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Components Management

This guide aims to provide you with steps needed to create, edit, and delete Components on your AppSec Phoenix Dashboard.

1. Introduction

Components are essentially what is being monitored on the lower level by your AppSec Phoenix Dashboard. This is what constitutes the main goal you want to achieve in deciding to use AppSec Phoenix.

You can add, edit, and delete your Components in your AppSec Phoenix instance through the Applications Risk View sub-page

2. Managing Components

Here are the steps to perform basic Components-related actions in your AppSec Phoenix instance.

a. Creating a Component

  1. On the Navigation Menu, click Applications.
  1. Scroll down and go to the Applications section. Look for the Application where you want to add the Component and click Edit (pencil icon)
  1. Scroll down to Components section and click “Add Component” button.
  1. Select the Scanner you want to use and click the “Next” button to proceed with setting a target below.
  1. Check the corresponding box(es) of Scanner Target(s) where you wish to add the Component and click the “Next” button.
  1. Enter the Component Name, set the Exposure as Internal or External, and enter tags as needed.

7. Click the “Save” button.

b. Editing a Component

  1. On the Navigation Menu, click Applications.
  1. Scroll down and go to the Applications section. Look for the Application where the Component that you want to update is located and click Edit (pencil icon)

3. Scroll down to the Components list and click the Edit (pencil icon) of the Component you want to edit.

4. Navigate through the Component Details and look for the information you want to edit.

Once done, click the “Save” button.

c. Import a List of Vulnerabilities to a Component (via CSV File Import)

  1. On the Navigation Menu, click Applications.

2. Scroll down and go to the Applications section. Look for the Application where the Component that you want to update is located and click Edit (pencil icon)

3. Scroll down to the Components list and click the Edit (pencil icon) of the Component you want to edit.

4. Click the “Create Scanner” button at the top right corner of the page.

5. In the Create Scanner page, select “CSV Import” option and click the “Next” button below the page.

6. Select the Fill Config Mapping in the Category dropdown menu.

7. Click the “Create Scanner” button.

d. Deleting a Component

  1. On the Navigation Menu, click Applications.

2. Scroll down and go to the Applications section. Look for the Application where the Component that you want to delete is located and click Edit (pencil icon).

3. Scroll down to the Components list and click the Delete (bin icon) of the Component you want to delete.

4. A message box will appear asking you to confirm if you want to delete the Component. Click “Delete” to proceed.

A notification confirms that you have successfully deleted the Component.

Updated on September 13, 2021

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