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Floating Scan Menu

On the right corner of the mConsole screen, is found the Floating Scan Menu, which includes options for:

  • Downloading the migVisor Metadata Collector (mMC).

  • Manually uploading scan artifacts for source analysis.

Hovering over any of the floating menu options expands and enables the corresponding functionality:

Download mMC

Initialize the migVisor Metadata Collector download. Use it to save mMC locally on the machine for scanning databases. After downloading the ZIP archive, extract the files into a local directory to run.

For more details, see migVisor Metadata Collector (mMC).

Upload Sources

Upload source metadata collected by mMC to mConsole for analysis. Open the Upload Sources popup window to upload scans from the computer. The supported file extensions are MGV, ZIP, and JSON.

Use this method when running mMC in offline mode or in case the online data upload fails.

To upload sources:

  1. On the right side of the top navigation bar, click Scan Upload Sources on the right side of the top navigation bar to open the Upload Sources window.

  2. Select files for the upload in one of the following ways:

    • Click anywhere within the Upload Sources window and select files using the file explorer.

    • Drag and drop files into the Upload Sources window.

After selecting files, at the bottom of the window, the Uploaded, Processing (…/…) section opens. It shows the statuses of the files being uploaded: Processing, Uploaded, or Failed.

During the uploading process, a yellow arrow-up icon shows the progress.

To terminate the uploading process by clicking the X button opposite to the name of the source being uploaded.

The successfully uploaded files are marked with a green ready icon. In case the uploaded files have components that are not supported by mConsole, the file will be marked with a green stop icon.

The files that fail to get uploaded or contain missing files are marked with a red exclamation icon.

The files awaiting upload are marked with a grey watch icon.

The Upload Sources window

To see the results, click the View Log button. The Log page shows all previous uploads and their results. The information is arranged as a table that displays the uploading Date and Time, File Name and Source Name of the uploaded metadata file, and its upload status – SUCCESS, UNSUPPORTED FILES, MISSING FILES, GENERIC ERROR, or FAILED TO IMPORT.

To get the error ID of the failed upload, click the chevron near the upload status. Click it again to close the error message.

The Upload log

After viewing the log, perform either of the actions:

  • Get back to the list of uploaded sources by clicking the left arrow icon on the Log page.

  • Close the Upload Sources window by clicking the X button on the Log page.

To clear the list of uploaded sources, remove them one by one by clicking the X buttons near the sources, or using the Clear Completed button.

Reuploading Scan Results

If the same source is being uploaded more than once, the most recently uploaded source replaces the previously uploaded one.

Based on certain fields found in the scan results, migVisor considers a source to be the same as a previous one. If two sources have the same exact values in those fields, they are considered to be from the same source. If they do not all completely match a previous one, migVisor considers the scan to be a new source.

For RDBMS sources, migVisor uses the combined attribute that consists of:

  • Server name

  • Instance name

  • Database name

  • Database version

For NoSQL sources, migVisor uses the Cluster ID alone.

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