Open the Pattern Discovery Log

Open the Pattern Discovery Log to troubleshoot a discovery with patterns.

Before you begin

Role required: discovery_admin


  1. Navigate to Pattern Designer > Discovery Pattern Log.
  2. Sort the list of pattern log entries by any column, such as Pattern or Status.
  3. Click the View Log link in the Log message column for the desired log record.
    The Horizontal Discovery Log window opens.
    Figure 1. The Horizontal Discovery log
    Horizontal Discovery log
    Discovery Log Item Description
    Pre Pattern Execution The actions that were run before the pattern was launched.
    Selecting Pattern for Execution The pattern that was run for discovery.
    {Identification Section name} Displays the results of the operations in the pattern. Expand the name to see each operation.
    Pre Payload Processing Scripts The results of scripts that were run before the payload was received.
    Payload Processing Details about the payload and how it was processed. Look in this section to find errors that might have been encountered in during various activities, such as the running of identification rules, updates to the CMDB, and so on.
    Post Payload Processing Scripts The results of scripts that were run after the payload was received.
  4. Click an item in the left-hand column to see more information about it in the right-hand column.
  5. To debug the pattern, click the name of the Identification Section, and then click the Debug button in the upper-right.
  6. To return to the log record, click the X in the upper-right.