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Status Future consideration
Workspace SevOne
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 17, 2024

Object Type Utilization Metrics | Managing Object Licenses for Cluster

A capability to identify which object types are being used the most in your environment would spearhead administrative actions to reduce or reevaluate object types existing in large environments. If an object type is not found anywhere in the cluster, that type may need to be checked for association to a device type or reviewed for removal. OR alternatively if an object type such as 'interface' is one of the most used object types in our environment, should we be creating object rules to limit the amount of discovered indicators. 

Business justifications of this includes the ability to see if OIDs/MIBs are valuable to the environment, being able to validate rule functions for how many object types are removed in a window, being able to visualize the object license consumption of your appliance.

A simple implementation would be a filtering option in Object Manager where you can group the data by 'Object Type' and include a column that has a direct object count there. It would be similar to how you could group alerts by device instead of their individual alerts.

Idea priority Low