While we have mentioned that assets are either compliant with an insight's rule or it isn't, that doesn’t prevent you from taking a proactive approach to assessing your client’s infrastructure environment.

Insights provide rules-based data analysis that highlights critical issues. ScalePad Lifecycle Manager has enabled forecasting of assets that are non-compliant with an insights rule within a specified number of days (up to 120 days out). This ability enables you to plan and budget for those assets before they reach compliance with an insights rule.

Forecasting details are only visible once inside the insight console. The asset list looks identical to the typical insight experience but only shows assets that are non-compliant to the insight rule within the specified number of days timeframe.

​​​​For example, the following image captures a time-based insight that indicates 54 assets are compliant with the insight rule “Slow workstations" (workstations that are over 5 years old). The Age column indicates every asset's age (over 5 years). The screen image has been cropped to show only 5 of the 54 assets.

By default, the insight asset console displays assets that are non-compliant with the insight's rule.

The following image captures the same time-based insight of “Slow workstations" (workstations that are over 5 years old). However, the asset list indicates there are currently 2 assets that are non-compliant with the insight rule “Slow workstations" (workstations that are over 5 years old) and fall within 30-days of being compliant with the insight rule. The Age column indicates the age (within 30-days of rule compliance) of each asset that fits.

The following image captures the same time-based insight of “Slow workstations" (workstations that are over 5 years old). However, the asset list indicates there are now 4 assets that are non-compliant with the insight rule “Slow workstations" (workstations that are over 5 years old) and fall within 60-days of being compliant with the insight rule. The Age column indicates the age (within 60-days of rule compliance) of each asset that fits.

No forecasted assets are displayed within an insight

If no forecasted assets are visible on the insight asset list, see No assets are detected to be non-compliant within the specified time frame.

Filtering forecasted assets

A Forecast by filter enables you to see a list of assets that will be compliant within a specified time frame that ranges from 30 to 120 days.

  • None (Now) - viewing assets compliant with an insight's rule.

  • 30 days - view assets that are non-compliant with an insight's rule (within 30-days of compliance).

  • 60 days - view assets that are non-compliant with an insight's rule (within 60-days of compliance).

  • 90 days - view assets that are non-compliant with an insight's rule (within 90-days of compliance).

  • 120 days - viewing assets that are non-compliant with an insight's rule (within 120-days of compliance).

No assets are detected to be non-compliant

You may run into a situation where no forecasted assets are visible on the insight asset list. Several reasons why no forecasted assets are visible are outlined below:

  • Forecasted assets insight consoles are only available for time-based insights

    • For example, assets over a certain age, assets with expiring warranties, assets with unsupported OS, etc.

  • Forecasted assets are outside the specified day range of being non-compliant with an insights rule.


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