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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
Prerequisites and limitations
Setting up BigFix Insights
Working with datasources and sites
A 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
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.
Power BI Reports
Microsoft Power BI Desktop is a powerful tool that helps you present the valuable data that BigFix generates in a meaningful and ingestible way. This task describes how to 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 view and edit your BigFix Insights connection details.
Insights schema
Best practices
BigFix Insights Troubleshooting
This topic helps you in troubleshooting various issues encountered in BigFix.
Glossary