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Metalogix ControlPoint 8.5 - O365 Administration Guide

Preface The ControlPoint Configuration Site Managing Your Farm List Setting Up ControlPoint Services Using Discovery to Collect Information for the ControlPoint Database Cache Updating Full Discovery and Scheduler Windows Jobs Using Sensitive Content Manager Services Setting Sensitive Content Manager End Points and Managing Scanning Preferences Managing Your ControlPoint License Registering and Re-registering the ControlPoint Online App for Modern Authentication Purging Historical Activity and Storage Data from the ControlPoint Services (xcAdmin) Database Modifying ControlPoint Configuration Settings
Changing Default Settings for Actions and Analyses Changing Default Settings to Improve Application Performance Changing Settings to Improve Discovery Performance Changing Default Settings for Navigation Changing Trace Switch Logging Levels Changing Default Settings for Compliance Managing Site Provisioning Settings Setting Preferences for the ControlPoint Scheduler Changing Settings for Anomalous Activity Detection Miscellaneous and Custom Configuration Settings Special-Purpose Configuration Settings ControlPoint Online-Specific Settings

Launching the Discovery Setup Application

You can use the Discovery Setup Application to

·change Discovery Service configuration and settings

·start or stop the Metalogix ControlPoint Discovery Service

·monitor the Discovery Service Queue

To launch the Discovery Setup application:

1Navigate to the location where the Discovery Service files reside (by default, C:\Program Files\Metalogix\ControlPoint Online\ControlPointFeatures\Services\Discovery)

2Open DiscoverySetup.exe (using the Run as Administrator option).

Discovery Service UI

Changing Discovery Service Configuration and Settings

From the Discovery Setup application, you can change the Discovery Service Configuration and Settings described below.

IMPORTANT:  After making any changes, remember to click [OK] to save them.

General Options

If you want to change Discovery Runtime settings, (by default, every night at 1 am, local server time), adjust  as necessary.

NOTE:  The Discovery Options (Configure Discovery to run under and SQL Server Connection String for xcAdmin Database) are specified at the time ControlPoint Services are configured, and normally should not be changed.

Discovery Service UI

Trace Settings

You can use the Discovery Trace Settings drop-downs to change the level of logging for individual Discovery components.

Discovery Service TRACE SWITCHES

Permissions and Site Analytics (Include/Exclude Options)

You can include/exclude the following individual components from the Discovery process:

·Permissions - Discover Permissions


§Discover Permissions (for analyses using cached data)

§Discover SharePoint/Global Administrators (that is, the SharePoint permissions of members of the SharePoint Administrators or Global Administrators group in Office 365)


·Site Analytics:


§Discover Storage

§Discover Web Parts

§Discovery Activity

Starting or Stopping the Metalogix ControlPoint Discovery Service and Changing Discovery Service Properties

You can start, stop, pause or resume the Metalogix ControlPoint Discovery Service either from the Windows Service dialog or from the Discovery Setup - Service Properties tab.


Discovery Service START O365

You can also change the Service Account of the Metalogix ControlPoint Online

Discovery Windows Service from either the Windows Service dialog or from the Discovery Setup - Service Properties tab.

Discovery Service Properties from Windows Services O365


Remember that the Discovery Service Account requires permissions that are already granted to ControlPoint Service Account (such as access to the ControlPoint Services (xcAdmin) database) in addition to the permission to Run as a Service.

Monitoring the Discovery Service Queue

You can monitor the status of ControlPoint Discovery jobs via the Discovery Setup - Vew Queue tab.Discovery Service VIEW QUEUE O365

Note that the Status may be one of two values:

0 = Running


1 = Not Running (that is, last run completed and/or next run pending)

You can also choose to Auto Refresh the monitor at a rate of anywhere from 1 to 5 seconds.

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