent using SNMP. This column is not visible by default. (ESA SNMP notifications are not supported in NetWitness Platform version 11.3 and later.)
Syslog Indicates whether an alert notification for the rule is sent using Syslog. This column is not visible by default.
Script Indicates whether an alert notification for the rule executes a script. This column is not visible by default.
Last Modified The date and time when the ESA rule was last modified. This column is not visible by default.

To display columns which aren't visible by default, hover over the title of a column and click the v on the right. This opens a drop-down menu in which you can sort the contents of the column or choose which columns you want to see in the Rule Library list.

Column Menu options