Adapters Page
  • 08 Aug 2022
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Adapters Page

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The Adapters page displays the list of the solutions Axonius integrates with, called adapters.

To open the Adapters page, click the image.png icon on the left navigation panel.

The Adapters page shows all the adapters in the system and the Category to which they belong. You can use categories to help you decide which additional adapters you can connect, and to easily find adapters relevant for your use case.
You can toggle between viewing all available adapters and the adapters that have connections configured. Toggle Configured adapters to display only the adapters that have connections configured. Configured adapters shows you the number of adapters that you have already configured, out of all the adapters available. When you choose an adapter category Configured adapters shows the number of adapters configured in that category out of all the adapters available in that category.

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The following information is displayed for each adapter:

  • Name - the adapter name and logo
  • Connection Status – the status of the connection, 'Failed', 'Success' or 'Inactive'.
    Description - A description of the adapter.
    Category - Categories to which the adapter belongs. An adapter can belong to more than one category.
    Each record is highlighted in one of the following colors:
  • Green - all the adapter connections for this adapter are successfully connected.
  • Red - there is a connection error in at least one of the configured adapter connections for this adapter.
  • Dark grey - there are only inactive connections for this adapter.
  • Light grey - there are no configured connections for this adapter.

The Connection Status column displays the number of configured connections that:

  • Were successfully connected (image.png).
  • Have connection errors (image.png)
  • Are set as inactive connections (image.png)

Finding Adapters

You can use the search and filters to find adapters you want to connect.
Search Adapters
Type in the Search Adapters field to find adapters, as soon as you start typing, the system presents you with possible matches.

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Search Categories
Click in the Search Categories field to search for one or more category names. All the adapters in those categories are displayed.
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The system also shows you how many adapters in the category you have already configured. Note that Configured adapters relates to the number of adapters in the category you chose and not to the total number of adapters in the system.

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Click x next to an adapter category to remove it from the selection or use Clear All to clear all your choices.



Connecting adapters enables Axonius to pull asset information from many sources across the organization. The more adapters you connect, the more comprehensive your asset inventory will be. It is recommended you connect any of the following to Axonius adapters:

To see a full list of supported adapters, visit Adapters List



To connect a new adapter, provide the access credentials needed. The details vary by adapter, but include some combination of:

  1. IP Addresses
  2. User Names
  3. Passwords
  4. API keys
  5. Key Files
  6. Any other credentials needed to access the adapters being used

For example, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) adapter configuration dialog:
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Adding a New Adapter Connection

You can add a new adapter connection either from the Adapters page or from the Connections page.
Learn more about Adding a New Adapter Connection.

Override Advanced Settings Values

Use the Actions menu on the top right of the Adapters table to take various actions on all Adapters.
The Override Advanced Settings Values action enables you to override Adapter Advanced Settings values for all adapters or for adapters without configured connections.

Note:

To modify the advanced settings for a single adapter. Click on the relevant adapter and then on Advanced Settings.

In Override Advanced Settings Values, select the settings you want to override, then set the required value in the corresponding input fields.
Then select whether to apply these new values to all adapters or only to adapters without configured connections.
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Adapters Fetch History

The Adapters Fetch History button displays the fetch results over time for each adapter and for specific adapter connections.

Connections

Click Adapter Connections to open the Connections page. The Connections page displays detailed information about each connection. See Adapter Connections.



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