Search

Two options for search are available:

1.Basic Search

2.Advanced Event Search

Basic Search

The basic search is using two or three depth parameter logic:

Object Type—what will be displayed as the main criteria

Attributes—the value you are looking for

or for the three depth:

Object Type—what will be displayed as the main criteria

Related Objects—on which object you are doing the search

Attributes—the value you are looking for

 

After filling two or three parameters continue by clicking the Enter key on the keyboard or can use the Search button in the view.

In this list you see the possible parameters combinations for the basic search:

Detections

oRule Name

oComment

oEvent

Argument

oExecutable

Comment

Name

SHA-1

SHA-256

MD5

Version Info

Signer

Origins

Dropper SHA-1

Computers

oDescription

oName

oIP Address

oMAC Address

oDetections

Rule Name

Comment

oEvent

Argument

oExecutable

Comment

Name

SHA-1

SHA-256

MD5

Version Info

Signer

Origins

Dropper SHA-1

oProcess

Comment

Command Line

Name

Events

oArgument

Executables

oComment

oName

oSHA-1

oSHA-256

oMD5

oVersion Info

oSigner

oOrigins

oDropper SHA-1

oDetection

Rule Name

Comment

oEvent

Argument

oProcess

Comment

Command Line

Processes

oComment

oCommand Line

oDetection

Rule Name

Name

Comment

The list of available attributes and their description:

Description—search by the description of the computer, taken from ESET PROTECT

Name—search by the name of the computer or executable

IP Address—search by the IP address of the computer

MAC Address—search by the MAC address of the computer

Rule Name—search by the name of the rule

Name—search by the name of the process

Comment—search by  the comment that was made in Detection, Executables, Computers and Processes

Argument—search by event argument, depending on the event type it can be a patch, file name, directory name, IP address

SHA-1—search by the SHA-1 of the executable

Version Info—search by module version info (file description, internal file name, original file name, company name, file version, product version)

Signer—search by the signer of the executable

Origins Dropper SHA-1—search by the SHA-1 of the origin dropper

Command Line—search by the command line of the process

The search result table is refreshed automatically when the search is running.

Right-click search result name or left click anywhere else on the row, brings up a context menu with the following options:

Details—The same as search result when clicking the name of the computer

Details (New Tab)—You are redirected to search result, but in the new tab

Start—starts selected search results

Pause—pause selected search results

Duplicate query—duplicates selected search result

Delete—deletes selected search results

Rename—allows you to rename the search result for better distinguish

Tags—used to tag the computer. After choosing this option, new window for tag edition opens. in the Select field, you can type new tag or select already existing one

Display Absolute/Relative Time—Absolute time will show the time in format DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS. Relative time will show the time in the format minutes/hours/months in relation to present time, like "15 minutes ago" or "6 days ago"

Filter—you can find these quick filters, depending on the column in which you activated the context menu:

oShow only this—Shows only records, based on this particular value

oHide this—Hides all records based on this particular value

oShow before—shows only records that are before this value (for example, time)

oShow after—shows only records that are after this value (for example, time)

oShow lower—Shows only records, which value is lower than this particular one

oShow higher—Shows only records, which value is higher than this particular one

Tags

Tagging is an additional form of filtering that can connect multiple objects through multiple views (computer, executable, event filter, etc.). If available, the tag icon Tag_Panel is on the left side, next to the name of the view. In the Computers view, the tag panel can be accessed by clicking the Three_dots icon. In the opened tag panel, all created tags are listed and ready to use. If the list of tags is already too long, you can use the magnifying glass to search for a specific tag. At the top of the screen, the TAGS selector can be used to select the desired tags. If available, the user can use also TAGS button located at the bottom of the screen among action buttons.

Additional filters

The additional filters are accessible by clicking the ADD FILTER button or clicking on a space next to the add filter button, where the list of available filters shows. The user can search filter by typing its name or selecting from the list. For the definitions of the additional filters, follow here.

Some of the filters have a funnel icon next to them with two or four possible predefined options:

Unknown—the value in the filtered column is not available (probably not a known value at the time of occurrence)

Known—the value is available

None—value is an empty string

Any—the value is not empty. The negation of None filter

If present on the screen you, can refresh the table by clicking the refresh iconAlarms_Refresh. If available, the export icon Export_CSV can be used to export the table grid to CSV format and use it in other applications to work with the list.

If present, click the PRESETS button to manage filter sets. These options are available:

Save filters—allows you to save the actual filter set. Select the check box Include the visible columns and sorting to save also this setting of your selection, otherwise when loading saved filter without this option selected will end up by showing you the default column setting

Reset filters—resets active filter and return to default filter setting with default column setting

Reset view—resets the active view without resetting the filter set

Manage—allows you to manage your filter sets

Save Filters as Rule—if available, allows you to save the filter as a rule. You can find it then in the list of rules under the Detection rules sub-tab of the admin tab

Columns

Columns can be reorganized by using the Columns_Move icon that appears on the right side of the column name when you hover the mouse over the column name.

The width of the column can be re-sized by the Column_Resize icon that appears on the left side of the column name when you hover the mouse over the column name.

The order of the columns can be organized by clicking the name of the column:

Default (No icon)

Ascending Column_Ascending

Descending Column_Descending

You can change which columns are displayed after clicking the gear icon and selecting the Select column option, or you can reset the view to default by clicking the Reset columns option. You can use Enter quick search pattern—here, you can search for the column by typing its name or a couple of letters from it. Useful if the list of columns is long. For the definitions of the columns follow here.

Advanced Event Search

This is the search on events with more advanced criteria as in the rule definition, it allows to create more complicated "criteria" to filter out events. To learn how to work with rules follow Rules Guide.

 

At the bottom of the page you can use these buttons to work with search results:

Details_Button—opens the search results page

Admin_Tasks_Start—starts selected search results

Admin_Tasks_Pause—pause selected search results

Duplicate_Query_Button—duplicates selected search result

Admin_Delete—deletes selected search results