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NP-View has a powerful (actually magical) search capability available in the upper left corner.  This section describes some of the frequently used searches. Items in “quotes” are search terms, items in [] are device or other configuration parameters.

UX Controls
“help” or “support” Show the Support center help search
“hotkey(s)” Show the Shortcut keys
“import” Show the Import data panel import search
“log(s)” Show System Log
“task(s)” Show Background tasks
“change(s)” Show Track changes
“clear” Clear selections and highlights clear
Analysis Tools
“object(s)”; then select device to view Show the Object groups for selected device objects search
“rule(s)”; then select device to view Show the Access rules for selected device
“asset(s)” or “inventory” Show the Asset inventory
“path” or “connectivity” or “flow” Show the Connectivity paths for the selection path
“path” or “connectivity” or “flow” + [device] Show the Connectivity paths with paths that pass through or include [device]
“object” or “rule” or “asset” or “flow” + string Search in the corresponding table for the string object corp logs
“network access overview” (aka highlight paths) Show the network access overview network access overview search
“service” or “port” or “network access overview” + [service/port] Show paths that use [service/port] network search
“path(s)” from [device/#] to [device/#] Show paths between, to, or from devices paths from to search
[string] Search for string in configuration files
Device Info
[zone] Select a zone dmz search
[device] Select a device ems backup search
“ruleset(s)” + [device] Show a device’s native ruleset (configuration) file rulesets search
“grade” + [device] Show a device’s risk assessment grading grade search
“risk” or “alert” + [device] Show a device’s risk alerts
“vulnerability” or “vulnerabilities” + [device] Show a device’s vulnerabilities
Search Bar String – Power User
[device] + SHIFT + click or SHIFT + enter Add device to current selection



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