Understand the advanced hunting schema
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The advanced hunting schema is made up of multiple tables that provide either event information or information about machines and other entities. To effectively build queries that span multiple tables, you need to understand the tables and the columns in the advanced hunting schema.
The following reference lists all the tables in the advanced hunting schema. Each table name links to a page describing the column names for that table.
Table and column names are also listed within the Microsoft Defender Security Center, in the schema representation on the advanced hunting screen.
|DeviceAlertEvents||Alerts on Microsoft Defender Security Center|
|DeviceInfo||Machine information, including OS information|
|DeviceNetworkInfo||Network properties of machines, including adapters, IP and MAC addresses, as well as connected networks and domains|
|DeviceProcessEvents||Process creation and related events|
|DeviceNetworkEvents||Network connection and related events|
|DeviceFileEvents||File creation, modification, and other file system events|
|DeviceRegistryEvents||Creation and modification of registry entries|
|DeviceLogonEvents||Sign-ins and other authentication events|
|DeviceImageLoadEvents||DLL loading events|
|DeviceEvents||Multiple event types, including events triggered by security controls such as Windows Defender Antivirus and exploit protection|
|DeviceFileCertificateInfoBeta||Certificate information of signed files obtained from certificate verification events on endpoints|
|DeviceTvmSoftwareInventoryVulnerabilities||Inventory of software on devices as well as any known vulnerabilities in these software products|
|DeviceTvmSoftwareVulnerabilitiesKB||Knowledge base of publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, including whether exploit code is publicly available|
|DeviceTvmSecureConfigurationAssessment||Threat & Vulnerability Management assessment events, indicating the status of various security configurations on devices|
|DeviceTvmSecureConfigurationAssessmentKB||Knowledge base of various security configurations used by Threat & Vulnerability Management to assess devices; includes mappings to various standards and benchmarks|