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BigFix 10 Insights Documentation
Welcome to the BigFix Insights documentation, where you can find information about how to setup your BigFix Insights and generate Tableau workbooks. The Insights feature of BigFix 10 provides you with advanced analytics and visualizations that you can use to identify risks in your environment and make appropriate decisions.
Introduction
The Insights feature of BigFix 10 provides you with advanced analytics and visualizations that you can use to identify risks in your environment and make appropriate business decisions.
Insights Guides in PDF format
This section contains links to the Insights guides in PDF format.
Read this guide for an introduction to BigFix Insights. Learn the concepts, terminology, and how to get started with using the feature.
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Introduction
BigFix Insights is an application-driven extract, transform, and load (ETL) that helps you consolidate all the BigFix data into a single data warehouse.
Prerequisites and limitations
This section provides detailed information about the prerequisites and limitations for BigFix 10 Insights.
Setting up BigFix Insights
Learn how to set up BigFix 10 Insights and edit BigFix 10 Insights connection details.
Working with datasources and sites
This section describes in detail about adding, deleting, and editing a datasource in BigFix 10 Insights. Datasource represents an existing BigFix Enterprise (BFEnterprise) database containing Fixlets, analyses, computers, sites, and results that Insights uses to visualize important data across your organization. Multiple datasources can be added to Insights to consolidate and correlate data for endpoints spread across multiple BigFix Enterprise Servers. In each datasource, individual sites can be added or excluded for use in BigFix Insights. Matching sites across multiple datasources are represented as a Linked Item in Insights
Working with Linked Items
Learn more about Linked Items in BigFix 10 Insights.
Scheduling an ETL
The ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) process pulls data from a datasource and stores it in the Insights' database. An ETL process may consume significant time and resources and hence it is run on a customizable schedule to minimize disruption. In BigFix Insights, you can schedule an ETL daily, weekly, or monthly and also determine the history of an ETL for a datasource and a set of ETLs for all datasources.
Working with activities history
This topic describes how to view the activities history and export the logs.
Updating WebUI
Learn how to update the BigFix Insights WebUI application.
Power BI Reports
Microsoft Power BI Desktop is a tool that helps you present the data that BigFix generates in a meaningful and comprehensible way. You can add an existing Power BI Report to your BigFix Insights implementation.
Tableau Workbooks
Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server are powerful tools that help you present the valuable data that BigFix generates in a meaningful and ingestible way. This chapter describes how to add an existing Tableau Workbook to your BigFix Insights implementation.
Adding and editing custom attributes
This topic describes how to create, edit and delete custom attributes.
Insights schema
The tables in this section provide detailed information about the BigFix 10 Insights schema.
IVR schema
This topic provides information about Insights for Vulnerability Remediation schema.
Best practices
Learn more about the best practices in BigFix 10 Insights.
BigFix Insights Troubleshooting
This topic helps you in troubleshooting various issues encountered in BigFix 10 Insights.
Glossary
This glossary provides terms and definitions for the Modern Client Management for BigFix software and products.