Admin by Request
  • 16 May 2022
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Admin by Request

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Admin By Request provides centralized and auditable management of local admin rights.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices
  • Users

Parameters

  1. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the Admin by Request server.

  2. API Key (required) - An API Key associated with a user account that has permissions to fetch assets.

  3. Verify SSL (required, default: false) - Verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

    • When enabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address is verified against the CA database inside of Axonius. When the SSL certificate can not be validated against the CA database inside Axonius, the connection fails with an error.
    • When disabled, the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address is not verified against the CA database inside Axonius.
  4. HTTPS Proxy (optional, default: empty) - A proxy to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.

    • When supplied, Axonius uses the proxy when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.
    • When not supplied, Axonius connects directly to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.
  5. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional, default: empty) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

    • When supplied, Axonius authenticates with this value when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • When not supplied, Axonius does not perform authentication when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
  6. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional, default: empty) - The password to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

    • When supplied, Axonius authenticates with this value when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • When not supplied, Axonius does not perform authentication when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
  7. To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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Advanced Settings

Note:

From version 4.6 Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  • Hide network information (optional, default: false) - Select to hide network information of a device.



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Note:

To learn more about Adapter Configuration tab advanced settings, see Adapter Advanced Settings.


APIs

Axonius uses the Admin By Request Inventory API.

Note:

Admin by Request has quota rules. If quotas are passed, access is blocked for the tenant until the next business day.
Daily quota: 10,000 API calls
Rate limit: 100 API calls per minute


Required Permissions

Obtaining the API Key

To obtain the API key:

  1. From the Admin By Request Settings menu, select the API Access tab.
  2. Copy the API Key.

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Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 4.5


What's Next
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