Before you set up a data collection job, you must perform the following tasks in the given order:
Configure the data collectors based on your model of data collection.
See Data collection models.
For raw-data based collection, review the following section and ensure that you have configured at least one of the listed data collectors:
See Configuring data collectors for raw data based data collection.
If you want to use CCS agents to import assets and collect data, you must first register the CCS Agents with CCS Manager
See Registering the CCS Agent.
For message-based data collection, review the following section and ensure that you have the required configurations ready:
See Configuring data collectors for message-based data collection.
See Importing assets.
For collecting data on different platforms, the following configurations are required:
Configure data collection on UNIX platform
Configure data collection on Windows platform
Install Oracle Instant Client for data collection on Oracle
You can run a data collection job from the Standards view.
To set up a data collection job
Go to Manage > Standards.
In the table pane, select the standard for which you want to run the data collection job. On the taskbar, click Evaluation Tasks > Setup Data Collection.
In the Create or Edit Data Collection Job wizard, in the Specify Job Name and Description panel, in the Name field, type the name of the data collection job.
In the Description box, type a description for the evaluation job and click Next.
In the Select Assets panel, navigate through the assets and select an asset for which you want to set up a data collection.
Click Add to add the asset to the data collection job and click Next.
In the Schedule Job panel, do one of the following options:
Check Run Now if you want to run the job immediately.
Select Run on if you want to run the job only once based on the date and time that you specify.
Select Recurrence if you want to collect the data within the specified date and time.
If you choose this option, you can perform the following actions:
You can run the job once based on the date and time that you specify in the Start date and Start time options.
You can run the job at regular intervals based on the number of days you specify.
You can specify the number of hours and minutes to end a job run.
Check Collect data if it is older than if you want to collect the data for the assets for which the data is older than the specified number of days or is missing.
In the Specify Notification Details panel, select Send notification and type the information for sending the notification and click Next.
In the Summary panel, review all the selections that you made and click Finish.
You can monitor the status of the job from the Monitor > Jobs view.
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