Technical Documentation

Querying the Profiler Database (NSM Procedure)

Purpose

Data discovered by Profiler is stored in a database located on the NSM GUI server. Use the steps in this procedure to query the Profiler database.

Action

To query records in the database:

  1. Log into the NSM GUI server as the Postgres SQL user. By default, the Postgres SQL user is netscreen.
  2. Navigate to the directory where the Profiler DB is located: /usr/local/nsmpsql/bin.
  3. Run any Postgres SQL command. For example, you can type the following command:
    ./psql -d profilerDb

Published: 2009-08-20