Glossary

As you read through the documentation, you will see commonly used terms. These are the definitions of each to familiarize yourself with ahead of time.

Terms

Alerts
Alerts are triggered when a certain events occurs based on rules defined in the Rules Engine.
Analysis reports
Analysis reports are reports which run as tasks, rather than being generated on-the-fly. These reports are static, so any changes to your inventory may result in assets no longer being accessible from the report.
Asset
An asset is a unique network entity from the perspective of the system running the explorer.
Automatic queries
Automatic queries are certain queries you always want to run after a scan. After the query runs, you will be able to view its results in the queries table.
Dashboard
The dashboard provides trend data and insights that will help you assess how your inventory is changing over time.
Discovery scan
A discovery scan finds, identifies, and builds an inventory of all the connected devices and assets on your internal network.
Explorer
The explorer is a lightweight scan engine that enables network and asset discovery.
Insights
Insights are queries that run automatically after each scan. They will populate on your dashboard.
Inventory
The inventory displays all assets within the Organization and can be sorted, filtered,
Organization
An organization represents a distinct entity; this can be your business, a specific department within your business, or one of your customers.
Outliers
Outliers show how often different values occur in specific attributes of assets and services.
Queries
Queries are filters that can be applied to your Inventory to find assets of interest.
Rules
A rule defines the action that is taken based on a set of conditions. You can create rules to proactively alert your team when there are changes to things like explorers, assets, scans, organizations, and sites.
Scanner
A standalone command-line scanner that can be used to perform network discovery without access to the internet.
Scheduled scans
Scheduled scans allow you to set a date and frequency for your scan task.
Self-hosted
The self-hosted version Rumble allows you to run the entire platform on-premises or within your own cloud environment.
Site
A site represents a distinct network segment, usually defined by addressing or accessibility.