Connect Adapters
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You can collect and correlate information about your assets by using Axonius' adapters, which integrate with a wide array of security and IT management solutions.
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To Achieve this Milestone

Go to the Adapters page which displays the list of the solutions Axonius integrates with, called adapters. Connect at least three adapters to fetch data for your devices and users from at least three different sources.

NOTE

For Axonius cloud customers only:

  • The Axonius cloud instance resides in the cloud and is not part of your organization's internal network. Axonius pulls data from the organization's data sources, known as adapters. To connect adapters for on-premise solutions in Axonius, you need to download and install the Axonius Tunnel. The Axonius Tunnel enables adapters for on-premise solutions to establish a secure link to the Axonius cloud instance.
  • To connect adapters for SaaS solutions in Axonius, downloading and installing the Axonius Tunnel is not required.
  • For details, see Installing the Axonius Tunnel.

Adding a New Adapter Connection

To add a new adapter connection:

  1. Open the Adapters page, click the image.png icon on the left navigation panel.

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    NOTE
    You can toggle between viewing all available adapters and the adapters that have connections configured. Click the Configured Only toggle button to show only the adapters that have connections configured.
  2. Search and click the relevant adapter. The Adapter Connections page opens displaying the list of configured connections.

    NOTE

    For Axonius cloud customers only:

    • The Axonius cloud instance resides in the cloud and is not part of your organization's internal network. Axonius pulls data from the organization's data sources, known as adapters. To connect adapters for on-premise solutions in Axonius, you need to download and install the Axonius Tunnel.
    • When you configure and connect adapters for on-premise solutions, you need to select the Use Tunnel to connect to source checkbox in the Adapter Configuration tab under the adapter Advanced Settings.
    • For details, see Configure and connect adapters to use the Axonius tunnel
  3. To add a new connection, click Add Connection. The Adapter Connection Configuration modal opens.

  4. Populate the required information.
    To test the reachability of the configured domain or IP address, click Test Reachability.
    To save your changes and to establish a connection to the adapter connection using the configured credentials, click Save and Connect.

For example, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) adapter configuration page:
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For more details on adding a new adapter connection, see the Adapters Page - Adding a New Adapter Connection.

NOTE
Some adapters require additional steps to gain the relevant connection details, such as generating API keys or other steps. To understand the required actions for connecting each adapter, open its connection documentation page. For more details, see Adapters List on the product documentation and the Adapter Matrix on the Axonius website.
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