Gap Analysis Filter
Gap Analysis Filters are used to remove irrelevant gaps. Each filter contains a set of preset options which will optimize the Gap Analysis detection process in order to show you only the “dangerous” gaps. A Gap Analysis Filter contains:
- Attributes that will be computed.
- Displayed columns.
- Options used in the detection process.
- Differences filters which are used to refine your gap search.
When you’ll start a new Gap Analysis, after selecting the profiles to compare, you will be asked to select a Gap Analysis Filter.
There are 4 pre-defined Filters that can be used.
This filter should be used when both systems exchange messages between each other.
A To B
This filter should be used when the first system sends messages to the second system.
A From B
This Filter should be used when the first system receives messages coming from the second system.
Compare two product versions
This filter should be used when you want to compare profiles representing the same system. Ex: Comparing reverse-engineered profiles coming from sample messages of your development and production environments.
While working with the Gap Analysis Workbench, you can edit computed attributes, options and difference filters. These can then be saved as a Custom Filter, which can be re-used for other Gap Analysis.
In the Gap Analysis Filter Selection window, you’ll be able to Select a “recent Gap Analysis Filter”, or Load a previously saved filter from your Library.
You’ll be able to set your choice of the default filter for your subsequent Gap Analysis and will not be asked to select a Gap Analysis filter again. Whenever you want, you may apply another Gap Analysis Filter in the Gap Analysis Workbench with “File > Gap Analysis Filter > Change Filter…“