VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
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VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer

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Article summary

VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (formerly AVI Networks) delivers multi-cloud application services used for load balancing, web application firewall and container ingress.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer server that Axonius can communicate with via the Required Ports.

  2. User Name and Password (optional) - The credentials for a user account that has the permissions to fetch assets. This needs to be for a local user account. Make sure you enable Basic Authentication in NSX ALB.

  3. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  4. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  5. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

  6. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional) - The password to use when connecting to the server using the HTTPS Proxy.

To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

AviNetworks


APIs

Axonius uses the Avi Networks REST API Usage Version 22.1.1.

The API domain is local on client.

Required Ports

Axonius must be able to communicate with the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the following ports:

  • TCP port 80
  • TCP port 443


Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name must have ”Security-Readonly” Role permissions in order to fetch assets.

Version Matrix

This adapter was only tested with the versions marked as supported, but may work with other versions. Contact Axonius Support if you have a version that is not listed, which is not functioning as expected.

VersionSupportedNotes
v1Yes--


Supported From Version

Supported from Axonius version 4.6



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