Purging Assets from the Inventory Page

You can purge an individual or multiple assets from Cybersecurity Asset Management (CSAM) with the following inventory sources:

Active Directory  BMC Helix DNSNAME EASM
Instance ID NETBIOS Passive Sensor Qagent
ServiceNow Virtual Machine ID Webhook IP
CAPS Passive Sensor    

Complete the following steps to purge assets:

1.  Go to the Inventory > Assets tab, filter your assets based on the required inventory source, and choose the asset you want to purge.

2.  Select the checkbox next to the asset you want to purge, and from the Quick Actions menu, click Purge Asset.

Purge Asset Option.

Note: You can also purge multiple assets. Select the assets you want to purge, and from the Actions list, click Purge Assets.

Good to Know!

You can also purge the individual and multiple assets with the inventory sources Cloud Agent as Passive Sensor (CAPS) and Passive Sensor.


Passive Sensor Release 1.6.4

Example 1:  Purge multiple assets with a Passive Sensor as a source

Purge Assets with inventory source - passive sensor.

Example 2:  Purge multiple assets with a CAPS as a source

Purge Assets with inventory source - CAPS.

3.  A confirmation message is shown. As shown in the following screen capture, click the checkbox to confirm to purge the selected assets from your account, and click Confirm.

Confirmation message.

The assets you selected are added for purging. After they are purged, they are no longer visible on the "Inventory" page.