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Recognition Overview

Analysis Workbench is able to perform application recognition on the software scanned, while the data is being loaded from a scan file.

By default the Analysis Workbench uses Master Software Application Index files (Master SAI) for performing application recognition. The Master SAI files are read-only files that contain a database of software applications.

There are multiple Master SAI files that can be used at the same time for recognition purposes:

  • Master.zsai
  • French.zsai
  • German.zsai
  • Unix.zsai
  • BaseUnixOS.zsai

All of these files can be found in the following location:


where <DataFlowProbeInstallation> is the installation location that you specified when you installed the Data Flow Probe. By default, this is C:\UCMDB\DataFlowProbe\tools\InventoryTools\AnalysisWorkbench\State Images

By default, the Analysis Workbench is also configured to use the User SAI file. A User SAI file is one that you, the customer, have customized with applications you have taught using Analysis Workbench.

You can use multiple User SAI files for recognition purposes. Each User SAI created has a unique identifier assigned to it.

Backward Compatibility

Backward compatibility has been maintained in this version of Universal Discovery.

A Summary of the Process

The process can be summarized as follows:

  • A rating is obtained for all versions that are possible matches.
  • The version(s) with the best rating are found.
  • If there is only one version, then the process goes no further, otherwise, it takes the language (locale setting) of the operating system, if it is available in the scan.
  • If the operating system locale setting is not available, it takes the setting you specified here in the Preferred Language box.