When searching for matches between discovered and managed applications, AppDNA compares the application name, manufacturer, and version, and awards points. The Discover Applications screen includes a Best Suggestion value that indicates whether there are any managed applications that are possible matches for the application and if so, how close the match is.
The points awarded are as follows.
|Detail||Full Match||Partial Match|
|Name||50 points||25 + 1 point per word|
|Manufacturer||10 points||1 point per word|
|Version||10 points||1 point per word|
AppDNA adds the points and assigns a confidence value to the match as follows:
|Best Suggestion values||Total Points|
|Excellent||More than 50|
|Good||More than 45 (Partial match on name + full match on manufacturer AND version)|
|Average||More than 35 (Partial match on name + full match on manufacturer OR version)|
|Poor||More than 25|
|No Match||Less than 25|