Accessing the Custom Data area

In the Policies > Custom Data area, you can configure and activate the Custom Data policy to collect information that is not currently captured by Absolute from your Windows devices.

Example

You want to ensure your devices are not affected by newly issued Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVEs). If the devices are affected, you need to identify and retrieve those devices for remediation. You can activate the Custom Data policy to collect this type of information using data points that are enabled for one or more policy groups.

To access the Custom Data area:

  1. Log in to the Absolute console as a user with Manage permissions for Custom Data Collection and Policies.

  2. On the navigation bar, click > Custom Data.

    The list of configured policy groups and data points show.

  3. [Optional] Do one of the following:

    • Click Default to see only the Default data points from the DataExplorer Library.

    • Click Custom to see only the Custom data points.

From the Custom Data area you can: