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Add firmware vulnerability files

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi_ret on Oct 03, 2016

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You can add direct URLs to vulnerability announcements or manually save the XML files to a location on your SolarWinds NCM server.

Save an XML source to your SolarWinds NCM server

  1. Log in to your SolarWinds NCM server.
  2. Navigate to the folder used to save your vulnerability announcement XML files. By default, the folder is located at C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\NCM\Vuln\Xml.
  3. Copy a vulnerability announcement XML file to that folder.

Access firmware vulnerability settings

  1. Click Settings > All Settings.
  2. Under Product Specific Settings, click NCM Settings.
  3. Under Advanced, click Firmware Vulnerability Settings.

Change the vulnerability announcements folder

  1. Under Vulnerability Data Import Settings, enter the location of the folder that includes the XML files of vulnerability announcements.
  2. Click Submit.

Add direct URLs

  1. Under Vulnerability Data Import Settings, click Add New.
  2. Select Direct URLs to XML Vulnerability Announcements Data Files to Be Automatically Downloaded and Imported into Database.
  3. Enter the URL to the vulnerability announcements XML file.
  4. To test the file, paste the URL into a browser. The server should return XML data.
  5. Click Submit.


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